A steady breeze makes this beach a boardsailor's paradise. The swimming is great, as is the snorkeling, especially at the reef near Pettyklip Point. Beach volleyball is big on the weekends. Sapphire Beach Resort and Marina has a snack shop, a bar, and water-sports rentals. Amenities: parking; restrooms. Best for: snorkeling; swimming; windsurfing.
Rte. 38, ½ mile north of Red Hook, Sapphire Bay, St. Thomas, 00802, U.S. Virgin Islands