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 handful of beaches to consider in the area. Snorkeling is an option at some locations, for people who enjoy this relaxing pastime. To get additional information about any specific beach you can click on the names of the ones you are curious about.

Caneel Bay

A beach scene where snorkeling is popular is Great Cruz Beach. Thanks to the nearby Westin Hotel and the surrounding area, guests will be able to access the beach via taxi, car, or foot.

Another alternative for beach-goers to consider is Frank Bay Beach. If you follow the coastal roads south from the ferry terminal, you can find Frank Bay Beach just after you pass Gallows Point Resort. Parking is available right across the street.

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.

The following chart enables you to get more details regarding the beaches found 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

Fortunately, you can find other attraction types available too. To see our page about other attractions, go to this page.


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