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Private Boat Charter to the US and British Virgin Islands

With One Love Charters, it’s more about the journey than the destination! Owners Joe and Amanda Trattner are self-proclaimed travelers who moved from the mainland in search of adventure and new opportunity. They learned the local way of life, and the amazing destinations that the British/U.S. Virgin Islands have to offer, and would love to share their expertise with you during your travels. Joe and Amanda are truly passionate about their little chain of islands and want to make sure that by the end of your day with us that you’ll have memories to last a lifetime. Come experience a private, customized trip with us!

per adult from




3 to 7 hours


Hotel pickup available


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  • What's included :
    • Use of Snorkelling equipment
    • Bottled water - We provide ice, and bottled water. We can arrange to pick up additional provisions, snacks or beverages for you at cost. Saving you the the time from having do the the shopping yourselves ;)
    • Noodles, floats, life jackets, balls and sand toys
    • Bluetooth sound system. Bring along your own play lists if you would like!
    • Entry/Admission - Waterlemon Cay
    • Entry/Admission - Maho Bay Beach
    • Entry/Admission - Cruz Bay Visitor Center
    • Entry/Admission - Little Buck Island
    • Entry/Admission - Water Island
    • Entry/Admission - Christmas Cove
    • Entry/Admission - Foxy's Bar
    • Entry/Admission - White Bay
    • Entry/Admission - Soggy Dollar Bar
    • Entry/Admission - The Bubbly Pool
    • Entry/Admission - Norman Island Caves
    • Entry/Admission - Cane Garden Bay
    What's excluded :
    • Fuel surcharge
    • Customs/ Immigration Fees (only when visiting the British Virgin Islands)
    • Gratuities
    • Lunch - There are some great lunch options we can bring you to!
  • This is a typical itinerary for this product

    Stop At: Waterlemon Cay, Water Lemon Cay Beach Virgin Islands National Park,, Virgin Islands National Park 00830 ‎ St. John

    Start the day with a nice reef snorkel at a calm bay of your choosing (we highly recommend Waterlemon Cay as it offers 2 different reef snorkels where you will find amazingly beautiful fish and one of the healthiest reefs the VI has to offer. Swim with trigger fish, parrot fish, snapper, sergeant majors, kingfish, pufferfish, jacks, and so many more! It will truly be one of the more colorful snorkels you will find, and the great thing about it is that it’s only accessible by boat or by parking your car a mile away and hiking to the spot. This is great for groups that want to stay away from the more advertised snorkeling spots so you don’t have a million people kicking you in the face with their fins! After the snorkel you can swim up to a beautiful beach that has an awesome hiking trail leading to two old lookout ruins with SPECTACULAR views of the Tortola, Jost Van Dyke, St. John, Great Thatch Island, and many more! We can’t think of a more invigorating way to start the day!

    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: Maho Bay Beach, Cruz Bay St. John

    Amanda and Joe named their dog after this bay because of its sheer natural beauty and many of great days/nights spent here winding down! Maho offers a grassy bottom snorkel which means we’re looking for TURTLES and STINGRAYS to swim with! Turtles are Joe’s favorite creature to swim with as they have a truly relaxing and carefree attitude to them which in turn rubs off on you! Not only will you have privacy at this stop but you will be able to view these creatures in their natural habitat without humans feeding them. Swim with these creatures as long as you want. Feel free to swim to shore and check out the beautiful beach and bar or hop back on board and cruise to the next stop.

    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: Cruz Bay Visitor Center, Virgin Islands National Park 00830 St. John

    Lunch can be enjoyed in many of restaurants located in Cruz Bay St. John. You just let us know your flavor and we’ll take you to the best spot based on what you're hankering. P.S. If you're into Seafood there are plenty of restaurants that offer fresh catch from our own waters, bought directly from our local fisherman! Enjoy things like Mahi Mahi, Yellow Fin Tuna, Wahoo, and many more fresh delights! You will be surrounded by a quaint Caribbean town life where you can pick up souvenirs like local fruits, spices, and other island knick knacks!

    Duration: 2 hours

    Stop At: Little Buck Island, St. Thomas

    Swim with the turtles at Buck Island! This is by far one of the most amazing things that you can do while on vacation in the USVI. It is most definitely is good for the soul. After you work up an appetite head to Water Island for a laid back local vibe. Enjoy lunch and some beachside beverages. Be sure to ask about the Lion Fish specials, a local treat ;)

    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: Water Island, St. Thomas

    Water Island is the smallest U.S. Virgin Islands, located to the south of downtown Charlotte Amalie, St. Thomas. Spend a few hours or the whole day on beautiful Honeymoon beach. Float in the crystal clear blue waters, snorkel or look for turtles amongst the seagrass. The beach is lined with beach bars that offer some delicious lunch and beverage options. Water Island has an extremely laid back vibe and Amanda and Joe consider it the "Jost Van Dyke" of the U.S. Virgin Islands. The part of all is that there are NO CUSTOMS FEES to visit this little slice of paradise.

    Duration: 2 hours

    Stop At: Christmas Cove, St Thomas 00802, USVI

    To close out the day we usually recommend grabbing a mooring ball in a protected bay such as Christmas Cove off of Little St. James Island. Hang out, listen to music, float in the water, cocktail it up, snorkel, and just enjoy all the beauty that the U.S. Virgin Islands has to offer!

    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: Foxy's Bar, Great Harbour, VG1160 Jost Van Dyke

    Owners Joe and Amanda Trattner are very partial to this island and hold it true to their hearts as they got hitched in March 2013 on one of their beautiful beaches! Jost Van Dyke is an island “lost in time” where you won’t find hotels, chain restaurants, drive-throughs, or many cars for that matter. The island has chosen to keep it’s quaint local roots and prides themselves on being stress-free, and one of the most amazing islands you can visit in all of the Virgin Islands (Joe & Amanda Agree)!

    Your Day begins by stopping at Great Harbor which is home to quaint local shops, bakeries, and bars like World Famous Foxy’s. One Love Captains will be able to check you in while you explore this beautiful village with your group. From the moment you step foot (barefoot) on the sand roadways/beaches all your stress and worries will vanish into the clean ocean air, and you will feel as if you’ve arrived at a Caribbean island from the early 1900’s.

    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: White Bay, Jost Van Dyke

    White Bay probably the softest white sand beach that you will ever put your feet in and also plays host to many world famous beach bars. We’ll chill here for afternoon cocktails, beach relaxing, beach games, good conversation, and overall just an unforgettable experience. Joel Senior (Joe’s dad) describes this place as his favorite place on earth, and will remain this way until someone shows him otherwise.

    Joe & Amanda are also in love with this beach as they exchanged vows right down the beautiful white sand beach at an establishment known as “Ivans Stress-Free Bar and Campground.” It was an amazing weekend time in the couples life and they’d love to share their love of Jost Van Dyke with you and yours!

    Duration: 2 hours

    Stop At: Soggy Dollar Bar, White Bay, VG1160 Jost Van Dyke

    It is very likely that you have heard about the legendary Soggy Dollar Bar! Located along famous White Bay Beach, come and experience it for yourself. Enjoy a famous "painkiller" cocktail. Made up of local rum, pineapple juice, orange juice, and Coco Lopez, over ice topped with fresh shaved nutmeg. It is divine!

    Duration: 2 hours

    Stop At: The Bubbly Pool, Jost Van Dyke

    Take a short hike to the "Bubbly Pools." Soak in the pool surrounded by beautiful rock formations, and take in all that this relaxing site offers. On days when we have a North Swell, the bubbly pool acts like a whirlpool. After you've worked up an appetite, enjoy lunch at Foxy's Taboo, a hidden gem of a restaurant.

    Duration: 2 hours

    Stop At: Norman Island Caves, British Virgin Islands

    Decades ago Robert Louis Stevenson wrote a classic novel known as Treasure Island which takes its readers into a Caribbean fantasy world run by pirates, boats, and rum! This book was based off an island in the BVI’s known as Norman Island which can be visited on One Love Charters!

    There are two amazing snorkel stops off the coast of Norman Island known as the Caves and the Indians. The caves offer 3 large caves cut into the side of Norman Island that can be explored with a snorkel mask and flashlight! Beautiful fish feed off the reef here and offer an amazing/unique snorkeling experience that you will remember forever. A few hundred yards away is a single rock structure that jettisons out of the middle of the ocean that houses one of the healthiest reefs in all of the virgin islands! Super Bright tropical coral structures line the ocean at this amazing stop which provides food for hundreds of fish and various marine life! Jump in with your waterproof camera and create your own national geographic magazine including all the cool underwater creatures that swim past you as if you were once childhood friends. (P.S. No need to feed the fish while snorkeling off One Love Charters… We know all the best reefs with a natural wildlife habitat so you can feel completely submerged in natures natural wonders as the were meant to be viewed)!

    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: Cane Garden Bay Rd Tortola

    Cane Garden is an iconic BVI beach located on the island of Tortola. Scattered with beach bars and even has a rum distillery. Come discover how Rum is made in the old Caribbean ways, on this quick and quaint tour. Only a small fee for the Rum Distillery tour.

    Duration: 2 hours

  • Departure Point :
    1: One Love Charters, Compass Point Marina, 6300 Estate Frydenhoj, Slip 33, St. Thomas, Virgin Islands 00802, USVI
    2: Cruz Bay, St John 00830, USVI
    3: Sapphire Beach, St Thomas 00801, USVI
    4: The Ritz-Carlton Club, St. Thomas, 6910 Great Bay, St Thomas 00802, USVI
    Traveler pickup is offered
    We are located at Compass Point Marina in the East End of St. Thomas. You can reach us by rental car or by Taxi. There is free parking at our marina. If you will be getting around by taxi we would be happy to put you in touch with a fabulous taxi company who we work closely with. They would be happy to pick you up at your resort or the one of the cruise ship ports and can pre-arrange your pick up and drop off. If the ocean conditions allow we may be able to pick you up at other locations, including the cruise ship ports. Dockage fees would be additional, please inquire. We also offer free pickups/ drop-offs from Cruz Bay, St. John. Ports
    • Crown Bay Marina
    • Yacht Haven Grande
    Return Detail :
    Returns to original departure point
    Hotel Pickup :
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Stroller accessible
    • Service animals allowed
    • Near public transportation
    • Infants must sit on laps
    • Not recommended for travelers with back problems
    • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
    • Most travelers can participate
    • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
    • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
  • You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.



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Activity ID: V-150986P1

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