What's Near Gentle Winds Villas Condominiums

Quite often, people make plans to take a trip to US Virgin Islands knowing that they'll get to see the amazing beaches that the islands are so well known for.

If you are a big beach fan, Gentle Winds Villas Condominiums is set in the perfect location for you. This lodging is set along the shore, so vacationers can spend as much time as they like soaking up the sun if they want.

Nearby Beaches

Of course, since Gentle Winds Villas Condominiums is positioned directly on Columbus Landing Beach, hanging out at the beach is popular with guests staying here. The historically important Columbus Landing Beach at Salt River Beach is the only spot on United States soil where members from Christopher Columbus' expedition were known to have touched land. The landing occurred in 1493, and it was also the site of the first armed fight between Europeans and natives. For those who want to venture farther away, its not difficult to find another beach to experience. Clicking on each link below allows you to see more details:

Beaches Near Gentle Winds
Beach Distance Direction Location
Cormorant Beach 1.4 E Judith's Fancy
Hibiscus Beach 2.5 ESE 2.2 mi. West-Northwest of Christiansted
Cane Bay Beach 3.1 W Cane Bay
Colony Cove 3.3 SE 1.3 mi. West-Northwest of Christiansted
Sugar Beach 3.5 SE 1.2 mi. West-Northwest of Christiansted
Davis Bay 4.6 W 4.8 mi. Northeast of Frederiksted

One of the most convenient options is Cormorant Beach. Located on the northeastern end of St. Croix, Cormorant Beach features beautiful sands and mostly calm waters for the perfect beach experience. Snorkeling is a popular attraction at the Cormorant Beach Club because of the great offshore reef, and other watersport activities are also available at the beach's own watersports center. You can spend as much time as you want at this coastal site, considering there are restrooms available.

If you're searching for a chance to escape the crowds, Columbus Landing Beach might be a good choice. The historically important Columbus Landing Beach at Salt River Beach is the only spot on United States soil where members from Christopher Columbus' expedition were known to have touched land. The landing occurred in 1493, and it was also the site of the first armed fight between Europeans and natives. It can be found only a meager trip off.

Nearby Areas

Visiting the town or local neighborhood nearest to your apartment building can act as a nice day trip, whether it's for enjoying a night out in the area, or dining with locals at their authentic restaurants. Gentle Winds Villas Condominiums is located in Clairmont, a neighborhood near Cane Bay; it's 4.6 miles to the west-northwest of Christiansted.

The following table contains a listing of areas near Gentle Winds Villas Condominiums:

Cities, Towns, and Neighborhoods Nearby
Area Name Distance Direction
Judith's Fancy 1.4 E
Spaldings 1.7 SE
Watt Town 2.4 S
Belvedere 2.4 W
Libanon Hill 2.4 SSW
Cane Bay 3.0 W
Alexandria 3.1 S
Golden Rock 3.5 SE
Sion Farm 3.6 SSE

Nearby Attractions

Steeple Building

Gentle Winds Villas Condominiums makes for an excellent spot for active visitors. There are an abundance of activities to be enjoyed when searching from this accommodation. You will find that this section of St. Croix has a lot of spots for vacationers to explore, like Virgin Islands Sustainable Farm Institute, Peter Carl Limpricht Park, and The Lutheran Church, to name a few. Of the three nearby attractions, the closest is Virgin Islands Sustainable Farm Institute.

When it comes to finding area attractions that are just right for your family, it's best to know all your options, like those listed in the following table.

Attractions Near Gentle Winds
Attraction Type Distance Direction Location
Virgin Islands Sustainable Farm Institute Farm -- -- 2.3 mi. West-Southwest of Christiansted
Peter Carl Limpricht Park Park 4.2 SE Christiansted
The Lutheran Church Historical Site 4.6 SE Downtown Christiansted
Government House Historical Site 4.6 SE Downtown Christiansted
Apothecary Hall Museum 4.7 SE Downtown Christiansted
St. Croix Archaeological Museum Museum 4.7 SE Downtown Christiansted
Scale House Historical Site 4.6 ESE Downtown Christiansted
Customs House Historical Site 4.7 ESE Downtown Christiansted
Steeple Building Museum 4.7 ESE Downtown Christiansted
D Hamilton Jackson Park Park 4.7 ESE Downtown Christiansted
Fort Christiansted Historical Site 4.7 ESE Christiansted
Fort Sale Ruins Historical Site 0.4 E 4.3 mi. Northwest of Christiansted
Columbus Landing Site Historical Site 0.4 E 4.3 mi. Northwest of Christiansted
Fort Louisa Augusta Light Lighthouse 4.9 ESE Christiansted
Cane Garden Sugarmill Ruins Historical Site 6.2 SE 3.0 mi. South of Christiansted
Longford Sugarmill Ruins Historical Site 6.4 SE 2.2 mi. South of Christiansted
Green Cay National Wildlife Refuge Nature Sanctuary/Wildlife Reserve 6.6 E Green Cay
Southgate Coastal Reserve Nature Sanctuary/Wildlife Reserve 6.9 E 2.8 mi. East of Christiansted
Coakley Bay Ruins Historical Site 8.3 E 4.1 mi. East of Christiansted
Saint George Village Botanical Gardens Botanical Garden 6.1 SW 3.4 mi. East of Frederiksted
Cruzan Rum Factory Distillery 7.7 SW Carlton
Good Hope Plantation Ruins Historical Site 8.7 SW Carlton
Lawaetz Family Museum Museum 8.5 SW Frederiksted Southeast
Estate Whim Museum Museum -- -- Frederiksted Southeast
Hams Bluff Lighthouse Lighthouse 7.4 W 4.0 mi. North of Frederiksted
Estate Mount Washington Plantation Historical Site 8.4 W 2.2 mi. North of Frederiksted
Buddhoe Park Park 9.0 WSW Frederiksted
Fort Frederik Historical Site 9.0 WSW Frederiksted
Caribbean Museum Center for the Arts Museum 9.1 SW Frederiksted
Butler Bay Nature Preserve Nature Sanctuary/Wildlife Reserve 8.7 W 2.7 mi. North of Frederiksted
Fairleigh Dickinson Territorial Park Nature Sanctuary/Wildlife Reserve 12.5 E 8.4 mi. East of Christiansted
Point Udall Monument Monument 13.1 E 8.9 mi. East of Christiansted
Sandy Point National Wildlife Refuge Nature Sanctuary/Wildlife Reserve 11.1 SW 2.3 mi. South-Southwest of Frederiksted
St. Croix East End Marine Park Nature Sanctuary/Wildlife Reserve 13.9 E 9.7 mi. East of Christiansted

If you're searching 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

Getting info about nearby lodging possibilities is oftentimes an easy way to get a feel for the area. You'll find no shortage of other properties to look at in the region, as this portion of St. Croix offers visitors a terrific range of resort and hotel options. Have a look at the following table to find complete details about the lodging options located in the surrounding area.

Accommodations near Gentle Winds
Accommodation Distance Direction Location
Villa Margarita Oceanfront Guesthouse 0.2 ENE 4.6 mi. Northwest of Christiansted, St. Croix
Arawak Bay: The Inn at Salt River 0.4 SW Clairmont, St. Croix
Inn at Pelican Heights 1.9 SE 2.8 mi. West-Northwest of Christiansted, St. Croix
The Palms at Pelican Cove 2.5 ESE 2.1 mi. West-Northwest of Christiansted, St. Croix
Pelican Cove Beach Condos 2.7 ESE 1.9 mi. West-Northwest of Christiansted, St. Croix
Cane Bay Reef Club 2.8 W Belvedere, St. Croix
Waves at Cane Bay 2.9 W 6.7 mi. Northeast of Frederiksted, St. Croix
Carringtons Inn 4.3 SE 1.0 mi. South West of Christiansted, St. Croix
Holger Danske Hotel 4.5 SE Downtown Christiansted, St. Croix
Club Comanche 4.5 SE Christiansted, St. Croix
 

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