Coral Bay Attractions

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Although it is home to a number of restaurants and dive bars, there isn't much else to speak of directly within the limited area of Coral Bay.  In fact, it is rare for tourists to venture out this way, though for its natural, scenic beauty and seclusion it is worth the trip.


Lameshur Bay

You will discover a large selection of beaches to consider, though they are all located in neighboring areas. Snorkeling is available at some of the beaches, for people who enjoy this relaxing pastime. Just click on the name of the beach to get additional information concerning that particular stretch of sand.

If you are wanting to snorkel, a beach with that option is Waterlemon Beach. It takes a bit of hike to make it to this secluded beach, but the crystalline, calm waters are so beautiful they are worth the trip.

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Another top pick for snorkelers is Waterlemon Cay Beach. In order to get to Waterlemon Cay, park your car at the Annaberg Ruins parking lot, then follow the trail to Leinster Bay. It should take about 20 minutes at a good pace.

Pelican Beach: Great for snorkeling, swimming, sun bathing, and sandcastle building, Pelican Beach is an all-around great spot for a day along the shore.

Needless to say, you'll be able to find plenty of other beaches nearby. For a better look at this topic, see this article.

Landmark Attractions

Annaberg Plantation

An interesting landmark worth visiting is Emmaus Moravian Church. It is located in Coral Bay. Playing as much of a role in the US Virgin Island culture as the Lutheran Church, the Moravian Church was the sole place of worship for the slaves. This holy sanctum helped solidify a common language, culture, and belief system among the island's workers.

Another landmark that often intrigues visitors is Annaberg Plantation. It is found 1.5 mi. Northwest of central Coral Bay. One of the main plantations to support the sugar industry on St. Croix during the 18th and 19th centuries, Annaberg Plantation was owned by the first Danish governor of St. Croix, Frederick Moth. Now, the property is in ruins and is a popular tourist attractions amongst those who wonder about the history of the plantation in the U.S.

Fredriksdal Ruins: Hikers who visit the ruins will be able to explore as much as they want. As there are no staff, there is not much in the way of restrictions or services.

This area includes a wide range of sites to visit. Anyone who needs to get more details concerning other interesting places to visit in and near Coral Bay by clicking here.

Natural Attractions

Virgin Islands National Park

Virgin Islands National Park is one of the natural attractions you might enjoy. <p>Virgin Islands National Park is a huge endeavor, encompassing more than 7,000 acres on the island of St. John. The diverse landscape of the park lends itself to everything from trail hiking to swimming, and even camping.</p>

Another attraction to consider visiting is Petroglyph Pool Waterfall. <p>Deep in the Virgin Islands National Park among tall trees, crumpling ruins, and centuries-old carvings you will be able to spot the Petroglyph Pool Waterfall. This tall fall cascades down to fill a pool that is famous for something more than the waterfall alone.</p>

Of course, you will find a full range choices. To learn more about natural attractions near Coral Bay, read this article.


People do not usually come to Coral Bay for its gambling opportunities, although there is one such venue nearby, Parrot Club. <p>Amidst the hopping nightlife scene on St. John is Parrot Club, the island's only gaming center. This keeps things busy because tourists don't have much choice, yet, the cool atmosphere makes it clear that it would stand out even if it were not the sole option.</p>


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