Coral Bay Landmarks

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

In case you like to become more aware of other places and cultures, you should consider visiting a museum during your time in Coral Bay. To obtain complete information concerning each museum, try clicking on the name.

If you are looking to do some sight-seeing, visit Ivan Jadan Museum. It is located within downtown Cruz Bay, 5.5 mi. West of central Coral Bay. The Ivan Jaden Museum is a small educational experience right in Cruz Bay dedicated to the Russian tenor, refugee and fighter for freedom, Ivan Jaden. The museum is dedicated to Jaden and his belief in freedom and the importance of spreading the truth about life in the Soviet Union.

Museums Near Coral Bay
Name Phone Location Island
Ivan Jadan Museum (340) 776-6423 Downtown Cruz Bay, 5.5 mi. West of Central Coral Bay St. John

Historical Sites

Annaberg Plantation

In case you enjoy learning about the historical roots of a foreign country, you might want to visit a few of these historical sites while on vacation in Coral Bay.

One popular destination is Emmaus Moravian Church. It is located in Coral Bay. Although visitors are welcome to join in on weekly service, the building is closed otherwise.

Attractions Map

Another common landmark for vacationers is Annaberg Plantation. It is found 1.5 mi. Northwest of central Coral Bay. A number of buildings associated with sugar production, including a windmill, factory, and slave quarters, although in ruins, are all a part of a tour of this property.

Fredriksdal Ruins: Once the home to the magistrate of St. John, the property was sold to Frederick Von Moth in 1730s. Now, it honors him in name, a man who would later become a Governor of St. Croix.

Review the chart below for a list of sites of historical interest in and around Coral Bay.

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

Bear in mind that Coral Bay has other attractions. To get more information on other attractions for Coral Bay, go to this page.

 

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