Where to stay in the US Virgin Islands

By Travel Writer Time of article published Aug 10, 2017

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This Island territory in the Caribbean is waiting to be explored. All you need to know, is where exactly you can sleep while visiting this paradise. This list features four resorts from the group of Islands collectively known as the Virgin Islands. 

This haven with white sand and crystal blue waters was founded in the 17th century and has been family run for generations. According to its website, it is the oldest Caribbean resort. Its decor is reminiscent of it's history, with all of the modern touches that make it convenient to stay there in the 21st century.  It has also been used by American television network ABC as a location on the dating series, The Bachelor. 

The resort is located a short walk away from the main town of Cruz Bay. It is newly renovated, now offering one bedroom ocean-front villas, a gift and gourmet coffee shop, concierge service, and a gourmet dinning experience at the onsite restaurant Ocean 362. With its post-card ready views, the hotel is also the perfect place to have a beach-inspired wedding. The resort has a team that works with guests to plan such events. 

        Views from the resort. Photo: Website

This hotel has  six floors and 221 rooms, which are a variety of rooms such as two and three bedroom villas. The three bedroom villas can accommodate up to 12 guests at a sitting. The resort is located along the hillside overlooking the Pacquereau Bay. It is adjacent to another one of the Marriot resorts. It is built like a small village would be- with access to a beach that provides views of the Bay and St Thomas harbor. 

According to the resort's website, Caneel Bay is one of the most breathtaking resorts in the Caribbean. A claim they back up with the 170 acre land that the resort takes up. The resort gives visitors access to its seven beaches and over looks the Virgin Islands National Park. The resort places emphasis on its social responsibility with it's green practices. It was discovered by an environmentalist, which makes green living part of their ethos. They make use of recycled paper at the resort, use grey water for irrigation purposes and use electric buses to ferry visitors around the resort and energy efficient light bulbs. 

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