Hams Bluff Lighthouse

First lit in 1915 under the Danish Government, Hams Bluff Light is still in service, lighting the night sky for sailors approaching the island in the dark.

What to Expect

Hams Bluff Light is less a tourist attractions and more an active lighthouse located on the side of a forested hill.

Hams Bluff Light is a cast iron tower, painted mostly white, but black at the top to amplify the light. The light is solar powered with a battery back up, and offers two white flashes every 30 seconds.

Staying Close

Hams Bluff Lighthouse is located in the North Shore, which means travelers to this area of the Virgin Islands will have convenient access to the lighthouse for the duration of their trip. There is a decent number of hotels in the neighborhood within the vicinity of the lighthouse.

Hotels near Hams Bluff Lighthouse
Hotel Type Distance Direction
Mount Victory Camp Lodge 1.7 mi. (3.7 km) S
Renaissance Carambola Beach Resort & Spa Resort 3.0 mi. (7.8 km) E
Frederiksted Hotel Hotel 4.0 mi. (0.1 km) S
Waves at Cane Bay Hotel 4.5 mi. (10.7 km) E

Location and What's Nearby

You won't have a hunger problem if you linger at this lighthouse; you can find a broad selection of food and drink providers within traveling distance. The most frequented nearby eatery is Bernie's Restaurant & Cafe, which serves American meals. The dining establishment is a slight distance off, but far-removed enough that you will want to plan on having a means of transportation to arrive. Rhythms at Rainbow Beach and Mt. Pellier Domino Club offer additional restaurant choices nearby. At Mt. Pellier Domino Club you and your group should make it a point not to leave without ordering a plate of their specialty, barbecue.


Contact Information

Location: The North Shore, St. Croix


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