Cramer Park

Located on the eastern end of St. Croix, Cramer Park features a beautiful, remote beach experience that immerses its guests in nature. The calm, shallow water and the soft white sand provide the visitor-friendly environment, while nearby Farleigh Dickinson Territorial Park provides another excellent getaway.

Set in East End, in the vicinity of Knight, Cramer Park is on the East coast of St. Croix. You might want regardless of whether you're staying nearby. Cramer Park is a distinguishable relaxation spot because it's the ideal location for escaping over-crowded hangouts in the town proper. Other nearby beaches in the Virgin Islands may be just as pretty, but are usually more crowded because they're frequented by tourists looking for a lively scene.

How to Access The Beach
Visitors should expect to drive to access Cramer Park, as it sits on the far eastern coast of the island. East End Road links together with Cramer Park, where cars can park directly next to the beach.

Amenities and Ambiance

Cramer Park remains relatively isolated, as it is surrounded by Knight Bay and Boiler Bay, each of which have remained undeveloped. The area is filled with palm trees and soft sand, while picnic tables, bathrooms, and bbq grills lie near the entrance. Visitors can see the sillohette of Buck island in the distance, while lush green hills border fill the coast.

Vacationers can take advantages of picnic tables at this beach, which are perfect for setting up your carry-out food, or just lounging under the sun.

Restrooms are available at Cramer Park. You'll find the waters off-shore to be fit for snorkeling, so bring along some equipment if you're looking to see what goes on beneath the surface.

What's Nearby

Attractions

You'll find this beach on the East coast of St. Croix. It is close to Point Udall Monument, which is found one and a quarter miles to the east, and it is one of the attractions close-by.

If you want to combine some cultural exploration with your trip to the beach, you should consider a trip to Steeple Building. This museum is located seven and a half miles away, giving you a chance to see, and learn about, even more of the area.

Beaches are a great attraction to visit, but there's even more to see during your stay. The table below lists other attractions that are nearby.

Activities and Attractions Near Cramer Park
Attraction Type Distance Direction Island
Point Udall Monument Monument 1.3 E St. Croix
Divi Carina Bay Casino Casino 1.6 SW St. Croix
Reef Golf Course Golf Course 1.7 W St. Croix
Coakley Bay Ruins Historical Site 3.6 W St. Croix
Green Cay National Wildlife Refuge Nature Sanctuary/Wildlife Reserve 5.3 W Green Cay

Cities and Towns

The town of Christiansted is close-by and is in an area with plenty of worthwhile sites, while still remaining less developed and congested as some other places. From Cramer Park, Christiansted is found maybe seven and a half miles (12 and a half kilometers) away.

Hotels

Whether this spot is full of bodies or practically empty will depend on how many hotel guests decide to make the trip as well. Typically, you can expect to share the sand with more than a few travelers staying at the closest accommodations.

You'll find a good number of lodgings within a car's reach. Some of the closest possibilities have been displayed in the following list.

Accommodations near Cramer Park
Hotel Distance Direction Type
Divi Carina Bay Resort & Casino 1.7 SW Resort
Chenay Bay Beach Resort 4.7 W Hotel
Tamarind Reef Hotel 5.6 W Resort

Food

If during your visit you start getting hungry, the area around this beach has plenty to offer, so there's no need to go too far away. One of the closest places to eat is Good Spirits. You could take a cab or probably walk to this restaurant as it's only a short distance away.

The following table lists dining options located near this beach.

Restaurants near Cramer Park
Restaurant Name Phone Cuisine Style Distance Direction
Good Spirits -- -- -- 1.5 mi. W
Duggan's Reef (340) 773-9800 Caribbean Fine Dining 1.5 mi. W
Villa Madeleine (340) 773-7877 -- -- 1.6 mi. WSW
Starlite Grille (877) 773-9700 American, Caribbean, Fusion Informal 1.7 mi. SW
Blue Water Terrace (340) 692-2583 International Very Casual 2.2 mi. W
Cultured Pelican (340) 773-3333 Italian Informal -- --
Cheeseburgers in Paradise (340) 773-1119 American Very Casual 5.0 mi. W

Other Beaches

Cramer Park is just one of many beaches you can visit on St. Croix.

If you like the ambiance at this beach, you might also like Davis Bay, found within taxi range of the coast. With a gorgeous beach, Davis Bay is a fine swimming spot on the northern side of St. Croix, and although it can get a bit windy, families and bodysurfers gravitate to this area to play in the waters. Others might prefer Jack's Bay Beach, which could provide a few more possibilities for excitement, and is closer to other popular destinations. You'll find it less than a mile to the south.

Travelers may also want to consider Grapetree Beach, located within a short distance. On the southeast side of St. Croix, Grapetree Beach's white sands and active waters are popular with watersport enthusiasts looking to ride the waves.

Cramer Park could be the ideal stretch of sand, but it is possible that it may not be the best choice for your family; in which case you should find a beach with a seclusion factor that suits you.

 

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