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.

Pick Your Ideal Beach

You will discover several beaches to choose from in and around the area. Snorkeling is available at some of these beaches, for those who are so inclined. You can click on the name of each beach to read a detailed article concerning that part of the coast.

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. Extremely popular with families, this beach has a beach volleyball court and a beach bar for guests. The shore's rocky bottom is still good for swimming and snorkeling, and there are also prime dive sites offshore.

Sprat Hall Beach: Sprat Hall Beach, located on St. Croix, is a mile-long beach area perfect for swimming and sunbathing. Beyond a few local, private residencies, the area is undeveloped, which adds to the amazing ambiance given by the Caribbean Sea.

The table just below provides you with some key facts concerning the beaches that can be found 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

Of course, Frederiksted has other attractions. For more in formation concerning other attractions for Frederiksted, follow this link.

 

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