What's Located Around Buccaneer

Quite a few guests make plans to take a trip to US Virgin Islands just to experience the fabulous beaches that the Caribbean is famous for.

Therefore, most guests are delighted that Buccaneer is located directly on the waterfront, so you won't have to go far to try a few beach activities. This particular site is situated away from the Virgin Islands' more crowded areas, meaning those visiting this particular area may have these stretches of sand to themselves, giving them the opportunity to enjoy the peaceful setting without any distractions.

Nearby Beaches

Mermaid Beach

Of course, since Buccaneer is located on Mermaid Beach, laying out in the sun is a popular pastime at this property. 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 want to venture farther away, the following options each offer something a little different. Click on the names below to view a detailed page:

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 closest option 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

Visiting the town or local neighborhood nearest to your resort can act as a nice day trip, no matter if you're just experiencing a night out in the area, or learning more about the area's art and history. Buccaneer is found toward the center of the island of St. Croix, 1.6 miles east-northeast of downtown Christiansted; it is a mile and a half (two and a half kilometers) 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 0.6 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

Travelers who prefer to stay active and on-the-go during their stay on St. Croix will quickly learn that Buccaneer makes a great home-base to start their excursions. As a matter of fact, this region is simply full of places for travelers 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.

If these attractions don't interest you, you'll find a number of other choices nearby; the closest to this property are named in the following table.

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 looking for an interesting place to visit, Virgin Islands Sustainable Farm Institute might be what the doctor ordered. 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

When deciding on a place to stay, it can sometimes be smart to find out about nearby lodging options as a means to get a feel for the area. Readers can find lots of other places to learn about nearby, as this part of St. Croix offers visitors an excellent selection of resorts and hotels to pick from. The table that follows shows the booking possibilities you'll find close-by.

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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