Landmarks in Coral Bay

Photo Credit: © Sharon Johnson
 

As a general rule, it is the quiet nature and setting devoid of attractions that tend to attract tourists to Coral Bay.  Still, there are a few landmarks in and around the town that will keep visitors busy if they grow tired of the peace and seclusion.

Museums

Assuming you enjoy learning about other cultures and places, you might want to visit a museum during your vacation. Just click on each place's name to see detailed information.

If you are looking to do some sight-seeing, visit Ivan Jadan Museum. It is located in downtown Cruz Bay, 5.2 mi. West of central Coral Bay. To pursue its dedication, the Ivan Jaden Museum features music, collections, and writings, as well as a number of books about the dark history of the Soviet Union, a fact that Jaden fought to reveal since leaving Russia in 1941.

Museums Near Coral Bay
Name Phone Location Island
Ivan Jadan Museum (340) 776-6423 Downtown Cruz Bay, 5.2 mi. West of Central Coral Bay St. John

Historical Sites

Annaberg Plantation

If you enjoy exploring the historical roots of an unfamiliar place, you might want to visit a few of these historical sites while vacationing in Coral Bay.

One popular destination is Emmaus Moravian Church. It is located in Coral Bay. Worship services take place each week at 9:00 a.m. on Sunday, and all are welcome to attend.

Attractions Map

Many travelers also choose to visit Annaberg Plantation. It is located 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.

Check this table for a listing of historic sites in and around the area.

Historic Sites In and Around Coral Bay
Name Phone Location
Annaberg Plantation (340) 776-6201 ext. 238 1.5 mi. Northwest of Central Coral Bay
Emmaus Moravian Church (340) 776-6713 0.2 mi. Northeast of Central Coral Bay
Fortsburg Ruins -- 0.6 mi. East of Central Coral Bay
Fredriksdal Plantation Ruins -- 1.7 mi. Northwest of Central Coral Bay
Fredriksdal Ruins -- 1.6 mi. Northwest of Central Coral Bay
Lameshur Bay Ruins -- 2.0 mi. South-Southwest of Central Coral Bay
Par Force Estate Ruins -- 1.9 mi. South West of Central Coral Bay
Reef Bay Sugar Factory Ruins -- 2.0 mi. South West of Central Coral Bay
Windberg Ruins -- 1.8 mi. West-Northwest of Central Coral Bay

If you want to learn about a wider variety of points of interest beyond what's offered in this category, you might want to look at other locations. Anyone who needs to obtain more information about other attractions on this page.

 

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