Lots of people make plans to come to US Virgin Islands just to experience the breath-taking beaches that the island group is famous for.
Therefore, most guests are delighted that this property is located directly on the waterfront, so you won't have to go very far to see one of the most naturally beautiful features of the area.
Of course, since Pelican Cove Beach Condos is located right on Hibiscus Beach, laying out in the sun is popular with guests staying at this property. Located at Hibiscus Beach Resort just west of Christiansted, Hibiscus Beach is known for its snorkeling -- though snorkelers are warned to keep an eye out for a strong undertow when the water is rough. For those who are willing to venture off site, its not difficult to find another beach to experience. Click on the names below to view our detailed article:
|Colony Cove||0.6||SE||1.3 mi. West-Northwest of Christiansted|
|Sugar Beach||0.7||SE||1.2 mi. West-Northwest of Christiansted|
|Cormorant Beach||1.5||NW||Judith's Fancy|
|Columbus Landing Beach||2.4||NW||4.3 mi. Northwest of Christiansted|
|Grotto Beach||2.9||E||1.3 mi. East-Northeast of Christiansted|
|Mermaid Beach||3.1||E||1.5 mi. East-Northeast of Christiansted|
|Shoy's Beach||3.2||E||1.7 mi. Northeast of Christiansted|
|Half Penny Beach||4.3||SSE||2.9 mi. South of Christiansted|
|Tamarind Reef Beach||4.5||E||2.9 mi. East of Christiansted|
|Chenay Bay Beach||4.6||E||3.1 mi. East of Christiansted|
Colony Cove is probably the most convenient option to visit near the hotel. A popular spot for snorkeling, Colony Cove is frequented by guests of the Colony Cove Beach Resort that calls the sandy spot its own.
If instead you're looking for a more peaceful beach scene, Columbus Landing Beach may be just what you're looking for. 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 only a meager trip away.
Visitors who are interested to know about what's located nearby may be wondering how close (or far) the nearby town or city is from their location. Pelican Cove Beach Condos is situated on the island of St. Croix, 1.9 miles northwest of downtown Christiansted; it is 1.9 miles to the west-northwest of Christiansted.
Below are the names of some of the neighborhoods and towns located within a short distance of Pelican Cove Beach Condos.
|Golden Rock, St. Croix||1.0||SSE|
|Spaldings, St. Croix||1.4||W|
|Judith's Fancy, St. Croix||1.4||NW|
|downtown Christiansted, St. Croix||1.9||SE|
|Christiansted, St. Croix||1.9||ESE|
|Annas Hope, St. Croix||2.1||S|
|Sion Farm, St. Croix||2.2||SSW|
|Epworth, St. Croix||2.6||SW|
Visitors who crave an exciting itinerary during their trip to St. Croix will quickly learn that Pelican Cove Beach Condos makes a great base for their tropical explorations. As a matter of fact, this region is simply full of places for travelers to explore, like Virgin Islands Sustainable Farm Institute, , and The Lutheran Church. The closest of the three is Virgin Islands Sustainable Farm Institute.
These provide just a sample of all your options; for more attractions in this area, see those named in the following table.
|Virgin Islands Sustainable Farm Institute||Farm||--||--||2.3 mi. West-Southwest of Christiansted|
|The Lutheran Church||Historical Site||1.9||SE||Downtown Christiansted|
|Government House||Historical Site||1.9||SE||Downtown Christiansted|
|Apothecary Hall||Museum||1.9||SE||Downtown Christiansted|
|St. Croix Archaeological Museum||Museum||2.0||SE||Downtown Christiansted|
|Scale House||Historical Site||1.9||ESE||Downtown Christiansted|
|Customs House||Historical Site||2.0||ESE||Downtown Christiansted|
|Steeple Building||Museum||2.0||ESE||Downtown Christiansted|
|Fort Christiansted||Historical Site||2.0||ESE||Christiansted|
|Fort Sale Ruins||Historical Site||2.3||NW||4.3 mi. Northwest of Christiansted|
|Columbus Landing Site||Historical Site||2.4||NW||4.3 mi. Northwest of Christiansted|
|Historical Site||4.0||S||3.0 mi. South of Christiansted|
|Historical Site||3.8||SE||2.2 mi. South of Christiansted|
|Green Cay National Wildlife Refuge||Nature Sanctuary/Wildlife Reserve||4.2||E||Green Cay|
|Southgate Coastal Reserve||Nature Sanctuary/Wildlife Reserve||4.4||E||2.8 mi. East of Christiansted|
|Coakley Bay Ruins||Historical Site||5.8||E||4.1 mi. East of Christiansted|
|Saint George Village Botanical Gardens||Botanical Garden||7.3||WSW||3.4 mi. East of Frederiksted|
|Cruzan Rum Factory||Distillery||8.9||WSW||Carlton|
|Lawaetz Family Museum||Museum||9.8||WSW||Frederiksted Southeast|
|Estate Whim Museum||Museum||--||--||Frederiksted Southeast|
|Hams Bluff Lighthouse||Lighthouse||9.7||W||4.0 mi. North of Frederiksted|
|Estate Mount Washington Plantation||Historical Site||10.5||W||2.2 mi. North of Frederiksted|
|Fort Frederik||Historical Site||10.7||W||Frederiksted|
|Caribbean Museum Center for the Arts||Museum||10.7||WSW||Frederiksted|
|Nature Sanctuary/Wildlife Reserve||10.8||W||2.7 mi. North of Frederiksted|
|Nature Sanctuary/Wildlife Reserve||10.1||E||8.4 mi. East of Christiansted|
|Point Udall Monument||Monument||10.6||E||8.9 mi. East of Christiansted|
|Sandy Point National Wildlife Refuge||Nature Sanctuary/Wildlife Reserve||12.4||WSW||2.3 mi. South-Southwest of Frederiksted|
|St. Croix East End Marine Park||Nature Sanctuary/Wildlife Reserve||11.4||E||9.7 mi. East of Christiansted|
If you're looking for a chance to see something a little different, Virgin Islands Sustainable Farm Institute is an alternative worth considering. 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.
Learning about nearby hotel booking possibilities is often an excellent way to get a feel for the area. You will be able to find no shortage of additional destinations to think about nearby, as this part of St. Croix plays host to an impressive variety of hotels and resorts to pick from. The following table lists all the lodging possibilities you'll find in the vicinity.
|The Palms at Pelican Cove||0.2||NW||2.1 mi. West-Northwest of Christiansted, St. Croix|
|0.9||WNW||2.8 mi. West-Northwest of Christiansted, St. Croix|
|Holger Danske Hotel||1.8||SE||Downtown Christiansted, St. Croix|
|Club Comanche||1.8||SE||Christiansted, St. Croix|
|Carringtons Inn||1.8||SE||1.0 mi. South West of Christiansted, St. Croix|
|Hotel Caravelle||1.8||SE||Downtown Christiansted, St. Croix|
|Hotel on the Cay||1.9||ESE||Protestant Cay, Protestant Cay|
|King Christian Hotel||1.9||ESE||Downtown Christiansted, St. Croix|
|Villa Margarita Oceanfront Guesthouse||2.6||NW||4.6 mi. Northwest of Christiansted, St. Croix|
|Arawak Bay: The Inn at Salt River||2.9||WNW||Clairmont, St. Croix|
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