What's Near The Westin St. John Resort

Often, guests choose to spend their vacations in US Virgin Islands just for the spectacular beaches that the Caribbean is known for.

If you are a fan of the beach, The Westin St. John Resort is the perfect locale for you. This lodging is located on the shore, so tourists can spend their whole trip soaking up the sun if that will make them happy. The thought of being able to find tranquility in an area lacking hoards of other visitors around is crucial to many vacationers. This beach offers that kind of benefit, because it is not located within the more crowded areas of the Virgin Islands.

Nearby Beaches

Of course, since The Westin St. John Resort is positioned directly on Great Cruz Beach, relaxing on the sand 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 guests who are willing to venture off site, there are some additional beaches worth investigating. Click the name of each one in the table to view a detailed discussion:

Beaches Near The Westin
Beach Distance Direction Location
Turner Bay Beach 0.8 WNW Cruz Bay
Cruz Bay Beach 0.8 NW Downtown Cruz Bay
Frank Bay Beach 0.9 WNW Estate Enighed
Salomon Bay Beach 1.3 N Cruz Bay
Caneel Bay 1.4 N Caneel Bay
Hawksnest Bay 1.6 N 1.3 mi. Northeast of Cruz Bay
Scott Beach 1.8 N 1.3 mi. North of Cruz Bay
Oppenheimer Beach 1.9 N 1.6 mi. Northeast of Cruz Bay
Jumbie Beach 2.1 NNE 1.8 mi. Northeast of Cruz Bay
Denis Bay Beach 2.1 N 1.8 mi. Northeast of Cruz Bay
Trunk Bay 2.3 NE 2.2 mi. Northeast of Cruz Bay
Cinnamon Bay 2.6 NE Peter Bay
Reef Bay Beach 2.7 E 2.6 mi. South West of Coral Bay
Maho Bay 3.4 NE 2.1 mi. West-Northwest of Coral Bay
Lameshur Bay 3.9 E 2.0 mi. South-Southwest of Coral Bay
Francis Bay Beach 3.9 NE 2.2 mi. Northwest of Coral Bay
Leinster Bay Beach 4.5 NE 1.6 mi. Northwest of Coral Bay

The closest one is Turner Bay Beach. 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 instead you're interested in a more secluded and private beach scene, 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. You can find it located just a meager trip away.

Nearby Areas

Vacationers who aren't ready to book their rooms before learning about the area's important features might want to know how many miles the nearby town or city is from their accommodations. The Westin St. John Resort is located in the southeastern outskirts of Cruz Bay, in the general vicinity of downtown Cruz Bay.

Below are the names of some of the neighborhoods and towns located within a short distance of The Westin St. John Resort.

Cities, Towns, and Neighborhoods Nearby
Area Name Distance Direction
Chocolate Hole, St. John 0.5 S
Bethany, St. John 0.7 N
downtown Cruz Bay, St. John 0.8 NW
Estate Enighed, St. John 0.8 WNW
Gifft Hill, St. John 1.0 NE
Caneel Bay, St. John 1.4 N
Fish Bay, St. John 1.6 E
Peter Bay, St. John 2.5 NE
Dog Island 2.8 SW
Lovango Cay 3.0 NNW

Nearby Attractions

Cinnamon Bay Plantation Ruins

Tourists in need of a fun agenda during their trip to St. John will find that The Westin St. John Resort makes an excellent place to start your daily adventures. As a matter of fact, this section of Cruz Bay has a lot of spots for vacationers to explore, such as Franklin Powell Park, Cruz Bay Battery, and Ivan Jadan Museum, to name a few. Of the three, the closest is Franklin Powell Park.

Several more of this property's nearest attractions are listed in the following table.

Attractions Near The Westin
Attraction Type Distance Direction Location
Franklin Powell Park Park 0.8 NW Downtown Cruz Bay, St. John
Cruz Bay Battery Historical Site 0.9 NW Downtown Cruz Bay, St. John
Ivan Jadan Museum Museum 0.8 WNW Downtown Cruz Bay, St. John
Rebellion Gut Historical Site 1.5 ENE 1.8 mi. East of Cruz Bay, St. John
Denis Bay Ruins Historical Site 2.1 NNE 1.8 mi. Northeast of Cruz Bay, St. John
Catherineberg Ruins Historical Site 2.2 NE 2.2 mi. East-Northeast of Cruz Bay, St. John
Cinnamon Bay Plantation Ruins Historical Site 2.8 NE 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 3.0 ENE 2.0 mi. West of Coral Bay, St. John
America Hill Ruins Historical Site 3.1 NE 2.4 mi. West of Coral Bay, St. John
Reef Bay Trail Hiking Trail 3.1 ENE 1.8 mi. West of Coral Bay, St. John
Reef Bay Sugar Factory Ruins Historical Site 3.0 E 2.0 mi. South West of Coral Bay, St. John
Par Force Estate Ruins Historical Site 3.1 E 1.9 mi. South West of Coral Bay, St. John
Lamshur Bay Trail Hiking Trail 3.2 E 2.0 mi. South West of Coral Bay, St. John
Windberg Ruins Historical Site 3.8 NE 1.8 mi. West-Northwest of Coral Bay, St. John
Fredriksdal Plantation Ruins Historical Site 4.1 NE 1.7 mi. Northwest of Coral Bay, St. John
Fredriksdal Ruins Historical Site 4.1 NE 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 4.0 E 2.0 mi. South-Southwest of Coral Bay, St. John
Annaberg Plantation Historical Site 4.5 NE 1.5 mi. Northwest of Coral Bay, St. John
Emmaus Moravian Church Historical Site 5.0 ENE Coral Bay, St. John
Fortsburg Ruins Historical Site 5.4 E 0.6 mi. East of Coral Bay, St. John
Ram's Head Trail Hiking Trail 5.4 E Concordia, St. John
Buck Island National Wildlife Refuge Nature Sanctuary/Wildlife Reserve 7.5 WSW Capella Island
Buck Island Lighthouse Lighthouse 7.7 WSW Buck Island
Fort Willoughy Ruins Historical Site 9.5 W Hassel Island
Garrison House Historical Site 9.5 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 10.0 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 11.3 W Water Island
Hotel Ruins Historical Site 11.4 W Water Island

If you're on the lookout for an enjoyable experience, Franklin Powell Park might be just right 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.

Nearby Accommodations

Getting details about nearby hotel booking possibilities is often an excellent way to get a feel for the surrounding area. This portion of St. John offers vacationers several additional hotel and resort options to choose from, giving you plenty to think over before coming to a conclusion. Learn more about the surrounding area's lodging possibilities by checking the table below.

Accommodations near The Westin
Accommodation Distance Direction Location
St. John Inn 0.6 NW Downtown Cruz Bay, St. John
Inn at Tamarind Court 0.7 NW Downtown Cruz Bay, St. John
Hillcrest Guesthouse 0.7 NW Downtown Cruz Bay, St. John
Garden by the Sea 0.8 WNW Cruz Bay, St. John
Cruz Bay Boutique Hotel 0.8 NW Downtown Cruz Bay, St. John
Coconut Coast 0.8 WNW Cruz Bay, St. John
Estate Lindholm 1.0 NW Cruz Bay, St. John
Caneel Bay Resort 1.3 N Caneel Bay, St. John
 

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