What's Close to Virgin Island Campground

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Nearby Beaches

Honeymoon Beach

Travelers staying in this area of Water Island typically visit one of the region's pretty beaches. Nearby beaches will make this area particularly desirable.

It's good to know something about the characteristics of various locations along the coastal of the Virgin Islands, since they will affect your experience. The choices in the following table are those found nearest to Virgin Island Campground. Click the names below to view a detailed discussion:

Beaches Near Virgin Island Campground
Beach Distance Direction Location
Honeymoon Beach 0.3 SW Water Island
Sprat Bay Beach 0.6 ENE Water Island
Emerald Beach 1.4 NW 2.5 mi. West of Charlotte Amalie, St. Thomas
Brewers Bay 2.3 NW 3.2 mi. West of Charlotte Amalie, St. Thomas
Morning Star Beach 2.4 E 1.6 mi. South-Southeast of Charlotte Amalie, St. Thomas
Limetree Beach 3.0 E Frenchman Bay, St. Thomas
Hull Bay 3.5 N 2.5 mi. Northwest of Charlotte Amalie, St. Thomas
Dorothea Bay Beach 3.5 N 3.0 mi. Northwest of Charlotte Amalie, St. Thomas
Bolongo Bay 3.7 E 2.8 mi. Southeast of Charlotte Amalie, St. Thomas
Magens Bay 3.7 NE 1.7 mi. North of Charlotte Amalie, St. Thomas
Little Magens Bay -- -- 2.0 mi. North of Charlotte Amalie, St. Thomas
Mandahl Bay Beach 4.7 NE 2.5 mi. Northeast of Charlotte Amalie, St. Thomas

Honeymoon Beach is the closest to the lodge. Bear in mind that this beach is a moderate traveling distance away, so your group won't have to journey far to see it. Located on Water Island off the coast of St. Thomas, Honeymoon Beach is an excellent spot for guests of all ages, whether they prefer swimming or simply sunbathing on the shore. Dramatically improved in the 1950s by the leaseholder, the area is decorated with palm trees and immaculate sand. You won't have to cut your time at Honeymoon Beach short, since there are bathrooms available on-site.

Another beach to consider visiting is Emerald Beach where there are plenty of opportunities for activities and being social. Named after the nearby airport, Lindbergh Bay is home to Emerald Beach, which provides soft, white sand that's popular with locals. The occasional sound of planes and proximity to the airport tends to deter tourists, though it is perfect for those that want calm waters and soft sand, without the hassle of a crowd.

Nearby Areas

Visiting areas that are close to your lodge can be a nice day trip that brings variety to your trip, no matter if you're just exploring the area's hidden attractions, or learning more about the area's art and history. Virgin Island Campground lies toward the center of Water Island; it's to the south west of Charlotte Amalie.

The table below lists the areas that are closest to Virgin Island Campground:

Cities, Towns, and Neighborhoods Nearby
Area Name Distance Direction
Hassel Island 1.4 ENE
Frenchtown 1.5 NE
Coleyville 1.6 N
downtown Charlotte Amalie 2.0 NE
Morningstar Bay 2.1 E
Charlotte Amalie 2.2 NE
Havensight 2.3 ENE
Bellevue 2.3 E
Barret 2.7 N

Nearby Attractions

St. Thomas Historical Trust

Virgin Island Campground serves as a great spot for active visitors. There are more than a few fun activities to be discovered when starting at this accommodation. In fact, this section of Water Island has a lot of spots for vacationers to explore, including Phillips' Botanical Garden, Hotel Ruins, and Fort Segarra. Of the three nearby attractions, the closest is Phillips' Botanical Garden.

Several more of this property's nearest attractions are named in the following table.

Attractions Near Virgin Island Campground
Attraction Type Distance Direction Location
Phillips' Botanical Garden Botanical Garden -- -- Water Island
Hotel Ruins Historical Site 0.5 SW Water Island
Fort Segarra Historical Site -- -- Water Island
Hassel Island Historic Park Park 1.4 NE Hassel Island
Crowell's Battery Historical Site 1.4 ENE Hassel Island
Garrison House Historical Site 1.6 ENE Hassel Island
Fort Willoughy Ruins Historical Site 1.6 E Hassel Island
Fort Shipley Ruins Historical Site 1.5 NE Hassel Island
Creque Marine Slipway Ruins Historical Site 1.5 NE Hassel Island
French Heritage Museum Museum -- -- Frenchtown, St. Thomas
Solberg Farm Zoo 1.8 NE Downtown Charlotte Amalie, St. Thomas
St. Thomas Historical Trust Museum 1.8 NE Downtown Charlotte Amalie, St. Thomas
Cathedral of St. Peter and St. Paul Historical Site 1.9 NE Charlotte Amalie, St. Thomas
Market Square Historical Site -- -- Downtown Charlotte Amalie, St. Thomas
Market Square East Theater Movie Theater 2.0 NE Downtown Charlotte Amalie, St. Thomas
Butterfly Garden Botanical Garden 2.1 ENE Charlotte Amalie, St. Thomas
Legislature Building Historical Site 2.1 NE Downtown Charlotte Amalie, St. Thomas
Synagogue of Beracha Veshalom Vegmiluth Hasidim Historical Site 2.1 NE Downtown Charlotte Amalie, St. Thomas
Emanicipation Garden Park 2.2 NE Downtown Charlotte Amalie, St. Thomas
Liberty Bell Historical Site 2.2 NE Downtown Charlotte Amalie, St. Thomas
Fort Christian Historical Site 2.2 NE Downtown Charlotte Amalie, St. Thomas
Dutch Reformed Church Historical Site 2.2 NE Downtown Charlotte Amalie, St. Thomas
Educators Park Park -- -- Downtown Charlotte Amalie, St. Thomas
Haagensen House Museum -- -- Downtown Charlotte Amalie, St. Thomas
Frederick Lutheran Church Historical Site 2.2 NE Downtown Charlotte Amalie, St. Thomas
Ninety-Nine Steps Historical Site -- -- Downtown Charlotte Amalie, St. Thomas
Seven Arches Museum Museum -- -- Downtown Charlotte Amalie, St. Thomas
FDR Park Park 2.3 NE Charlotte Amalie, St. Thomas
Roosevelt Park Park 2.3 NE Charlotte Amalie, St. Thomas
All Saints Anglican Church Historical Site -- -- Charlotte Amalie, St. Thomas
Memorial Moravian Church Historical Site 2.3 NE Charlotte Amalie, St. Thomas
Blackbeard's Castle Historical Site 2.3 NE Charlotte Amalie, St. Thomas
Botanical Gardens at Blackbeard's Castle Botanical Garden 2.3 NE Charlotte Amalie, St. Thomas
Caribbean World Amber Museum Museum 2.3 NE Charlotte Amalie, St. Thomas
Bluebeard's Castle Historical Site 2.4 NE Charlotte Amalie, St. Thomas
Paradise Point Sky-Tram Cable Car 2.5 ENE Charlotte Amalie, St. Thomas
Phantasea Tropical Botanical Garden Botanical Garden 2.6 NNE The vicinity of Charlotte Amalie, St. Thomas
St. Peter Greathouse & Botanical Gardens Botanical Garden 2.7 N Barret, St. Thomas
Tree Limin' Extreme Zip Line Site 2.9 N Barret, St. Thomas
Buck Island Lighthouse Lighthouse 4.9 SE Buck Island
Nadir Recreation Area Park 4.9 E Maroon Town, St. Thomas
Buck Island National Wildlife Refuge Nature Sanctuary/Wildlife Reserve 5.3 SE Capella Island
Coral World Ocean Park Aquarium 6.2 ENE Coki Point, St. Thomas

If you're searching for somewhere a little different to visit, Fort Segarra could be a good option. Fort Segarra is unique among American Forts in the Virgin Islands is that it is built underground. It was built as part of the American defensive strategy during World War II, and today offers its corridors to be explored by inquisitive visitors.

 

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