Sprat Hall Beach

Sprat Hall Beach, located on St. Croix, is a mile-long beach area perfect for swimming and sunbathing. Beyond a few local, private residencies, the area is undeveloped, which adds to the amazing ambiance given by the Caribbean Sea. Easy access from Route 63 makes this beach an excellent choice for those that want quiet, but don't want to struggle to get there.

Located in the North Shore, Sprat Hall Beach is on the West edge of St. Croix. You might want to drop by whether or not you are staying in the immediate vicinity. When you need to spend the afternoon away from tourist-filled hotspots, you should consider visiting Sprat Hall Beach.

How to Access The Beach

The beach is accessible directly off of Route 63. While there is no official car park, guests with four wheel drive can easily get on the beach, while those without can find a place a bit more inland.

Amenities and Ambiance

Sprat Hall Beach is located on the west coast of St. Croix and is comprised of a mile-long strip of white, sandy beaches. Bordered by lush green vegetation, the view, island-side, is one of privacy. Looking out toward the Caribbean Sea, guests are treated to clear waters and calm waves. Shallow waters are perfect for swimming and snorkeling.

Unfortunately, you won't find any public restrooms along this coastline, but you may be able to find facilities at a nearby business. The water here is clear enough for snorkeling, so purchase or rent some equipment if you're looking to see what goes on beneath the surface.

Sprat Hall Beach offers a calm and relaxing enclave, thanks to the fact that the area surrounding the beach is more rural than urban.

What's Nearby


The beach is wonderful, but the surrounding area has a lot to offer, too. Look for it on the West coast of St. Croix; the area is home to other attractions such as Hams Bluff Lighthouse, which is one of the closest attractions.

If you want to learn more about the history of the Virgin Islands, many sites offer unique historical perspectives on the area. For instance, nearby is Estate Mount Washington Plantation, which is one of the closest sites of historical significance in the vicinity of Sprat Hall Beach.

Being able to choose from some activities besides the beach will ensure you won't run low on things to do. The closest attractions are found in the following table.

Activities and Attractions Near Sprat Hall Beach
Attraction Type Distance Direction Island
Hams Bluff Lighthouse Lighthouse 1.0 mi. NE St. Croix
Estate Mount Washington Plantation Historical Site 1.2 mi. S St. Croix
Teres Veho Watersports Operator 2.9 mi. S St. Croix
Paul E Joseph Stadium Sporting Event Venue 3.0 mi. S St. Croix
Buddhoe Park Park 3.1 mi. S St. Croix
Fort Frederik Historical Site 3.1 mi. S St. Croix
Caribbean Museum Center for the Arts Museum 3.4 mi. S St. Croix
Carambola Beach Golf Club Golf Course 4.0 mi. E St. Croix
Estate Whim Museum Museum 4.5 mi. SSE St. Croix
Lawaetz Family Museum Museum 4.5 mi. SSE St. Croix
Cruzan Rum Factory Distillery 4.6 mi. SE St. Croix
Good Hope Plantation Ruins Historical Site 5.5 mi. SSE St. Croix

Cities and Towns

Sprat Hall Beach is in the Frederiksted area, so exploring the city is a convenient option. Frederiksted is nearby and is a neat region that strikes a balance between island tranquility and urbanization. From the coast, Frederiksted is just up the road, roughly three and a half miles (five and a half kilometers).


How many other people you encounter at Sprat Hall Beach will depend on if you visit during a popular season, which is often indicated by how busy the hotels are. The area does not have very many large hotels, but you may see guests from some of the area's smaller options.

You'll find a good amount of hotel rooms which can be reached in the car. A few of the more convenient possibilities have been displayed in the table below.

Accommodations near Sprat Hall Beach
Hotel Distance Direction Type
Mount Victory Camp 1.2 mi. SSE Lodge
Frederiksted Hotel 3.3 mi. S Hotel
Renaissance Carambola Beach Resort & Spa 3.8 mi. E Resort
Sand Castle on the Beach 4.1 mi. S Hotel
Villa Morales 4.7 mi. SSE Guest house
Waves at Cane Bay 5.4 mi. E Hotel
Cane Bay Reef Club 5.5 mi. E Resort
Arawak Bay: The Inn at Salt River 8.0 mi. E Hotel
Villa Margarita Oceanfront Guesthouse 8.4 mi. E Guest house
Inn at Pelican Heights 9.7 mi. E Hotel


A hot day at the beach will have you craving more than just a cocktail; no beach day is complete until you eat at an area restaurant, where you'll be able to sample regional favorites, within just a few miles of this shoreline. One of the nearest restaurants is Bernie's Restaurant & Cafe. This restaurant has both American and Caribbean menu items.

Some nearby restaurant options are shown in the table below.

Restaurants near Sprat Hall Beach
Restaurant Name Phone Cuisine Style Distance Direction
Bernie's Restaurant & Cafe (340) 713-8390 American, Caribbean -- 1.7 mi. S
Rhythms at Rainbow Beach (340) 772-0002 International Very Casual 2.1 mi. S
Coconuts St. Croix (340) 774-0099 Mexican, Tex-Mex Very Casual 2.7 mi. S
Uca's Kitchen -- -- -- 3.2 mi. S
KFC Frederiksted -- American Very Casual 3.2 mi. S
Pier 69 (340) 772-0069 American Very Casual 3.2 mi. S
Mt. Pellier Domino Club (340) 713-9052 Bar and grill Very Casual 3.2 mi. ESE
Polly's at the Pier (340) 719-9434 International Very Casual 3.2 mi. S
Blue Moon Cafe (340) 772-2222 Cajun, Caribbean, Eclectic Informal 3.3 mi. S
Lost Dog Pub (340) 772-3526 American Very Casual 3.3 mi. S
Frederiksted Hotel (340) 772-0500 -- -- 3.3 mi. S
Napoleon's Pizza (340) 713-9955 Italian -- 3.3 mi. S

Other Beaches

Sprat Hall Beach isn't the only beach worth checking out on St. Croix.

You might also enjoy Davis Bay, located a brief car or taxi trip away. With a gorgeous beach, Davis Bay is a fine swimming spot on the northern side of St. Croix, and although it can get a bit windy, families and bodysurfers gravitate to this area to play in the waters. If you're on the lookout for more active and social, you might like Rainbow Beach. It's located two miles to the south.

You may also enjoy La Grange, which is located not too far away, so a quick cab ride is a solid choice. La Grange beach, off of St. Croix, is a good beach where swimmers and snorkelers enjoy the sparkling blue waters, and beach loungers love the soft sands and complemetary chairs.

Of course, there is much more to do besides lounge on the sand in the Virgin Islands, but Sprat Hall Beach is both a refreshing place to relax, and a beautiful natural attraction.


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