Many visitors choose to visit US Virgin Islands knowing that they'll get to see the incredible beaches that the island group is famous for. If you are looking forward to the beach more than anything, Vie's Hansen Bay Campground is the perfect locale for you. This lodging is situated on the water, so visitors can spend every day under the sun if they so desire.
Needless to say, since Vie's Hansen Bay Campground was built directly on Hansen Bay Beach, laying out in the sun is a popular pastime 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 those who want some variety, the following options each offer something a little different. Click on the names below to see more details:
|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|
The most obvious one to visit 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.
Stopping over at a town or community close to your campground can be a nice day trip that brings variety to your trip, whether it's for enjoying a night out in the area, or learning more about the area's art and history. Vie's Hansen Bay Campground is located on the island of St. John, it's 2.6 miles to the east of Coral Bay.
The following table contains a listing of areas near Vie's Hansen Bay Campground:
|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|
Tourists who prefer to stay active and on-the-go during their stay on St. John will find that Vie's Hansen Bay Campground is the perfect place for active guests, especially if they plan to take advantage of this busy part of town. In fact, this particular part of St. John claims a number of exciting attractions, such as Par Force Estate Ruins, Reef Bay Sugar Factory Ruins, and . Of the three, the closest is Par Force Estate Ruins.
These are just a few of your many options, more of which are listed in the following table.
|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|
|Hiking Trail||4.2||W||2.0 mi. South West of Coral Bay, St. John|
|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|
|Historical Site||--||--||2.0 mi. South-Southwest of Coral Bay, St. John|
|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|
|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|
|Historical Site||5.9||W||1.8 mi. East of Cruz Bay, St. John|
|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|
|Ivan Jadan Museum||Museum||7.7||W||Downtown 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|
|Coral World Ocean Park||Aquarium||12.4||W||Coki Point, St. Thomas|
|Park||13.4||W||Maroon Town, St. Thomas|
|Buck Island National Wildlife Refuge||Nature Sanctuary/Wildlife Reserve||14.7||WSW||Capella Island|
If you're looking for an enjoyable experience, Par Force Estate Ruins might be the right choice for you. 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.
Getting details about nearby accommodations is often a great way to get a better feel for the area as whole. This part of St. John is home to quite a few additional resorts and hotels to pick from, giving you lots to contemplate before reaching a verdict. In order to get additional info about the hotel booking possibilities available in the area, view the table below.
|Trinidad Charlie's Cottages||6.8||W||Bethany, St. John|
|Caneel Bay Resort||7.2||W||Caneel Bay, St. John|
|Westin Resort, St. John||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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