Turner Hole

Turner Hole is popular amongst locals who are looking for a quiet spot to get away with the family.

Set in East End, near Cotton Valley, Turner Hole is on the East coast of St. Croix. You should consider stopping by even if you are not staying in the vicinity.

How to Access The Beach
To getto Turner Hole, take Route 60 on the South Shore from Rote 82. Turn on the dirt road just after Grapetree Beach.

Amenities and Ambiance

Turner Hole offers a straight, long stretch of soft tan sand, and deep green waters. The beach is backed by lush, green trees, and even has a picnic area.

Please note that public restrooms are not available, which is something to consider if you plan to spend a full day in the sun.

What's Nearby

Attractions

You'll find this beach on the East coast of St. Croix; it's located near attractions like Divi Carina Bay Casino, which is not very far away, so some guests will want to walk to this attraction, while others will choose to take a cab.

If you want to combine some cultural exploration with your trip to the beach, you should plan a trip to Steeple Building. This museum is located just a taxi ride away, giving you a chance to see, and learn about, even more of the area.

If you're looking for plenty of activities to keep you or your family busy, this beach isn't far from any of the items in the following table.

Activities and Attractions Near Turner Hole
Attraction Type Distance Direction Island
Divi Carina Bay Casino Casino 0.1 W St. Croix
Reef Golf Course Golf Course 0.8 NW St. Croix
Point Udall Monument Monument 2.6 ENE St. Croix
Coakley Bay Ruins Historical Site 2.6 WNW St. Croix
Green Cay National Wildlife Refuge Nature Sanctuary/Wildlife Reserve 4.3 WNW Green Cay

Cities and Towns

The nearby town of Christiansted is not lacking in exploration opportunities, yet also not overflowing with buildings. From the shore, Christiansted is a car ride off, about six and a half miles (ten and a half kilometers) away.

Hotels

The popularity of this spot on any given day can vary, it depends mainly on when you visit, and how many hotel rooms have been booked nearby. Typically, you can expect to see a fair amount of vacationers who are staying in the area.

Vacationers will find a good assortment of hotels to pick from near the beach. The most convenient of which are shown below.

Accommodations near Turner Hole
Hotel Distance Direction Type
Divi Carina Bay Resort & Casino 0.2 SW Resort
Chenay Bay Beach Resort 3.7 W Hotel
Tamarind Reef Hotel 4.6 W Resort

Food

If you're on the beach and start to get the munchies, don't worry, you'll have your pick of different cuisines and dining styles nearby. One of the closest restaurants is Starlite Grille. This restaurant serves both American and Caribbean cuisines. You and your group can get to this restaurant and start eating in just a few minutes as it's just a little ways away.

Nearby restaurants are listed in the following table.

Restaurants near Turner Hole
Restaurant Name Phone Cuisine Style Distance Direction
Starlite Grille (877) 773-9700 American, Caribbean, Fusion Informal 0.2 mi. SW
Villa Madeleine (340) 773-7877 -- -- 0.4 mi. NW
Good Spirits -- -- -- 0.7 mi. NNW
Duggan's Reef (340) 773-9800 Caribbean Fine Dining 0.9 mi. NNW
Blue Water Terrace (340) 692-2583 International Very Casual 1.4 mi. NW
Cultured Pelican (340) 773-3333 Italian Informal -- --
Cheeseburgers in Paradise (340) 773-1119 American Very Casual 3.9 mi. W
The Galleon (340) 718-9948 Caribbean, Pan Asian / Pacific Rim Fine Dining 4.4 mi. W
Deep End Bar & Grill (340) 718-7071 American, Caribbean -- -- --

Other Beaches

There are other beaches on St. Croix you might like besides Turner Hole.

Another sun-drenched spot to consider is Reef Beach, which is located three quarters of a mile to the north. Reef Beach opens into Teague Bay on the east end of St. Croix and is popular with windsurfers and guests who come out for the pristine beach and colorful bar.

The Virgin Islands has a lot to offer its visitors, but Turner Hole is both a refreshing place to relax, and a beautiful natural attraction.

 

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