Things to See and Do While Staying at Buccaneer

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St. Croix in the Virgin Islands offers visitors lots of interesting outdoor opportunities, especially for those who are staying at an oceanfront vacation spot like this one. Buccaneer is a perfect option for visitors who want to see it all and give new activities a try.

This property has 2 swimming pools, meaning each guest will find themselves with more space and more options. One of the bonuses is that this property is also located adjacent to the ocean, meaning that there are plenty of options when it comes time to spend time in the water when you stay here. Follow up your swim with a few minutes in the lodgings's whirlpool, perfect for relieving soreness from a day of exploring.

You won't have to abandon your fitness routine while vacationing at Buccaneer; a fitness facility is available on the grounds.


Tennis enthusiasts should definitely consider staying at this property, since its tennis facilities — located on-site — offer a challenge, as well as a convenient outdoor activity. Players probably won't have much difficulty claiming a court, considering that there are 8 of them. Plus, the lighted courts here give guests the opportunity to play at night, when schedules are more relaxed. Buccaneer employs a tennis pro, who can help you improve your game during your vacation.

If you're interested in more accommodation options that offer tennis, you may want to browse other hotels in the area that also have courts, including Tamarind Reef Hotel and Sugar Beach Condominiums.


With so many attractive features, like its mild and balmy climate, the Virgin Islands is both attractive and diverse, meaning it has become a favorite destination of golfers world-wide. This resort invites you to enjoy the outdoors at their on-site course.

If other properties may interest you, there are at least two other courses that you may want to check out within nine and a half miles of Buccaneer. These are Carambola Beach Golf Club and Reef Golf Course. The most proximate of these choices is Reef Golf Course. It's found easily found by cab, so wave one down and get a ride there for a great golfing experience. The course has 9 holes. It is a par 35, with a total length of 2440 yards. If you'd like to see if it is possible to schedule a tee time, the course can be reached at (340) 773-8844.


A trip to St. Croix can be the perfect opportunity to try your hand at a new recreational sport. There are several options available, so you are sure to find an aquatic activity you enjoy, even if you've never done it before. The bullets below shows the watersports offered at Buccaneer:

  • Kayaking
  • Paddleboarding
  • Snorkeling
  • Watercraft

Family Activities

Activities and Recreation at Buccaneer

Plan to travel with the whole family? Then don't overlook Buccaneer, which is stocked full of family-friendly amenities.

Children are pampered at the Buccaneer too, with everything from a game room to specially designed kids activities. A daily kids camp allows young travelers ages 4-12 to gain independence from their parents in a controlled environment, and connecting bedrooms for youngsters to their parents prevents close quarters from becoming a burden. In 2012, Travel + Leisure ranked the Buccaneer as the Best Family Hotel in the Virgin Islands, and the fourth Best Family Hotel in the Caribbean, Bermuda and Bahamas.

There is a game room on-site, where both kids and grown-ups can pass hours of downtime. Families with jam-packed itineraries will appreciate the kids' program, designed for young guests. It offers a good excuse for parents to have some alone time, while their little ones have a chance to meet new friends. During your stay, you may find yourself wanting to leave the little ones behind for the Virgin Islands' adult attractions. Guests can arrange for a babysitter, so that parents can have a chance to enjoy some quality time on-site or around town.

Entertainment and Nightlife

Buccaneer features live entertainment, so even when night owls opt to stay in for the evening they won't be missing out on after-hours excitement. Live shows are typically hosted about 7 days per week. Of course, the specifics can vary with the season. If you want to find out more about the entertainment schedule, you can reach the resort at (340) 712-2100.

Plus, there are a two different bars where guests can sip leisurely on a cold drink before they see the show.

If you want to enjoy some of the same glitz and glamor you'd associate with Las Vegas, you can visit the nearest casino, Caravelle Casino. It's a mile and a half from Buccaneer.


Not all options in the Virgin Islands can say they have a spa, but Buccaneer is one pleasant place that is able to offer its guests a convenient, calming way to unwind during their stay. The following list shows a sample of the available spa services:

  • Facials
  • Hair Services
  • Manicures
  • Massages
  • Sauna
  • Spa Facility
  • Steam Room
  • Whirlpool

The spa at the Buccaneer offers an array of services, from deep tissue massage to Mango Madness pedicures. Guests can go down to the Hideaway Spa for treatment, or opt for an in-room massage. You will enjoy the treatments at the Hideaway Spa and Salon so much that you will want to come back again and again!


The salon on-site makes it simple to get ready in style for a special occasion, or fun night out.

Though there's plenty of fun activities right on-location, guests who want to get out 'n' about will certainly appreciate the many interesting outdoor activities on St. Croix. Whether you are looking to spend time on the beach or play a few rounds of golf, you will encounter lots of other opportunities for recreation in the region. Click on these articles for information about snorkeling, scuba diving, fishing, shopping, renting a bike or scooter, sightseeing, and other activities you might enjoy.


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