Map of Beaches in Cruz Bay

1 | Caneel Bay

Surrounded by National Park lands on the northern coast of St. John, Caneel Bay has several beautiful white-sand beaches that match the luxury of this world-famous resort. The entrance to the main beach at Caneel Bay is through the resort, but all beaches in the Virgin Islands are open to the public.

Head 1.0 mile (1.7 km) north-northeast from the center of downtown Cruz Bay to find this beach.

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1 | Salomon Bay Beach

Almost always deserted, this beach is hidden away within the lush confines of the national park. It's any easy hike from either Caneel Bay or Cruz Bay.

The center of downtown Cruz Bay is located three quarters of a mile (one and a quarter kilometers) to the south-southwest of this beach.

Complete details are available here.

1 | Cruz Bay Beach

While it may not be the largest or most tropical beach on the island, this beach remains one of the more popular spots to spend a day. This is because it will likely be the first beach you see as you approach St. John on the ferry from St. Thomas.

Visitors can find this beach a couple hundred yards (a few hundred meters) from the center of downtown Cruz Bay.

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1 | Frank Bay Beach

If you are looking for a spot to escape to, this may just be the place. Surrounded by much more famous beaches, Frank Bay offers much of the same, albeit a little smaller and with the benefit of being much less crowded.

This beach is located in Estate Enighed, near the heart of Cruz Bay, only 0.3 miles (0.6 km) south west of the center of downtown Cruz Bay.

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2 | Turner Bay Beach

On the smaller side, this beach that does not often attract visitors unless they are staying on properties nearby. This does, however, make it a great place to head to if you are looking for a quiet escape from some of the more crowded beaches in the area.

If you are coming from Frank Bay Beach, go a couple hundred yards (a few hundred meters) east-southeast to reach this beach.

More info can be found here.

1 | Great Cruz Beach

Located on the west coast of St. John, Great Cruz Bay provides a well-manicured beach area that is popular with tourists, due to its proximity to the Westin Hotel. The area is fairly well developed, with restaurants and shopping centers nearby.

Make your way three quarters of a mile (one and a quarter kilometers) southeast from the center of downtown Cruz Bay to reach this beach.

More information available here.

This map spotlights the location of 6 beaches in Cruz Bay.

Use your mouse to click on each location in order to read more about individual places shown on the map, or to zoom in to have a close-up look at a specific area. Another alternative is to interact with the map by using the table below. All you have to do is to click on the colored dot in the left column, or click on the location summary in the last column.

Points of Interest Near Cruz Bay
Click to Show Name (Click to Read Article) Area/Vicinity (Click to Show on Map)
Caneel Bay 1.0 mi. North-Northeast of Downtown Cruz Bay
None Cruz Bay Beach Downtown Cruz Bay
None Frank Bay Beach 0.3 mi. South West of Downtown Cruz Bay
Great Cruz Beach 0.8 mi. Southeast of Downtown Cruz Bay
Salomon Bay Beach 0.7 mi. North-Northeast of Downtown Cruz Bay
Turner Bay Beach 0.3 mi. South West of Downtown Cruz Bay

 

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