Beaches in Christiansted

Photo credit: © David Campbell

Clear blue waters and views of the mountains are the one thing that all of Christiansted's beaches have in common.  From there, the grain of the sand will very from slightly rocky to smooth and soft, and the surf has a mind of its own in each location as well.  

Beach Choices In The Area

You will discover an abundance of beaches to visit in and around the area. Snorkeling is available at some of these beaches, if some of the people in your group are so inclined. Just click on the name of each beach for a detailed article concerning that specific beach.

Mermaid Beach

Grotto Beach: One of the beaches set on the Buccaneer Resort's property, Grotto Beach features not only the sandy surf, but a pool, a grill, and three holes of the golf course. Buccaneer guests enjoy the possible watersports available here.

A second location worth considering is Mermaid Beach. Crowded by guests staying at the Buccaneer Resort, Mermaid Beach has all the amenities you could want in a beach. Whether you want to lounge seaside with a cocktail in hand or participate in watersports, you'll love this sunny spot.

Hibiscus Beach: The sand at Hibiscus Beach is almost pink, and very fine, while the water is aquamarine. On shore visitors will find a restaurant and bar from which they can watch the tide roll in.

Check the following chart for more information about your options.

Beaches In and Around Christiansted
Name Location Coast
Colony Cove 1.2 mi. West-Northwest of Downtown Christiansted North East
Cormorant Beach Judith's Fancy, 3.4 mi. Northwest of Central Christiansted North
Grotto Beach 1.3 mi. East-Northeast of Central Christiansted East-Northeast
Half Penny Beach 2.9 mi. South of Central Christiansted South
Hibiscus Beach 2.2 mi. West-Northwest of Central Christiansted North East
Mermaid Beach 1.5 mi. East-Northeast of Central Christiansted East-Northeast
Shoy's Beach 1.7 mi. Northeast of Central Christiansted North
Sugar Beach 1.1 mi. West-Northwest of Downtown Christiansted North East
Wacho Beach Bamboo, 2.9 mi. South of Central Christiansted Southeast

If you would prefer having more points of interest beyond what's offered on this page, you can expand your planning horizon. To reach our guide to other attractions, follow this link.


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