What's Located Around Caneel Bay Resort

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The beaches in the US Virgin Islands are considered some of the best attractions that you'll find on the islands. If you are a big beach fan, Caneel Bay Resort is the perfect locale for you. This property is located along the water, so guests can spend as much time as they like under the sun if that is what they want to do. This property is tucked away from the Virgin Islands' more crowded areas, which means those visiting this particular area will often have these stretches of sand to themselves, providing them with the opportunity to enjoy the tranquility of this amazing area.

Nearby Beaches

Caneel Bay

Naturally, since Caneel Bay Resort is positioned directly on Caneel Bay, spending time at the shore 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 travelers who want some variety, its not difficult to find another beach to experience. Click the names below to learn more:

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

The closest option 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.

Another location you might enjoy is Cruz Bay Beach which offers an active beach scene. 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. You'll find this one a quick distance off.

Nearby Areas

Paying a visit to the towns or communities located closest to your resort can help diversify your itinerary, no matter if you'll just be browsing their markets, or dining with locals at their authentic restaurants. Caneel Bay Resort is found in the northern outskirts of Cruz Bay, in the vicinity of downtown Cruz Bay.

The table below lists some of the areas near Caneel Bay Resort.

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 an excellent place to stay for active travelers. There are more than a few fun activities to be enjoyed when exploring near this accommodation. In fact, this region is simply full of places for travelers to explore, such as Ivan Jadan Museum, Franklin Powell Park, and Cruz Bay Battery, to name a few. Of the three nearby attractions, the closest is Ivan Jadan Museum.

These are just a few of your many options, more of which are shown in the table below.

Attractions Near Caneel Bay
Attraction Type Distance Direction Location
Ivan Jadan Museum Museum 0.9 SSW Downtown Cruz Bay, St. John
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
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 searching for a chance to see something a little different, Ivan Jadan Museum is an option worth considering. 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.

Nearby Accommodations

When you're choosing a location to stay in, it can often be smart to learn more about nearby lodging possibilities in order to better understand the region. This section of St. John houses several other hotel and resort options to choose from, which will give readers lots to think about before reaching a conclusion. Get the details you need about all the region's booking options by reading the following table.

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
Westin Resort, St. John 1.3 S Cruz Bay, St. John
 

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