What's Located Around Buccaneer

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.

Nearby Beaches

Mermaid Beach

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:

Beaches Near The Buccaneer
Beach Distance Direction Location
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
Wacho Beach 3.9 SSW Bamboo
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.

Nearby Areas

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:

Cities, Towns, and Neighborhoods Nearby
Area Name Distance Direction
Butzberg 0.7 ESE
Protestant Cay 1.5 WSW
Christiansted 1.6 WSW
downtown Christiansted 1.7 WSW
Sally's Fancy 1.9 SE
Golden Rock 2.8 W
Carden 2.9 E
Bugby Hole 3.1 SW
Frankfield 3.3 E
Annas Hope 3.8 SW

Nearby Attractions

Steeple Building

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, Peter Carl Limpricht Park, 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.

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 2.2 WSW 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
D Hamilton Jackson Park Park 1.5 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
Fort Louisa Augusta Light Lighthouse 0.9 W Christiansted
Cane Garden Sugarmill Ruins Historical Site 4.2 SW 3.0 mi. South of Christiansted
Longford Sugarmill Ruins 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
Good Hope Plantation Ruins Historical Site 12.4 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
Buddhoe Park Park 13.6 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 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.

Nearby Accommodations

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.

Accommodations near The Buccaneer
Accommodation Distance Direction Location
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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