Often, people make plans to take a trip to US Virgin Islands just for the incredible beaches that the island group is known for.
Fortunately, this property is right on the water and sand, so you won't have to go very far to enjoy the most popular feature in the area.
Naturally, since Coconut Coast is positioned directly on Turner Bay Beach, relaxing on the sand is popular with guests staying at this property. 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. For those who want some variety, there are some additional beaches worth investigating. Click the names below to see more details:
|Frank Bay Beach||0.1||WNW||Estate Enighed|
|Cruz Bay Beach||0.2||NNE||Downtown Cruz Bay|
|Great Cruz Beach||0.8||ESE||Cruz Bay|
|Salomon Bay Beach||1.0||NNE||Cruz Bay|
|Caneel Bay||1.3||NE||Caneel Bay|
|Scott Beach||1.6||NNE||1.3 mi. North of Cruz Bay|
|Hawksnest Bay||1.7||NE||1.3 mi. Northeast of Cruz Bay|
|Oppenheimer Beach||2.0||NE||1.6 mi. Northeast of Cruz Bay|
|Denis Bay Beach||2.2||NE||1.8 mi. Northeast of Cruz Bay|
|Jumbie Beach||2.3||NE||1.8 mi. Northeast of Cruz Bay|
|Trunk Bay||2.6||NE||2.2 mi. Northeast of Cruz Bay|
|Cinnamon Bay||2.9||NE||Peter Bay|
|Reef Bay Beach||3.5||E||2.6 mi. South West of Coral Bay|
|Maho Bay||3.9||NE||2.1 mi. West-Northwest of Coral Bay|
|Francis Bay Beach||4.3||NE||2.2 mi. Northwest of Coral Bay|
|Lameshur Bay||4.7||E||2.0 mi. South-Southwest of Coral Bay|
The closest one is 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.
If you're interested in a chance to escape the crowds, Salomon Bay Beach might be a good choice. 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. You can find it located just a small hike away.
Stopping over at a town or community close to your hotel can add a little something extra to your vacation, whether it's for enjoying a night out in the area, or sampling authentic cuisine with the locals. Coconut Coast is located outside the center of Cruz Bay.
The areas found closest to Coconut Coast are listed below.
|Estate Enighed, St. John||0.0||NNW|
|downtown Cruz Bay, St. John||0.3||NE|
|Bethany, St. John||1.0||ENE|
|Chocolate Hole, St. John||1.2||SE|
|Caneel Bay, St. John||1.2||NNE|
|Gifft Hill, St. John||1.6||E|
|Fish Bay, St. John||2.4||E|
|Great Saint James Island||2.5||WSW|
Tourists who prefer to stay active and on-the-go during their stay on St. John will quickly learn that Coconut Coast is a great starting point for their adventures. You will find that this region is simply full of places for travelers to explore, such as Franklin Powell Park, Cruz Bay Battery, and Ivan Jadan Museum, to name a few. The closest of the three is Franklin Powell Park.
For even more attractions to add to your agenda, find several of the nearest listed in the following table.
|Franklin Powell Park||Park||0.3||NE||Downtown Cruz Bay, St. John|
|Cruz Bay Battery||Historical Site||0.4||NNE||Downtown Cruz Bay, St. John|
|Ivan Jadan Museum||Museum||0.1||NE||Downtown Cruz Bay, St. John|
|Historical Site||2.1||E||1.8 mi. East of Cruz Bay, St. John|
|Denis Bay Ruins||Historical Site||2.2||NE||1.8 mi. Northeast of Cruz Bay, St. John|
|Catherineberg Ruins||Historical Site||2.6||ENE||2.2 mi. East-Northeast of Cruz Bay, St. John|
|Cinnamon Bay Plantation Ruins||Historical Site||3.3||NE||2.6 mi. West of Coral Bay, St. John|
|Petroglyphs||Historical Site||3.5||E||2.2 mi. West-Southwest of Coral Bay, St. John|
|Petroglyph Pool Waterfall||Waterfall||3.5||E||2.2 mi. West-Southwest of Coral Bay, St. John|
|Virgin Islands National Park||Nature Sanctuary/Wildlife Reserve||3.6||ENE||2.0 mi. West of Coral Bay, St. John|
|America Hill Ruins||Historical Site||3.6||NE||2.4 mi. West of Coral Bay, St. John|
|Hiking Trail||3.8||E||1.8 mi. West of Coral Bay, St. John|
|Reef Bay Sugar Factory Ruins||Historical Site||3.8||E||2.0 mi. South West of Coral Bay, St. John|
|Par Force Estate Ruins||Historical Site||3.8||E||1.9 mi. South West of Coral Bay, St. John|
|Hiking Trail||4.0||E||2.0 mi. South West of Coral Bay, St. John|
|Windberg Ruins||Historical Site||4.3||ENE||1.8 mi. West-Northwest of Coral Bay, St. John|
|Fredriksdal Plantation Ruins||Historical Site||4.6||ENE||1.7 mi. Northwest of Coral Bay, St. John|
|Fredriksdal Ruins||Historical Site||4.6||ENE||1.6 mi. Northwest of Coral Bay, St. John|
|Historical Site||--||--||2.0 mi. South-Southwest of Coral Bay, St. John|
|Hiking Trail||4.8||E||2.0 mi. South-Southwest of Coral Bay, St. John|
|Annaberg Plantation||Historical Site||5.0||ENE||1.5 mi. Northwest of Coral Bay, St. John|
|Emmaus Moravian Church||Historical Site||5.7||E||Coral Bay, St. John|
|Historical Site||6.1||E||0.6 mi. East of Coral Bay, St. John|
|Hiking Trail||6.2||E||Concordia, St. John|
|Buck Island National Wildlife Refuge||Nature Sanctuary/Wildlife Reserve||6.9||SW||Capella Island|
|Fort Willoughy Ruins||Historical Site||8.7||W||Hassel Island|
|Garrison House||Historical Site||8.8||W||Hassel Island|
|Crowell's Battery||Historical Site||8.9||W||Hassel Island|
|Hassel Island Historic Park||Park||9.1||W||Hassel Island|
|Fort Shipley Ruins||Historical Site||9.2||W||Hassel Island|
|Creque Marine Slipway Ruins||Historical Site||9.2||W||Hassel Island|
|Phillips' Botanical Garden||Botanical Garden||10.3||W||Water Island|
|Fort Segarra||Historical Site||10.6||W||Water Island|
|Historical Site||10.6||W||Water Island|
If you're looking for a place where you can while away some free time, Franklin Powell Park might be the right choice for you. 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.
When you're choosing a place to stay, it's sometimes a good idea to learn more about nearby lodging possibilities as a way to better understand the region. This portion of St. John houses quite a few other hotel and resort options to pick from, which will give readers plenty to think over before reaching a verdict. The following table provides a list of all of the hotel booking options you can find in the area.
|Garden by the Sea||0.1||NE||Cruz Bay, St. John|
|Hillcrest Guesthouse||0.2||NE||Downtown Cruz Bay, St. John|
|Cruz Bay Boutique Hotel||0.3||NE||Downtown Cruz Bay, St. John|
|St. John Inn||0.4||E||Downtown Cruz Bay, St. John|
|Inn at Tamarind Court||0.4||NE||Downtown Cruz Bay, St. John|
|Estate Lindholm||0.6||NNE||Cruz Bay, St. John|
|The Westin St. John Resort||0.8||ESE||Cruz Bay, St. John|
|Caneel Bay Resort||1.3||NE||Caneel Bay, St. John|
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