What's Near Garden by the Sea

Nearby Beaches

Caneel Bay

It's been said that the best sites to visit in all of the Virgin Islands are stretched along the coast. There are bound to be nearby beaches that you will enjoy.

Each place along the coast has its own distinguishing features that can affect how much you enjoy your time near the shore. You're bound to find an option that suits you in the following table. Click on the following names to view our detailed article:

Beaches Near Garden by the Sea
Beach Distance Direction Location
Turner Bay Beach 0.1 SW Cruz Bay
Frank Bay Beach 0.1 W Estate Enighed
Cruz Bay Beach 0.2 N Downtown Cruz Bay
Great Cruz Beach 0.8 SE Cruz Bay
Salomon Bay Beach 1.0 NNE Cruz Bay
Caneel Bay 1.3 NNE Caneel Bay
Scott Beach 1.6 NNE 1.3 mi. North of Cruz Bay
Hawksnest Bay -- -- 1.3 mi. Northeast of Cruz Bay
Oppenheimer Beach -- -- 1.6 mi. Northeast of Cruz Bay
Denis Bay Beach 2.1 NE 1.8 mi. Northeast of Cruz Bay
Jumbie Beach 2.2 NE 1.8 mi. Northeast of Cruz Bay
Trunk Bay 2.5 NE 2.2 mi. Northeast of Cruz Bay
Cinnamon Bay 2.8 NE Peter Bay
Reef Bay Beach 3.4 E 2.6 mi. South West of Coral Bay
Maho Bay 3.8 NE 2.1 mi. West-Northwest of Coral Bay
Francis Bay Beach 4.2 NE 2.2 mi. Northwest of Coral Bay
Lameshur Bay 4.6 E 2.0 mi. South-Southwest of Coral Bay
Leinster Bay Beach 4.9 ENE 1.6 mi. Northwest of Coral Bay

Turner Bay Beach is probably the most convenient option to visit near Garden by the Sea. Since this beach can be found a short distance from the B & B, your party won't have to go far to enjoy an endless sparkling backdrop. 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're on the lookout for a more secluded and private beach scene, Salomon Bay Beach might be just right 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.

Nearby Areas

Guests who want to know a little bit more about what else is in the area may want to know how far the nearby town or city is from their accommodations. Garden by the Sea is located toward the center of Cruz Bay.

The table below lists the areas that are closest to Garden by the Sea:

Cities, Towns, and Neighborhoods Nearby
Area Name Distance Direction
Estate Enighed, St. John 0.1 W
downtown Cruz Bay, St. John 0.2 NE
Bethany, St. John 0.9 ENE
Chocolate Hole, St. John 1.1 SE
Caneel Bay, St. John 1.2 NNE
Gifft Hill, St. John 1.5 E
Fish Bay, St. John 2.3 E
Lovango Cay 2.4 N
Great Saint James Island 2.5 WSW
Dog Island 2.6 SW

Nearby Attractions

Cinnamon Bay Plantation Ruins

Tourists seeking thrilling outdoor activities during their trip to St. John will quickly learn that Garden by the Sea is a good spot to start all their adventures. As a matter of fact, this section of Cruz Bay has a lot of spots for vacationers to explore, including Ivan Jadan Museum, Franklin Powell Park, and Cruz Bay Battery. Of the three, the closest is Ivan Jadan Museum.

For even more attractions to add to your agenda, find several of the nearest listed in the table below.

Attractions Near Garden by the Sea
Attraction Type Distance Direction Location
Ivan Jadan Museum Museum 0.4 NE Downtown Cruz Bay, St. John
Franklin Powell Park Park -- -- Downtown Cruz Bay, St. John
Cruz Bay Battery Historical Site 0.3 N Downtown Cruz Bay, St. John
Rebellion Gut Historical Site -- -- 1.8 mi. East of Cruz Bay, St. John
Denis Bay Ruins Historical Site 2.1 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 3.2 NE 2.6 mi. West of Coral Bay, St. John
Petroglyphs Historical Site 3.4 E 2.2 mi. West-Southwest of Coral Bay, St. John
Petroglyph Pool Waterfall Waterfall 3.4 E 2.2 mi. West-Southwest of Coral Bay, St. John
Virgin Islands National Park Nature Sanctuary/Wildlife Reserve 3.5 ENE 2.0 mi. West of Coral Bay, St. John
America Hill Ruins Historical Site 3.5 NE 2.4 mi. West of Coral Bay, St. John
Reef Bay Trail Hiking Trail 3.7 E 1.8 mi. West of Coral Bay, St. John
Reef Bay Sugar Factory Ruins Historical Site 3.7 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
Lamshur Bay Trail Hiking Trail 3.9 E 2.0 mi. South West of Coral Bay, St. John
Windberg Ruins Historical Site 4.2 ENE 1.8 mi. West-Northwest of Coral Bay, St. John
Fredriksdal Plantation Ruins Historical Site 4.5 ENE 1.7 mi. Northwest of Coral Bay, St. John
Fredriksdal Ruins Historical Site 4.5 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 4.7 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 5.6 E Coral Bay, St. John
Fortsburg Ruins Historical Site 6.0 E 0.6 mi. East of Coral Bay, St. John
Ram's Head Trail Hiking Trail 6.1 E Concordia, St. John
Buck Island National Wildlife Refuge Nature Sanctuary/Wildlife Reserve 7.0 SW Capella Island
Buck Island Lighthouse Lighthouse 7.2 WSW Buck Island
Fort Willoughy Ruins Historical Site 8.8 W Hassel Island
Garrison House Historical Site 8.8 W Hassel Island
Crowell's Battery Historical Site 9.0 W Hassel Island
Hassel Island Historic Park Park 9.2 W Hassel Island
Fort Shipley Ruins Historical Site 9.2 W Hassel Island
Creque Marine Slipway Ruins Historical Site 9.3 W Hassel Island
Phillips' Botanical Garden Botanical Garden -- -- Water Island
Fort Segarra Historical Site -- -- Water Island
Hotel Ruins Historical Site 10.7 W Water Island

If you're looking for somewhere interesting to go, Ivan Jadan Museum could be a good option. 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 deciding where to stay, it is sometimes worthwhile to find out about nearby accommodations as a means to get a better feel for the region. This section of St. John houses quite a few other hotel and resort options to choose from, which will give you lots to think about prior to reaching a verdict. The table below provides a list of all of the booking options available in the surrounding area.

Accommodations near Garden by the Sea
Accommodation Distance Direction Location
Coconut Coast 0.1 SW Cruz Bay, St. John
Hillcrest Guesthouse -- -- Downtown Cruz Bay, St. John
Cruz Bay Boutique Hotel 0.2 NE Downtown Cruz Bay, St. John
St. John Inn -- -- Downtown Cruz Bay, St. John
Inn at Tamarind Court -- -- Downtown Cruz Bay, St. John
Estate Lindholm 0.5 N Cruz Bay, St. John
Westin Resort, St. John 0.8 ESE Cruz Bay, St. John
Caneel Bay Resort 1.2 NE Caneel Bay, St. John
 

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