Each beach on St. Croix seems to have a personality all its own, from the northside beaches which feature great snorkeling shallows, to the east end beaches which are rarely crowded if somewhat difficult to access. Whether you're interested in participating in water sports or just splashing around in the surf, there is a beach for you on this gorgeous island.
You'll find several beaches to consider on the island. Snorkeling is available at some locations, if some of the people in your group enjoy this relaxing pastime. Just click on the name of the beach for a detailed article concerning that beach.
Grotto Beach: One of the beaches set on the Buccaneer Resort's property, Grotto Beach features not only the sandy surf, but a pool, a grill, and three holes of the golf course. Buccaneer guests enjoy the possible watersports available here.
Another alternative to consider is Mermaid Beach. Mermaid Beach set on the property of Buccaneer Resort and features blindingly white sands, shady coconut trees, and turquoise waters. Some areas of the beach are a bit rocky, while others are padded in seagrass, but no matter where you go, the water remains pretty calm.
Chenay Bay Beach: Chenay Bay Beach is a one mils stretch of sand that Chenay Bay Beach Resort calls its own. Guests of the resort have access to all of the amenities set on the beach, making it an extra perk for staying at the hotel, but in truth, it is one of the most beautiful beaches on the island.
The table directly below lists some key facts regarding the beaches available on the island.
|Cane Bay Beach||0.1 mi. South of Central Cane Bay||North West|
|Chenay Bay Beach||3.2 mi. East of Central downtown Christiansted||North|
|Coakley Bay Beach||3.9 mi. East of Central Christiansted||North|
|Colony Cove||1.2 mi. West-Northwest of Downtown Christiansted||North East|
|Columbus Landing Beach||3.4 mi. East of Central Cane Bay||North|
|Cormorant Beach||Judith's Fancy, Central St. Croix||North|
|Cramer Park||0.8 mi. Northeast of Central Knight||East|
|Davis Bay||1.6 mi. West-Southwest of Central Cane Bay||West|
|Dorsch Beach||0.8 mi. South-Southwest of Central Frederiksted||West|
|Grapetree Beach||2.0 mi. East of Central Cotton Valley||East|
|Grotto Beach||1.4 mi. East-Northeast of Downtown Christiansted||East-Northeast|
|Half Penny Beach||2.8 mi. South of Central downtown Christiansted||South|
|Hibiscus Beach||Central St. Croix||North East|
|Isaac Bay Beach||1.3 mi. East of Central Knight||East|
|Jack's Bay Beach||0.6 mi. East-Southeast of Central Knight||East|
|La Grange||0.5 mi. North of Central Frederiksted||West|
|0.4 mi. North-Northwest of Central Frederiksted||West|
|Mermaid Beach||1.6 mi. East-Northeast of Downtown Christiansted||East-Northeast|
|Rainbow Beach||1.5 mi. North-Northwest of Central Frederiksted||West|
|Reef Beach||1.2 mi. East of Central Cotton Valley||East|
|Sandy Point Beach||1.2 mi. South-Southwest of Central Frederiksted||South West|
|Shoy's Beach||1.8 mi. Northeast of Downtown Christiansted||North|
|Sprat Hall Beach||3.4 mi. North of Central Frederiksted||West|
|Sugar Beach||1.1 mi. West-Northwest of Downtown Christiansted||North East|
|Tamarind Reef Beach||3.0 mi. East of Central downtown Christiansted||East|
|Turner Hole||1.2 mi. Southeast of Central Cotton Valley||East|
|Turtle Beach||2.3 mi. North of Central Cotton Valley||West|
|Wacho Beach||2.8 mi. South of Central downtown Christiansted||Southeast|
Fortunately, you can find a nice selection of types of attractions. To read about other other attractions for St. Croix, visit this page.
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