US Virgin Islands

The Ritz-Carlton, St. Thomas

Travelzoo Staff

Why We Love It

  • Five-star property named to Travel + Leisure’s World’s Best Caribbean Resorts list (2015)
  • With only 180 guest rooms spread over 30 acres of oceanfront property, this AAA 4-Diamond resort has a private and secluded feel
  • Its location on a marine-life sanctuary allows guests to explore incredible coral reefs just steps from their beach chairs
  • The four on-site restaurants range from casual beachfront dining to upscale Italian

"This is the island’s one true luxury resort" -- Frommer’s

Map & Directions

The resort is about a 40-minute drive from the airport.

Rooms & Rates

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With its ornate décor and large windows, the Venetian-style palazzo serves as the centerpiece of this Mediterranean-inspired resort. The grand outdoor staircases lead to lush gardens and pathways that take guests to the rooms, the pools and the beach. Spread over 30 acres of beachfront property, the expansive Ritz-Carlton, St. Thomas has a secluded feel.

One of the most attractive things about this luxe resort is its location on a protected marine-life reserve, which allows guests to lounge on pristine beaches and spot aquatic animals just steps from the sand. As a member of Jean-Michel Cousteau’s Ambassadors of the Environment program, the resort has excursions for both children and adults focused around environmental education, such as island mangrove explorations, nighttime snorkeling and clear-bottom kayaking.

Sunbathers are pampered with pool and beachside drink service and views of the green hills jutting out from the turquoise water. Guests can relax at the spa, featuring 11 treatment rooms and a seaside cabana, or get energized in one of the on-site wellness classes such as yoga and Pilates. The family-friendly resort has two pools, an array of water sports, a kids club and its own 53-foot catamaran, which takes guests on both day and evening sailings.

There are four restaurants, each with varying styles and menus. Taste Caribbean-inspired dishes at the casual beachfront spot or take in ocean views and gourmet Italian fare at the upscale Essenza. The beautiful setting at Bleuwater restaurant allows guests to dine in the “elegant and expansive dining room or out on the waterfront patio under a sky peppered with stars” (Frommer’s).

  • "One of the U.S. Virgin Islands’ most tranquil and civilized oases" -- Travel + Leisure
  • "Everything sparkles at the island's most luxurious resort" -- Fodor’s
  • "Its private sailboat, fitness center, spa, and soft-sand beach -- a marine-life sanctuary -- are all among the best in St. Thomas" -- Oyster



  • Bar
  • Hot Tub / Jacuzzi
  • Outdoor pool
  • Pool bar
  • Sauna / Steam Room
  • Tennis courts
  • Spa
  • 100% smoke-free


  • 24-hour front desk
  • Concierge service
  • Currency exchange / ATM
  • Express check-in / checkout
  • Hair salon (fees apply)
  • Laundry / dry cleaning
  • Room service (limited hours)

Room amenities

  • Air-conditioning
  • Coffee / tea-making facilities
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Mini bar
  • Pay-per-view / movies on demand
  • Safe
  • Flatscreen TV


  • Complimentary Wi-Fi in guest rooms
  • Complimentary Wi-Fi in public areas


  • Bathrobes
  • Hair-dryer
  • Separate shower
  • Luxury toiletries
  • Slippers


  • Complimentary valet service

Please note: Some amenities may not be available in all rooms and some amenities or services incur an additional charge and are subject to change. Please check with the hotel directly.


Check-in: Standard Time is 4pm.

Checkout: Standard Time is 11am.

Cancellation: Cancellation policy & booking conditions vary by 'rate plan'. These will be displayed on the payment page after you have searched for your dates and selected a rate.

Additional details: Pets not allowed.

You must present a photo ID when checking in. Your credit card is charged at the time you book. Bed type and smoking preferences are not guaranteed.Your reservation is prepaid and is guaranteed for late arrival. The total charge includes all room charges and taxes, as well as fees for access and booking. Any incidental charges such as parking, phone calls, and room service will be handled directly between you and the property.

Know Before You Go

  • The property has connecting/adjoining rooms, which are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property using the number on the booking confirmation.


The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in or checkout.

  • Fee for buffet breakfast: USD 36 per person (approximately)
  • Rollaway bed fee: USD 50 per day
The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.
Mandatory Fees and Taxes

You'll be asked to pay the following charges at the hotel:

  • Resort fee: USD 75.00 per accommodation, per night
The hotel resort fee includes:
  • Beach access
  • Beach loungers
  • Beach towels
  • Fitness center access
  • Fitness/yoga classes
  • Sporting facilities or equipment
  • Shuttle service
  • Internet access
  • Phone calls
  • In-room bottled water
  • Valet parking
We have included all charges provided to us by the property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the room you book.

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Rates may vary by date, are subject to availability and are not guaranteed until your purchase is complete.

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