Some of the best attractions to visit in this region are their beaches. Nearby beaches will make this area particularly desirable.
All of the beaches on St. Croix are different; even differences between their amenities can affect whether you'll come prepared for a party, or just an easy day of sun-bathing. All of the nearby shorelines in the following table have something unique to offer. Click the names below to see more information:
|Columbus Landing Beach||0.6||ENE||4.3 mi. Northwest of Christiansted|
|Cormorant Beach||1.6||E||Judith's Fancy|
|Hibiscus Beach||2.6||ESE||2.2 mi. West-Northwest of Christiansted|
|Cane Bay Beach||2.8||W||Cane Bay|
|Colony Cove||3.5||ESE||1.3 mi. West-Northwest of Christiansted|
|Sugar Beach||3.6||ESE||1.2 mi. West-Northwest of Christiansted|
|Davis Bay||4.2||W||4.8 mi. Northeast of Frederiksted|
The most convenient one to visit is Columbus Landing Beach. Bear in mind that this beach is a moderate distance away, so you won't have far to go if you're looking to enjoy a beautiful stretch of coastline. The historically important Columbus Landing Beach at Salt River Beach is the only spot on United States soil where members from Christopher Columbus' expedition were known to have touched land. The landing occurred in 1493, and it was also the site of the first armed fight between Europeans and natives.
Another location you might enjoy is Davis Bay which provides a fun, colorful scene of crowds and water activities. Davis Bay, located on the northwestern coast of St. Croix, features a long stretch of soft white sands and complimentary hammocks and beach chairs from the nearby resort. This beautiful beach that is good for families, as it invites guests to play in the exciting waters at Davis Bay. This beach is a convenient taxi cab trip away.
Stopping over at a town or community close to your hotel can be a nice day trip that brings variety to your trip, no matter if you're just exploring the area's hidden attractions, or experiencing the day in the life of a local. Arawak Bay: The Inn at Salt River is located in Clairmont, a neighborhood near Cane Bay; it is five miles (seven and a half kilometers) to the west-northwest of Christiansted.
The table below lists the areas that are closest to Arawak Bay: The Inn at Salt River:
Tourists who want to learn about local culture and have some fun outdoors during their stay on St. Croix will quickly learn that Arawak Bay: The Inn at Salt River is a good spot to start all their adventures. In fact, this region touts a wide array of places to explore, like Virgin Islands Sustainable Farm Institute, , and The Lutheran Church. Of the three nearby attractions, the closest is Virgin Islands Sustainable Farm Institute.
If these attractions don't interest you, you'll find a number of other choices nearby; the closest to this property are shown in the table below.
|Virgin Islands Sustainable Farm Institute||Farm||--||--||2.3 mi. West-Southwest of Christiansted|
|The Lutheran Church||Historical Site||4.8||ESE||Downtown Christiansted|
|Government House||Historical Site||4.8||ESE||Downtown Christiansted|
|Apothecary Hall||Museum||4.8||ESE||Downtown Christiansted|
|St. Croix Archaeological Museum||Museum||4.8||ESE||Downtown Christiansted|
|Scale House||Historical Site||4.8||ESE||Downtown Christiansted|
|Customs House||Historical Site||4.8||ESE||Downtown Christiansted|
|Steeple Building||Museum||4.8||ESE||Downtown Christiansted|
|Fort Christiansted||Historical Site||4.9||ESE||Christiansted|
|Fort Sale Ruins||Historical Site||0.7||E||4.3 mi. Northwest of Christiansted|
|Columbus Landing Site||Historical Site||0.7||E||4.3 mi. Northwest of Christiansted|
|Historical Site||6.1||SE||3.0 mi. South of Christiansted|
|Historical Site||6.5||SE||2.2 mi. South of Christiansted|
|Green Cay National Wildlife Refuge||Nature Sanctuary/Wildlife Reserve||6.8||E||Green Cay|
|Southgate Coastal Reserve||Nature Sanctuary/Wildlife Reserve||7.1||E||2.8 mi. East of Christiansted|
|Coakley Bay Ruins||Historical Site||8.5||E||4.1 mi. East of Christiansted|
|Saint George Village Botanical Gardens||Botanical Garden||5.7||SW||3.4 mi. East of Frederiksted|
|Cruzan Rum Factory||Distillery||7.4||SW||Carlton|
|Lawaetz Family Museum||Museum||8.1||SW||Frederiksted Southeast|
|Estate Whim Museum||Museum||--||--||Frederiksted Southeast|
|Hams Bluff Lighthouse||Lighthouse||7.1||W||4.0 mi. North of Frederiksted|
|Estate Mount Washington Plantation||Historical Site||8.1||W||2.2 mi. North of Frederiksted|
|Fort Frederik||Historical Site||8.7||WSW||Frederiksted|
|Caribbean Museum Center for the Arts||Museum||8.8||SW||Frederiksted|
|Nature Sanctuary/Wildlife Reserve||8.4||W||2.7 mi. North of Frederiksted|
|Nature Sanctuary/Wildlife Reserve||12.8||E||8.4 mi. East of Christiansted|
|Point Udall Monument||Monument||13.3||E||8.9 mi. East of Christiansted|
|Sandy Point National Wildlife Refuge||Nature Sanctuary/Wildlife Reserve||10.7||SW||2.3 mi. South-Southwest of Frederiksted|
|St. Croix East End Marine Park||Nature Sanctuary/Wildlife Reserve||14.1||E||9.7 mi. East of Christiansted|
If you're searching for somewhere a little different to visit, Virgin Islands Sustainable Farm Institute might be what the doctor ordered. Winner of the 2011 Environmental Quality Award from the EPA -- which is the highest honor given to a public farm -- the Ridge to Reef Farm (R2R) run by the Virgin Islands Sustainable Farm Institute is the first and the only USDA certified organic farm in the US Virgin Islands. The farm came into being in 2010 and focuses on restoring land that was ravished for years of plantation farming, as well as the promotion of green and sustainable living.
When you're choosing a place to stay, it can often be worthwhile to learn about nearby lodging possibilities as a way to get a better feel for the surrounding area. You'll find lots of other destinations to look at prior to reaching a decision, as this section of St. Croix houses an excellent selection of hotels and resorts to pick from. If you'd like to get more info about lodging possibilities available nearby, consult the table below.
|Villa Margarita Oceanfront Guesthouse||0.5||NE||4.6 mi. Northwest of Christiansted, St. Croix|
|2.0||ESE||2.8 mi. West-Northwest of Christiansted, St. Croix|
|Cane Bay Reef Club||2.6||W||Belvedere, St. Croix|
|Hibiscus Beach Resort||2.6||ESE||2.2 mi. West-Northwest of Christiansted, St. Croix|
|2.6||W||6.7 mi. Northeast of Frederiksted, St. Croix|
|The Palms at Pelican Cove||2.7||ESE||2.1 mi. West-Northwest of Christiansted, St. Croix|
|Pelican Cove Beach Condos||2.9||ESE||1.9 mi. West-Northwest of Christiansted, St. Croix|
|Renaissance Carambola Beach Resort & Spa||4.2||W||4.8 mi. Northeast of Frederiksted, St. Croix|
|Carringtons Inn||4.4||SE||1.0 mi. South West of Christiansted, St. Croix|
|Club Comanche||4.6||ESE||Christiansted, St. Croix|
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