Bluebeard's Castle

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

Those wishing to visit Bluebeard's Castle may choose to book their trip in Charlotte Amalie, as travelers to this part of the Virgin Islands will be excited to have easy site access during their time there. There is a reasonable number of lodgings around the area within the vicinity of Bluebeard's Castle.

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
Windward Passage Hotel Hotel 0.4 mi. (0.3 km) NW
Hotel 1829 Hotel 0.4 mi. (0.3 km) NW
Galleon House Bed & Breakfast B & B 0.4 mi. (0.3 km) WNW
The Inn at Blackbeard's Castle Hotel 0.4 mi. (0.4 km) NW
The Green Iguana Hotel Hotel 0.5 mi. (0.5 km) NW

Location and What's Nearby

There are plenty of dining options to select from in the community nearby Bluebeard's Castle. Room with a View, which has a menu full of Greek meals, offers convenient access to the historic site. Banana Tree Grille and Grande Cru are a couple other restaurant choices nearby. At Grande Cru you should be sure to sample International dishes and experience the culture of the Virgin Islands.


Operating Hours

Give the historic site a call ahead of time to find out their hours of operation.


For price of admission, dial up Bluebeard's Castle beforehand to determine 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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