Enjoy Luxury Vacation Experiences to Entertain Our Guests of All Ages


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St. Thomas is the most well known of the four major U.S. Virgin Islands and is home to many popular U.S. Virgin islands hotels. Located 50 miles east of Puerto Rico, St. Thomas sits adjacent to scenic St. John, which can be seen from the vistas of The Ritz-Carlton, St. Thomas.Though St. Thomas was discovered by famed explorer Christopher Columbus on his second journey to the New World in 1493, and was a popular port for pirates in the two centuries that followed, the earliest inhabitants of the island were indigenous tribes, including the Ciboney, Arawaks and Caribs.

Lindquist Beach
Lindquist Beach
Set Sail Aboard the Ritz-Carlton’s Exclusive Luxury Sailing Catamaran

The Lady Lynsey II

The Lady Lynsey II. Christened alongside the grand re-opening of The Ritz-Carlton St. Thomas, The Lady Lynsey II is among the finest catamarans anywhere in the world. Her style and service is built on the legacy and service of the original Lady Lynsey, which served groups and guests of The Ritz-Carlton St. Thomas for over 20 years. Each excursion includes a selection of gourmet food and beverage items.

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Pool Cabana Experience

Enjoy poolside perfection by reserving your private pool cabana at the tranquil adult pool or family pool. Resort guests can relax in their private pool cabana, available for a full-day rental from 10:00 am to 5:00 pm. A personal attendant will assist with any food and beverage requests during your pool day.

Family Pool Cabanas
Poolside Luxury

Take in the spectacular views of the Caribbean Sea and neighboring islands while relaxing by the pool. Featuring an adults only 125-foot-free form infinity edge pool and the newest addition of the Family Pool and waterslide, it is the perfect location for ages 13 and older to relax in the St. Thomas sun. Guests are also invited to use the soaking tub and main pool on Coconut Cove beach. Pool and beachside food and beverage service is available.

Our resort in St. Thomas offers a host of pool and beach amenities and recreational options. Discover what it truly means to relax poolside or on the beach when you are graciously served by the resort's pool and beach attendants.

Cabana rentals are from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and reservations can be made only for in-house hotel guests and club members. All cabana services end at 5 p.m. All cancellations must be done 24 hours in advance; a 100% charge is applicable at this time. Prices based on two to four guest per pool cabana. 20% Tax and service charges are additional. Service charge is allocated entirely toward gratuities for the Pool & Beach ladies and gentlemen.

Ocean View Pool Cabana

Infinity Poolside and Ocean View Cabanas

Situated at the adults only infinity pool, enjoy spectacular views of the ocean and St. John, while you soak up the sun and relaxation in your pool cabana.

Pool Cabanas

Family Pool and Garden View Cabanas

The family pool with waterslide offers family pool cabanas, ideally located next to the family pool to enjoy family time poolside. The Garden View Cabanas are situated by the splash pad area.

Beach Cabana

Beachfront Gazebo

An exclusive beachfront Gazebo is available with the same exclusive cabana amenities, but in a larger, more secluded setting. Spacious and intimate, the Beachfront Gazebo is the perfect addition to any special occasion. *The beachfront Gazebo holds a maximum of four people.

Ultimate Gaming Experience

Located in the Grand Palazzo, our Topgolf Swing Suite features a simulator bay and a variety of virtual games, including baseball, football, hockey and soccer, ideal for sporting event viewing parties, birthdays, team building events and corporate meetings – or even practicing your swing.

Topgolf Swing Suite with hitting bay
Picturesque White Beaches & Idyllic Climate
Visit the Virgin Islands

The rich history and natural beauty of St. Thomas and the other Virgin Islands brings an array of international visitors to its resorts and hotels, eager to explore the destination’s exciting attractions. From fine dining showcasing the unique flavors of the Caribbean to the abundance of active outdoor adventures such as kayaking, scuba diving, sailing, sport-fishing and more, St. Thomas in the U.S. Virgin Islands is a tropical playground offering visitors an unforgettable island experience.

Enjoy A Luxury Vacation and Experiences For All Ages
The Ritz-Carlton, St. Thomas

Whether traveling as a family, couple or with your colleagues for an corporate event, The Ritz-Carlton, St. Thomas will transport you to a place of renewed connection. The finely crafted luxury experiences for adults, an immersive and adventurous Ritz Kids program and plenty of activities to enjoy together, every vacation becomes unforgettable.

Something For Everyone

Resort Amenities

In St. Thomas, the Caribbean Sea and soft sand are on every visitor’s agenda. And while this luxury hotel offers a front-row seat to that beauty, it also hosts an array of activities both on the beach and off.

Ritz Kids Club

Ritz Kids Club

Take part in the newly evolved Ritz Kids program, an engaging and immersive experience dedicated to our little ladies and gentlemen. Fostering a lifelong curiosity about the world around them, our youngest guests can experience an inspiring program that sparks curiosity, instills the sense of responsibility and bring local culture to life in meaningful ways.

Paddle Boarding


Explore the sea with stand- paddle boarding, kayaking, snorkeling and sailing on the Hobie cats from the shores of Great Bay. Whether you snorkel or sail, take full advantage of the calm, clear waters of the Caribbean during your stay at The Ritz-Carlton, St. Thomas.

Cruz Bay Watersports

Our services include onsite concierge to assist on property guests with vacation planning, Lady Lynsey II catamaran excursions, island tours and activities, and both on and off-property dinners. Our Watersports team is dedicated to assisting guests with Hobie cats, kayaks, snorkel equipment, and stand up paddle boards. Our fleet of catamarans and powerboats from our preferred vendors offer daily sailing and cruising opportunities that depart directly from the hotel beach when reserved directly.

Aerial view of boats in the water
The sun shines through the sail of a boat on the water
Water Activities

Situated on the eastern tip of St. Thomas, The Ritz-Carlton is the perfect gateway to enjoy the island’s picture-perfect beaches, turquoise waters, 5-star dining and spectacular nightlife. St. John is a short three miles across Pillsbury Sound and the British Virgin Islands are just a short boat ride away.

Aerial View
Private Island Hopping

Stay on one island, visit many. The Ritz-Carlton, St. Thomas is ideally located near St. John and the British Virgin Islands, making it easy for guests to visit multiple islands in one day with departures and returns directly from the hotel’s beach. Explore the island of Jost Van Dyke or take a power boat to the Baths of Virgin Gorda for a day of exploration from The Ritz-Carlton beach.

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Scuba Diving

Join us on a variety of dives to explore the colorful waters of the Caribbean. Diving excursions can be arranged with our preferred diving company. Guests can explore the colorful waters of the Caribbean Sea on guided scuba dives available daily or boat dives for divers at all experience levels. Discover scuba diving and certification courses available.

Jost Boat 

Jost Boat is a custom-built Cooper Marine power catamaran that is perfect for island-hopping. The covered cabin provides ample shade and roll-down windows to keep everyone dry if the weather is less than favorable. This is the perfect boat for parties that are looking for comfort and speed.



Check-in for all public excursions is 15 minutes prior to departure time at the Cruz Bay Watersports desk beneath Sails restaurant on the resort beach. Please note that you will have to wade in ankle to knee-deep water to board the boats.

Maho Snorkel Sail

Sail away aboard one of our luxury catamarans into the U.S. Virgin Island’s National Park to discover the wonders of snorkeling with sea turtles. After arriving at the iconic Maho Bay on St. John, immerse yourself in the calm, turquoise waters and snorkel with green and Hawksbill sea turtles. After your experience there, enjoy a picnic-style lunch and open bar onboard before sailing along the North Shore to your second snorkel stop to explore one of our coral reefs teaming with life. The adventure is complete as you enjoy the downwind sail home to The Ritz-Carlton.


Lime Out Snorkel 

Cruise along the South Shore of St. John aboard our power catamaran, Jost Boat, to our first destination in Coral Bay - Lime Out VI, one of USA Today’s top-voted floating taco bar! Here you will enjoy the one-of-a-kind experience of artisan tacos and signature cocktails at their swim-up bar or from the comfort of the boat. This trip includes a snorkeling stop, a lunch stop with an afternoon float and dip, as well as morning pastries and an open bar.

*Please note two tacos per guest are included in the cost of the trip.

**Please note this excursion has seasonal availability. Lime Out, VI closes mid-August and opens back up in October.


Pizza Pi Snorkel Sail

Join us aboard one of our luxury catamarans as we set sail for the best snorkeling destinations surrounding St. Thomas. Start the day with a sail to an offshore cay for premier snorkeling. In addition to fruit, salads and cookies, our main lunch will be pizza from the Virgin Island’s first floating food boat, PiZZA Pi VI. As always, our open bar is stocked and ready for this adventure. After lunch, we sail to another beautiful snorkel stop for some additional snorkeling and beach time! This kid-friendly snorkeling tour in the Virgin Islands is perfect for guests of all ages

Lovango Dinner Sail

Join us for a tranquil evening that begins with an inspiring sunset sail including full cocktail beverage service and hors d’oeuvres aboard one of our luxury catamarans to the private island of Lovango Cay. Upon arrival you are free to enjoy the beautiful club and grounds and dine at your leisure under the stars surrounded by the casual yet upscale vibes of Lovango Resort + Beach Club. Indulge in the coastal cuisine of famed chef, Stephen Belie, with a full raw bar, fresh seafood and craft cocktails to tempt your palate. The evening ends with a relaxing night sail back to the resort while enjoying desserts, coffees, cordials and an open bar to close out the night.

*Please note dinner is not included in the cost of the trip.

**Please note this excursion has seasonal availability. Lovango Resort + Beach Club closes mid-July and opens back up in December.


St. John Dinner Sail

Step aboard one of our luxury catamarans for an evening escape to the island of St. John. This popular sail departs directly from The Ritz-Carlton’s beach and begins with cocktails and hors d’oeuvres while taking in the sunset while underway to St. John where you may dine at the restaurant of your choosing. Departing from St. John after dinner, you will enjoy a starlight cruise home while savoring desserts, coffee and cordials, in addition to our full open bar as the perfect finish to the evening before disembarking at The Ritz-Carlton.

*Please note dinner is not included in the cost of the trip.

*Please note the party package is not included in the cost of the trip.

**Please note this excursion has seasonal availability. Lovango Resort + Beach Club closes in mid-July and opens back up in December.


Sunset Sail

Experience the beauty of a U.S. Virgin Island’s sunset on one of our luxury sailing catamarans, the perfect setting for an unforgettable sail. Celebrate nature’s wonders while enjoying our selection of hors d’oeuvres and sipping on a cocktail from our open bar. A perfect transition before dinner after a day in the tropical sunshine.

Discover Jost Van Dyke

Sail away on our full-day trip aboard one of our luxury 55 foot catamarans for a day of sun and fun on the island of Jost Van Dyke. Enjoy a refreshing afternoon soaking in the sun of White Bay - home of the world famous Soggy Dollar Bar. After checking in, guests board for a truly extraordinary day. A light continental style breakfast is served as we sail to Great Harbor to clear into customs. We dedicate our second stop to White Bay, just a few minutes away and home to the Soggy Dollar Bar and one of the finest beaches on the planet! Guests 18+ can try a world famous “Painkiller” cocktail, all can play the “Ring Toss” game, relax in a hammock or swim in the turquoise waters. Enjoy “happy hour” aboard as we head back to St. Thomas with a full open bar, returning after clearing US customs.

Discover the Baths

*Please note a $75 per person Customs fee is not included in the cost of the trip and a valid Passport is required." Enjoy an unforgettable full-day adventure to The Baths of Virgin Gorda on our power catamaran, Jost Boat where you will explore and relax in the world famous “Baths”. We will also enjoy lunch from Top of The Baths Restaurant before departing Virgin Gorda for a refreshing snorkel stop at The Treasure Caves of Norman Island. We start the day with continental breakfast as we cruise to The Baths. Formed over millions of years, the Batholiths or “Baths” are a series of interconnecting boulder formations creating unique grottos to wander through, and crystal clear waters to explore and relax in. They are truly one of the wonders of the Caribbean, and a must see. Excited for a lunch at the “Baths”? Well look no farther than Top of the Baths. They will provide an exceptional lunch on your exceptional trip. After lunch, we head to the Treasure Caves of Norman Island for some amazing snorkeling. Legend has it that this is the setting of Robert Louis Stevenson’s book. “Treasure Island”. The Caves are a gorgeous snorkel with friendly fish and three different caves to snorkel in and explore. Departing the Caves, it’s time for Happy Hour. Enjoy complementary open bar after snorkeling as we cruise back through Sir Francis Drakes Passage and along the coast of St. John returning back to home port.

Best of St. John

*Please note a $75 per person Customs fee and $25 per person lunch fee is not included in the cost of the trip and a valid Passport is required. Step aboard the luxury catamaran Lady Lynsey II for a sail to experience the Best of St. John! This experience begins with a departure from the beach of The Ritz-Carlton, St. Thomas. We head to the Virgin Islands National Park where you will snorkel and enjoy the white sands of Honeymoon Beach. Enjoy light bites and a full open bar as we make our way to the secluded hamlet of Cruz Bay. Enjoy a leisurely lunch in Cruz Bay (on your own) and wander the unique shops, bars and restaurants of this island paradise, only steps from our dockage in St. John. Be sure to be back to the dock by 2:30pm, as the Lady Lynsey II will depart promptly for the return sail back to The Ritz-Carlton, St. Thomas beach.

Power Boat Adventures

The waters of the US Virgin Islands and British Virgin Islands are home to some of the most unique destinations in the Caribbean. Between the British Virgin Islands and U.S. Virgin Islands, the day offers plenty of destinations to explore.

On-Site Outlets
Spa Cabana

The Ritz-Carlton Spa, St. Thomas

Discover a gentle place at The Ritz-Carlton Spa, St. Thomas, set among a backdrop of the turquoise waters of the Caribbean. With one of the most diverse selections of therapies and spa treatments in the Virgin Islands, our seaside enclave offers ocean-ins

10:00 AM-6:00 PM
Appointment required
Fitness Center

The Fitness Center

Open 7 days a week, 24 hours a day
Family Pool Cabanas


Infinity Pool. Ages 13+

Mon-Sun : Open 24 Hours

Family Pool

Mon-Sun : Open 24 Hours


Beaches of Great Bay and Coconut Cove

This oceanfront resort is located on the white sands of Great Bay, designated a Blue Flag beach for its environmental standards and water purity.

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