What's Near Grande Bay Resort

The delightful beaches in the US Virgin Islands are boasted as the most enticing outdoor sights that the islands have to offer.

Visitors love that this property is located directly on the waterfront, so you won't have to go very far to enjoy what makes the region so popular.

Nearby Beaches

Naturally, since Grande Bay Resort is located directly on Great Cruz Beach, relaxing at the water's edge is one of the main attractions at this property. Located on the west coast of St. John, Great Cruz Bay provides a well-manicured beach area that is popular with tourists, due to its proximity to the Westin Hotel. The area is fairly well developed, with restaurants and shopping centers nearby. For vacationers who want some variety, there are some additional beaches worth investigating. Click the names below to view a detailed discussion:

Beaches Near Grande Bay Resort
Beach Distance Direction Location
Cruz Bay Beach 0.1 NE Downtown Cruz Bay
Frank Bay Beach 0.2 SW Estate Enighed
Turner Bay Beach 0.2 S Cruz Bay
Salomon Bay Beach 0.9 NNE Cruz Bay
Caneel Bay 1.2 NE Caneel Bay
Scott Beach 1.5 NNE 1.3 mi. North of Cruz Bay
Hawksnest Bay 1.5 NE 1.3 mi. Northeast of Cruz Bay
Oppenheimer Beach 1.9 NE 1.6 mi. Northeast of Cruz Bay
Denis Bay Beach 2.1 NE 1.8 mi. Northeast of Cruz Bay
Jumbie Beach 2.1 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 3.5 E 2.6 mi. South West of Coral Bay
Maho Bay 3.8 ENE 2.1 mi. West-Northwest of Coral Bay
Francis Bay Beach 4.2 NE 2.2 mi. Northwest of Coral Bay
Lameshur Bay 4.7 E 2.0 mi. South-Southwest of Coral Bay
Leinster Bay Beach 4.9 ENE 1.6 mi. Northwest of Coral Bay

Cruz Bay Beach is the one that's nearest to these accommodations. 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.

If you're on the lookout for plenty of sand, surf and seclusion, 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. It's located less than a mile north-northeast of the apartment building.

Nearby Areas

Visiting areas that are close to your apartment building can help diversify your itinerary, whether you're interested in seeing a famous natural attraction, or finding an incredible local restaurant. Grande Bay Resort is located outside the center of Cruz Bay.

The following table contains a listing of areas near Grande Bay Resort:

Cities, Towns, and Neighborhoods Nearby
Area Name Distance Direction
Estate Enighed, St. John 0.1 S
downtown Cruz Bay, St. John 0.2 E
Bethany, St. John 0.9 E
Caneel Bay, St. John 1.1 NE
Chocolate Hole, St. John 1.3 SE
Gifft Hill, St. John 1.6 E
Lovango Cay 2.3 N
Fish Bay, St. John 2.4 E
Mingo Cay 2.5 NW
Great Saint James Island 2.6 SW

Nearby Attractions

Cinnamon Bay Plantation Ruins

Grande Bay Resort is a great locale for active vacationers. There are a great deal of fun activities to be discovered when starting at this lodging. Yes, this region touts a wide array of places to explore, like Franklin Powell Park, Cruz Bay Battery, and Ivan Jadan Museum. The closest of the three is Franklin Powell Park.

These provide just a sample of all your options; for more attractions in this area, see those shown in the table below.

Attractions Near Grande Bay Resort
Attraction Type Distance Direction Location
Franklin Powell Park Park 0.2 NE Downtown Cruz Bay, St. John
Cruz Bay Battery Historical Site 0.2 NNE Downtown Cruz Bay, St. John
Ivan Jadan Museum Museum 0.1 SE Downtown Cruz Bay, St. John
Rebellion Gut Historical Site 2.1 E 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 ENE 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 3.5 E 2.0 mi. West of Coral Bay, St. John
America Hill Ruins Historical Site 3.5 ENE 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 4.9 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 6.1 E 0.6 mi. East of Coral Bay, St. John
Ram's Head Trail Hiking Trail 6.2 E Concordia, St. John
Buck Island National Wildlife Refuge Nature Sanctuary/Wildlife Reserve 7.1 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 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 9.3 W Hassel Island
Phillips' Botanical Garden Botanical Garden 10.3 W Water Island
Fort Segarra Historical Site 10.6 W Water Island
Hotel Ruins Historical Site 10.7 W Water Island

If you're looking for a chance to see something a little different, Franklin Powell Park could be a good option. 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

When you're deciding where to book your stay, it is often helpful to find out about nearby lodging options in order to better understand the surrounding area. You will be able to find no shortage of other places to look at in the vicinity, as this portion of St. John houses an excellent selection of resorts and hotels to choose from. View the table below for a complete list of the lodging options found in the surrounding area.

Accommodations near Grande Bay Resort
Accommodation Distance Direction Location
Garden by the Sea 0.1 SSE Cruz Bay, St. John
Cruz Bay Boutique Hotel 0.1 E Downtown Cruz Bay, St. John
Hillcrest Guesthouse 0.1 ESE Downtown Cruz Bay, St. John
Coconut Coast 0.2 S Cruz Bay, St. John
Inn at Tamarind Court 0.3 E Downtown Cruz Bay, St. John
St. John Inn 0.3 E Downtown Cruz Bay, St. John
Estate Lindholm 0.4 NNE Cruz Bay, St. John
The Westin St. John Resort 0.9 SE Cruz Bay, St. John
Caneel Bay Resort 1.1 NE Caneel Bay, St. John
 

Help us improve! We welcome your corrections and suggestions.