Along with Great St. James, Little St. James is the smaller of the two islands, with beautiful beaches and sparkling blue waters; visitors to the anchorages around Little St. James can enjoy everything this gorgeous part of the Caribbean offers.
Little St James is a small private island located off the southern coast of the larger St Thomas island. Although Little St James Island is private, visitors may still enjoy the water surrounding it.
Little St. James is an exclusive and secluded area. This small island, between 70-78 acres, is home to some of the most luxurious real estate in the Caribbean. Explore all that this gorgeous paradise has to offer.
Weather in Little St James
This small tropical paradise in the Caribbean has a typical tropical climate, with year-round warm temperatures ranging between 75F (23.89 C) and 82F (27.87 C). The rainy season runs from May to November, with the highest rainfall from September to November.
If you’re looking for an unforgettable sailing experience, the best time to visit USVI is during the islands’ dry season in December to April.
Motor yacht JUST ENOUGH is a fantastic yacht to call home base for your water sports adventures. This 141-foot motor yacht accommodates 11 guests in 5 cabins. In addition to scuba diving and snorkeling, please take advantage of the large variety of water toys it has, such as two wave runners, a tri-deck water slide, Sea Bobs, towable toys, and more.
Snorkel. Experience the natural beauty and full relaxation on Little St. James Island. Explore the crystal clear waters and witness breathtaking coral reefs while snorkeling. Feel your heart swell with delight as you swim alongside colorful tropical fish and other marine life. Don’t forget to bring your camera – you’ll surely capture unforgettable memories here.
Sunset Turtle Spotting. Relax by the crystal-clear waters of the Caribbean, where you may be lucky enough to spot turtles along the shoreline. Plus, you have the perfect backdrop for those who love to take pictures, featuring the striking contrast of bright blue waters against golden sand and fiery sunsets.
Scuba dive. The underwater world off of this private island is fascinating. The Ledges of Little St James on the island’s west side have interesting coral ridges and outcroppings to explore. The ledges run along the island at two depths, 45 feet and 25. Look for schools of French grunt, Spanish lobster, spotted eagle rays, and sometimes a nurse shark. Another nearby dive site, Cow and Calf, has a network of coral tunnels filled with caves, reefs, and underwater coral-covered boulders.
Fish. Throw a line in the water and try your luck at landing dinner. The Virgin Islands offer some of the world’s best fishing grounds.
Relax. Spend a day simply reading that book you brought or even napping.
Marinas and Anchorages
There are no marinas on Little St James Island.
Ready to Start Sailing to Little St James?
Are you ready for a journey of a lifetime? Pack your bags and prepare for the most luxurious sailing trip by stopping by Little St. James for snorkeling.
With BVI SAIL’s most trusted yacht charter brokers team, you can customize an itinerary that suits all of your sailing needs – whether it be snorkeling in the crystal-clear waters, discovering breathtaking beaches with white sands, or maybe just soaking up the sun on a private island.
Let’s start this voyage together and sail away to Little St. James!