What's Near The Palms at Pelican Cove

Many times, booking a hotel within walking distance of a good beach can guarantee your family has a fun, fulfilling trip while in the US Virgin Islands.

Many guests are excited to learn that The Palms at Pelican Cove is right on the water and sand, so you won't need to go out of your way to enjoy what makes the region so popular.

Nearby Beaches

Hibiscus Beach

Needless to say, since The Palms at Pelican Cove is located on Hibiscus Beach, sun bathing is one of the main attractions 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, there are some additional beaches worth investigating. Clicking on each link below allows you to read our detailed article:

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

Colony Cove is the closest to The Palms at Pelican 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 looking for a more secluded and private beach scene, 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. It can be found two miles northwest of the property.

Nearby Areas

Travelers who are interested to know about what's nearby might want to find out how far—or near—the nearest town or city is from their accommodations. The Palms at Pelican Cove is found on the island of St. Croix, 2.0 miles northwest of downtown Christiansted; it is two miles (three and a half kilometers) to the west-northwest of Christiansted.

The following table contains a listing of areas near The Palms at Pelican Cove:

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

Vacationers who want to learn about local culture and have some fun outdoors during their trip to St. Croix will find that The Palms at Pelican Cove makes a great base for their tropical explorations. In fact, this area has a lot of places for vacationers to explore, like 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.

These attractions are just a sample of what's in the area; find more listed 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 on the lookout for a place where you can while away some free time, Virgin Islands Sustainable Farm Institute might be the right choice for you. 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

Finding information about nearby lodging possibilities is oftentimes an easy way to get a better feel for the area. You'll be able to find no shortage of additional properties to learn about prior to making a decision, as this part of St. Croix is home to an impressive range of resort and hotel options. See the table below for a complete list of lodging possibilities available in the surrounding area.

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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