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Sapphire Beach Tours

Sapphire Beach
With more than 40 major beaches lining St Thomas’ shores, how do you decide which to visit?

One of the most popular is Sapphire Beach, located on the east end of the island. This area of St Thomas is known for its laid-back atmosphere and is home to some of the best views of neighboring St John. With a mix of red-tiled roof homes and commerical buildings, the area is anchored by Red Hook, a popular spot for boating enthusiasts and where the historic center of Charlotte Amalie is located.

Sapphire Beach, an ideal stop for cruise ship passengers exploring St Thomas for a day, features about 35 acres of fine white sand beaches and is also a great choice for families. The waters are calm and good for snorkeling, while the sea grape trees on the right end of the beach provide some shade for beach goers. The left side, however, is ideal for sunbathing. Keep your eyes open for ducks and iguanas wandering the shores.

At the nearby Sapphire Beach Resort, visitors can rent lounge chairs and snorkeling equipment, or opt for other water activities, such as windsurfing, kayaking, jet skiing and sailing.

Practical Info

Beaches in St Thomas are public property and typically extend to the tree line. There are no clothing-optional beaches in St Thomas, and public nudity is illegal. Do not remove shells from the beaches or feed the marine life and sea birds.
Address: Sapphire Beach, St Thomas, US Virgin Islands
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8 Tours and Activities to Experience Sapphire Beach

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Parasail Experience in St Thomas

Parasail Experience in St Thomas

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Soar above the U.S. Virgin Islands during this 1-hour parasailing adventure. Admire the beautiful coastal views of St. Thomas as you head out from Sapphire Beach Marina to your parasailing spot. Gear up for your ride after a safety briefing and enjoy the stunning aerial views of the islands and the Caribbean below you. This tour is suitable for all skill levels and those ages six years and up.
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  • 1 hour
  • Free Cancellation
From
US$112.83
From
US$112.83

Private Luxury Yacht. 47' Catamaran Full or Half Day for Sail, Beach, Snorkel.

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Private Luxury Yacht. 47' Catamaran Full or Half Day for Sail, Beach, Snorkel.

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Charter your own private yacht and sail the day away around the U.S. or the British Virgin Islands. Create a custom itinerary with your captain and crew and enjoy a half- or full-day sail out on the crystal clear waters of the Caribbean with your private group of up to 12 passengers. Yachts are equipped with an open bar, light snacks, Wi-Fi, and some water sports equipment.
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  • 4 to 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
US$760.00
per group
US$950.00
US$190.00 savings
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US$760.00
per group
US$950.00
US$190.00 savings
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USVI and BVI Private Boat Charters - New, Fast Powerboats for Half and Full Day

USVI and BVI Private Boat Charters - New, Fast Powerboats for Half and Full Day

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Your group will spend the day enjoying the many isles and harbors of the U.S and BVIs on your own private powerboat. MV Aquarius is a new, 31' Wellcraft with twin 300hp Yamaha engines. This price is for a private group up to 12 guests, this is not a price per person . Our Captain will design an itinerary allowing you to visit the islands and harbors of St. Thomas and St. John or the exciting isles of the BVI's. The bow offers seating for conversations, tanning or turtle watching. Equipped with the latest in audio, Aquarius has a Fusion sound system with Bluetooth to ensure you enjoy your favorite tunes. There is plenty of snorkeling equipment on board to enjoy the coral and abundance of tropical fish. You may just want to relax on a deserted beach, or join the party at Soggy Dollar or Foxy's. With your own private boat, the choice is yours. PICKUP IS AMERICAN YACHT HARBOR IN ST. THOMAS unless special arrangements have been confirmed in advance. Pickup in BVI for full day charters only.
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  • 4 to 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
US$700.00
per group
From
US$700.00
per group
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Power Seascooter Rental - Self Guided Snorkeling Tour

Power Seascooter Rental - Self Guided Snorkeling Tour

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You can Snorkel effortlessly through the clear turquoise waters using the battery powered water seascooter
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  • 1 hour
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
US$43.59
From
US$43.59
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50' Luxury Catamaran Private Snorkel, Sail and Beach Tour

50' Luxury Catamaran Private Snorkel, Sail and Beach Tour

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Spend the day on your own 50' Luxury Catamaran Yacht. This price is all inclusive for the Yacht, up to 12 guests. You can select a half or full day charter. Visit the islands of St. Thomas, St. John or the exciting isles of the BVIs. Seas the Day's 50′ Luxury Voyage Catamaran has a spacious salon that opens on to an expansive back deck with comfortable seating and dining. The bow of the boat offers relaxing seating with bean bag chairs and two large trampolines for group conversations, breezy tanning or intense turtle, dolphin and whale watching. There are plenty of water toys to keep you entertained; from SUP’s, snorkeling equipment and relaxing floats to beach games. Price includes ice, soda, beer, rum punch and light snacks. You and our captain will design an itinerary that best meets the needs of your group. *Some BVI destinations are w/ full day charters only. Passport and $75pp for BVI Customs. Departure from Margaritaville Restaurant. All time are listed in Local Time Zone
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  • 4 to 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
US$975.00
per group
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US$975.00
per group
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Private, New Powerboat from Elysian Beach Resort. Full & Half Day to USVI & BVI

Private, New Powerboat from Elysian Beach Resort. Full & Half Day to USVI & BVI

Your brand new 2019 Wellcraft power vessel, MV Aquarius, will pick you up at the beach at the Elysian Beach Resort. Your group will spend the day enjoying the many isles and harbors of the U.S and BVIs on your own private powerboat. MV Aquarius is a new, 31' Wellcraft with twin 300hp Yamaha engines. This price is for a private group up to 12 guests, this is not a price per person . Our Captain will design an itinerary allowing you to visit the islands and harbors of St. Thomas and St. John or the exciting isles of the BVI's. The bow offers seating for conversations, tanning or turtle watching. Aquarius has a Fusion sound system with Bluetooth to ensure you enjoy your favorite tunes. There is plenty of snorkeling equipment on board to enjoy the coral and tropical fish. You may just want to relax on a deserted beach, or join the party at Soggy Dollar or Foxy's. With your own private boat, the choice is yours.
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  • 4 to 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
US$700.00
per group
From
US$700.00
per group
Taking safety measures

Full Day Boat Charter and Snorkel Trip

Full Day Boat Charter and Snorkel Trip

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Let a powerboat speed you to some of the best beaches of the US and British Virgin Islands in one hassle-free experience with this private boat charter from St. Thomas. Board your comfortable, skippered boat and enjoy an itinerary customized to you, stopping at prime snorkel and swim spots such as The Baths, Virgin Gorda, and more. Snorkel gear, onboard music, and hotel pickup are provided for a complete experience.
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  • 4 to 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
From
US$974.36
per group
From
US$974.36
per group

Private, New Powerboat from Margaritaville. Full and Half Day to USVI and BVI.

SPECIAL OFFER

Private, New Powerboat from Margaritaville. Full and Half Day to USVI and BVI.

Your brand new 2019 Wellcraft power vessel, MV Aquarius, will pick you up at the beach at the Margaritaville resort. Your group will spend the day enjoying the many isles and harbors of the U.S and BVIs on your own private powerboat. MV Aquarius is a new, 31' Wellcraft with twin 300hp Yamaha engines. This price is for a private group up to 12 guests, this is not a price per person . Our Captain will design an itinerary allowing you to visit the islands and harbors of St. Thomas and St. John or the exciting isles of the BVI's. The bow offers seating for conversations, tanning or turtle watching. Aquarius has a Fusion sound system with Bluetooth to ensure you enjoy your favorite tunes. There is plenty of snorkeling equipment on board to enjoy the coral and tropical fish. You may just want to relax on a deserted beach, or join the party at Soggy Dollar or Foxy's. With your own private boat, the choice is yours.
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  • 4 to 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
US$560.00
per group
US$700.00
US$140.00 savings
From
US$560.00
per group
US$700.00
US$140.00 savings
Taking safety measures

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