Secret Harbour Beach resort is located on the quiet East End of St. Thomas directly on Nazareth Bay. Today, the history, climate, white beaches, and natural beauty of Saint Thomas attract visitors from all over the world. From world-class shopping, fine dining, to a wide variety of active outdoor adventures including kayaking, scuba diving, sailing, sport-fishing and more, the paradise of St. Thomas offers tourists the finest vacation spot for families, lovers, and individuals alike.
The village of Red Hook offers many dining and bar options, shopping and fun in a marina setting overlooking Pillsbury Sound. Gourmet grocery stores, boutiques, the pharmacy, clinic and other services are located here as well.
This aquarium park features a variety of sea life encounters, from sea lions to sponges. The Caribbean Reef gives you a close up of reef life with sea anemones, sponges and conch. The Deep Reef Tank showcases predators such as sharks and eels. A glass underwater walkway takes visitors deep into the sea, and aquatic "petting zoos" are a favorite with children.
Saint Thomas is home to world-class duty free shopping, much of it found in the town center of Charlotte Amalie. Danish buildings housing the Caribbean's most sought after merchants line the streets and alleyways eight miles from the resort. The best buys on Saint Thomas include jewelry, perfumes, alcohol, china, crystal, art, watches and cameras. Other Charlotte Amalie attractions include art galleries and a historic synagogue.
Mahogany Run Golf Course is the island's only 18-hole championship golf course, and is located just 15 minutes from the resort. Golf Digest proclaimed the course an engineering marvel, as it had to be carved and blasted into an area of land just less than 110 acres. Designed by George and Tom Fazio, Mahogany Run culminates in the spectacular "Devil's Triangle," the world renowned signature trio of the 13th, 14th and 15th holes on the Atlantic Ocean.
Lush botanical gardens pair with the West Indian architecture of the Greathouse on this 150 acre plantation occupying the volcanic peaks of St. Thomas. Guests at the St. Peter Mountain Greathouse & Botanical Gardens are invited to explore grounds bursting with streaming waterfalls, fish ponds, aviaries, and of course, lush tropical orchids, plants, and fruits.
St. John (Passenger Ferry)
Guests wishing to explore the neighboring island of St. John can hop a ferry one mile away at Red Hook ($5 each way), and reach Cruz Bay on St.John in approximately 20 minutes. Home to the Virgin Islands National Park, which makes up two thirds of the island, visitors to St. John can take a jeep safari, go for a hike, visit the specialty shops, or simply enjoy the island's world-renowned beaches of Trunk Bay, Cinnamon Bay and Salt Pond Bay.
High end boutiques, restaurants and a marina make Yacht Haven Grande a premier shopping destination on St. Thomas. While you stroll the cobblestone walkways, take in the sights of some of the world's most beautiful boats and cruise ships.
The Cyril E. King Airport is located approximately 30 minutes from Secret Harbour Beach Resort. Your planning should include checking into the airport no later than 2 hours prior to your scheduled departure.
Taxis are readily available at the airport, cruise ship dock, and at popular attractions and beaches. We also offer taxi services at Secret Harbour Beach Resort. Our staff at the front desk will be more than happy to provide you with information pertaining to taxi availability and costs.
Open air trucks outfitted with bench seating run regularly in a loopfrom town to Red Hook. These are not regulated by the taxi commission, but are frequent and are operated mostly to assist with local residents' transportation needs. If you are in doubt about the route, the cost or where to stop, just ask. Fares are between $1 and $2 depending on the length of the trip. The driver will let you know the fare when you disembark. They are a great way to get to the highlights of the island for a very reasonable fee.
Major car rental agencies are located at Cyril E. King Airport. In addition, there are several local agencies within close range to the resort. Your front desk agent, a quick internet search or the yellow pages can help you find one. Driving in the Virgin Islands is on the left. Valid US and international driver's licenses can be used while visiting the Islands for up to 90 days.
Island hopping is easy with ferries running in between St. Thomas, St. John and the British Virgin Islands. If you do plan to vist the BVI's, make sure you have your passport with you.