Blackbeard's Castle

Photo Credit: © Benjamin Reed CC BY

Blackbeard's Castle serves as one of five National Historic Landmarks in the U.S. Virgin Islands. Built in 1679 by the Danes, now guests can explore the castle's private hide outs, botanical gardens, and archeological sites. Housed on property is also a popular hotel.

Staying Close

Blackbeard's Castle is located in Charlotte Amalie, so visitors to this region of the Virgin Islands will be excited to have easy access to this historic attraction for the duration of their trip. There is a decent number of lodgings in the area within the vicinity of this historical site.

Hotels near Blackbeard's Castle
Hotel Type Distance Direction
The Inn at Blackbeard's Castle Hotel 0.0 mi. (0.4 km) N
Hotel 1829 Hotel 0.1 mi. (0.3 km) S
Windward Passage Hotel Hotel 0.1 mi. (0.3 km) S
The Green Iguana Hotel Hotel 0.1 mi. (0.5 km) N
At Home in the Tropics Bed & Breakfast B & B 0.1 mi. (1.4 km) SE
Bunker Hill Hotel B & B 0.1 mi. (0.4 km) WSW
Galleon House Bed & Breakfast B & B 0.1 mi. (0.3 km) SSW

Location and What's Nearby

And, one of the most delightful options while spending an afternoon exploring the area is sharing food at a restaurant within traveling distance of Blackbeard's Castle. Herve's Restaurant & Wine Bar is an easy to reach bistro and will be of particular interest to visitors looking for a convenient meal. It's only around a couple hundred yards from this site's location, so stop in and place your order. Natural Livity and Tavern On The Waterfront are some more restaurant options close to Blackbeard's Castle. At Tavern On The Waterfront you and your party should be sure to try out contemporary food and experience the culture of the Virgin Islands.


Operating Hours

The operating hours for the historic site aren't readily available, meaning your group's best option is phoning ahead of time to make certain the site is going to be open for business when you and your companions want to visit.


Admission into the castle is $14 for adults and $5 for children 12 years old and younger.

Contact Information

Phone Number: (340) 776-1234


Location: 1001 Blackbeard's Hill, Charlotte Amalie, St. Thomas


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