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.
There are a large number of beaches to choose from in and around the area. Snorkeling is an option at some locations, for people who enjoy the underwater scene. Simply click on individual beach names for a detailed guide to that particular location.
One beach where you may find people 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 snorkelers 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: Sprat Hall Beach is located on the west coast of St. Croix and is comprised of a mile-long strip of white, sandy beaches. Bordered by lush green vegetation, the view, island-side, is one of privacy.
The chart right below provides more details concerning the beaches that you can find in and around the area.
|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|
|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|
Keep in mind that you'll be able to find some other attraction types available too. To read our guide to other attractions, see this page.
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