What's Near Frenchman's Reef & Morning Star Marriott Beach Resort

The delightful beaches in the US Virgin Islands are some of the most enjoyable sights that the islands have to offer.

Fortunately, Frenchman's Reef & Morning Star Marriott Beach Resort 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. There are plenty of other visitors who frequent this popular spot in the Virgin Islands, creating a happening beach scene; keep in mind, though, it gets over-crowded sometimes.

Nearby Beaches

Morning Star Beach

Of course, since Frenchman's Reef & Morning Star Marriott Beach Resort sits directly on Morning Star Beach, relaxing on the sand is popular with guests staying here. Located on the south coast of St. Thomas, Morning Star Beach provides guests with a popular, developed beach area. Facing Frenchman's Bay and serving as the Frenchman's Reef Beach Resort, the beach features soft, comfortable sand and calm waves and is filled with guests and amenities. For those who are willing to venture off site, there are some additional beaches worth investigating. Click on the names below to view our detailed article:

Beaches Near Frenchman's Reef & Morning Star Marriott
Beach Distance Direction Location
Limetree Beach 0.8 ESE Frenchman Bay, St. Thomas
Bolongo Bay 1.5 ESE 2.8 mi. Southeast of Charlotte Amalie, St. Thomas
Sprat Bay Beach 1.8 W Water Island
Honeymoon Beach 2.5 W Water Island
Magens Bay 3.0 N 1.7 mi. North of Charlotte Amalie, St. Thomas
Mandahl Bay Beach 3.1 NNE 2.5 mi. Northeast of Charlotte Amalie, St. Thomas
Emerald Beach 3.3 WNW 2.5 mi. West of Charlotte Amalie, St. Thomas
Little Magens Bay -- -- 2.0 mi. North of Charlotte Amalie, St. Thomas
Grand Beach 3.8 ENE Coki Point, St. Thomas
Coki Point Beach 4.0 NE Coki Point, St. Thomas
Hull Bay 4.0 NW 2.5 mi. Northwest of Charlotte Amalie, St. Thomas
Brewers Bay 4.2 WNW 3.2 mi. West of Charlotte Amalie, St. Thomas
Lindquist Beach 4.2 E East End, St. Thomas
Secret Harbor 4.3 E Cowpet Bay, St. Thomas
Dorothea Bay Beach 4.4 NW 3.0 mi. Northwest of Charlotte Amalie, St. Thomas
Sapphire Beach 4.5 E East End, St. Thomas
Vessup Bay 4.6 E East End, St. Thomas
Cowpet Beach 4.8 E Cowpet Bay, St. Thomas
Great Bay Beach 4.9 E East End, St. Thomas

Limetree Beach is probably the most convenient option to visit near the resort. The area around the cove at Limetree Beach is developed, with a few hotels along the shore that provide restrooms, bars, and restaurants for guests. The beach's atmosphere is perfect for reading a book while lounging or having a tropical drink, and a watersports stand provides all types of equipment and instruction for some fun on the water.

If the remoteness of Limetree Beach doesn't suit your style, you could instead enjoy Morning Star Beach which is far from secluded. Located on the south coast of St. Thomas, Morning Star Beach provides guests with a popular, developed beach area. Facing Frenchman's Bay and serving as the Frenchman's Reef Beach Resort, the beach features soft, comfortable sand and calm waves and is filled with guests and amenities. This beach is less than a hundred yards east of the lodgings.

Nearby Areas

Visiting a town or community neighboring your resort can add a little something extra to your vacation, whether it's visiting the area's unique bars, or talking to some locals about their way of life. Frenchman's Reef & Morning Star Marriott Beach Resort is located in Bellevue, a neighborhood on St. Thomas; it is 1.5 miles to the south-southeast of Charlotte Amalie.

Below are the names of some of the neighborhoods and towns located within a short distance of Frenchman's Reef & Morning Star Marriott Beach Resort.

Cities, Towns, and Neighborhoods Nearby
Area Name Distance Direction
Morningstar Bay 0.2 WSW
Frenchman Bay 0.7 E
Havensight 0.8 N
Hassel Island 1.3 WNW
Bolongo Bay 1.5 ESE
Charlotte Amalie 1.5 NNW
downtown Charlotte Amalie 1.7 NW
Frenchtown 1.9 NW
Montpelier 2.2 ENE

Nearby Attractions

Phantasea Tropical Botanical Garden

Frenchman's Reef & Morning Star Marriott Beach Resort is an excellent lodging option for active tourists. There are more than a few fun activities to be found when starting at this lodging. Yes, this area is simply full of different attractions to try, including Cathedral of St. Peter and St. Paul, Phantasea Tropical Botanical Garden, and Market Square. Though there are at least three great attractions nearby, the closest one is Cathedral of St. Peter and St. Paul.

Proving that this site has a great location, there are many more attractions nearby, like those named in the following table.

Attractions Near Frenchman's Reef & Morning Star Marriott
Attraction Type Distance Direction Location
Cathedral of St. Peter and St. Paul Historical Site 1.9 NW Charlotte Amalie, St. Thomas
Phantasea Tropical Botanical Garden Botanical Garden 2.7 NNW The vicinity of Charlotte Amalie, St. Thomas
Market Square Historical Site 1.9 NW Downtown Charlotte Amalie, St. Thomas
All Saints Anglican Church Historical Site -- -- Charlotte Amalie, St. Thomas
Synagogue of Beracha Veshalom Vegmiluth Hasidim Historical Site 1.8 NW Downtown Charlotte Amalie, St. Thomas
Dutch Reformed Church Historical Site 1.8 NW Downtown Charlotte Amalie, St. Thomas
French Heritage Museum Museum 2.0 NW Frenchtown, St. Thomas
Haagensen House Museum 1.7 NNW Downtown Charlotte Amalie, St. Thomas
Educators Park Park 1.7 NNW Downtown Charlotte Amalie, St. Thomas
Ninety-Nine Steps Historical Site 1.7 NNW Downtown Charlotte Amalie, St. Thomas
Blackbeard's Castle Historical Site 1.8 NNW Charlotte Amalie, St. Thomas
Emanicipation Garden Park 1.7 NNW Downtown Charlotte Amalie, St. Thomas
Liberty Bell Historical Site 1.7 NNW Downtown Charlotte Amalie, St. Thomas
Frederick Lutheran Church Historical Site 1.7 NNW Downtown Charlotte Amalie, St. Thomas
Seven Arches Museum Museum 1.7 NNW Downtown Charlotte Amalie, St. Thomas
St. Thomas Historical Trust Museum 1.6 NW Downtown Charlotte Amalie, St. Thomas
Fort Christian Historical Site 1.6 NNW Downtown Charlotte Amalie, St. Thomas
St. Peter Greathouse & Botanical Gardens Botanical Garden 3.1 NW Barret, St. Thomas
Legislature Building Historical Site 1.6 NNW Downtown Charlotte Amalie, St. Thomas
FDR Park Park 1.6 NNW Charlotte Amalie, St. Thomas
Creque Marine Slipway Ruins Historical Site 1.7 NW Hassel Island
Roosevelt Park Park 1.6 NNW Charlotte Amalie, St. Thomas
Memorial Moravian Church Historical Site 1.6 NNW Charlotte Amalie, St. Thomas
Fort Shipley Ruins Historical Site 1.6 NW Hassel Island
Market Square East Theater Movie Theater 1.4 NW Downtown Charlotte Amalie, St. Thomas
Tree Limin' Extreme Zip Line Site 3.4 NW Barret, St. Thomas
Bluebeard's Castle Historical Site 1.4 N Charlotte Amalie, St. Thomas
Hassel Island Historic Park Park 1.3 WNW Hassel Island
Garrison House Historical Site 0.9 WNW Hassel Island
Crowell's Battery Historical Site 1.0 WNW Hassel Island
Fort Willoughy Ruins Historical Site 0.9 WNW Hassel Island
Paradise Point Sky-Tram Cable Car 0.9 N Charlotte Amalie, St. Thomas
The Virgin Island's Children's Museum Children's Museum 0.9 N Havensight, St. Thomas
Phillips' Botanical Garden Botanical Garden 2.4 W Water Island
Hotel Ruins Historical Site 2.7 W Water Island
Fort Segarra Historical Site 2.7 WSW Water Island
Coral World Ocean Park Aquarium 4.1 ENE Coki Point, St. Thomas
Buck Island Lighthouse Lighthouse 3.4 SE Buck Island
Buck Island National Wildlife Refuge Nature Sanctuary/Wildlife Reserve 3.7 SE Capella Island

If you're looking for somewhere a little different to visit, Cathedral of St. Peter and St. Paul could be a good option. 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 often helpful to learn more about nearby accommodation options in order to get a better feel for the area. You'll be able to find lots of additional properties to look at prior to reaching a decision, as this part of St. Thomas plays host to a terrific variety of resorts and hotels to pick from. Find out about all the area's booking possibilities by checking the following table.

Accommodations near Frenchman's Reef & Morning Star Marriott
Accommodation Distance Direction Location
Bluebeards Beachclub and Villas 0.4 ESE Frenchman Bay, St. Thomas
Bluebeards Castle 1.4 N Charlotte Amalie, St. Thomas
Bolongo Bay Beach Resort 1.6 E 2.8 mi. Southeast of Charlotte Amalie, St. Thomas
At Home in the Tropics Bed & Breakfast 1.7 NNW Downtown Charlotte Amalie, St. Thomas
Galleon House Bed & Breakfast 1.7 NNW Downtown Charlotte Amalie, St. Thomas
Windward Passage Hotel 1.7 NNW Downtown Charlotte Amalie, St. Thomas
Bunker Hill Hotel 1.8 NNW Downtown Charlotte Amalie, St. Thomas
Olga's Fancy 1.8 NW Frenchtown, St. Thomas
Bellavista Bed and Breakfast 1.9 NW Downtown Charlotte Amalie, St. Thomas
The Green Iguana Hotel 1.9 NNW Charlotte Amalie, St. Thomas
 

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