What's Near Caneel Bay Resort

Many times, landing a hotel close to the beach will ensure that you can take full advantage of the beautiful sand and water in the US Virgin Islands.

Visitors love that this property is directly on the waterfront, so you won't need to travel far to see what makes the area so special. The ability to stretch out without groups of other visitors crowding the beach is crucial to many vacationers. This beach provides that type of environment because it's not located within the Virgin Islands' busier areas.

Nearby Beaches

Caneel Bay

Obviously, since Caneel Bay Resort is located right on Caneel Bay, hanging out at the beach is one of the main attractions at this property. 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. For vacationers who are eager for some variety, the following options each offer something a little different. Click on the names below to see more details:

Beaches Near Caneel Bay
Beach Distance Direction Location
Salomon Bay Beach 0.3 WSW Cruz Bay
Hawksnest Bay 0.4 NE 1.3 mi. Northeast of Cruz Bay
Scott Beach 0.4 N 1.3 mi. North of Cruz Bay
Oppenheimer Beach 0.8 NE 1.6 mi. Northeast of Cruz Bay
Denis Bay Beach 0.9 NE 1.8 mi. Northeast of Cruz Bay
Jumbie Beach 1.0 NE 1.8 mi. Northeast of Cruz Bay
Cruz Bay Beach 1.0 SW Downtown Cruz Bay
Turner Bay Beach 1.3 SW Cruz Bay
Frank Bay Beach 1.3 SW Estate Enighed
Trunk Bay 1.4 ENE 2.2 mi. Northeast of Cruz Bay
Great Cruz Beach 1.5 S Cruz Bay
Cinnamon Bay 1.7 ENE Peter Bay
Maho Bay 2.8 ENE 2.1 mi. West-Northwest of Coral Bay
Reef Bay Beach 3.1 ESE 2.6 mi. South West of Coral Bay
Francis Bay Beach 3.1 ENE 2.2 mi. Northwest of Coral Bay
Leinster Bay Beach 3.9 ENE 1.6 mi. Northwest of Coral Bay
Lameshur Bay 4.2 ESE 2.0 mi. South-Southwest of Coral Bay
Waterlemon Cay Beach 4.5 ENE 1.5 mi. North-Northwest of Coral Bay
Waterlemon Beach 4.5 ENE 1.2 mi. North-Northwest of Coral Bay

One of the closest picks is 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.

Also, you may like another nearby spot, Cruz Bay Beach where you'll find plenty of people. 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. This one is located a mile south west of the lodgings.

Nearby Areas

Visitors who are curious about what's nearby might want to know how many miles the neighboring town or city is from their location. Caneel Bay Resort is located in the northern outskirts of Cruz Bay, close to downtown Cruz Bay.

The areas found closest to Caneel Bay Resort are listed below.

Cities, Towns, and Neighborhoods Nearby
Area Name Distance Direction
Bethany, St. John 0.7 S
Cruz Bay, St. John 0.9 SSW
downtown Cruz Bay, St. John 1.0 SW
Gifft Hill, St. John 1.2 SE
Estate Enighed, St. John 1.3 SW
Peter Bay, St. John 1.6 ENE
Chocolate Hole, St. John 1.8 S
Lovango Cay 1.9 NW
Congo Cay 2.1 NW
Fish Bay, St. John 2.2 SE

Nearby Attractions

Cinnamon Bay Plantation Ruins

Caneel Bay Resort serves as a wonderful spot for active tourists. There are a great deal of fun activities to be discovered when exploring near this accommodation. In fact, this region touts a wide array of places to explore, including Franklin Powell Park, Cruz Bay Battery, and Ivan Jadan Museum. Of the three, the closest is Franklin Powell Park.

In search of even more activities to keep you busy? Take a look at all the things to do near the property, which are listed in the table below.

Attractions Near Caneel Bay
Attraction Type Distance Direction Location
Franklin Powell Park Park 1.0 SW Downtown Cruz Bay, St. John
Cruz Bay Battery Historical Site 0.9 SW Downtown Cruz Bay, St. John
Ivan Jadan Museum Museum 1.2 SW Downtown Cruz Bay, St. John
Rebellion Gut Historical Site 1.5 ESE 1.8 mi. East of Cruz Bay, St. John
Denis Bay Ruins Historical Site 0.9 NE 1.8 mi. Northeast of Cruz Bay, St. John
Catherineberg Ruins Historical Site 1.6 E 2.2 mi. East-Northeast of Cruz Bay, St. John
Cinnamon Bay Plantation Ruins Historical Site 2.2 E 2.6 mi. West of Coral Bay, St. John
Petroglyphs Historical Site 2.8 E 2.2 mi. West-Southwest of Coral Bay, St. John
Petroglyph Pool Waterfall Waterfall 2.8 E 2.2 mi. West-Southwest of Coral Bay, St. John
Virgin Islands National Park Nature Sanctuary/Wildlife Reserve 2.6 E 2.0 mi. West of Coral Bay, St. John
America Hill Ruins Historical Site 2.5 ENE 2.4 mi. West of Coral Bay, St. John
Reef Bay Trail Hiking Trail 2.9 E 1.8 mi. West of Coral Bay, St. John
Reef Bay Sugar Factory Ruins Historical Site 3.1 E 2.0 mi. South West of Coral Bay, St. John
Par Force Estate Ruins Historical Site 3.2 E 1.9 mi. South West of Coral Bay, St. John
Lamshur Bay Trail Hiking Trail 3.4 ESE 2.0 mi. South West of Coral Bay, St. John
Windberg Ruins Historical Site 3.2 ENE 1.8 mi. West-Northwest of Coral Bay, St. John
Fredriksdal Plantation Ruins Historical Site 3.5 ENE 1.7 mi. Northwest of Coral Bay, St. John
Fredriksdal Ruins Historical Site 3.5 ENE 1.6 mi. Northwest of Coral Bay, St. John
Lameshur Bay Ruins Historical Site -- -- 2.0 mi. South-Southwest of Coral Bay, St. John
Yawzi Point Trail Hiking Trail 4.3 ESE 2.0 mi. South-Southwest of Coral Bay, St. John
Annaberg Plantation Historical Site 3.9 ENE 1.5 mi. Northwest of Coral Bay, St. John
Emmaus Moravian Church Historical Site 4.8 E Coral Bay, St. John
Fortsburg Ruins Historical Site 5.3 E 0.6 mi. East of Coral Bay, St. John
Ram's Head Trail Hiking Trail 5.8 ESE Concordia, St. John
Buck Island National Wildlife Refuge Nature Sanctuary/Wildlife Reserve 8.1 SW Capella Island
Buck Island Lighthouse Lighthouse 8.3 SW Buck Island
Fort Willoughy Ruins Historical Site 9.5 W Hassel Island
Garrison House Historical Site 9.6 W Hassel Island
Crowell's Battery Historical Site 9.7 W Hassel Island
Hassel Island Historic Park Park 9.9 W Hassel Island
Fort Shipley Ruins Historical Site 9.9 W Hassel Island
Creque Marine Slipway Ruins Historical Site 10.0 W Hassel Island
Phillips' Botanical Garden Botanical Garden 11.1 W Water Island
Fort Segarra Historical Site 11.5 W Water Island
Hotel Ruins Historical Site 11.5 W Water Island

If you're looking for a place where you can while away some free time, Franklin Powell Park might be worth a visit. Located close to the ferry dock, Franklin Powell Park is a popular place for both locals and tourist to walk through and relax. You will find plenty of room to walk and some great spots where you can sit and people-watch, and a nice selection of stores and restaurants nearby that provide plenty of options for spending a relaxing few hours while waiting for your ferry, or just enjoying a tropical afternoon.

Nearby Accommodations

Learning more about nearby accommodations is often a convenient means of getting a better feel for the area as whole. This section of St. John plays host to various other hotels and resorts to choose from, giving you lots to think over prior to reaching a conclusion. The following table lists all of the lodging possibilities available in the surrounding area.

Accommodations near Caneel Bay
Accommodation Distance Direction Location
Estate Lindholm 0.7 SW Cruz Bay, St. John
Inn at Tamarind Court 0.9 SSW Downtown Cruz Bay, St. John
Cruz Bay Boutique Hotel 1.0 SW Downtown Cruz Bay, St. John
St. John Inn 1.0 SSW Downtown Cruz Bay, St. John
Hillcrest Guesthouse 1.1 SW Downtown Cruz Bay, St. John
Garden by the Sea 1.2 SW Cruz Bay, St. John
Coconut Coast 1.3 SW Cruz Bay, St. John
The Westin St. John Resort 1.3 S Cruz Bay, St. John
 

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