What's Located Around Colony Cove Beach Resort

Quite often, people make plans to visit US Virgin Islands in anticipation of seeing the incredible beaches that the island group is known for.

If you or your group are big beach fans, Colony Cove Beach Resort is just what you are looking for. This lodging is located on the water, so visitors can spend their whole trip in the sun if that is what they want to do.

Nearby Beaches

Naturally, since Colony Cove Beach Resort is located on Colony Cove, relaxing at the water's edge is a popular pastime 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 vacationers who want some variety, the following options each offer something a little different. Click on the following names 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

Sugar Beach is probably the most convenient option to visit near the villa complex. 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 a chance to escape the crowds, Grotto Beach might be just right for you. 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 two and a half miles east of these accommodations.

Nearby Areas

Visiting the town or local neighborhood nearest to your villa complex can help diversify your itinerary, no matter if you'll just be browsing their markets, or dining with locals at their authentic restaurants. Colony Cove Beach Resort is found on 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 found closest to Colony Cove Beach Resort are listed 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

Travelers in search of plenty of activities while visiting St. Croix will quickly learn that Colony Cove Beach Resort is the perfect place for active guests, especially if they plan to take advantage of this busy part of town. In fact, this area is simply full of different attractions to try, such as Virgin Islands Sustainable Farm Institute, Peter Carl Limpricht Park, and The Lutheran Church. The nearest attraction of the three is Virgin Islands Sustainable Farm Institute.

There are plenty of other attractions to keep all kinds of travelers happy; find them 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 searching for a place where you can while away some free time, Virgin Islands Sustainable Farm Institute could be a good option. 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 a place to stay, it's often worthwhile to find out about nearby accommodation options as a means to better understand the surrounding area. You'll be able to find lots of additional places to think about before making a decision, as this section of St. Croix offers vacationers an excellent selection of hotels and resorts to pick from. In order to find additional details about booking possibilities available nearby, consult the following table.

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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