Best romantic resorts in the US Virgin Islands
St. John: Gallows Point Resort
The resort is geared towards adults, so expect to find the intimacy and romance you are looking for. Hammocks, pool, snorkeling, coconut trees…a paradise for anyone who wants to escape the daily hectic life and some fun and relaxed days in the US Virgin Islands. The resort offers 50 one-bedroom suites, which overlook Cruz Bay Harbor or the ocean. On average, the price per bedroom per night averages US$428 all year round.
The resort’s Island Honeymoon Package includes Ocean View Upper or Lower Suite, champagne on arrival, US$100 certificate to dine at the restaurant, rental car for a day of sightseeing and the possibility to choose from several different activities. Prices are available upon request.
St. Croix: The Palms at Pelican Cove
The hotel offers 40 rooms, all on the beach and with its own patio or balcony. The private beach offers both a place to relax and soak up the sun, but also the possibility to swim, snorkel or scuba. Within the fitness center you can practice yoga. The hotel has a lovely restaurant, bar and offers free wireless internet.
The Palms is specialized in romantic getaways. Their special package for the romantic couples is called The Palms Passion Package and includes: Deluxe Ocean view room, airport transfers, Champagne, fruit and cheese basket in room, breakfast for 2 served in room on the first day, One Romantic candlelight dinner for 2, sunset sail for 2, massage, island tour and all taxes. During the high season, the price is US$2475.00 for 7 nights or US$1875.00 for 5 nights. Wedding and honeymoon packages are also available.
St. Thomas: Secret Harbour Beach Resort
The hotel is located in the East End of St.Thomas and is known as the perfect place to snorkel and to have a romantic getaway (do these two go hand in hand? I wonder). The private beach is lovely and the hotel offers a fitness center, 3 tennis courts, pool, sea-side restaurant and sports center. As for the accommodation, you can choose between studio, one bedroom and two bedroom suites. The hotel organizes weddings so don’t be shy to check out their offers. The rates average around US$307 per night (according to some reservation websites) but you have to email the hotel to get the price.
St. Thomas: Marriott’s Frenchman’s Cove
Having the lovely views of Pacquereau Bay in front of you and the hills behind, along with a secluded beach, nothing spells intimacy and romance better than the Marriott’s Frenchman’s Cove in St.Thomas. There are several types of apartments which can accommodate up to 12 persons. For the high season, expect to pay US$620 per night for a 2 Bedroom Villa. A lot of activities can be practiced in the bay near-by, including: tennis, snorkeling, sailing and scuba diving.
Caneel Bay, A Rosewood Resort
This secluded resort offers low-key luxury accommodation for its guests. Everything here is environmentally-friendly and the resort blends in the surrounding landscape. The resort doesn’t offer any of the “modern glitz” you’d expect so choose carefully. There are plenty of suites to choose from, on the beach, with ocean view, garden view and many more.
During summer prices range between US$395 per night for the Courtside suites and US$ 1025 per night for Cottage 7. During fall, the prices range between US$ 495 and US$ 1200 per night for the same types of accommodation. All prices are based on double occupancy.