What's Located Around Colony Cove Beach Resort

The delightful beaches in the US Virgin Islands are boasted as some of the best attractions that the islands have to offer.

Therefore, most guests are delighted that this property is on the water, so you won't have to go very far to try a few beach activities.

Nearby Beaches

Obviously, since Colony Cove Beach Resort was built directly on Colony Cove, relaxing on the sand is a popular pastime here. 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 travelers who are willing to venture off site, its not difficult to find another beach to experience. Click the name of each one in the table to read our detailed article:

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

The nearest one is Sugar Beach. 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 you're interested in an enjoyable secluded beach, 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 two and a half miles east of these accommodations.

Nearby Areas

Visiting areas that are close to your villa complex can add some depth to your vacation experience, whether it's about trying their underrated nightlife, or finding an incredible local restaurant. Colony Cove Beach Resort can be found near the center 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 areas that are closest to Colony Cove Beach Resort are listed in the table below:

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

Visitors in need of a fun agenda during their trip to St. Croix will quickly learn that Colony Cove Beach Resort is a good spot to start all their adventures. Yes, this particular part of Christiansted claims a number of exciting attractions, like Virgin Islands Sustainable Farm Institute, Peter Carl Limpricht Park, and The Lutheran Church, to name a few. The closest of the three is Virgin Islands Sustainable Farm Institute.

To keep your entire group happy, you may need to browse several of this area's attractions, many of which are shown 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 on the lookout for somewhere interesting to go, Virgin Islands Sustainable Farm Institute may be just what you're looking for. 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

When you're choosing where to book your stay, it's often worthwhile to find out about nearby lodging possibilities as a means to better understand the region. Readers will be able to find plenty of additional places to consider before coming to a decision, as this portion of St. Croix has an excellent variety of resorts and hotels to pick from. Learn more about all the region's lodging options by checking the table below.

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
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
Buccaneer 2.6 E 1.5 mi. East-Northeast of Christiansted, St. Croix
 

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