What's Located Around Buccaneer

The delightful beaches in the US Virgin Islands are the most alluring attractions in the Caribbean.

Many guests are excited to learn that Buccaneer is located directly on the waterfront, so you won't need to travel far to enjoy what makes the region so popular. This vacation destination is hidden away from the more congested parts of the Virgin Islands, meaning guests will oftentimes get to have the beach to themselves, giving them the opportunity to escape from all of the hustle and bustle of everyday life.

Nearby Beaches

Mermaid Beach

Of course, since Buccaneer sits directly on Mermaid Beach, spending time at the shore is one of the main attractions here. Guests staying at the Buccaneer Resort can enjoy Mermaid Beach, which 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 are eager for some variety, its not difficult to find another beach to experience. Click the name of each one in the table to view our detailed article:

Beaches Near The Buccaneer
Beach Distance Direction Location
Grotto Beach 0.2 W 1.3 mi. East-Northeast of Christiansted
Shoy's Beach 0.4 N 1.7 mi. Northeast of Christiansted
Tamarind Reef Beach 1.5 E 2.9 mi. East of Christiansted
Chenay Bay Beach 1.6 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 3.5 S 2.9 mi. South of Christiansted
Wacho Beach 3.8 SSW Bamboo
Turtle Beach 4.2 NE Buck Island
Cormorant Beach 4.3 WNW Judith's Fancy

The most obvious one to visit is Grotto Beach. One of the beaches set on the Buccaneer Resort's property, Grotto Beach features not only the sandy surf, but a pool, a grill, and three holes of the golf course. Buccaneer guests enjoy the possible watersports available here.

Nearby Areas

Visitors who want to know a little bit more about what's nearby may want to know how far the closest city or town is from the property. Buccaneer lies on the island of St. Croix, 1.6 miles east-northeast of downtown Christiansted; it is 1.5 miles to the east-northeast of Christiansted.

The table below lists some of the areas near Buccaneer.

Cities, Towns, and Neighborhoods Nearby
Area Name Distance Direction
Butzberg 0.6 E
Protestant Cay 1.4 W
Christiansted 1.5 WSW
downtown Christiansted 1.6 WSW
Sally's Fancy 1.8 SE
Golden Rock 2.8 W
Carden 2.9 E
Bugby Hole 2.9 SW
Frankfield 3.3 E
Annas Hope 3.7 WSW

Nearby Attractions

Steeple Building

Tourists who crave an exciting itinerary during their trip to St. Croix will find that Buccaneer makes an excellent place to start your daily adventures. In fact, this region touts a wide array of places to explore, such as Virgin Islands Sustainable Farm Institute, Peter Carl Limpricht Park, and The Lutheran Church. Though there are at least three great attractions nearby, the closest one is Virgin Islands Sustainable Farm Institute.

Proving that this site has a great location, there are many more attractions nearby, like those shown in the table below.

Attractions Near The Buccaneer
Attraction Type Distance Direction Location
Virgin Islands Sustainable Farm Institute Farm -- -- 2.3 mi. West-Southwest of Christiansted
Peter Carl Limpricht Park Park 2.1 WSW Christiansted
The Lutheran Church Historical Site 1.6 WSW Downtown Christiansted
Government House Historical Site 1.6 WSW Downtown Christiansted
Apothecary Hall Museum 1.6 WSW Downtown Christiansted
St. Croix Archaeological Museum Museum 1.6 WSW Downtown Christiansted
Scale House Historical Site 1.5 WSW Downtown Christiansted
Customs House Historical Site 1.5 WSW Downtown Christiansted
Steeple Building Museum 1.5 WSW Downtown Christiansted
D Hamilton Jackson Park Park 1.4 WSW Downtown Christiansted
Fort Christiansted Historical Site 1.4 WSW Christiansted
Fort Sale Ruins Historical Site 5.3 WNW 4.3 mi. Northwest of Christiansted
Columbus Landing Site Historical Site 5.4 WNW 4.3 mi. Northwest of Christiansted
Fort Louisa Augusta Light Lighthouse 0.8 W Christiansted
Cane Garden Sugarmill Ruins Historical Site 4.0 SW 3.0 mi. South of Christiansted
Longford Sugarmill Ruins Historical Site 2.8 S 2.2 mi. South of Christiansted
Green Cay National Wildlife Refuge Nature Sanctuary/Wildlife Reserve 1.4 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 10.1 W 3.4 mi. East of Frederiksted
Cruzan Rum Factory Distillery 11.7 W Carlton
Good Hope Plantation Ruins Historical Site 12.3 WSW Carlton
Lawaetz Family Museum Museum 12.5 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
Buddhoe Park Park 13.5 W Frederiksted
Fort Frederik Historical Site 13.6 W Frederiksted
Caribbean Museum Center for the Arts Museum 13.6 W Frederiksted
Butler Bay Nature Preserve Nature Sanctuary/Wildlife Reserve 13.9 W 2.7 mi. North of Frederiksted
Fairleigh Dickinson Territorial Park 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 on the lookout for an interesting place to visit, Virgin Islands Sustainable Farm Institute may be just what you're looking for. 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.

Nearby Accommodations

Learning more about nearby booking options is oftentimes an excellent way to get a feel for the area. Readers can find no shortage of other properties to learn about before coming to a decision, as this portion of St. Croix has an exceptional variety of resorts and hotels to pick from. Learn more about all of the area's booking possibilities by checking the table below.

Accommodations near The Buccaneer
Accommodation Distance Direction Location
Tamarind Reef Hotel 0.8 NE 2.3 mi. East-Northeast of Christiansted, St. Croix
Hotel on the Cay 1.4 W Protestant Cay, Protestant Cay
King Christian Hotel 1.5 WSW Downtown Christiansted, St. Croix
Chenay Bay Beach Resort 1.6 E 3.1 mi. East of Christiansted, St. Croix
Hotel Caravelle 1.6 WSW Downtown Christiansted, St. Croix
Holger Danske Hotel 1.7 WSW Downtown Christiansted, St. Croix
Club Comanche 1.8 WSW Christiansted, St. Croix
Carringtons Inn 2.5 WSW 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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