The gorgeous beaches in the US Virgin Islands are undoubtedly some of the most-loved attractions that you'll find on the islands. Many guests are excited to learn that Buccaneer is directly on the waterfront, so you won't need to go out of your way to experience first hand what makes the area such a popular vacation destination. These accommodations are located outside of the Virgin Islands' more crowded areas, which means those visiting this particular area will often be alone on the beach, giving them the chance to lay their towel anywhere on the sand that they desire.
Naturally, since Buccaneer sits directly on Mermaid Beach, spending time at the shore is a popular pastime at this property. Crowded by guests staying at the Buccaneer Resort, Mermaid Beach has all the amenities you could want in a beach. Whether you want to lounge seaside with a cocktail in hand or participate in watersports, you'll love this sunny spot. For those who want some variety, the following options each offer something a little different. Click the name of each one in the table to read our detailed article:
|Shoy's Beach||0.2||NNE||1.7 mi. Northeast of Christiansted|
|Grotto Beach||0.3||SW||1.3 mi. East-Northeast of Christiansted|
|Tamarind Reef Beach||1.4||E||2.9 mi. East of Christiansted|
|Chenay Bay Beach||1.5||E||3.1 mi. East of Christiansted|
|Coakley Bay Beach||2.5||E||3.9 mi. East of Christiansted|
|Sugar Beach||2.5||W||1.2 mi. West-Northwest of Christiansted|
|Colony Cove||2.6||W||1.3 mi. West-Northwest of Christiansted|
|Hibiscus Beach||3.3||W||2.2 mi. West-Northwest of Christiansted|
|Half Penny Beach||3.7||S||2.9 mi. South of Christiansted|
|Turtle Beach||4.1||ENE||Buck Island|
|Cormorant Beach||4.3||WNW||Judith's Fancy|
The most convenient one to visit is Shoy's Beach. One of three beaches with ties to the Buccaneer Resort, Shoy's Beach is great for swimming and sunbathing. Usually this spot is crowded with resort guests, but others are welcome to join in the fun.
Visitors who are interested in finding out more about what's located nearby may want to know how far the nearby town or city is from their accommodations. Buccaneer is situated toward the center of the island of St. Croix, 1.7 miles east-northeast of downtown Christiansted; it is 1.6 miles to the east-northeast of Christiansted.
The table below lists the areas that are closest to Buccaneer:
Tourists who want to learn about local culture and have some fun outdoors during their trip to St. Croix will quickly learn that Buccaneer is an excellent home base for those who want to take advantage of this interesting area. Yes, this area is simply full of different attractions to try, such as Virgin Islands Sustainable Farm Institute, , and The Lutheran Church. The closest of the three is Virgin Islands Sustainable Farm Institute.
For even more attractions to add to your agenda, find several of the nearest listed in the table below.
|Virgin Islands Sustainable Farm Institute||Farm||--||--||2.3 mi. West-Southwest of Christiansted|
|The Lutheran Church||Historical Site||1.7||WSW||Downtown Christiansted|
|Government House||Historical Site||1.7||WSW||Downtown Christiansted|
|Apothecary Hall||Museum||1.7||SW||Downtown Christiansted|
|St. Croix Archaeological Museum||Museum||1.7||SW||Downtown Christiansted|
|Scale House||Historical Site||1.6||WSW||Downtown Christiansted|
|Customs House||Historical Site||1.6||WSW||Downtown Christiansted|
|Steeple Building||Museum||1.6||WSW||Downtown Christiansted|
|Fort Christiansted||Historical Site||1.5||WSW||Christiansted|
|Fort Sale Ruins||Historical Site||5.3||W||4.3 mi. Northwest of Christiansted|
|Columbus Landing Site||Historical Site||5.3||W||4.3 mi. Northwest of Christiansted|
|Historical Site||4.2||SW||3.0 mi. South of Christiansted|
|Historical Site||3.0||S||2.2 mi. South of Christiansted|
|Green Cay National Wildlife Refuge||Nature Sanctuary/Wildlife Reserve||1.2||NE||Green Cay|
|Southgate Coastal Reserve||Nature Sanctuary/Wildlife Reserve||1.3||E||2.8 mi. East of Christiansted|
|Coakley Bay Ruins||Historical Site||2.7||E||4.1 mi. East of Christiansted|
|Saint George Village Botanical Gardens||Botanical Garden||10.2||W||3.4 mi. East of Frederiksted|
|Cruzan Rum Factory||Distillery||11.7||WSW||Carlton|
|Lawaetz Family Museum||Museum||12.6||WSW||Frederiksted Southeast|
|Estate Whim Museum||Museum||--||--||Frederiksted Southeast|
|Hams Bluff Lighthouse||Lighthouse||12.8||W||4.0 mi. North of Frederiksted|
|Estate Mount Washington Plantation||Historical Site||13.5||W||2.2 mi. North of Frederiksted|
|Fort Frederik||Historical Site||13.6||W||Frederiksted|
|Caribbean Museum Center for the Arts||Museum||13.6||W||Frederiksted|
|Nature Sanctuary/Wildlife Reserve||13.9||W||2.7 mi. North of Frederiksted|
|Nature Sanctuary/Wildlife Reserve||7.0||E||8.4 mi. East of Christiansted|
|Point Udall Monument||Monument||7.5||E||8.9 mi. East of Christiansted|
|St. Croix East End Marine Park||Nature Sanctuary/Wildlife Reserve||8.3||E||9.7 mi. East of Christiansted|
If you're searching for an interesting place to visit, Virgin Islands Sustainable Farm Institute is an option 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.
Getting info about nearby hotel booking possibilities is generally a great means of getting a feel for the surrounding area. You'll be able to find no shortage of additional destinations to learn about before making a decision, as this portion of St. Croix offers vacationers an exceptional selection of hotels and resorts to pick from. The following table contains all the lodging options that are found nearby.
|Tamarind Reef Hotel||0.7||ENE||2.3 mi. East-Northeast of Christiansted, St. Croix|
|Hotel on the Cay||1.5||WSW||Protestant Cay, Protestant Cay|
|Chenay Bay Beach Resort||1.6||E||3.1 mi. East of Christiansted, St. Croix|
|King Christian Hotel||1.6||WSW||Downtown Christiansted, St. Croix|
|Hotel Caravelle||1.7||WSW||Downtown Christiansted, St. Croix|
|Holger Danske Hotel||1.8||WSW||Downtown Christiansted, St. Croix|
|Club Comanche||1.9||WSW||Christiansted, St. Croix|
|Carringtons Inn||2.6||SW||1.0 mi. South West of Christiansted, St. Croix|
|Pelican Cove Beach Condos||3.1||W||1.9 mi. West-Northwest of Christiansted, St. Croix|
|The Palms at Pelican Cove||3.3||W||2.1 mi. West-Northwest of Christiansted, St. Croix|
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