Denis Bay Ruins

With a rich history, the Denis Bay Ruins have been many different things throughout its time on St. John. Built in the early 1700's as a sugar plantation, the property produced and sold sugar and rum using slave labor. The plantation would continue to produce sugar well into the 1800's, though would be transformed into a fruit farm in the early 1900's. Eventually it was bought by businessmen and the property became a fishing club and then a vacation house until finally being donated to the Virgin Islands National Park.

Staying Close

Those wishing to visit Denis Bay Ruins may choose to book their trip on St. John, as visitors to this region of the Virgin Islands will have convenient access to the historical site throughout their trip. Although the area isn't a massive tourist destination, you'll still find a fair selection of hotel options to pick from.

Hotels near Denis Bay Ruins
Hotel Type Distance Direction
Caneel Bay Resort Resort 0.9 mi. (1.4 km) SW
Trinidad Charlie's Cottages Lodge 1.5 mi. (1.4 km) S
Estate Lindholm B & B 1.7 mi. (0.5 km) SW
Inn at Tamarind Court Hotel 1.9 mi. (0.1 km) SW
St. John Inn Hotel 1.9 mi. (0.2 km) SW
Cruz Bay Boutique Hotel Hotel 1.9 mi. (0.3 km) SW
Hillcrest Guesthouse Guest house 2.0 mi. (0.4 km) SW

Location and What's Nearby

If you find your belly rumbling after your visit here, don't worry -- you'll find a concentration of food and drink options within traveling distance. The nearest eatery is ZoZo's Ristorante, which sells Italian food. The restaurant is a small distance away, but far-removed enough that you may decide to arrange for having a particular method of transport to travel there. Also within a short distance, you and your companions will come across restaurants like Turtle Bay Estate House and Caneel Beach Terrace where you and your party will want to try a bite of American dishes and enjoy the Virgin Islands scene.


Contact Information

Location: St. John


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