It defines every aspect of Rosewood Hotels and Resorts, Inc. The moment guests set foot in one of our distinctive properties, they enter a private world of rare and refined beauty. And, at the heart of each is our unfaltering dedication to uncompromising quality and exemplary personal service. It is the legendary hallmark that has distinguished Rosewood Hotels and Resorts around the world. An enduring tradition that has thrived for nearly two decades.

"The Rosewood Tradition of Excellence."



IMAGINE THE PERFECT ESCAPE...An island jewel floating on a sapphire sea. Seductive Stretches of white sand gently warmed by a golden sun. Lapis lazuli waves that rush to kiss your feet. An enchanting landscape that embraces you in your very own private paradise. A place where life's hectic pace is calmed by tropical tranquility. You'll find it all waiting for you at Caneel Bay in the U.S. Virgin Islands.

When Laurance Rockefeller first set his eyes upon Caneel Bay, he knew he had discovered paradise. For more than thirty years, he meticulously transformed this natural beauty into a legendary resort.



Today, Rosewood is proud to nurture his vision. For more than a year, we've dedicated our hearts and millions of dollars to the complete restoration of this idyllic getaway. Now, we look forward to welcoming guests once again. From the moment you enter the new guest services area, you'll find every part of this world-famous resort as warm and inviting as the Caribbean.

 Nestled within Caneel Bay are 171 distinctly unique guest rooms. Each intimate retreat has been completely and exquisitely renovated to reflect nature's beauty. You'll enjoy a full range of amenities as you settle into the sumptuous comfort of hand-crafted furniture and richly woven fabrics. Relax as the cool ocean breeze whispers through the plantation shutters.

Idle away the hours on your own private balcony or patio and watch the sun melt behind the palms.


Caneel Bay's three exceptional restaurants boast imaginative cuisine served with rare culinary flair. With a new open-air kitchen, wood-burning oven and beautiful views of the beach and sea, Caneel Beach Terrace is certain to be a casual favorite.

Perched high on a panoramic peninsula, Turtle Bay's romantic ambiance and appetizing delicacies will continue to define gracious dining. Intriguing flavors from afar are at the center of Caneel Bay's newest restaurant, Equator, where you will savor distinctive cross-cultural fare in a unique tropical setting.


Tucked within the serenity of the Virgin Islands National Park is Caneel Bay, one of Mother Nature's most exquisite masterpieces. Here, a canvas of sea and sky meld into a glorious wash of aquamarine. An oasis of flourishing plant and wildlife preserved in their natural environment ~ nurtured by Rosewood's expert groundskeepers.

From any of the resort's seven pristine white beaches, to its rolling hilltops ablaze with exotic color, discover Caneel Bay's beauty in full bloom.


Revel in the pursuit of pure pleasure. Sun yourself on a glorious stretch of secluded sand.

Windsurf across sparkling waters or set sail for a neighboring island. Swim in our azure waters, or dive below the crystalline surf and snorkel in a technicolor world of coral and fish.Explore the primitive beauty of Caneel Bay's fragrant tropical gardens. Challenge your sporting skills on our tennis courts or enjoy a duty-free shopping spree in St. Thomas. At day's end, enjoy cocktails and hear live music beneath a canopy of velvet sky on the Starlight Terrace.


Generations have treasured the unspoiled charms of the Caneel Bay which Laurance Rockefeller discovered years ago. Now, under Rosewood Hotels and Resort's caring direction, this luxurious resort will continue to radiate the graceful style and warm ambiance that have made it legendary.So whether you're visiting Caneel Bay for the tenth time or the first time, we know you'll find this Caribbean jewel even more beautiful, more exclusive and more inviting than you ever imagined. The perfect escape is just a reservation away.




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