Many times, choosing accommodations near the right beach will ensure that you get to experience the beach as often as you like while in the US Virgin Islands. If you or your group are big beach fans, Sand Castle on the Beach is set in the perfect location for you. This site is situated on the shore, so guests can spend all day every day in the sun if they want.
Obviously, since Sand Castle on the Beach is located on Dorsch Beach, spending time at the shore is popular with guests staying at this property. Experience a beach in the Caribbean at its finest with the seclusion and beauty at Sandy Point. Visitors have prime opportunities for hiking, swimming, spotting wild animals, and enjoying the beach's natural beauty. For travelers who are willing to venture off site, the following options each offer something a little different. Click the names below to view our detailed article:
|Sandy Point Beach||0.5||SW||1.2 mi. South-Southwest of Frederiksted|
|Rainbow Beach||2.1||N||1.5 mi. North-Northwest of Frederiksted|
|Sprat Hall Beach||4.1||N||3.4 mi. North of Frederiksted|
The most obvious one to visit is Sandy Point Beach. The longest beach on St. Croix, Sandy Point Beach is part of the Sandy Point National Wildlife Refuge. At three miles, this natural beach offers visitors plenty of space to explore, snorkel, and look for wildlife. You can spend as much time as you want at this coastal site, considering it has bathrooms on-site for your convenience.
Hopping over to a town or community that neighbors your hotel can act as a nice day trip, whether it's about trying their underrated nightlife, or experiencing the day in the life of a local. Sand Castle on the Beach is located on the island of St. Croix, it is three quarters of a mile (one and a quarter kilometers) to the south-southwest of Frederiksted.
The areas found closest to Sand Castle on the Beach are listed below.
|Bethlehem Old Work||6.3||E|
Sand Castle on the Beach serves as an excellent lodging option for active travelers. There are plenty of fun activities to be found when searching from this lodging. As a matter of fact, this particular part of Frederiksted claims a number of exciting attractions, such as Caribbean Museum Center for the Arts, Fort Frederik, and . Though there are at least three great attractions nearby, the closest one is Caribbean Museum Center for the Arts.
To keep your entire group happy, you may need to browse several of this area's attractions, many of which are named in the following table.
|Caribbean Museum Center for the Arts||Museum||0.7||N||Frederiksted|
|Fort Frederik||Historical Site||1.0||N||Frederiksted|
|Estate Whim Museum||Museum||--||--||Frederiksted Southeast|
|Lawaetz Family Museum||Museum||1.5||E||Frederiksted Southeast|
|Cruzan Rum Factory||Distillery||2.3||E||Carlton|
|Estate Mount Washington Plantation||Historical Site||2.9||N||2.2 mi. North of Frederiksted|
|Sandy Point National Wildlife Refuge||Nature Sanctuary/Wildlife Reserve||1.5||SW||2.3 mi. South-Southwest of Frederiksted|
|Nature Sanctuary/Wildlife Reserve||3.3||N||2.7 mi. North of Frederiksted|
|Saint George Village Botanical Gardens||Botanical Garden||3.8||E||3.4 mi. East of Frederiksted|
|Hams Bluff Lighthouse||Lighthouse||4.7||N||4.0 mi. North of Frederiksted|
|Columbus Landing Site||Historical Site||9.9||NE||4.3 mi. Northwest of Christiansted|
|Fort Sale Ruins||Historical Site||9.9||NE||4.3 mi. Northwest of Christiansted|
|Virgin Islands Sustainable Farm Institute||Farm||--||--||2.3 mi. West-Southwest of Christiansted|
|Historical Site||11.3||E||3.0 mi. South of Christiansted|
|The Lutheran Church||Historical Site||12.3||E||Downtown Christiansted|
|Apothecary Hall||Museum||12.4||E||Downtown Christiansted|
|Government House||Historical Site||12.4||E||Downtown Christiansted|
|St. Croix Archaeological Museum||Museum||12.4||E||Downtown Christiansted|
|Scale House||Historical Site||12.4||E||Downtown Christiansted|
|Steeple Building||Museum||12.4||E||Downtown Christiansted|
|Customs House||Historical Site||12.4||E||Downtown Christiansted|
|Fort Christiansted||Historical Site||12.5||E||Christiansted|
|Historical Site||12.7||E||2.2 mi. South of Christiansted|
If you're on the lookout for somewhere a little different to visit, Caribbean Museum Center for the Arts might be the right choice for you. Set in a historic building on the Frederiksted waterfront, the Caribbean Museum Center for the Arts (CMCArts) is not only a museum, but a cultural center at which local residents can enjoy arts and culture. Art classes are filled regularly, guest lecturers stop by for Q&As, and many performances occur on CMCArts grounds.
Learning more about nearby hotel booking options is oftentimes an easy means of getting a feel for the surrounding area. Even though there is only one additional place to stay in this part of St. Croix, the quiet surroundings here are what make it an excellent choice for those looking to enjoy a peaceful vacation destination.
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