What's Near The Palms at Pelican Cove

Sometimes booking a hotel within walking distance of a good beach can make your trip to the US Virgin Islands even more worthwhile.

If you are a fan of the beach, The Palms at Pelican Cove is the perfect locale for you. This property is situated right on the water, so tourists can spend their whole trip in the sun if they so desire.

Nearby Beaches

Hibiscus Beach

Needless to say, since The Palms at Pelican Cove is located directly on Hibiscus Beach, hanging out at the beach is popular with guests staying at this property. Located at Hibiscus Beach Resort just west of Christiansted, Hibiscus Beach is known for its snorkeling -- though snorkelers are warned to keep an eye out for a strong undertow when the water is rough. For vacationers who are eager for some variety, its not difficult to find another beach to experience. Click on the names below to view a detailed page:

Beaches Near The Palms
Beach Distance Direction Location
Colony Cove 0.8 SE 1.3 mi. West-Northwest of Christiansted
Sugar Beach 0.9 SE 1.2 mi. West-Northwest of Christiansted
Cormorant Beach 1.3 NW Judith's Fancy
Columbus Landing Beach 2.2 NW 4.3 mi. Northwest of Christiansted
Grotto Beach 3.1 E 1.3 mi. East-Northeast of Christiansted
Mermaid Beach 3.2 E 1.5 mi. East-Northeast of Christiansted
Shoy's Beach 3.3 E 1.7 mi. Northeast of Christiansted
Wacho Beach 4.2 SSE Bamboo
Half Penny Beach 4.4 SSE 2.9 mi. South of Christiansted
Tamarind Reef Beach 4.7 E 2.9 mi. East of Christiansted
Chenay Bay Beach 4.8 E 3.1 mi. East of Christiansted

The most convenient option is Colony Cove. A popular spot for snorkeling, Colony Cove is frequented by guests of the Colony Cove Beach Resort that calls the sandy spot its own.

If you're searching for plenty of sand, surf and seclusion, Columbus Landing Beach might be a good choice. The historically important Columbus Landing Beach at Salt River Beach is the only spot on United States soil where members from Christopher Columbus' expedition were known to have touched land. The landing occurred in 1493, and it was also the site of the first armed fight between Europeans and natives. You can find it located two miles northwest of the hotel.

Nearby Areas

Hopping over to a town or community that neighbors your hotel can be a nice day trip that brings variety to your trip, whether you'll be exploring the area's exciting nightlife, or simply experiencing some of the local culture while on your trip. The Palms at Pelican Cove is found on the island of St. Croix, 2.0 miles northwest of downtown Christiansted; it's 2.1 miles to the west-northwest of Christiansted.

The areas found closest to The Palms at Pelican Cove are listed below.

Cities, Towns, and Neighborhoods Nearby
Area Name Distance Direction
Golden Rock, St. Croix 1.1 SSE
Judith's Fancy, St. Croix 1.3 NW
Spaldings, St. Croix 1.3 W
Protestant Cay 2.0 ESE
downtown Christiansted, St. Croix 2.0 SE
Christiansted, St. Croix 2.1 ESE
Sion Farm, St. Croix 2.2 SSW
Annas Hope, St. Croix 2.2 S
Clairmont, St. Croix 2.6 WNW

Nearby Attractions

Steeple Building

Travelers who want to be in the middle of the action while visiting St. Croix will quickly learn that The Palms at Pelican Cove is in a great location for being active. You will find that 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, to name a few. Though there are at least three great attractions nearby, the closest one is Virgin Islands Sustainable Farm Institute.

Still more attractions, within the vicinity of the lodging, are shown in the table below.

Attractions Near The Palms
Attraction Type Distance Direction Location
Virgin Islands Sustainable Farm Institute Farm -- -- 2.3 mi. West-Southwest of Christiansted
Peter Carl Limpricht Park Park 1.7 SE Christiansted
The Lutheran Church Historical Site 2.1 SE Downtown Christiansted
Government House Historical Site 2.1 SE Downtown Christiansted
Apothecary Hall Museum 2.1 SE Downtown Christiansted
St. Croix Archaeological Museum Museum 2.1 SE Downtown Christiansted
Scale House Historical Site 2.1 ESE Downtown Christiansted
Customs House Historical Site 2.1 ESE Downtown Christiansted
Steeple Building Museum 2.2 ESE Downtown Christiansted
D Hamilton Jackson Park Park 2.2 ESE Downtown Christiansted
Fort Christiansted Historical Site 2.2 ESE Christiansted
Fort Sale Ruins Historical Site 2.2 NW 4.3 mi. Northwest of Christiansted
Columbus Landing Site Historical Site 2.2 NW 4.3 mi. Northwest of Christiansted
Fort Louisa Augusta Light Lighthouse 2.4 E Christiansted
Cane Garden Sugarmill Ruins Historical Site 4.1 S 3.0 mi. South of Christiansted
Longford Sugarmill Ruins Historical Site 4.0 SE 2.2 mi. South of Christiansted
Green Cay National Wildlife Refuge Nature Sanctuary/Wildlife Reserve 4.3 E Green Cay
Southgate Coastal Reserve Nature Sanctuary/Wildlife Reserve 4.5 E 2.8 mi. East of Christiansted
Coakley Bay Ruins Historical Site 5.9 E 4.1 mi. East of Christiansted
Saint George Village Botanical Gardens Botanical Garden 7.2 WSW 3.4 mi. East of Frederiksted
Cruzan Rum Factory Distillery 8.8 WSW Carlton
Good Hope Plantation Ruins Historical Site 9.6 SW Carlton
Lawaetz Family Museum Museum 9.7 WSW Frederiksted Southeast
Estate Whim Museum Museum -- -- Frederiksted Southeast
Hams Bluff Lighthouse Lighthouse 9.6 W 4.0 mi. North of Frederiksted
Estate Mount Washington Plantation Historical Site 10.3 W 2.2 mi. North of Frederiksted
Buddhoe Park Park 10.5 WSW Frederiksted
Fort Frederik Historical Site 10.5 WSW Frederiksted
Caribbean Museum Center for the Arts Museum 10.6 WSW Frederiksted
Butler Bay Nature Preserve Nature Sanctuary/Wildlife Reserve 10.7 W 2.7 mi. North of Frederiksted
Fairleigh Dickinson Territorial Park Nature Sanctuary/Wildlife Reserve 10.2 E 8.4 mi. East of Christiansted
Point Udall Monument Monument 10.8 E 8.9 mi. East of Christiansted
Sandy Point National Wildlife Refuge Nature Sanctuary/Wildlife Reserve 12.3 WSW 2.3 mi. South-Southwest of Frederiksted
St. Croix East End Marine Park Nature Sanctuary/Wildlife Reserve 11.6 E 9.7 mi. East of Christiansted

If you're looking for an enjoyable experience, Virgin Islands Sustainable Farm Institute might be worth a visit. 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 sometimes an excellent way to get a better feel for the area as whole. You will find no shortage of additional properties to look at nearby, as this part of St. Croix is home to a sweeping selection of hotel and resort options. To get additional details about the booking options available in the region, see the table below.

Accommodations near The Palms
Accommodation Distance Direction Location
Pelican Cove Beach Condos 0.2 SE 1.9 mi. West-Northwest of Christiansted, St. Croix
Inn at Pelican Heights 0.7 WNW 2.8 mi. West-Northwest of Christiansted, St. Croix
Carringtons Inn 1.9 SE 1.0 mi. South West of Christiansted, St. Croix
Holger Danske Hotel 1.9 SE Downtown Christiansted, St. Croix
Club Comanche 2.0 SE Christiansted, St. Croix
Hotel Caravelle 2.0 SE Downtown Christiansted, St. Croix
Hotel on the Cay 2.1 ESE Protestant Cay, Protestant Cay
King Christian Hotel 2.1 ESE Downtown Christiansted, St. Croix
Villa Margarita Oceanfront Guesthouse 2.4 NW 4.6 mi. Northwest of Christiansted, St. Croix
Arawak Bay: The Inn at Salt River 2.7 WNW Clairmont, St. Croix

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