All beaches in the U.S. Virgin Islands are open to the public, although access through private property is restricted. Coldwell Banker St. Croix Realty has compiled a list of St. Croix's stunning beaches to enjoy during your time on our paradise island whether it is your home or St. Croix Vacation.
Buccaneer: East of Christiansted at the hotel. Non-guest fee for use of beach and changing facilities. Towels for hotel guests only. Watersports, snorkelling, swimming, beach bar.
Buck Island Beach: Tour boats offer a variety of ways to get to Buck Island off St. Croix’s northeast shore, with Turtle Beach and a National Park underwater trail. Picnic tables, great snorkeling, shade, hiking trail, limited facilities.
Cane Bay: North Shore on Route 80. Sandy beach, shade and snorkeling off the reefs near shore. Full service dive center, kayaking, hotels, beach bars, and restaurants nearby. Nice swimming between here and Carambola, although waves can get a little choppy in winter.
Carambola Beach Resort: Davis Bay on the North Shore. Spectacular setting, bar, restaurant, hammocks and chairs.
Chenay Bay Beach: East of Christiansted on Route 82. Restaurant and bar at Chenay Bay Beach Resort; also sandy beach, hammocks, beach chair and kayak rentals.
Columbus Landing Beach: The historic site of the 1493 landing of the fleet of Columbus on Salt River. Access by the road to the west of the marina. Public land. No facilities.
Cramer Park: Public beach at the end of Route 82. Recently renovated changing rooms, bathrooms, limited facilities.
Divi Carina Bay Resort: East of Christiansted on South Shore, Route 60. Restaurant, bar.
Dorsch Beach: Wide, white sandy beach with picnic tables, great snorkeling, south of Frederiksted.
Rainbow Beach: North of Frederiksted, beach bar, traditional Sunday hang-out spot for live music and volleyball. Good swimming.
Reef Beach: East End, at Teague Bay on Route 82. Restaurant and bar open for dinner. Deli and restaurant open for breakfast and lunch across the street.
Sand Castle Beach: Nice sandy beach with shade south of Frederiksted with watersports available, great snorkelling and swimming.
Sprat Hall Beach: North of Frederiksted on Route 63. One mile of beach. Beach chairs, hammocks. Restaurant, bar, shower.
St. Croix East End Marine Park: The territory’s first marine park encompasses approximately 60 square miles of coastal and marine habitats providing a great opportunity to experience the natural wonders of St. Croix. Managed by the Virgin Islands Department of Planning and Natural Resources, division of Coastal Zone Management. For more info, call 340-773-EEMP (3367).
Tamarind Reef: Near Green Cay Marina. Tranquil beach with a small reef for snorkeling. Restaurant, kayaks.
Vincent F. Mason, Sr., Coral Resort: Pristine white sandy beach on the West End. Old Frederiksted pool has been refurbished into new park with paved parking, tables and grills, facilities.