Travelers visiting this area of St. John usually enjoy a day at one of the beautiful and relaxing beaches. Those looking to steer clear of typical tourist haunts will like the less-crowded location of Gallows Point Resort, but it's not completely out of range of the beach.
All of the beaches along the coast of St. John have their own personalities; these variations can make the difference between a relaxing time on the sand, and an unprepared visit. The choices in the following table are those found nearest to Gallows Point Resort. Click on the following names to see more information:
|Frank Bay Beach||0.1||S||Estate Enighed|
|Cruz Bay Beach||0.2||ENE||Downtown Cruz Bay|
|Turner Bay Beach||0.2||SE||Cruz Bay|
|Salomon Bay Beach||0.9||NE||Cruz Bay|
|Great Cruz Beach||1.0||SE||Cruz Bay|
|Caneel Bay||1.2||NE||Caneel Bay|
|Scott Beach||1.5||NE||1.3 mi. North of Cruz Bay|
|Hawksnest Bay||1.6||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||2.2||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||3.6||E||2.6 mi. South West of Coral Bay|
|Maho Bay||3.9||ENE||2.1 mi. West-Northwest of Coral Bay|
|Francis Bay Beach||4.3||NE||2.2 mi. Northwest of Coral Bay|
|Lameshur Bay||4.8||E||2.0 mi. South-Southwest of Coral Bay|
The most convenient option is Frank Bay Beach. Since this beach is a reasonable distance away, you won't have to go far to enjoy an endless sparkling backdrop. 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 searching for a beach where you can have a private family outing away from the crowds, Salomon Bay Beach could be a better choice for you. 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. It's located only a quick trip off.
Vacationers who are curious about the area's important features might want to know how many miles the nearby town or city is from their accommodations. Gallows Point Resort is situated toward the heart of Cruz Bay.
The areas found closest to Gallows Point Resort are listed below.
|Estate Enighed, St. John||0.1||SE|
|downtown Cruz Bay, St. John||0.3||E|
|Bethany, St. John||1.1||E|
|Caneel Bay, St. John||1.1||NE|
|Chocolate Hole, St. John||1.3||SE|
|Gifft Hill, St. John||1.7||E|
|Great Saint James Island||2.5||SW|
|Fish Bay, St. John||2.5||E|
Visitors who prefer to stay active and on-the-go while visiting St. John will quickly learn that Gallows Point Resort is a great starting point for their adventures. Yes, this particular region boasts plenty 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.
There's something for everybody here, so feel free to explore more of the hotel's closest attractions, like those listed in the table below.
|Franklin Powell Park||Park||0.3||ENE||Downtown Cruz Bay, St. John|
|Cruz Bay Battery||Historical Site||0.3||NE||Downtown Cruz Bay, St. John|
|Ivan Jadan Museum||Museum||0.2||ESE||Downtown Cruz Bay, St. John|
|Historical Site||2.2||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||2.7||ENE||2.2 mi. East-Northeast of Cruz Bay, St. John|
|Cinnamon Bay Plantation Ruins||Historical Site||3.3||ENE||2.6 mi. West of Coral Bay, St. John|
|Petroglyphs||Historical Site||3.6||E||2.2 mi. West-Southwest of Coral Bay, St. John|
|Petroglyph Pool Waterfall||Waterfall||3.6||E||2.2 mi. West-Southwest of Coral Bay, St. John|
|Virgin Islands National Park||Nature Sanctuary/Wildlife Reserve||3.6||E||2.0 mi. West of Coral Bay, St. John|
|America Hill Ruins||Historical Site||3.6||ENE||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||3.9||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||4.9||E||2.0 mi. South-Southwest of Coral Bay, St. John|
|Annaberg Plantation||Historical Site||5.1||ENE||1.5 mi. Northwest of Coral Bay, St. John|
|Emmaus Moravian Church||Historical Site||5.7||E||Coral Bay, St. John|
|Historical Site||6.2||E||0.6 mi. East of Coral Bay, St. John|
|Hiking Trail||6.3||E||Concordia, St. John|
|Buck Island National Wildlife Refuge||Nature Sanctuary/Wildlife Reserve||7.0||SW||Capella Island|
|Fort Willoughy Ruins||Historical Site||8.6||W||Hassel Island|
|Garrison House||Historical Site||8.7||W||Hassel Island|
|Crowell's Battery||Historical Site||8.8||W||Hassel Island|
|Hassel Island Historic Park||Park||9.0||W||Hassel Island|
|Fort Shipley Ruins||Historical Site||9.1||W||Hassel Island|
|Creque Marine Slipway Ruins||Historical Site||9.1||W||Hassel Island|
|Phillips' Botanical Garden||Botanical Garden||10.2||W||Water Island|
|Fort Segarra||Historical Site||10.5||W||Water Island|
|Historical Site||10.6||W||Water Island|
If you're searching 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.
Getting information about nearby booking possibilities is often a convenient way to get a better feel for the area. You will be able to find no shortage of other properties to consider nearby, as this section of St. John offers visitors a wide range of hotels and resorts to choose from. The table that follows shows all of the lodging possibilities that are found in the surrounding area.
|Coconut Coast||0.2||SSE||Cruz Bay, St. John|
|Garden by the Sea||0.2||SE||Cruz Bay, St. John|
|Hillcrest Guesthouse||0.3||E||Downtown Cruz Bay, St. John|
|Cruz Bay Boutique Hotel||0.3||E||Downtown Cruz Bay, St. John|
|Inn at Tamarind Court||0.4||E||Downtown Cruz Bay, St. John|
|St. John Inn||0.4||E||Downtown Cruz Bay, St. John|
|Estate Lindholm||0.5||NE||Cruz Bay, St. John|
|The Westin St. John Resort||1.0||ESE||Cruz Bay, St. John|
|Caneel Bay Resort||1.2||NE||Caneel Bay, St. John|
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