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.

Located on the island of St. Croix, 3.2 miles east of downtown Christiansted, Chenay Bay Beach is on the North coast of the island, You might think about stopping by regardless of whether you are staying in the immediate vicinity. Though you'll make many choices while on vacation, choosing a beach that suits your family could be one of the most important. You will find that beaches like Chenay Bay Beach are some of the best options in the Virgin Islands.

How to Access The Beach
Chenay Bay Beach is located just east of Christiansted on Route 82.

Amenities and Ambiance

The horseshoe shaped Chenay Bay Beach features white sands and turquoise waters, with a good deal of amenities such as lounge chairs, hammocks, and kayak rentals.

There are public restrooms at this beach——something you'll appreciate if you bring the kids along. In addition, you'll find umbrellas and chairs here, so visitors looking for relief from the sultry island sun will not be disappointed. Happily, the off-shore waters are clear enough for snorkeling, so grab some equipment if you want to check out what lies beneath the surface.

What's Nearby


This beach is positioned on the North coast of St. Croix. Green Cay National Wildlife Refuge is found three quarters of a mile to the , and it is among the favorite local destinations.

If you want to learn more about the history of the Virgin Islands, you won't have to look hard to find sites boasting the colorful history of the nation. For instance, nearby is Coakley Bay Ruins, which is only a brief walk or taxi ride away.

Beaches are a great attraction to visit, but there's plenty else to see during your stay. The following table contains attractions that are the closest.

Activities and Attractions Near Chenay Bay Beach
Attraction Type Distance Direction Island
Green Cay National Wildlife Refuge Nature Sanctuary/Wildlife Reserve 0.7 mi. NW Green Cay
Coakley Bay Ruins Historical Site 1.1 mi. E St. Croix
Buccaneer Golf Course Golf Course 1.5 mi. W St. Croix
Fort Louisa Augusta Light Lighthouse 2.4 mi. W St. Croix
D C Canegata Ballpark Sporting Event Venue 2.6 mi. WSW St. Croix
Fort Christiansted Historical Site 3.0 mi. WSW St. Croix
Customs House Historical Site 3.0 mi. WSW St. Croix
Steeple Building Museum 3.1 mi. WSW St. Croix
Scale House Historical Site 3.1 mi. W St. Croix
Mitchell Larsen Studio Art Gallery 3.1 mi. WSW St. Croix
Maria Henle Studio Art Gallery 3.1 mi. WSW St. Croix
Reef Golf Course Golf Course 3.1 mi. E St. Croix

Cities and Towns

The nearby town of Christiansted is in an area with interesting things to do and see, but isn't as sprawling and crowded as some other areas. From the beach, Christiansted is a quick trip away, maybe three miles (five kilometers).


Whether this spot is full of bodies or practically empty will vary depending on the time of day, particularly in the high season when hotels overflow with tourists. Chenay Bay Beach is not located near many major hotels, but it's often visited by visitors staying at smaller accommodations in the area.

Beach-goers hoping to find a room not far from Chenay Bay Beach won't have a tough time, as there is no shortage of hotels to pick from close-by. You'll find the closest, most convenient booking options by viewing those listed in the table below.

Accommodations near Chenay Bay Beach
Hotel Distance Direction Type
Chenay Bay Beach Resort 0.0 mi. ESE Hotel
Tamarind Reef Hotel 0.9 mi. W Resort
Buccaneer 1.6 mi. W Resort
Hotel on the Cay 3.0 mi. W Hotel
King Christian Hotel 3.1 mi. W Hotel
Hotel Caravelle 3.2 mi. W Hotel
Holger Danske Hotel 3.3 mi. W Hotel
Club Comanche 3.4 mi. WSW Hotel
Divi Carina Bay Resort & Casino 3.7 mi. ESE Resort
Carringtons Inn 4.0 mi. WSW Hotel


If the heat at the beach has you craving a cool cocktail and a bite to eat, you'll have your pick of different cuisines and dining styles nearby. One of the nearest places to eat is Cheeseburgers in Paradise. This restaurant serves American cuisine. They are also known for serving hamburgers. Some guests will choose to take a cab here, while others will want to walk since it's not far off the beach at all.

The following table lists nearby restaurant options.

Restaurants near Chenay Bay Beach
Restaurant Name Phone Cuisine Style Distance Direction
Cheeseburgers in Paradise (340) 773-1119 American Very Casual 0.4 mi. SW
The Galleon (340) 718-9948 Caribbean, Pan Asian / Pacific Rim Fine Dining 0.7 mi. W
Deep End Bar & Grill (340) 718-7071 American, Caribbean -- -- --
Cultured Pelican (340) 773-3333 Italian Informal -- --
The Grotto Grill (340) 712-2100 -- -- 1.5 mi. W
The Terrace (340) 712-2100 Caribbean, International Informal 1.5 mi. W
The Mermaid (340) 712-2100 American, International Informal 1.5 mi. W
The Brass Parrot (340) 712-2100 -- -- 1.6 mi. W
The Sugar Mill -- -- -- 1.6 mi. W
Pickled Greek (340) 713-1868 Greek Very Casual 2.1 mi. WSW
Sharkey's Bait Stand (340) 719-9935 American, International, Tex-Mex Very Casual 2.6 mi. WSW
Blue Water Terrace (340) 692-2583 International Very Casual 2.6 mi. E

Other Beaches

There are plenty of beautiful beach locations to choose from on St. Croix, so Chenay Bay Beach is just one of your options.

Another sun-drenched spot to consider is Tamarind Reef Beach, which is located a few hundred yards away. Book your next St. Croix vacation at the Tamarind Reef Hotel, which is situated on the magnificent beach front property of the Tamarind Reef Beach.

While the Virgin Islands has many alluring attractions, a trip to Chenay Bay Beach could end up a family favorite.


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