Travelers visiting this section of St. Croix typically visit one of the region's amazing beaches. Nearby beaches will make this area particularly desirable.
Each of the places on St. Croix have their own distinct features; these variations can make the difference between a relaxing time on the sand, and an unprepared visit. To see those available near Arawak Bay: The Inn at Salt River, see the following table. Click the names below to view a detailed discussion:
|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 nearest one is Columbus Landing Beach. Because this beach can be found three quarters of a mile to the east-northeast of this hotel, you won't have to travel far to see it. 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.
If you were hoping to visit a less quiet part of the coast, consider nearby Davis Bay which is generally home to an active scene with lots of other visitors. 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 one is four miles west of the lodgings.
Hopping over to a town or community that neighbors your hotel can help diversify your itinerary, whether you're interested in seeing a famous natural attraction, or sampling authentic cuisine with the locals. Arawak Bay: The Inn at Salt River can be found in Clairmont, a neighborhood in the vicinity of Cane Bay; it's five miles (seven and a half kilometers) to the west-northwest of Christiansted.
The table below lists some of the areas near Arawak Bay: The Inn at Salt River.
Arawak Bay: The Inn at Salt River makes for an excellent lodging option for active vacationers. There are a good amount of activities to be enjoyed when exploring near this accommodation. In fact, this region touts a wide array of places to explore, including Virgin Islands Sustainable Farm Institute, , and The Lutheran Church. The nearest attraction of the three is Virgin Islands Sustainable Farm Institute.
Proving that this site has a great location, there are many more attractions nearby, like those named in the following table.
|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 looking for a chance to see something a little different, Virgin Islands Sustainable Farm Institute is an alternative worth considering. 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.
Getting details about nearby accommodations is sometimes an excellent way to get a feel for the area as whole. You'll find lots of additional places to look at prior to reaching a decision, as this section of St. Croix plays host to an excellent variety of resorts and hotels to choose from. In order to find more information on lodging options available in the region, view the following table.
|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|
|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|
|Holger Danske Hotel||4.6||ESE||Downtown Christiansted, St. Croix|
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