Beaches in Cruz Bay

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Whether you're in it to get a tan, the possibility of watersports, or you're just up for a nice swim, a trip to Cruz Bay that doesn't include a day at the beach is one that is wasted.  The waters of the Caribbean are known for their warm, calm nature, making all of the beaches that connect to Cruz Bay perfect for families.

Beach Choices In The Area

You will find a good group of beaches to consider visiting in the area. Snorkeling is an option at several locations, if some members of your party are so inclined. Just click on the name of each beach for a detailed article concerning that specific beach.

Caneel Bay

Cruz Bay Beach: Despite the shops lining the beach, and the numerous boats docked right offshore, Cruz Bay still offers clean sand and clear water. While it is not that big and can often get crowded, it is a nice place for a stroll and watching the sunsets.

Another place to consider is Caneel Bay. White, sandy shores and crystal blue waters are found on each of the beaches at this resort, so expect superb swimming and beautiful views from the shore. Palm trees line the beach area, providing opportunities for shade, while rolling green hills supply the backdrop.

Great Cruz Beach: The beach features soft white sands and calm waters, making it an excellent spot for the entire family. Palm trees, beach chairs and umbrellas sit on the coast, while the bay itself will likely be full of yachts and sailboats.

The chart just below enables you to learn more details regarding the beaches that you can find in the area.

Beaches In Cruz Bay
Name Location Coast
Caneel Bay 1.0 mi. North-Northeast of Downtown Cruz Bay West
Cruz Bay Beach Downtown Cruz Bay North West
Frank Bay Beach 0.3 mi. South West of Downtown Cruz Bay West
Great Cruz Beach 0.8 mi. Southeast of Downtown Cruz Bay West
Salomon Bay Beach 0.7 mi. North-Northeast of Downtown Cruz Bay North West
Turner Bay Beach 0.3 mi. South West of Downtown Cruz Bay West

Keep in mind, Cruz Bay includes other attractions. Click here to find our article about other interesting attractions for Cruz Bay.


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