Bluebeard's Castle

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Named for an infamous pirate, Bluebeard's Castle was built in 1689 by the Danes as a fortress. Now, the castle stands on the property of a time share resort of the same name, as a landmark with little use outside of its historic beauty and majesty.

Staying Close

Bluebeard's Castle is located in Charlotte Amalie, ensuring those visiting this part of the Virgin Islands will have the benefit of easy site access during their visit. Despite the fact that this location isn't a major hub for tourism, you'll still find a fair number of lodgings to choose from.

Hotels near Bluebeard's Castle
Hotel Type Distance Direction
Bluebeards Castle Resort 0.0 mi. (0.4 km) N
At Home in the Tropics Bed & Breakfast B & B 0.4 mi. (1.4 km) NW
Galleon House Bed & Breakfast B & B 0.4 mi. (0.3 km) WNW
Windward Passage Hotel Hotel 0.4 mi. (0.3 km) NW
The Green Iguana Hotel Hotel 0.5 mi. (0.5 km) NW
Bunker Hill Hotel B & B 0.5 mi. (0.4 km) WNW
The Crystal Palace B & B 0.6 mi. (0.6 km) WNW

Location and What's Nearby

Guests at Bluebeard's Castle will have access to a choice of outdoor activities like playing a few holes of golf and enjoying water sports not far away. Guests with an interest in trying out their skillfulness at the course, will be able to do so at the nearest golfing option, which is Mahogany Run Public Golf Course. Lazy hours can also be planned at Morning Star Beach, the closest beach. Although the selection might be scarce, a few other similar outdoor possibilities to choose from nearby. Guests will discover a fair number of interesting places out of the sun in this general area. There are a couple of places you may enjoy -Memorial Moravian Church and Roosevelt Park- both of which are located a short distance from the historic site.


Operating Hours

The hours of operation for the site are not readily available, meaning your party's best option is calling early to confirm the institution is open for business when you and your party plan to visit.


To find out how much the museum charges, dial up Bluebeard's Castle ahead of time to find out how much they charge, or if they do at all.

Contact Information

Phone Number: (340) 774-1600

Location: Bluebeard's Hill, Charlotte Amalie, St. Thomas




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