People staying in this section of St. Croix almost always enjoy a visit to one of their stunning beaches. There are bound to be nearby beaches that you will enjoy.
Each of the access points adorning the coast of St. Croix have their own personalities; even small differences in features can affect how much time you want to spend there, and what you need to bring. Every one of the options near Carringtons Inn (listed in the following table), has features worth noting. Click on the following names to view a detailed page:
|Sugar Beach||1.1||N||1.2 mi. West-Northwest of Christiansted|
|Colony Cove||1.2||NNW||1.3 mi. West-Northwest of Christiansted|
|Hibiscus Beach||2.0||NW||2.2 mi. West-Northwest of Christiansted|
|Grotto Beach||2.3||ENE||1.3 mi. East-Northeast of Christiansted|
|Half Penny Beach||2.5||SSE||2.9 mi. South of Christiansted|
|Mermaid Beach||2.5||NE||1.5 mi. East-Northeast of Christiansted|
|Shoy's Beach||2.7||NE||1.7 mi. Northeast of Christiansted|
|Cormorant Beach||3.2||NW||Judith's Fancy|
|Tamarind Reef Beach||3.9||ENE||2.9 mi. East of Christiansted|
|Chenay Bay Beach||4.0||ENE||3.1 mi. East of Christiansted|
|Columbus Landing Beach||4.1||NW||4.3 mi. Northwest of Christiansted|
|Coakley Bay Beach||4.9||ENE||3.9 mi. East of Christiansted|
Sugar Beach is the closest to these accommodations. Because this beach is a moderate distance off, you won't have to journey far to enjoy the sun and surf. Named for the sugar white sands that rest on the beach, Sugar Beach is located behind a resort of the same name, and is often crowded only by resort guests sunning themselves and snorkeling.
If instead you're looking for a less raucous beach scene, Grotto Beach might be a good choice. 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. It can be found just a short interval away.
Visiting the town or local neighborhood nearest to your hotel can add some depth to your vacation experience, no matter if it's for a quick family outing, or interacting with the locals while on your trip. Carringtons Inn is situated on the island of St. Croix, 0.9 miles south west of downtown Christiansted; it is 1.0 mile to the south west of Christiansted.
Below are the names of some of the neighborhoods and towns located within a short distance of Carringtons Inn.
|Golden Rock, St. Croix||0.8||NW|
|downtown Christiansted, St. Croix||0.9||NE|
|Bugby Hole, St. Croix||0.9||S|
|Christiansted, St. Croix||1.0||NE|
|Annas Hope, St. Croix||1.2||WSW|
|Sion Farm, St. Croix||1.9||W|
|Bamboo, St. Croix||2.3||S|
|Epworth, St. Croix||2.4||W|
Tourists who prefer to stay active and on-the-go during their trip to St. Croix will quickly learn that Carringtons Inn makes a great base for their tropical explorations. As a matter of fact, this particular part of Christiansted claims a number of exciting attractions, such as Virgin Islands Sustainable Farm Institute, , and The Lutheran Church, to name a few. Though there are at least three great attractions nearby, the closest one is Virgin Islands Sustainable Farm Institute.
When it comes to keeping the whole group smiling, you'll need to explore all your attraction options, like those listed in the following table.
|Virgin Islands Sustainable Farm Institute||Farm||--||--||2.3 mi. West-Southwest of Christiansted|
|The Lutheran Church||Historical Site||0.9||NE||Downtown Christiansted|
|Government House||Historical Site||0.9||NE||Downtown Christiansted|
|Apothecary Hall||Museum||0.9||NE||Downtown Christiansted|
|St. Croix Archaeological Museum||Museum||0.9||NE||Downtown Christiansted|
|Scale House||Historical Site||1.0||NE||Downtown Christiansted|
|Customs House||Historical Site||1.0||NE||Downtown Christiansted|
|Steeple Building||Museum||1.0||NE||Downtown Christiansted|
|Fort Christiansted||Historical Site||1.1||NE||Christiansted|
|Fort Sale Ruins||Historical Site||4.0||NW||4.3 mi. Northwest of Christiansted|
|Columbus Landing Site||Historical Site||4.1||NW||4.3 mi. Northwest of Christiansted|
|Historical Site||2.3||S||3.0 mi. South of Christiansted|
|Historical Site||2.1||SE||2.2 mi. South of Christiansted|
|Green Cay National Wildlife Refuge||Nature Sanctuary/Wildlife Reserve||3.8||NE||Green Cay|
|Southgate Coastal Reserve||Nature Sanctuary/Wildlife Reserve||3.7||ENE||2.8 mi. East of Christiansted|
|Coakley Bay Ruins||Historical Site||5.1||E||4.1 mi. East of Christiansted|
|Saint George Village Botanical Gardens||Botanical Garden||7.7||W||3.4 mi. East of Frederiksted|
|Cruzan Rum Factory||Distillery||9.3||W||Carlton|
|Lawaetz Family Museum||Museum||10.1||W||Frederiksted Southeast|
|Estate Whim Museum||Museum||--||--||Frederiksted Southeast|
|Hams Bluff Lighthouse||Lighthouse||10.8||W||4.0 mi. North of Frederiksted|
|Estate Mount Washington Plantation||Historical Site||11.3||W||2.2 mi. North of Frederiksted|
|Fort Frederik||Historical Site||11.2||W||Frederiksted|
|Caribbean Museum Center for the Arts||Museum||11.2||W||Frederiksted|
|Nature Sanctuary/Wildlife Reserve||11.7||W||2.7 mi. North of Frederiksted|
|Nature Sanctuary/Wildlife Reserve||9.2||E||8.4 mi. East of Christiansted|
|Point Udall Monument||Monument||9.8||E||8.9 mi. East of Christiansted|
|Sandy Point National Wildlife Refuge||Nature Sanctuary/Wildlife Reserve||12.7||WSW||2.3 mi. South-Southwest of Frederiksted|
|St. Croix East End Marine Park||Nature Sanctuary/Wildlife Reserve||10.6||E||9.7 mi. East of Christiansted|
If you're searching for an enjoyable experience, Virgin Islands Sustainable Farm Institute might be the right choice for you. 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 info about nearby booking options is generally an easy way to get a feel for the area. You will find no shortage of other places to think about prior to reaching a decision, as this portion of St. Croix offers travelers an excellent variety of hotel and resort options. The table that follows shows all of the hotel booking options located in the area.
|Club Comanche||0.7||NE||Christiansted, St. Croix|
|Holger Danske Hotel||0.8||NE||Downtown Christiansted, St. Croix|
|Hotel Caravelle||0.9||NE||Downtown Christiansted, St. Croix|
|King Christian Hotel||1.0||NE||Downtown Christiansted, St. Croix|
|Hotel on the Cay||1.1||NE||Protestant Cay, Protestant Cay|
|Pelican Cove Beach Condos||1.8||NW||1.9 mi. West-Northwest of Christiansted, St. Croix|
|The Palms at Pelican Cove||1.9||NW||2.1 mi. West-Northwest of Christiansted, St. Croix|
|Hibiscus Beach Resort||2.0||NW||2.2 mi. West-Northwest of Christiansted, St. Croix|
|2.5||NW||2.8 mi. West-Northwest of Christiansted, St. Croix|
|Buccaneer||2.6||NE||1.6 mi. East-Northeast of Christiansted, St. Croix|
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