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'll find several beaches to enjoy in and around the area. Snorkeling is available at some locations, for those who enjoy the underwater scene. You can click on the name of each beach for a detailed review of that section of the coast.

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 option worth considering is Mermaid Beach. Mermaid Beach set on the property of Buccaneer Resort and features blindingly white sands, shady coconut trees, and turquoise waters. Some areas of the beach are a bit rocky, while others are padded in seagrass, but no matter where you go, the water remains pretty calm.

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 this table to find out more about beaches available in and around the area.

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

Bear in mind, Christiansted includes other attractions. Those wanting to can get more information concerning other attractions by going to this page.

 

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