the fitness center, tennis courts and non-motorized
watersports equipment. Only treatments at the beautiful
Journeys Spa (see Spas ) are extra.
A lagoon is on the shore near the beach and there are three
interconnecting freshwater pools and a delightful waterfall.
A suspension bridge leads to the beach where windsurfers,
sailboats, Wave Runners and parasailing are all available.
The hotel has four lighted tennis courts, including a stadium
court that can seat 200 people. Fitness buffs will enjoy the
1/3-mile “Fit Trail,” which has 10 strengthening exercise
Sugar Bay has a Kids Klub program for children four-12 and
baby-sitting services can be arranged.
Dining and imbibing options include the more formal
Manor House , which offers panoramic views and Conti-
nental-Caribbean cuisine. The casual Mangrove Café is
best known for its luncheon buffets. You can eat at the
Iguana Grill at poolside or have a drink at the adjacent
Turtle Rock Sports Bar . The Ocean Club is the evening
Parking is at the bottom of the hill, as are the beach, tennis
courts and restaurant. It's quite a hike to the Manor House
and guest rooms, so a shuttle bus makes the run continu-
BOLONGO BAY BEACH CLUB & VILLAS
7150 Estate Bolongo
St. Thomas, USVI 00802
(340) 775-1800; www.bolongobay.com
Reservations: (800) 524-4746
Stunning beach strips are not uncommon on St. Thomas.
One of the loveliest, a 1,000-ft. arc, is on the island's south-
east coast. It was here that Dick and Joyce Doumeng built
their renowned resort, Bolongo. Over 30 years later, Bolongo
is still owned and operated by the Doumengs, with son Rich-