Beaches in Frederiksted

Photo credit: © John Hovland (JSH)
 

White sandy shores backed by open-air bars set the tone for Frederiksted beaches, though it is important to be aware that a few are rockier and less pleasant for a day of lounging in the sun. These beaches are instead great for watersports, and snorkeling is especially prominent.

The Area's Beaches

There are several beaches to consider in and around the area. Snorkeling is available at several locations, for people who enjoy this relaxing pastime. Click on the name of the beach for a detailed article concerning that particular stretch of sand.

Sandy Point Beach

One beach with snorkeling is Dorsch Beach. Sandy Point is accessible via Veterans Shore Drive and is accessible via bicycle, car, and foot. Empty lots make for excellent parking spots and the roads coastline location make for a wonderful bicycle route.

Another good option for those who enjoy snorkeling is Rainbow Beach. White sands and perfect waters for swimming and snorkeling make Rainbow Beach a great family hangout area. Just north of Frederiksted on St. Croix, this beach is also a favorite for scuba divers because of the spectacular dive sites nearby.

Sprat Hall Beach: The beach is accessible directly off of Route 63. While there is no official car park, guests with four wheel drive can easily get on the beach, while those without can find a place a bit more inland.

Check this table for information concerning beaches available in and around the area.

Beaches In and Around Frederiksted
Name Location Coast
Cane Bay Beach Cane Bay, 6.3 mi. Northeast of Central Frederiksted North West
Columbus Landing Beach 9.3 mi. Northeast of Central Frederiksted North
Cormorant Beach 10.2 mi. East-Northeast of Central Frederiksted North
Davis Bay 4.8 mi. Northeast of Central Frederiksted West
Dorsch Beach 0.8 mi. South-Southwest of Central Frederiksted West
Hibiscus Beach 10.5 mi. East-Northeast of Central Frederiksted North East
La Grange 0.5 mi. North of Central Frederiksted West
La Grange 0.4 mi. North-Northwest of Central Frederiksted West
Rainbow Beach 1.5 mi. North-Northwest of Central Frederiksted West
Sandy Point Beach 1.2 mi. South-Southwest of Central Frederiksted South West
Sprat Hall Beach 3.4 mi. North of Central Frederiksted West

If you want to learn about more attractions beyond just these, you might want to find others. Use this link to see our extended discussion of other interesting attractions for Frederiksted.

 

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