What's Near Gentle Winds Villas Condominiums

Many times, finding accommodations near the right beach can add a little something extra to your vacation in the US Virgin Islands. If you are looking forward to the beach more than anything, Gentle Winds Villas Condominiums is just what you are looking for. This lodging is situated on the shore, so tourists can spend as much time as they like in the sun if they want.

Nearby Beaches

Needless to say, since Gentle Winds Villas Condominiums sits directly on Columbus Landing Beach, laying out in the sun is a popular pastime 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 travelers who are eager for some variety, its not difficult to find another beach to experience. Click on the following names to read our detailed article:

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

Cormorant Beach is the closest choice to consider near Gentle Winds Villas Condominiums. 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 won't have to cut your time at Cormorant Beach short, since there are restrooms available.

If instead you're looking 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 just a quick hike away.

Nearby Areas

Hopping over to a town or community that neighbors your apartment building can help diversify your itinerary, whether you're browsing a beautiful natural setting, or finding an incredible local restaurant. Gentle Winds Villas Condominiums is located in Clairmont, a neighborhood near Cane Bay; it is 4.6 miles to the west-northwest of Christiansted.

The areas found closest to Gentle Winds Villas Condominiums are listed below.

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 is an excellent spot for active travelers. There are a great deal of active pursuits to be found when starting at this lodging. You will find that this particular part of St. Croix claims a number of exciting attractions, such as 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.

Proving that this site has a great location, there are many more attractions nearby, like those listed in the table below.

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 on the lookout for a place where you can while away some free time, Virgin Islands Sustainable Farm Institute might be what the doctor ordered. 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

Learning more about nearby lodging options is sometimes an easy means of getting a better feel for the surrounding area. Readers can find lots of additional destinations to look at nearby, as this section of St. Croix offers travelers an excellent variety of resorts and hotels to pick from. In order to get additional details about lodging possibilities available in the area, consult the following table.

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
Hibiscus Beach Resort 2.4 ESE 2.2 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
 

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