Water Island is the smallest of the main US Virgin Islands, and that’s what gives it its charm. Rather than shops and restaurants, it’s the thatched cabanas and lazy vibe of idyllic beaches like Honeymoon Beach that are its main draw.

Away from the beach, you can tour the underground tunnels and watchtowers of Fort Segarra, built during WWII. Getting around the island by bicycle is highly recommended.

Around 160 people are fortunate enough to live on Water Island, but the volcanic island remains undeveloped. Facilities are limited to a few food outlets, dive shops and charters, a beach bar, fishing operator and ferry dock.

The US Virgin Island’s so-called fourth island, Water Island only joined the group relatively recently, in 1996, and so far it’s kept its low-key atmosphere and local character.

Practical Info

Water Island is a 10-minute ferry ride from Charlotte Amalie. It lies southwest of the capital in the harbor, adjacent to Hassel Island.

Tours & Tickets

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Snorkel Kayak and Turtle Discovery with Honeymoon Beach Break

This St. Thomas shore excursion begins with complimentary transportation from your cruise ship port for an adventurous guided tour including kayaking, ...  Read more

Location: St Thomas, US Virgin Islands
Duration: 5 hours (approx.)

From USD $118.99

Best St John Snorkeling Cruise to Cruz Bay from St Thomas

Want to experience the US Virgin Islands but don't want to spend all of your time underwater? This small-group snorkeling cruise, limited to only six guests, ...  Read more

Location: St. Thomas, US Virgin Islands
Duration: 8 hours 30 minutes (approx.)

From USD $224.99

Honeymoon Beach Candlelit Dinner from St Thomas

4.5 star rating: Recommended 2 Reviews

A gourmet meal on the beach, by the light of tiki torches and the moon and stars peeking through coconut palms — what better way to impress that special ...  Read more

Location: St. Thomas, US Virgin Islands
Duration: 2 hours 30 minutes (approx.)

From USD $132.99

Honeymoon Beach Movie Night and Dinner from St Thomas

Do Monday night right: Dig your toes in the sand and watch a feature film on the beach. On Water Island’s Honeymoon Beach, enjoy a delicious fish taco or ...  Read more

Location: St. Thomas, US Virgin Islands
Duration: 4 hours (approx.)

From USD $34.99

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