What's Close to Virgin Island Campground

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Nearby Beaches

Honeymoon Beach

Some people's favorite attractions in all of the Virgin Islands are the beaches. Here, you shouldn't be too far from multiple options.

Each stop along on the coast has distinct characteristics that might or might not be just right for you. The following table displays the options located near Virgin Island Campground. Clicking on each link below allows you to see more details:

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 probably the most convenient option to visit near the lodge. Keep in mind that this beach is found a short distance to the south west of this property, so you'll never be far from the sea—an endless sparkling backdrop to your vacation. 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 you'll find public bathrooms on-site.

You might also enjoy a visit to Emerald Beach which is far from secluded. 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

Visitors who are interested to know about the surrounding area's offerings may be wondering how close (or far) the adjacent town or city is from their location. Virgin Island Campground is situated near the center of Water Island; it's to the south west of Charlotte Amalie.

The following table contains a listing of areas near 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 makes for an excellent lodging option for active travelers. There are a great deal of fun activities to be enjoyed when exploring near this lodging. You will find that this area has countless opportunities for exploration, like Phillips' Botanical Garden, Hotel Ruins, and Fort Segarra, to name a few. Though there are at least three great attractions nearby, the closest one is Phillips' Botanical Garden.

These are just a few of your many options, more of which are listed 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
The Virgin Island's Children's Museum Children's Museum 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
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 might be what the doctor ordered. 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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