U.S. Virgin Islands
Hotels in U.S. Virgin Islands
The large hotels in the U.S. Virgin Islands are great for business travelers or small families. For a big family getaway or group trips with friends, travelers can look into renting a villa. On St. John, Caneel Bay’s waterfront cottages rest on a former sugar plantation in Virgin Islands National Park. It also has the Self Centre, a famous wellness retreat. Conservationist Laurance Rockefeller built the down-to-earth establishment. For a bigger hotel in the U.S. Virgin Islands, try Westin Resort & Villas in St. John.
The Ritz-Carlton on St. Thomas overlooks Great Bay, and offers seclusion from the busy port of Charlotte Amalie. It functions as its own private estate with every amenity imaginable, plus stunning views, a mangrove sanctuary. Families or couples will all feel at home. Hop on a catamaran to watch the sun set. Maho Bay Camps are hippie chic tents, fully furnished with views of the secluded bay on St. John. The property even has top-notch instruction in pottery, papermaking, and glassblowing.
A 17th-century hilltop French great house plus cottages on a 340-acre estate surrounded by 3 beaches; a 5-minute drive from Christiansted.
The property, built along a steep hillside on the arid, cactus-dotted southeastern coast, is the sister resort to the pioneering eco-destination Maho Bay Camps on the island’s northern side.
In 2001, Wendy Snodgrass left her job in guest relations at the Ritz-Carlton, St. Thomas, and opened this 1930's West Indian–style villa overlooking Charlotte Amalie harbor. The four rooms are done up in floral prints and bright hues, some with a canopy bed.
Thirty-five years ago, before “green” became a de rigueur byword in hotel design, Maho Bay Camps was established when a clutch of permanent platform tents went up on a jungle hillside overlooking St. John’s secluded Maho Bay.
Overlooking Great Bay, far from the bustling port town of Charlotte Amalie, this lush 30-acre Mediterranean-style resort with terracotta roofs and sunshine-yellow-washed walls stands apart as one of the U.S.
Waterfront cottages fronting 7 separate beaches on a former sugar plantation in Virgin Islands National Park, with one of the Caribbean's best wellness retreats: the spiritually minded Self Centre.
More than 100 listings run the gamut from cottages to estates, and are located in the U.S. Virgin Islands and the British Virgin Islands as well as Grenada.