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.
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:
|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|
|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.
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:
|Golden Rock, St. Croix||0.5||SSW|
|downtown Christiansted, St. Croix||1.2||ESE|
|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|
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, , 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.
|Virgin Islands Sustainable Farm Institute||Farm||--||--||2.3 mi. West-Southwest of 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|
|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|
|Historical Site||3.4||S||3.0 mi. South of Christiansted|
|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|
|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|
|Fort Frederik||Historical Site||11.0||W||Frederiksted|
|Caribbean Museum Center for the Arts||Museum||11.0||W||Frederiksted|
|Nature Sanctuary/Wildlife Reserve||11.3||W||2.7 mi. North of Frederiksted|
|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.
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.
|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|
|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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