What's Located Around Colony Cove Beach Resort

Quite a few people make plans to take a trip to US Virgin Islands just for the beautiful beaches that the Caribbean is so well known for. If you or your group are big beach fans, Colony Cove Beach Resort is just what you are looking for. This property is located along the water, so vacationers can spend all of their time soaking up the sun if that will make them happy.

Nearby Beaches

Obviously, since Colony Cove Beach Resort is located on Colony Cove, spending time at the shore is popular with guests staying at this property. A popular spot for snorkeling, Colony Cove is frequented by guests of the Colony Cove Beach Resort that calls the sandy spot its own. For those who want to venture farther away, there are some additional beaches worth investigating. Click the name of each one in the table to learn more:

Beaches Near Colony Cove
Beach Distance Direction Location
Sugar Beach 0.1 E 1.2 mi. West-Northwest of Christiansted
Hibiscus Beach 0.9 NW 2.2 mi. West-Northwest of Christiansted
Cormorant Beach 2.1 NW Judith's Fancy
Grotto Beach 2.4 E 1.3 mi. East-Northeast of Christiansted
Mermaid Beach 2.6 E 1.5 mi. East-Northeast of Christiansted
Shoy's Beach 2.7 E 1.7 mi. Northeast of Christiansted
Columbus Landing Beach 3.1 NW 4.3 mi. Northwest of Christiansted
Wacho Beach 3.5 S Bamboo
Half Penny Beach 3.7 SSE 2.9 mi. South of Christiansted
Tamarind Reef Beach 4.0 E 2.9 mi. East of Christiansted
Chenay Bay Beach 4.2 E 3.1 mi. East of Christiansted

Sugar Beach is probably the most convenient option to visit near these accommodations. 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 interested in a more secluded and private 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. You can find it only a meager distance off.

Nearby Areas

Guests who aren't ready to book their rooms before learning about the area's important features might like to know how far away the closest neighboring town or city is from their accommodations. Colony Cove Beach Resort is situated near the heart of the island of St. Croix, 1.2 miles west-northwest of downtown Christiansted; it's 1.3 miles to the west-northwest of Christiansted.

The following table contains a listing of areas near Colony Cove Beach Resort:

Cities, Towns, and Neighborhoods Nearby
Area Name Distance Direction
Golden Rock, St. Croix 0.5 SSW
downtown Christiansted, St. Croix 1.2 ESE
Protestant Cay 1.2 E
Christiansted, St. Croix 1.3 ESE
Annas Hope, St. Croix 1.8 SSW
Spaldings, St. Croix 1.9 W
Bugby Hole, St. Croix 2.0 S
Sion Farm, St. Croix 2.1 SW
Judith's Fancy, St. Croix 2.1 NW

Nearby Attractions

Steeple Building

Colony Cove Beach Resort is a great place to stay for active vacationers. There are more than a few fun activities to be discovered when starting at this accommodation. Yes, this region touts a wide array of places to explore, such as Virgin Islands Sustainable Farm Institute, Peter Carl Limpricht Park, and The Lutheran Church. Of the three nearby attractions, the closest is Virgin Islands Sustainable Farm Institute.

With quite a few attractions near this vacation spot, you don't have to limit yourself; more of the nearest attractions are listed in the table below.

Attractions Near Colony Cove
Attraction Type Distance Direction Location
Virgin Islands Sustainable Farm Institute Farm -- -- 2.3 mi. West-Southwest of Christiansted
Peter Carl Limpricht Park Park 0.9 SE Christiansted
The Lutheran Church Historical Site 1.3 ESE Downtown Christiansted
Government House Historical Site 1.3 ESE Downtown Christiansted
Apothecary Hall Museum 1.3 ESE Downtown Christiansted
St. Croix Archaeological Museum Museum 1.3 ESE Downtown Christiansted
Scale House Historical Site 1.3 ESE Downtown Christiansted
Customs House Historical Site 1.3 ESE Downtown Christiansted
Steeple Building Museum 1.3 ESE Downtown Christiansted
D Hamilton Jackson Park Park 1.3 ESE Downtown Christiansted
Fort Christiansted Historical Site 1.4 ESE Christiansted
Fort Sale Ruins Historical Site 3.0 NW 4.3 mi. Northwest of Christiansted
Columbus Landing Site Historical Site 3.0 NW 4.3 mi. Northwest of Christiansted
Fort Louisa Augusta Light Lighthouse 1.8 E Christiansted
Cane Garden Sugarmill Ruins Historical Site 3.4 S 3.0 mi. South of Christiansted
Longford Sugarmill Ruins Historical Site 3.2 SE 2.2 mi. South of Christiansted
Green Cay National Wildlife Refuge Nature Sanctuary/Wildlife Reserve 3.8 E Green Cay
Southgate Coastal Reserve Nature Sanctuary/Wildlife Reserve 3.9 E 2.8 mi. East of Christiansted
Coakley Bay Ruins Historical Site 5.3 E 4.1 mi. East of Christiansted
Saint George Village Botanical Gardens Botanical Garden 7.6 WSW 3.4 mi. East of Frederiksted
Cruzan Rum Factory Distillery 9.2 WSW Carlton
Good Hope Plantation Ruins Historical Site 9.9 WSW Carlton
Lawaetz Family Museum Museum 10.0 WSW Frederiksted Southeast
Estate Whim Museum Museum -- -- Frederiksted Southeast
Hams Bluff Lighthouse Lighthouse 10.2 W 4.0 mi. North of Frederiksted
Estate Mount Washington Plantation Historical Site 10.9 W 2.2 mi. North of Frederiksted
Buddhoe Park Park 11.0 W Frederiksted
Fort Frederik Historical Site 11.0 W Frederiksted
Caribbean Museum Center for the Arts Museum 11.0 W Frederiksted
Butler Bay Nature Preserve Nature Sanctuary/Wildlife Reserve 11.3 W 2.7 mi. North of Frederiksted
Fairleigh Dickinson Territorial Park Nature Sanctuary/Wildlife Reserve 9.6 E 8.4 mi. East of Christiansted
Point Udall Monument Monument 10.1 E 8.9 mi. East of Christiansted
Sandy Point National Wildlife Refuge Nature Sanctuary/Wildlife Reserve 12.6 WSW 2.3 mi. South-Southwest of Frederiksted
St. Croix East End Marine Park Nature Sanctuary/Wildlife Reserve 10.9 E 9.7 mi. East of Christiansted

If you're looking for somewhere a little different to visit, Virgin Islands Sustainable Farm Institute is an option worth considering. 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.

Nearby Accommodations

Getting details about nearby lodging options is often an excellent means of getting a feel for the surrounding area. You'll be able to find plenty of additional properties to think about before reaching a decision, as this part of St. Croix houses an excellent variety of resort and hotel options. Have a look at the table below to find complete details on the booking options available in the area.

Accommodations near Colony Cove
Accommodation Distance Direction Location
Pelican Cove Beach Condos 0.7 NW 1.9 mi. West-Northwest of Christiansted, St. Croix
The Palms at Pelican Cove 0.8 NW 2.1 mi. West-Northwest of Christiansted, St. Croix
Hibiscus Beach Resort 0.9 NW 2.2 mi. West-Northwest of Christiansted, St. Croix
Club Comanche 1.1 SE Christiansted, St. Croix
Holger Danske Hotel 1.1 ESE Downtown Christiansted, St. Croix
Carringtons Inn 1.2 SSE 1.0 mi. South West of Christiansted, St. Croix
Hotel Caravelle 1.2 ESE Downtown Christiansted, St. Croix
Hotel on the Cay 1.3 E Protestant Cay, Protestant Cay
King Christian Hotel 1.3 ESE Downtown Christiansted, St. Croix
Inn at Pelican Heights 1.5 NW 2.8 mi. West-Northwest of Christiansted, St. Croix
 

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