What's Close to Vie's Hansen Bay Campground

The sparkling beaches in the US Virgin Islands are touted by locals as some of the most-loved attractions that the islands have to offer.

Luckily, this property is located directly on the waterfront, so you won't need to go very far to experience first hand what makes the area such a popular vacation destination.

Nearby Beaches

Hansen Bay Beach

Of course, since Vie's Hansen Bay Campground is positioned directly on Hansen Bay Beach, laying out in the sun is one of the main attractions at this property. The beautiful beach on Hansen Bay is a little slice of paradise. Located inside the harbor, the waters are calm and clear, and the sand white and warm. For vacationers who want some variety, the following options each offer something a little different. Click the names below to view a detailed page:

Beaches Near Hansen Bay Campground
Beach Distance Direction Location
Pelican Beach 2.1 SW Friis Bay
Salt Pond Bay 3.1 SW 2.6 mi. South of Coral Bay
Waterlemon Beach 3.2 WNW 1.2 mi. North-Northwest of Coral Bay
Waterlemon Cay Beach 3.5 WNW 1.5 mi. North-Northwest of Coral Bay
Lameshur Bay 3.7 WSW 2.0 mi. South-Southwest of Coral Bay
Leinster Bay Beach 3.9 WNW 1.6 mi. Northwest of Coral Bay
Maho Bay 4.7 W 2.1 mi. West-Northwest of Coral Bay
Francis Bay Beach 4.7 W 2.2 mi. Northwest of Coral Bay
Reef Bay Beach 4.8 WSW 2.6 mi. South West of Coral Bay

One of the most convenient options is Pelican Beach. Great for snorkeling, swimming, sun bathing, and sandcastle building, Pelican Beach is an all-around great spot for a day along the shore.

Nearby Areas

Stopping over at a town or community close to your campground can act as a nice day trip, whether it's visiting the area's unique bars, or simply experiencing some of the local culture while on your trip. Vie's Hansen Bay Campground is located on the eastern edge of the island of St. John; it's two and a half miles (four kilometers) to the east of Coral Bay.

The following table contains a listing of areas near Vie's Hansen Bay Campground:

Cities, Towns, and Neighborhoods Nearby
Area Name Distance Direction
Flanagan Island 2.0 SE
Friis Bay, St. John 2.0 SW
Blenheim, St. John 2.1 SW
Calabash Boom, St. John 2.2 WSW
John's Folly, St. John 2.4 SW
Coral Bay, St. John 2.6 W
Concordia, St. John 3.0 SW
Bordeaux, St. John 3.1 W
Mile Gully, St. John 3.4 W
Little Thatch Island 3.7 NW

Nearby Attractions

Petroglyphs

Vacationers who want to enjoy plenty of activities during their stay on St. John will find that Vie's Hansen Bay Campground is a great starting point for their adventures. In fact, this region touts a wide array of places to explore, including Par Force Estate Ruins, Reef Bay Sugar Factory Ruins, and Lamshur Bay Trail. The nearest attraction of the three is Par Force Estate Ruins.

If these attractions don't interest you, you'll find a number of other choices nearby; the closest to this property are listed in the table below.

Attractions Near Hansen Bay Campground
Attraction Type Distance Direction Location
Par Force Estate Ruins Historical Site 4.3 W 1.9 mi. South West of Coral Bay, St. John
Reef Bay Sugar Factory Ruins Historical Site 4.3 W 2.0 mi. South West of Coral Bay, St. John
Lamshur Bay Trail Hiking Trail 4.2 W 2.0 mi. South West of Coral Bay, St. John
Reef Bay Trail Hiking Trail 4.4 W 1.8 mi. West of Coral Bay, St. John
Petroglyph Pool Waterfall Waterfall 4.6 W 2.2 mi. West-Southwest of Coral Bay, St. John
Petroglyphs Historical Site 4.6 W 2.2 mi. West-Southwest of Coral Bay, St. John
Lameshur Bay Ruins Historical Site -- -- 2.0 mi. South-Southwest of Coral Bay, St. John
Yawzi Point Trail Hiking Trail 3.7 WSW 2.0 mi. South-Southwest of Coral Bay, St. John
Virgin Islands National Park Nature Sanctuary/Wildlife Reserve 4.6 W 2.0 mi. West of Coral Bay, St. John
Emmaus Moravian Church Historical Site 2.5 W Coral Bay, St. John
Windberg Ruins Historical Site 4.3 W 1.8 mi. West-Northwest of Coral Bay, St. John
Fortsburg Ruins Historical Site 2.0 W 0.6 mi. East of Coral Bay, St. John
Fredriksdal Ruins Historical Site 4.1 W 1.6 mi. Northwest of Coral Bay, St. John
Fredriksdal Plantation Ruins Historical Site 4.1 W 1.7 mi. Northwest of Coral Bay, St. John
America Hill Ruins Historical Site 4.9 W 2.4 mi. West of Coral Bay, St. John
Annaberg Plantation Historical Site 3.8 WNW 1.5 mi. Northwest of Coral Bay, St. John
Cinnamon Bay Plantation Ruins Historical Site 5.2 W 2.6 mi. West of Coral Bay, St. John
Catherineberg Ruins Historical Site 5.6 W 2.2 mi. East-Northeast of Cruz Bay, St. John
Rebellion Gut Historical Site 5.9 W 1.8 mi. East of Cruz Bay, St. John
Ram's Head Trail Hiking Trail 3.2 SW Concordia, St. John
Denis Bay Ruins Historical Site 6.6 W 1.8 mi. Northeast of Cruz Bay, St. John
Franklin Powell Park Park 7.9 W Downtown Cruz Bay, St. John
Cruz Bay Battery Historical Site 7.9 W Downtown Cruz Bay, St. John
Ivan Jadan Museum Museum 8.0 W Downtown Cruz Bay, St. John
Coral World Ocean Park Aquarium 12.4 W Coki Point, St. Thomas
Nadir Recreation Area Park 13.4 W Maroon Town, St. Thomas
Buck Island National Wildlife Refuge Nature Sanctuary/Wildlife Reserve 14.7 WSW Capella Island
Buck Island Lighthouse Lighthouse 14.9 WSW Buck Island

If you're on the lookout for an interesting place to visit, Par Force Estate Ruins might be worth a visit. This colonial estate was in use since at least 1721 when it was split up into four smaller estates; though the entire property was united after just over forty years. It would continue to be fully operation until around 1850 when it was abandoned.

Nearby Accommodations

When choosing where to book your stay, it can often be helpful to find out about nearby accommodation options in order to get a feel for the area. This section of St. John houses several other hotels and resorts to choose from, giving readers lots to mull over before coming to a conclusion. In order to find additional information on lodging possibilities available in the region, view the table below.

Accommodations near Hansen Bay Campground
Accommodation Distance Direction Location
Trinidad Charlie's Cottages 6.8 W Bethany, St. John
Caneel Bay Resort 7.2 W Caneel Bay, St. John
The Westin St. John Resort 7.3 W Cruz Bay, St. John
St. John Inn 7.7 W Downtown Cruz Bay, St. John
Inn at Tamarind Court 7.7 W Downtown Cruz Bay, St. John
Estate Lindholm 7.8 W Cruz Bay, St. John
Cruz Bay Boutique Hotel 7.9 W Downtown Cruz Bay, St. John
Hillcrest Guesthouse 7.9 W Downtown Cruz Bay, St. John
Garden by the Sea 8.0 W Cruz Bay, St. John
Coconut Coast 8.1 W Cruz Bay, St. John
 

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