What's Located Around The Westin St. John Resort

Many times, choosing accommodations located near a nice beach will guarantee that you get the full beach experience in the US Virgin Islands.

Luckily, The Westin St. John Resort is located right on the water and sand, so you won't need to go out of your way to try a few beach activities. The thought of being able to stretch out while avoiding groups of other vacationers in the area is truly something to be valued. This beach is known for a low-key and uncrowded environment since it is tucked away from the more populated parts of the Virgin Islands.

Nearby Beaches

Naturally, since The Westin St. John Resort was built directly on Great Cruz Beach, relaxing at the water's edge is a popular pastime 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, the following options each offer something a little different. Click on the names below to view a detailed page:

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 nearest 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 you're looking for an enjoyable secluded beach, Salomon Bay Beach may be just what you're looking for. 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 situated only a short distance away.

Nearby Areas

Visiting a town or community neighboring your resort can act as a nice day trip, whether you'll be exploring the area's exciting nightlife, or learning more about the area's art and history. The Westin St. John Resort can be found in the southeastern outskirts of Cruz Bay, in the vicinity of downtown Cruz Bay.

The table below lists the areas that are closest to 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

The Westin St. John Resort serves as a wonderful spot for active vacationers. There are a good amount of activities to be enjoyed when starting at this lodging. In fact, this particular region boasts plenty of places for travelers to explore, like Franklin Powell Park, Cruz Bay Battery, and Ivan Jadan Museum. Of the three nearby attractions, the closest is Franklin Powell Park.

In search of even more activities to keep you busy? Take a look at all the things to do near the property, which are shown in the table below.

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 searching for an interesting place to visit, Franklin Powell Park may be just what you're looking for. 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 deciding where to book your stay, it is often helpful to learn more about nearby lodging options as a way to get a better feel for the surrounding area. You will be able to find lots of other properties to learn about in the vicinity, as this portion of St. John offers vacationers an exceptional selection of resort and hotel options. Find the details you need about the area's booking options by reviewing the table below.

Accommodations near The Westin
Accommodation Distance Direction Location
Conch Villas 0.2 S Chocolate Hole, St. John
Villas on the Upper Deck 0.3 N Cruz Bay, St. John
Sunset Ridge Villas 0.3 N Cruz Bay, St. John
Serendip Vacation Condos 0.4 NNW Cruz Bay, St. John
Sirenusa 0.4 NW Cruz Bay, St. John
Pond Bay Club 0.4 SSE Chocolate Hole, St. John
Cruz Views 0.5 NNW Cruz Bay, St. John
St. John Inn 0.6 NW Downtown Cruz Bay, St. John
Selene's 0.7 NW Downtown Cruz Bay, St. John
Inn at Tamarind Court 0.7 NW Downtown Cruz Bay, St. John
 

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