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.
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:
|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|
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.
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:
|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|
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, , 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.
|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 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.
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.
|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|
|1.5||NW||2.8 mi. West-Northwest of Christiansted, St. Croix|
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