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 those staying in this region of the Virgin Islands will have the benefit of easy access to this lighthouse throughout their trip. There are a fair number of lodgings in the region within the vicinity of this lighthouse.

Hotels near Hams Bluff Lighthouse
Hotel Type Distance Direction
Mount Victory Camp Lodge 1.5 mi. (4.3 km) SSE
Renaissance Carambola Beach Resort & Spa Resort 3.0 mi. (7.8 km) E
Frederiksted Hotel Hotel 4.0 mi. (0.1 km) S
The Fred Hotel 4.0 mi. (0.1 km) S

Location and What's Nearby

There are a few convenient alfresco options to partake in while you and your party are not viewing Hams Bluff Lighthouse. Guests who enjoy testing their ability at the green, will want to do so at the most convenient golfing opportunity, which is Carambola Beach Golf Club. Many days can also be filled with time at Sprat Hall Beach, the most close-by beach. On top of that, your group might discover a couple other beach and golf choices in the region. Fortunately, guests will also have access to one or two nearby additional place of interest within a short distance. The most accessible indoor place of interest to this lighthouse is Butler Bay Nature Preserve, and you can find it a short distance away.


Contact Information

Location: the North Shore, St. Croix


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