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Gallows Point Resort: Ultimate Caribbean Getaway in St. John, US Virgin Islands

Experience luxury, tranquility, and adventure at Gallows Point Resort in St. John, US Virgin Islands

Sun-drenched days, turquoise waters escaping the shore, and balmy evenings spent under a dazzling night sky – this is the quintessential Caribbean vacation. But for those seeking a touch more than just a generic resort experience, St. John’s Gallows Point Resort offers more by blending in tranquility, style, and convenience, rolled into a cushy ball of happiness.

Gallows Point Resort Aerial
Photo by Steve Simonsen

Stress-Free Arrival Sets the Tone

For those who love to be pampered, you will find yourself stepping off the ferry at Cruz Bay, the main town on St. John, and being whisked away by a complimentary Gallows Point shuttle. No need to navigate unfamiliar roads or search for a taxi – your island vacation begins the moment you set foot on St. John. This small touch sets the tone for your entire stay, telling you that relaxation and ease are top priorities at Gallows Point.

Gallows Point Resort Living Area
Photo by Steve Simonsen

Your Spacious St. John Villa Awaits

Plonked on a lush 5-acre peninsula overlooking Cruz Bay harbor, Gallows Point Resort offers a peaceful escape without sacrificing convenience. The resort is a haven of modern comfort, boasting one-bedroom oceanfront villas designed for bliss. Each villa presents spacious rooms featuring king-sized beds for a restful night’s sleep, fully equipped kitchens for whipping up delicious meals, and private balconies – your personal lookout point to the endless blue horizon.

Enjoy a Moment on Your Balcony

Whether you choose to begin your day with a cup of coffee on your private balcony, listen to the gentle sounds of the waves, or head straight for the newly renovated pool and Jacuzzi, Gallows Point caters to your own pace of life. The pool deck is spacious enough to soak up the Caribbean sun, while the Jacuzzi allows you to treat your muscles as you enjoy the stunning ocean views. If and when you feel a little peckish, there’s no need to venture far – the on-site Gallows Point Gift & Gourmet Shop caters to last-minute needs, offering everything from snacks and beverages to souvenirs to take a piece of paradise back home.

Gallows Point Resort Couple with View
Photo by Steve Simonsen

Effortless St. John Adventures Begin Here

Gallows Point isn’t all luxurious accommodations and stunning views. The resort brings a dedicated concierge team that serves as your personal island guru, ensuring a stress-free St. John experience. Need help planning adventures? They’ll take care of everything from pre-stocking your fridge with groceries for a hassle-free arrival to arranging exciting activities like snorkel gear rentals, boat charters for exploring hidden coves, or even dinner reservations at the highly acclaimed Ocean 362 restaurant located right on the resort property.

Gallows Point Resort Date
Photo by Steve Simonsen

Ocean 362’s Most Breathtaking Dining Experience

Speaking of Ocean 362, visiting Gallows Point would only be complete with indulging in a culinary adventure there. This beachfront restaurant is a gem, offering a delectable menu featuring fresh, locally sourced ingredients. Savor modern, “island-to-table” cuisine as you take in the breathtaking panoramic views of the Caribbean Sea. Give in to the succulent local snapper with garlic tri-color quinoa and creole sauce or pan-seared halibut on creamy carrot risotto infused with coral bay’s bounty. Ocean 362 caters to all palates, with vegetarian delights like the vibrant tri-color quinoa with seasonal island vegetables and creamy burrata, alongside decadent options like grilled octopus paired with a 4oz breaded burrata bursting with basil pesto.

End your evening on a high note at the gorgeous third-story bar, boasting the island’s best sunset views. Sip on handcrafted libations, each with a unique story, as the Caribbean Sea unfolds before you. Ocean 362 is an experience for all senses, a place where sophisticated elegance meets welcoming warmth.

Gallows Point Resort Pool
Photo by Steve Simonsen

The Best of Both Worlds at Gallows Point

Gallows Point’s unique location sets it apart from other St. John resorts. Here, you have the best of both worlds: tranquility amidst nature and the vibrancy of Cruz Bay, just a short stroll away. Explore the quaint shops lining the streets, indulge in a variety of cuisines at the many restaurants, or soak up the lively atmosphere of the harbor. Renting a car at the resort’s concierge desk is a breeze, but with Cruz Bay within walking distance, you might barely need one.

The true magic of Gallows Point lies in its stunning beachfront location. The resort boasts its own private beach. Whether you’re an avid snorkeler eager to explore the vibrant underwater world teeming with colorful fish and coral reefs or prefer to relax on the shore with a good book and the sound of the waves lulling you into a state of bliss, the private beach caters to your desires.

Gallows Point Resort
Photo by Steve Simonsen

Explore St. John As Your Hike, Dive, Or Snorkel

St. John is a hiker’s paradise, boasting a network of well-maintained trails that wind through lush rainforests, past dramatic cliffs, and lead to secluded beaches. Hike the scenic Reef Bay Trail, a moderate path that rewards you with panoramic views of the entire island and the neighboring Virgin Islands. For a more challenging trek, conquer the Lind Point Trail, which takes you to the island’s highest point, offering breathtaking vistas of the surrounding turquoise waters.

Every trip to the Caribbean is complete with exploring the vibrant underwater world. St. John is a snorkeler’s and diver’s dream, with crystal-clear waters teeming with colorful fish, coral reefs, and fascinating marine life. Trunk Bay, a short drive from Gallows Point, is a popular choice for its calm waters and diverse marine life. Manchineel Bay, another nearby location, offers a unique underwater experience with its underwater snorkel trail that guides you through a fascinating ecosystem.

Beyond the Brochure

Whether you crave relaxation on a pristine beach, exploration of hidden coves, or immersion in the island’s vibrant culture, Gallows Point Resort provides the perfect launching pad for your St. John adventure. With its stylish accommodations, exceptional service, and stunning beachfront location, the resort guarantees an unforgettable Caribbean escape that will leave you yearning to return. So get away from the crowds, embrace the peaceful ambiance of Gallows Point, and discover the magic of St. John.


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