What's Near Crystal Cove

The delightful beaches in the US Virgin Islands are boasted as the most-visited attractions that you'll find on the islands.

Visitors love that this property is located directly on the waterfront, so you won't need to go very far to see one of the most naturally beautiful features of the area. Close to many of the popular spots of the Virgin Islands, but outside of the congested areas, this site has a great location to have genuine fun in the sun. The beach by this location is neither incredibly secluded nor packed with beach-goers.

Nearby Beaches

Needless to say, since Crystal Cove is positioned directly on Sapphire Beach, relaxing at the water's edge is a popular pastime at this property. Sapphire Beach is located on St. Thomas and features soft, white sand perfect for a beach stroll or sunbathing. Snorkeling at the offshore reefs is popular and a nearby dive shop rents equipment and beach chairs. For travelers who are willing to venture off site, the following options each offer something a little different. Click the names below to read our detailed article:

Beaches Near Crystal Cove
Beach Distance Direction Location
Vessup Bay 0.6 S East End
Lindquist Beach 0.6 NW East End
Great Bay Beach 0.8 SSE East End
Secret Harbor 1.0 S Cowpet Bay
Cowpet Beach 1.2 S Cowpet Bay
Renaissance Beach 1.5 NW Coki Point
Coki Point Beach 1.6 NW Coki Point
Bolongo Bay 3.4 WSW 2.8 mi. Southeast of Charlotte Amalie
Mandahl Bay Beach 3.7 NW 2.5 mi. Northeast of Charlotte Amalie
Limetree Beach 4.0 W Frenchman Bay
Morning Star Beach 4.6 W 1.6 mi. South-Southeast of Charlotte Amalie

The closest option is Vessup Bay. Vessup Bay offers a popular beach spot in the US Virgin Islands. Featuring views of the lush green hills and close proximity to the Yacht harbor, this narrow bay is a popular for beachgoers and boaters alike. Stay comfortable at here all day if you choose, since it has bathrooms on-site for your convenience.

If you're interested in a beach where you can have a private family outing away from the crowds, Lindquist Beach could be a better choice for you. Because Lindquist Beach is a great secret on St. Thomas, its best feature, apart from the perfect setting, is its probable seclusion. Swim in the diamond waters, snorkel the nearby reefs, or just sit back on the beach and let time go by. It can be found three quarters of a mile northwest of these accommodations.

Nearby Areas

Visitors who want to know a little bit more about the surrounding area's offerings may be wondering how close (or far) the nearest city or town is from the property. Crystal Cove is found in Sapphire Beach, a neighborhood near Maroon Town; it's 0.5 miles to the north-northeast of Red Hook.

The areas that are closest to Crystal Cove are listed in the table below:

Cities, Towns, and Neighborhoods Nearby
Area Name Distance Direction
Red Hook, St. Thomas 0.5 SSW
Nazareth, St. Thomas 0.9 SSW
Cowpet Bay, St. Thomas 1.0 S
Benner, St. Thomas 1.2 SW
Coki Point, St. Thomas 1.6 NW
Maroon Town, St. Thomas 2.0 WSW
Thatch Cay 2.0 NNW
Great Saint James Island 2.0 SE
Grass Cay 2.1 NNE

Nearby Attractions

Phantasea Tropical Botanical Garden

Crystal Cove serves as a wonderful spot for active travelers. There are numerous activities to be found when exploring near this accommodation. As a matter of fact, this region touts a wide array of places to explore, like Cathedral of St. Peter and St. Paul, Phantasea Tropical Botanical Garden, and Market Square, to name a few. Though there are at least three great attractions nearby, the closest one is Cathedral of St. Peter and St. Paul.

Several more of this property's nearest attractions are listed in the table below.

Attractions Near Crystal Cove
Attraction Type Distance Direction Location
Cathedral of St. Peter and St. Paul Historical Site 5.8 W Charlotte Amalie, St. Thomas
Phantasea Tropical Botanical Garden Botanical Garden 6.1 W The vicinity of Charlotte Amalie, St. Thomas
Market Square Historical Site 5.7 W Downtown Charlotte Amalie, St. Thomas
All Saints Anglican Church Historical Site -- -- Charlotte Amalie, St. Thomas
Synagogue of Beracha Veshalom Vegmiluth Hasidim Historical Site 5.5 W Downtown Charlotte Amalie, St. Thomas
Dutch Reformed Church Historical Site 5.5 W Downtown Charlotte Amalie, St. Thomas
French Heritage Museum Museum 6.1 W Frenchtown, St. Thomas
Haagensen House Museum 5.4 W Downtown Charlotte Amalie, St. Thomas
Educators Park Park 5.4 W Downtown Charlotte Amalie, St. Thomas
Ninety-Nine Steps Historical Site 5.4 W Downtown Charlotte Amalie, St. Thomas
Blackbeard's Castle Historical Site 5.3 W Charlotte Amalie, St. Thomas
Emanicipation Garden Park 5.4 W Downtown Charlotte Amalie, St. Thomas
Liberty Bell Historical Site 5.4 W Downtown Charlotte Amalie, St. Thomas
Frederick Lutheran Church Historical Site 5.3 W Downtown Charlotte Amalie, St. Thomas
Seven Arches Museum Museum 5.3 W Downtown Charlotte Amalie, St. Thomas
Solberg Farm Zoo 5.6 W Downtown Charlotte Amalie, St. Thomas
St. Thomas Historical Trust Museum 5.6 W Downtown Charlotte Amalie, St. Thomas
Fort Christian Historical Site 5.3 W Downtown Charlotte Amalie, St. Thomas
The Virgin Island's Children's Museum Children's Museum 5.3 W Downtown Charlotte Amalie, St. Thomas
St. Peter Greathouse & Botanical Gardens Botanical Garden 6.6 W Barret, St. Thomas
Legislature Building Historical Site 5.3 W Downtown Charlotte Amalie, St. Thomas
FDR Park Park 5.2 W Charlotte Amalie, St. Thomas
Creque Marine Slipway Ruins Historical Site 5.8 W Hassel Island
Roosevelt Park Park 5.2 W Charlotte Amalie, St. Thomas
Memorial Moravian Church Historical Site 5.2 W Charlotte Amalie, St. Thomas
Fort Shipley Ruins Historical Site 5.8 W Hassel Island
Market Square East Theater Movie Theater 5.3 W Downtown Charlotte Amalie, St. Thomas
Tree Limin' Extreme Zip Line Site 6.8 W Barret, St. Thomas
Bluebeard's Castle Historical Site 5.0 W Charlotte Amalie, St. Thomas
Hassel Island Historic Park Park 5.7 W Hassel Island
Garrison House Historical Site 5.4 W Hassel Island
Butterfly Garden Botanical Garden 4.9 W Charlotte Amalie, St. Thomas
Crowell's Battery Historical Site 5.5 W Hassel Island
Fort Willoughy Ruins Historical Site 5.3 W Hassel Island
Paradise Point Sky-Tram Cable Car 4.6 W Charlotte Amalie, St. Thomas
Phillips' Botanical Garden Botanical Garden 6.9 W Water Island
Hotel Ruins Historical Site 7.3 W Water Island
Fort Segarra Historical Site 7.3 W Water Island
Nadir Recreation Area Park 2.1 WSW Maroon Town, St. Thomas
Coral World Ocean Park Aquarium 1.5 NW Coki Point, St. Thomas
Buck Island Lighthouse Lighthouse 4.7 SW Buck Island
Buck Island National Wildlife Refuge Nature Sanctuary/Wildlife Reserve 4.7 SW Capella Island

If you're looking for a chance to see something a little different, Cathedral of St. Peter and St. Paul might be a good choice. In 1848 the Cathedral of St. Peter and St. Paul was originally consecrated as a parish church, though today it serves as the territory's Roman Catholic diocese. Aside from worship, tourists often visit this spot for the awe-inspiring murals that depicting biblical scenes.

Nearby Accommodations

When you're deciding where to stay, it is sometimes smart to learn about nearby accommodation options as a way to better understand the region. Readers will find no shortage of additional places to learn about before making a decision, as this part of St. Thomas offers vacationers a terrific variety of resort and hotel options. Learn what you need to know about all the surrounding area's booking possibilities by reviewing the following table.

Accommodations near Crystal Cove
Accommodation Distance Direction Location
Sapphire Beach Resort & Marina 0.1 NNW Sapphire Beach, St. Thomas
Ritz-Carlton St. Thomas 1.0 SSE East End, St. Thomas
Two Sandals by the Sea Inn 1.0 S Nazareth, St. Thomas
Secret Harbour Beach Resort 1.0 S Nazareth, St. Thomas
Elysian Beach Resort 1.1 SSE Cowpet Bay, St. Thomas
Margaritaville Vacation Club 1.1 NW East End, St. Thomas
Dreams Sugar Bay Resort & Spa 1.1 NW East End, St. Thomas
The Anchorage Beach Resort 1.2 S Cowpet Bay, St. Thomas
Bolongo Bay Beach Resort 3.3 WSW 2.8 mi. Southeast of Charlotte Amalie, St. Thomas
Villa Blanca 3.9 NW 2.3 mi. Northeast of Charlotte Amalie, St. Thomas
 

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