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.
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.
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.
|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|
|Hotel||4.5 mi. (10.7 km)||E|
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 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.
Location: The North Shore, St. Croix
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