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.
Situated just outside the heart of the island of St. Croix, 3.2 miles east of downtown Christiansted, Chenay Bay Beach is on the North coast of the island, You should consider dropping by whether or not you are staying particularly close by. At Chenay Bay Beach, there's a nice balance between seclusion and amenities, which are easily accessed from the urban area nearby.
Chenay Bay Beach is located just east of Christiansted on Route 82.
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.
Restrooms are available at Chenay Bay Beach. Additionally, you will have access to chairs and umbrellas, so guests hoping for some respite from the sun will not be disappointed. The water here is fit for snorkeling, so grab some equipment if you want to do some underwater exploration.
The beach is wonderful, but the surrounding area has a lot to offer, too. Look for it on the North coast of St. Croix. Green Cay National Wildlife Refuge is seen three quarters of a mile to the , and it is one of the attractions in the region.
If you're interested in combining culture with your visit to the beach, you should plan a trip to Steeple Building. This museum is located only a short taxi ride away, and might make a nice break from the midday sun.
If you're looking for plenty of activities to keep you or your family busy, you'll find the closest ones in the following table.
|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|
|Lighthouse||2.4 mi.||W||St. Croix|
|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|
The nearby town of Christiansted is noted for its balance between seclusion and urbanization. From Chenay Bay Beach, Christiansted is a quick trip away, maybe three miles (five kilometers).
The number of other people sharing spots in the sand can vary widely, it depends mainly on when you visit, and how full the nearby hotels are. Typically, you can expect to encounter quite a few other guests who are staying close by.
Because the beach is situated in a fairly popular vacation area, it typically isn't that difficult to find just the right kind of hotel close-by. If you and your party are wanting to find a place that's on or near the beach, the table that follows shows the options closest to Chenay Bay Beach.
|Chenay Bay Beach Resort||0.0 mi.||ESE||Hotel|
|Tamarind Reef Hotel||0.9 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. Some guests will choose to take a cab here, while others will want to walk since it's just a short distance away.
A list of nearby restaurants is shown below.
|Mahi's Seaside Seafood Bar and Grill||(340) 718-2918||Caribbean||Informal||0.0 mi.||ESE|
|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||--||--|
|(340) 712-2100||Caribbean, Italian||Informal||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|
|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|
St. Croix has many nice beaches, and Chenay Bay Beach is just one option.
Another option worth considering is Tamarind Reef Beach, which is located within a short distance. 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.
Of course, the Virgin Islands has hundreds of natural wonders to discover, but visiting Chenay Bay Beach or the other beautiful beaches in the area can make your time in the Virgin Islands even more memorable.
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