Some of the most anticipated sites to visit in this region are their beautiful beaches. There are bound to be nearby beaches that you will enjoy.
All of the beaches adorning the coast of St. Croix are appreciated for different reasons; these characteristics could affect whether you'll have an active outing, or just a few hours of seclusion in the sun. Every one of the options near Villa Madeleine (listed in the following table), has features worth noting. Click on the names below to learn more:
|Turner Hole||0.4||SE||6.5 mi. East of Christiansted|
|Reef Beach||0.6||NE||6.6 mi. East of Christiansted|
|Jack's Bay Beach||1.6||E||7.8 mi. East of Christiansted|
|Cramer Park||1.6||ENE||7.7 mi. East of Christiansted|
|Isaac Bay Beach||2.3||E||8.5 mi. East of Christiansted|
|Coakley Bay Beach||2.5||WNW||3.9 mi. East of Christiansted|
|Turtle Beach||2.9||NNW||Buck Island|
|Chenay Bay Beach||3.4||W||3.1 mi. East of Christiansted|
|Tamarind Reef Beach||3.5||W||2.9 mi. East of Christiansted|
|Shoy's Beach||4.9||W||1.7 mi. Northeast of Christiansted|
|Mermaid Beach||4.9||W||1.5 mi. East-Northeast of Christiansted|
One of the most convenient options is Turner Hole. Because this beach is a moderate distance off, you won't have to go far to find a place to sit by the water. Turner Hole is popular amongst locals who are looking for a quiet spot to get away with the family.
Hopping over to a town or community that neighbors your villa complex can add some depth to your vacation experience, no matter if you're just experiencing a night out in the area, or finding an incredible local restaurant. Villa Madeleine is located in East End, a neighborhood near Cotton Valley; it is six miles (ten kilometers) to the east of Christiansted.
The areas found closest to Villa Madeleine are listed below.
|Cotton Valley, St. Croix||0.9||WNW|
|Knight, St. Croix||1.0||E|
|Frankfield, St. Croix||1.7||WNW|
|Carden, St. Croix||2.0||W|
|Sally's Fancy, St. Croix||3.9||W|
|Butzberg, St. Croix||4.3||W|
|Christiansted, St. Croix||6.2||W|
|downtown Christiansted, St. Croix||6.3||W|
Vacationers in search of plenty of activities while visiting St. Croix will quickly learn that Villa Madeleine is in a great location for being active. In fact, this region touts a wide array of places to explore, including Virgin Islands Sustainable Farm Institute, , and The Lutheran Church. The closest of the three is Virgin Islands Sustainable Farm Institute.
To keep your entire group happy, you may need to browse several of this area's attractions, many of which are listed in the following table.
|Virgin Islands Sustainable Farm Institute||Farm||--||--||2.3 mi. West-Southwest of Christiansted|
|The Lutheran Church||Historical Site||6.3||W||Downtown Christiansted|
|Government House||Historical Site||6.3||W||Downtown Christiansted|
|Apothecary Hall||Museum||6.3||W||Downtown Christiansted|
|St. Croix Archaeological Museum||Museum||6.3||W||Downtown Christiansted|
|Scale House||Historical Site||6.3||W||Downtown Christiansted|
|Customs House||Historical Site||6.2||W||Downtown Christiansted|
|Steeple Building||Museum||6.2||W||Downtown Christiansted|
|Fort Christiansted||Historical Site||6.2||W||Christiansted|
|Fort Sale Ruins||Historical Site||10.1||W||4.3 mi. Northwest of Christiansted|
|Columbus Landing Site||Historical Site||10.2||W||4.3 mi. Northwest of Christiansted|
|Historical Site||7.6||WSW||3.0 mi. South of Christiansted|
|Historical Site||6.0||WSW||2.2 mi. South of Christiansted|
|Green Cay National Wildlife Refuge||Nature Sanctuary/Wildlife Reserve||4.0||WNW||Green Cay|
|Southgate Coastal Reserve||Nature Sanctuary/Wildlife Reserve||3.6||W||2.8 mi. East of Christiansted|
|Coakley Bay Ruins||Historical Site||2.3||WNW||4.1 mi. East of Christiansted|
|Saint George Village Botanical Gardens||Botanical Garden||14.8||W||3.4 mi. East of Frederiksted|
|Nature Sanctuary/Wildlife Reserve||2.2||E||8.4 mi. East of Christiansted|
|Point Udall Monument||Monument||2.7||E||8.9 mi. East of Christiansted|
|St. Croix East End Marine Park||Nature Sanctuary/Wildlife Reserve||3.5||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 a good choice. 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 choosing a location to stay in, it is sometimes helpful to learn about nearby lodging options as a means to better understand the surrounding area. Although there are only a few additional resort and hotel options in this part of St. Croix, the quiet surroundings here are what make it a pleasant option for visitors looking to enjoy a peaceful getaway. Nonetheless, you can still find more accommodation options by traveling a few more miles out. Find details about the region's lodging options by reading the table below.
|Divi Carina Bay Resort & Casino||0.4||SSE||6.4 mi. East of Christiansted, St. Croix|
|Chenay Bay Beach Resort||3.4||W||3.1 mi. East of Christiansted, St. Croix|
|Tamarind Reef Hotel||4.3||W||2.3 mi. East-Northeast of Christiansted, St. Croix|
|Buccaneer||4.9||W||1.6 mi. East-Northeast of Christiansted, St. Croix|
|Hotel on the Cay||6.2||W||Protestant Cay, Protestant Cay|
|King Christian Hotel||6.3||W||Downtown Christiansted, St. Croix|
|Hotel Caravelle||6.4||W||Downtown Christiansted, St. Croix|
|Holger Danske Hotel||6.4||W||Downtown Christiansted, St. Croix|
|Club Comanche||6.5||W||Christiansted, St. Croix|
|Carringtons Inn||7.1||W||1.0 mi. South West of Christiansted, St. Croix|
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