Map of Attractions on St. Croix

1 | Hams Bluff Lighthouse

First lit in 1915 under the Danish Government, Hams Bluff Light is still in service, lighting the night sky for sailors approaching the island in the dark.

This lighthouse is located approximately four and a half miles (approximately seven kilometers) west of the center of Cane Bay.

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1 | Journeys Spa

Relax this vacation with the exemplar service and skill of the staff at Journeys Spa. Your stay here will be a luxurious one as time slows and comfort abounds.

This spa is three miles (five kilometers) east of the center of Cane Bay, and is within Sugar Bay House.

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2 | Columbus Landing Site

As the only place in the United States that Christopher Columbus actually was, this site is a popular attraction among Americans, especially those interested in history. This is also the site of the first recorded clash between the Europeans and the Natives.

Travel a quarter mile (a half kilometer) to the northeast from Journeys Spa to get to this historical site.

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3 | Fort Sale Ruins

Built in 1643 and abandoned in 1695, this triangular Dutch fort served four empires in its short history. Built by the Netherlands, it would later belong to the British, then the Spanish, and then finally the French who would abandon it.

Travelers will find this historical site about a hundred yards (a couple hundred meters) from Columbus Landing Site.

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1 | Butler Bay Nature Preserve

This nature sanctuary/wildlife reserve is located on the ocean, and is two and a half miles (four and a half kilometers) to the north of the center of Frederiksted.

2 | Estate Mount Washington Plantation

Estate Mount Washington Plantation is an old sugar plantation that has been restored with great effort. The collection of ruins in the area have been renovated and a trail has been built so that guests can explore the many ruins in the area.

Situated on Rte. 63, this historical site is a short distance (about a kilometer) to the southeast of Butler Bay Nature Preserve.

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1 | Carambola Beach Golf Club

The course has been named a "must play" by Golf Magazine, and received their Gold Medal Award. Located in a region that's a favorite for hikers and outdoors enthusiasts, the views offered here are spectacular.

Found at 72 Estate River, this golf course is two miles (three kilometers) to the south west of the center of Cane Bay.

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Christiansted

The busiest town on the island of St. Croix, Christiansted offers such a nice balance of different types of accommodations, dining, and attractions that it has become a top destination for visitors from all walks of life. A central historic district, which features an abundance of yellow buildings that within them house centuries of history is the perfect start to your tour, a nearby coastal reserve means immersing… more…

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2 | Buccaneer Golf Course

The Buccaneer boasts a challenging and beautiful course on the water, with spectacular views. The Pro Shop here features a flat screen TV and a golf simulator.

Found within Buccaneer, this golf course is located a mile and a half (two and a half kilometers) east of the center of downtown Christiansted.

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3 | Green Cay National Wildlife Refuge

Administered by the US Fish & Wildlife Service, this refuge was established to protect one of the rarest reptiles in the world, the St. Croix Ground Lizard, as well as a variety of bird and other wildlife species that depend on the island ecosystem to survive.

Found on the ocean, this nature sanctuary/wildlife reserve is on the island of Green Cay, one and a quarter miles (two kilometers) northeast of Buccaneer Golf Course.

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4 | Southgate

Located on the U.S. Virgin Island of St. Croix, the Southgate Coastal Reserve was created in 1999 as a protected area for migratory birds that make their way through the islands each year.

This nature sanctuary/wildlife reserve is situated within traveling distance from Christiansted, and is just 0.7 miles (1.1 km) south-southeast of Green Cay National Wildlife Refuge.

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1 | Coakley Bay Ruins

The Coakley Bay Ruins are a collection of animal powered mills that have over the years fallen into ruins.

This historical site is situated within easy traveling range of Christiansted, approximately a mile and a half (approximately two and a half kilometers) west of the center of Cotton Valley.

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1 | Reef Golf Course

The Reef Golf Course is the perfect spot for golfers who don't have time for a full round of golf, or those who just want to get in a bit of practice. Featuring nine-holes, a driving range, and even tennis courses, this course is a bit more casual than the other two on the island.

Situated on Building 14 Teague Bay, this golf course is only 0.6 miles (0.9 km) east of the center of Cotton Valley.

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2 | Carina Bay Casino

One of the most well-liked casinos in the Caribbean, Divi Carina Bay is set on a hillside overlooking the Divi Carina resort on St. Croix, USVI. With the addition of the Players Club, this casino now rewards VIP members with coupons, extra prizes, and exclusive offers that makes a night of gaming even more thrilling.

Found at Divi Carina Bay Resort & Casino, this casino is located less than a mile from Reef Golf Course.

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2 | Point Udall Monument

Built in the year 2000 for the new millennium, the monument at Point Udall is a sundial, marking the first place the sun touches in the United States everyday.

Go east for approximately a mile and a half (approximately three kilometers) from the center of Knight to reach this monument, which is located in the eastern part of the neighborhood of East End.

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1 | Saint George Village Botanical Gardens

Explore the natural side of St. Croix presented in maintained trails, beautiful landscapes, and full of bright, colorful flowers. This is a perfect place to visit when you need a break from the exciting vacation and are looking for the relaxing one.

Found at 127 Estate St. George, this botanical garden is 0.5 miles (0.8 km) east of the center of Allandale.

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1 | Indulgence Spa

Treat your body to a day of relaxation and rest with Indulgence Spa. The trained staff at the spa will help you let go and release your tension so you can meet your vacation in the Virgin Islands head on, without any aches or pains.

This spa is at Sunny Isle Shopping Center, and is three miles (five kilometers) west-southwest of the center of downtown Christiansted.

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2 | Alive and Well

Situated at 38-VA La Grande Princessee, this spa is located east-northeast of Indulgence Spa.

1 | Longford Sugarmill Ruins

Visitors can find this historical site approximately two miles (approximately three and a half kilometers) to the south-southeast of the center of downtown Christiansted.

Frederiksted

Operating under a slower pace of life than nearby Christiansted, St. Croix's Frederiksted still enjoys many of the same types of attractions that draw visitors to the busier port. Frederiksted is home to its own historic district, which is dominated by a military fort but also houses museums. If being outdoors is important to you, there is a beautiful park in town and a few other natural attractions outside… more…

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1 | Lawaetz Family Museum

For more than 100 years, a prominent Dutch family has owned the beautiful white plantation home that is the Lawaetz Family Museum. It wasn't until recently that the family opened the building to the public, sharing with visitors their interesting history.

Situated at 52 Estate Whim, this museum is about three quarters of a mile (a little more than a kilometer) northeast of the center of Frederiksted Southeast.

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2 | Good Hope Plantation Ruins

Guests will be able to find this historical site only 1.0 mile (1.6 km) from Lawaetz Family Museum.

3 | Cruzan Rum Factory

One of the most well known brands of rum in the world has its home in the Virgin Islands -- Cruzan. Visitors are welcome to tour the factory and learn how rum is made now and how it has been made in eras long passed.

Situated on the northwestern edge of the neighborhood of Carlton, this distillery is located one and a quarter miles (two kilometers) to the north of Good Hope Plantation Ruins.

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1 | Cane Garden Sugarmill Ruins

Found within traveling distance of Christiansted, this historical site is located three miles (four and a half kilometers) to the south of the center of downtown Christiansted.

1 | Sandy Point National Wildlife Refuge

Sand Point National Wildlife Refuge was established as a protected area in 1984, as it is an important area for the endangered leatherback sea turtle. History buffs may also enjoy the island, because the Aklis Site, which dates back to 400 A.D.

Go 1.9 miles (3.0 km) west-southwest from the center of Frederiksted Southeast to find this nature sanctuary/wildlife reserve, which is located on Route 66.

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This interactive map depicts the location of 37 attractions on St. Croix.

To zoom into a better view of a particular area, or to get details concerning individual places shown on the map, click on each part of the map. Another option is to interact with the map by using the table below. To do so, click on the colored map pin in the left column, or you can click on the location summary in the far right column.

Points of Interest Near St. Croix
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Alive and Well Sion Farm, Central St. Croix
Apothecary Hall Downtown Christiansted
Buccaneer Golf Course 1.7 mi. East of Downtown Christiansted
Buddhoe Park 3.0 mi. West of Central Allandale
Butler Bay Nature Preserve 2.7 mi. North of Central Frederiksted
Cane Garden Sugarmill Ruins 2.9 mi. South of Central downtown Christiansted
Carambola Beach Golf Club 2.0 mi. South West of Central Cane Bay
Caribbean Museum Center for the Arts 0.1 mi. West of Central Frederiksted
Coakley Bay Ruins 1.4 mi. West of Central Cotton Valley
Columbus Landing Site 3.4 mi. East of Central Cane Bay
Cruzan Rum Factory 1.6 mi. East-Northeast of Central Frederiksted Southeast
Customs House Downtown Christiansted
D Hamilton Jackson Park Downtown Christiansted
Divi Carina Bay Casino 1.2 mi. Southeast of Central Cotton Valley
Estate Mount Washington Plantation 2.2 mi. North of Central Frederiksted
Fort Christiansted 0.2 mi. East of Downtown Christiansted
Fort Frederik 0.3 mi. North-Northwest of Central Frederiksted
Fort Sale Ruins 3.4 mi. East of Central Cane Bay
Good Hope Plantation Ruins 1.2 mi. East-Southeast of Central Frederiksted Southeast
Government House Downtown Christiansted
Green Cay National Wildlife Refuge 2.9 mi. East-Northeast of Central downtown Christiansted
Hams Bluff Lighthouse 4.3 mi. West of Central Cane Bay
Indulgence Spa Epworth, Central St. Croix
Journeys Spa Clairmont, Central St. Croix
Lawaetz Family Museum 1.5 mi. Southeast of Central Frederiksted
Longford Sugarmill Ruins 2.2 mi. South-Southeast of Central downtown Christiansted
Peter Carl Limpricht Park 0.5 mi. West of Downtown Christiansted
Point Udall Monument 1.7 mi. East of Central Knight
Reef Golf Course 0.6 mi. East of Central Cotton Valley
Saint George Village Botanical Gardens 0.5 mi. East of Central Allandale
Sandy Point National Wildlife Refuge 1.9 mi. West-Southwest of Central Frederiksted Southeast
Scale House Downtown Christiansted
Southgate Coastal Reserve 2.9 mi. East of Central downtown Christiansted
St. Croix Archaeological Museum Downtown Christiansted
Steeple Building Downtown Christiansted
The Lutheran Church Downtown Christiansted
Tropical Therapy 0.5 mi. East of Downtown Christiansted

 

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