The active and pretty beaches in the US Virgin Islands are undoubtedly some of the best attractions that you'll find on the islands. Luckily, The Palms at Pelican Cove is located on the water, so you won't have to go very far to have an amazing view of the water.
Naturally, since The Palms at Pelican Cove is located on Hibiscus Beach, relaxing on the sand is popular with guests staying here. 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 those who want to venture farther away, the following options each offer something a little different. Clicking on each link below allows you to learn more:
|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|
|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 choice to consider near this property. 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 instead you're interested in plenty of sand, surf and seclusion, Columbus Landing Beach might be just right for you. 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's situated two miles northwest of the hotel.
Travelers seeking to learn a bit more about what's in the surrounding area may want to know how far the closest town or city is from their accommodations. The Palms at Pelican Cove is located 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 table below lists the areas that are closest to The Palms at Pelican Cove:
|Golden Rock, St. Croix||1.1||SSE|
|Judith's Fancy, St. Croix||1.3||NW|
|Spaldings, St. Croix||1.3||W|
|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|
The Palms at Pelican Cove makes for a great place to stay for active tourists. There are a good amount of active pursuits to be found when exploring near this accommodation. As a matter of fact, this area has a lot of places for vacationers to explore, like Virgin Islands Sustainable Farm Institute, , and The Lutheran Church, to name a few. Of the three, the closest is Virgin Islands Sustainable Farm Institute.
In search of even more activities to keep you busy? Take a look at all the things to do near the property, which are listed in the table below.
|Virgin Islands Sustainable Farm Institute||Farm||--||--||2.3 mi. West-Southwest of 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|
|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|
|Historical Site||4.1||S||3.0 mi. South of Christiansted|
|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|
|Lawaetz Family Museum||Museum||9.7||WSW||Frederiksted Southeast|
|Estate Whim Plantation 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|
|Fort Frederik||Historical Site||10.5||WSW||Frederiksted|
|Caribbean Museum Center for the Arts||Museum||10.6||WSW||Frederiksted|
|Nature Sanctuary/Wildlife Reserve||10.7||W||2.7 mi. North of Frederiksted|
|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 searching for somewhere interesting to go, Virgin Islands Sustainable Farm Institute might be just right 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.
When you're deciding where to stay, it can often be smart to learn more about nearby lodging possibilities as a means to get a better feel for the area. You'll find lots of additional places to learn about prior to reaching a decision, as this portion of St. Croix houses an impressive variety of hotels and resorts to pick from. See the following table to get complete details on the lodging options located in the area.
|Hibiscus Beach Resort||0.1||WNW||2.2 mi. West-Northwest of Christiansted, St. Croix|
|Pelican Cove Beach Condos||0.2||SE||1.9 mi. West-Northwest of Christiansted, St. Croix|
|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|
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