10 Best Resorts In The Virgin Islands, USA - Updated 2024

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Santa Úrsula y las Once Mil Vírgenes (Saint Ursula and the 11,000 Virgins) is the name given to a group of islands in the Caribbean east of Puerto Rico. The appellation given by Christopher Columbus had been shortened to “The Virgins” (Las Virgenes). The US Virgin Islands is an unincorporated American territory of 3 large islands and more than 50 islets. America’s Caribbean paradise consists of St. Croix with plains on the south and mountains up north, St. John with its nature reserves and white beaches, and St. Thomas, which is rugged and luxurious at the same time. English, French, and Spanish are spoken by locals, and tourism is integrated with daily life. Check out the best resorts in the Virgin Islands, USA.

We handpicked these listings carefully, considering (wherever possible) Superhost status, recent guest reviews, location, accommodation type, prices, availability of dates, decor, and amenities. The image galleries get refreshed with the latest updates regularly. They were last updated on May 31, 2024.

1. Club St. Croix Beach and Tennis Resort

Christiansted is a northerly town in St. Croix with many 18th-century buildings harkening from its days as the capital of the Danish West Indies. It’s famous for being one of the few intact African-Danish towns in the world. This town can attract visitors interested in walking tours of heritage sites. Stay at Club St. Croix Beach and Tennis Resort so that you can take these tours while staying near the island’s laid-back beaches. You can take advantage of the swim-up bar. At Club St. Croix Beach and Tennis Resort, you can sleep well and be restored.

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Club St. Croix Beach & Tennis Resort by Antilles Resorts

Wifi Available

Address: 3280 Estate Golden Rock
68.11 km (42.4 mi) from Coral World Ocean Park

Parking Restaurant Tennis court Terrace Non-smoking rooms Family rooms Free parking Internet services

2. The Buccaneer (from USD 243)

What Caribbean tale would be complete without a pirate story? If you choose to stay at The Buccaneer in St. Croix, your Caribbean tale can start with a breezy morning while you sip coffee on a balcony. Beachfront activities in 1 or all of the resort’s 3 beaches can be followed by a tee off at an 18-hole course. With the resort’s luxurious amenities, you can get away with this carefree lifestyle for a few days.

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The Buccaneer Beach & Golf Resort

Wifi Available

Address: Estate Shoys
68.92 km (42.9 mi) from Coral World Ocean Park

Parking Restaurant Pets allowed Room service Meeting/banquet facilities Bar 24-HOUR FRONT DESK Tennis court

3. Marriott's Frenchman's Cove (from USD 966)

Pacquereau Bay on Bellevue, St. Thomas, is elevated to 26 feet (8 meters). A lovely beach on this upscale stretch of the Caribbean belongs to Marriott’s Frenchman’s Cove. You can reserve a furnished living space that lets you relax in comfort with ocean views from a balcony. Booking a villa comes with exclusive access to the private beach, an avant-garde fitness center, pools, and a hot tub. Most guests can readily find their way to Mangrove Lagoon Wildlife Sanctuary and Marine Preserve for wildlife sightings and kayaking. Others head across the water to Hassel Island for more beaches and a tour of its historic tower.

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Marriott's Frenchman's Cove

Wifi Available Wheelchair accessible Visual Aid: Braille Visual Aid: Tactile

Address: 7338 Estate Bakkeroe
6.64 km (4.2 mi) from Coral World Ocean Park

Parking Restaurant Bar 24-HOUR FRONT DESK Sauna Fitness centre Terrace Non-smoking rooms

4. Gallows Point Resort

Gallows Point Resort in St. John Island is not the dreadful instrument of punishment the name implies. It is a welcoming retreat with vibrant colors and tropical gardens all around. A room with a terrace can let you watch sunsets without interruption. Its proximity to the ocean can give guests easy access to the beach. The eye-catching interior decor complements the comfortable furnishing. The resort’s luxurious accommodations can make you want to stay longer.

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Gallows Point Resort

Wifi Available

Address: 3 AAA Gallows Point Road, PO Box 58
7.23 km (4.5 mi) from Coral World Ocean Park

Parking Restaurant Meeting/banquet facilities Bar 24-HOUR FRONT DESK Tennis court Fitness centre Garden

5. Emerald Beach Resort (from USD 329)

Lindbergh Bay on St. Thomas Island is near the airport and downtown Charlotte Amalie, the capital of the Virgin Islands. Emerald Beach Resort is a top pick for tourists who prefer to be near the port city while enjoying private beach views and exclusive access to an on-site Italian restaurant. The hotel has a dive shop offering snorkeling and scuba diving rentals. You can vook a room at Emerald Beach Resort for easy access to Hassel Island, Mangrove Lagoon, and Blackbeard’s Castle, a National Historic Landmark.

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Emerald Beach Resort

Address: 8070 Lindbergh Bay
10.68 km (6.7 mi) from Coral World Ocean Park

Parking Restaurant Pets allowed Meeting/banquet facilities Bar 24-HOUR FRONT DESK Tennis court Fitness centre

6. Tamarind Reef Resort, Spa & Marina (from USD 307)

Tamarind Reef Resort, Spa & Marina is a tropical destination with top-notch leisure centers. The resort offers a variety of water sports for adventure seekers. Avid tennis players and golfers can feel at home in the well-maintained courts and greens. Meanwhile, if your journey to the Caribbean is more inwardly, the resort’s spa and wellness facilities can help you re-discover yourself. You can visit Buck Island Reef National Monument with its marked underwater trails before your vacation ends.

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Tamarind Reef Resort Spa & Marina

Wifi Available Wheelchair accessible

Address: 5001 Tamarind Reef
68.56 km (42.6 mi) from Coral World Ocean Park

Parking Restaurant Meeting/banquet facilities Bar Tennis court Fitness centre Golf course (within 3 km) Garden

7. Westin St. John Resort (from USD 820)

St. John is a peaceful and quiet island with white beaches. The town of Cruz Bay is the heart of the island, and the wharf is at the center of activity. There’s no shortage of restaurants, bars, and retail shops. At Westin St. John Resort, guests can enjoy spacious villas furnished with a seating area and a full kitchen. Choose this Caribbean sanctuary in Cruz Bay and enjoy a daily buffet breakfast by the ocean. Most of St. John Island is a national park, so make time for a jeep safari during your stay.

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The Westin St. John Resort & Villas

Wifi Available

Address: 300B Chocolate Hole, Cruz Bay, Cruz Bay, U.S. Virgin Islands, 830
8.73 km (5.5 mi) from Coral World Ocean Park

Parking Restaurant Room service Bar 24-HOUR FRONT DESK Tennis court Sauna Fitness centre

8. The Ritz-Carlton St. Thomas (from USD 1101)

The Ritz-Carlton brand of hospitality is known for its high standard facilities and services. Its location in Benner could not be more ideal. Facing a pretty harbor with a chain of small islands, guests can feel one with nature while enjoying the view of the luxurious surroundings. The guest rooms in this elegant facility are plush and airy, and there are also other places to hang out. You can spend carefree hours in the resort’s sports facilities, garden, sun terrace, swimming pools, and private beachfront.

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The Ritz-Carlton St. Thomas

Wifi Available

Address: 6900 Great Bay
3.77 km (2.4 mi) from Coral World Ocean Park

Parking Restaurant Room service Meeting/banquet facilities Bar 24-HOUR FRONT DESK Tennis court Fitness centre

9. Sapphire Beach Resort and Marina

East End in St. Thomas boasts turquoise seas and a variety of tourist hot spots. Consider booking your accommodation at Sapphire Beach Resort and Marina. Their standard beachside rental is a comfortable place to start a Caribbean adventure. Enjoy delicious drinks and seafood meals right by the ocean. You can expect the condo facilities to be upscale and modern. Some units have balconies that let you see across the water to St. John Island. The white sands of Coki Beach are only a few minutes away.

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Sapphire Beach Resort and Marina

8.6 User Rating Wifi Available

Address: 6720 Estate Smith Bay D 203
2.25 km (1.4 mi) from Coral World Ocean Park

Parking Restaurant Bar Golf course (within 3 km) Garden Non-smoking rooms Fishing Free parking

10. Point Pleasant Resort

In Frydendal, St. Thomas Island, you can find Point Pleasant Resort and Sugar Beach. Frydendal is a seaside tourist town that is both casual and vibrant. Tranquil bays hide the rich marine life that teems beneath the waters. When you stay at Point Pleasant Resort, remember to sign up for snorkeling tours. The hotel has three outdoor pools if you need to take a break from sandy shores. You can book a furnished villa open to the ocean for a refreshing view while you cook meals. You can ask the staff about the hotel’s shuttle services for guests when finalizing your itinerary.

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Point Pleasant Resort

Wifi Available

Address: 6600 Estate Smith Bay
528 meters (0.4 ft) from Coral World Ocean Park

Parking Restaurant Non-smoking rooms Free parking Internet services WiFi Available Free WiFi Non-smoking throughout

Discover the innate beauty of the Virgin Islands

The Virgin Islands is a tourist hub that boasts biodiversity. Deepwater harbors and white sand beaches drive the local economy, but the locals continue to act on the need to preserve the natural bounty of their home. Make strides to plan your Caribbean holiday by booking one of the best resorts in the Virgin Islands, USA.

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