Bolongo Bay Beach Resort is situated on a beach-front property, on the southern part of this island. It is midway between downtown Charlotte Amalie’s shopping district, and Red Hook’s ferries to St John and the British Virgin Islands. Some other local attractions close to the Bolongo Bay Beach Resort resort include Morningstar Beach, Mango Tango Art Gallery, Emancipation Garden and Blackbeard’s Castle.
People who wish to fly into St Thomas and stay at this resort should buy tickets to the nearest airport, Cyril E. King. This Charlotte Amalie airport is located about five miles from Bolongo Bay Beach Resort.
Along with being on the beach, the Bolongo Bay Beach Resort has a 22.75-m (75-ft) half-moon-shaped pool with a swim-up bar. There are also two restaurants, beach bar and poolside bar.
As for entertainment, this resort provides a weekly Carnival Night with featuring stilt walking, fire eating, glass walking, limbo, and steel band, followed by dancing. Some nights have karaoke and other live entertainment.
Other amenities at this resort include available medical asstiance, security guard, concierge services, tour services, wedding services, front desk (limited hours), bellhop, computer station, business services, audio-visual equipment, meeting room, gift shops, ATM/banking, massage/spa treatment, fitness facilities, on-site tennis, beach/pool umbrellas, banquet facilities, event catering and self parking.
There are 65 rooms in this resort, spread out in two- and three-story buildings. The rooms have balconies and ground-floor terraces, as well as climate control, air conditioning and ceiling fans. There are televisions with premium channels and beds with premium bedding. Kitchenettes have sinks, compact refrigerators, tables and microwaves available on request. They also feature showers, hair dryers, clock radio, iron, ironing board, in-room safe, dial-up internet access, phone, voicemail, wake-up calls, daily housekeeping, coffee/tea maker and windows that open. Cribs and rollaway beds are available; smoking is forbidden inside the rooms.
The Bolongo Bay Beach Resort offers an all-inclusive plan for guests who stay a minimum of three nights, which includes basic meals at the resort restaurants. Unlimited domestic- and international-brand drinks at restaurants and bars will also be covered. Guests who book a stay for at least seven nights can also take advantage of the half day “Swim with Turtles” snorkel trip to Turtle Cove at Buck Island on the resort’s 16.25-m (53-ft) catamaran and a sunset cruise.
This resort offers some complimentary activities, such as kayak races, bingo, and family beach “Olympics.” There is also complimentary wireless internet service offered in several areas.
The plan covers any associated taxes and gratuities.
What’s not included
Guests who stay at the Bolongo Bay Beach Resort under the Room-Only plan will pay separately for the all-inclusive package features.
While basic meals are included in the all-inclusive plan, special options like tasting menus at the Beach House or Lobster Grille restaurant, wine by the bottle and gift shop snacks and beverages will not be covered.
Other features that are not included are airport transfers, massage, optional outside tours and excursions, scuba instruction/certification, scuba and snorkeling excursions, incidental purchases, telephone and fax charges, medical services, laundry and childcare.