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

Those wishing to visit Hams Bluff Lighthouse may choose to book their trip in the North Shore, as guests staying in this part of the Virgin Islands will have the benefit of easy access to this lighthouse during their visit. There is a good selection of lodgings in the region around the 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
Waves at Cane Bay Hotel 4.5 mi. (10.7 km) E

Location and What's Nearby

You certainly won't go hungry if you're spending time near this lighthouse; you'll find an exceptional selection of lunch and dinner spots within traveling distance. The most convenient eatery is Bernie's Restaurant & Cafe, which serves American fare. It's only around a short distance away from this landmark, so stop by and dig in! Rhythms at Rainbow Beach and Mt. Pellier Domino Club are some more dining options close-by. At Mt. Pellier Domino Club you and your group will not want to ask for your check without trying their specialty, barbecue.


Contact Information

Location: the North Shore, St. Croix


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