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, close to Cotton Valley, Turner Hole is on the East coast of St. Croix. You might want to drop by regardless of whether you're staying particularly close by.

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.

Unfortunately, you won't find any public restrooms along this coastline, but you may be able to find facilities at a nearby business.

What's Nearby


Travelers will find Turner Hole on the East coast of St. Croix. It is near Divi Carina Bay Casino, which is seen a couple hundred yards away, and it is one of the attractions in the area.

If you're interested in mixing a cultural experience with your visit to the beach, you should plan a trip to Steeple Building, a lovely museum found only a taxi ride away, giving you a chance to see, and learn about, even more of the area.

Beaches are one type of attraction you can visit, but there's plenty else to see during your stay. The following table contains attractions that are the closest.

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

Christiansted is nearby and is noted for its balance between seclusion and urbanization. From Turner Hole, Christiansted isn't out of reach at six and a half miles (ten and a half kilometers) away.


The popularity of this spot on any given day can vary, it depends mainly on when you visit, and how many of the nearby hotel rooms have been booked. At this beach, you can expect to encounter a fair number of other guests who are staying close by.

You'll find a decent number of places to stay within a car's reach. A few of the more convenient choices can be viewed in the following table.

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


If the heat at the beach has you craving a cool cocktail and a bite to eat, you'll have plenty of places to dine, without having to go too far. One of the closest restaurants is Starlite Grille. The restaurant has both American and Caribbean dishes on the menu. You could take a cab or probably walk to this restaurant as it's only a short distance away.

The table below lists restaurants closest to this beach.

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

Vacationers searching for the perfect beach on St. Croix will have lots of options besides Turner Hole.

You may also enjoy Reef Beach, located within a couple of miles. 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 beautiful natural attraction, and a fun hangout spot.


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