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Protestant Cay

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Address: Across from Christiansted, Christiansted, St. Croix
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Beach is nice, restaurant not much

This is a nice beach to go if you are close to town. A quick $5 ferry rode over in 2 minutes and you are ready to go. The beach offers all amenities, chairs, umbrellas, bathrooms... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 2 weeks ago
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English first
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36 reviews
19 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is a nice beach to go if you are close to town. A quick $5 ferry rode over in 2 minutes and you are ready to go. The beach offers all amenities, chairs, umbrellas, bathrooms, water toys and a bar/restaurant. I ate at the restaurant and had a hamburger. There were like 6 people on the place and waited... More 

Thank Tom T
Auburn, Washington
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11 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a beautiful island..only a few min water taxi. Free parking until late afternoon. Water taxi is $5 round trip. There a a restaurant and bar on the island and chair and umbrella rentals. Sea-Doo and water sport rentals as well.never crowded on the beach and the water is warm.

Thank jenben956
Boston, MA
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51 reviews
32 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I had difficulty getting info about this beach. I cannot vouch for the Hotel, but the beach bar is a great place, with helpful staff, and a fun place to swim or snorkel. Drinks are $4, to rent a chair is $5, so...we chose the bar. I snorkeled and saw a turtle, sargent major and other fish. Fair amount of... More 

Thank bosrocker51
Bronx, New York
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42 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This beach is calm and beautiful. There is a water activity place where you can rent stuff. They have a bar with a kitchen. They offer chairs for 5 bucks. The ferry ride over ($5) gives you a quick but beautiful ride. This is a must hit place for us, we go at least twice every time we visit st.... More 

Thank Krystle L. C
Syracuse, New York
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22 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2015

wonderful older hotel on the cay. The beach is wonderful. very friendly staff with helpful tips on places to see, restaurants, etc.

Thank Linda315741
Orlando, Florida
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76 reviews
36 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2015

The only public beach in Christiansted you need take a small 30 second boat ride to get there. The toll is $5 but free to people staying at Hotel on the Cay. You get the boat from the water edge by the green at Fort Christiansted. There is a restaurant and bar, a little store and a water sport shop... More 

Thank Charles S
Arnold, Maryland
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54 reviews
23 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2015

we stayed at Hotel on the Cay and enjoyed the lovely beach here everyday. the birds and fish and trees and flowers make it feel like paradise

Thank maryhonora
Brick, New Jersey
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7 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2015

Simply a wonderful time. The beach was the highlight with all the marine life teeming about and the nightlife was just as good. We stayed in an RCI room and it was good for our little group. One main bedroom and living/eating area. Small kitchenette. Rooms with views of the historic Christiansted harbor makes for romance and or just scenic... More 

Thank pyro498
Atlantic Ocean
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22 reviews
13 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2015

Yes, the food is pricey, the quality is so-so. the views are quite nice as you look back over Christianstedtown, and the mountains of the North shore. All of the local folks are great ( with one exception "Wendy" known issue. Don't know why the owners still allow her to harass guests... All -in- All, great people, great views, and... More 

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Hinsdale, New Hampshire
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12 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2015

Had breakfast here 2 mornings while staying at Hotel on the Cay. The menu is limited and pricey. Expect to wait a bit for your food. We had omelets and juice. Most omelets are priced $10 or more and you only get toast with it. The food was very good but not use to spending $40 for breakfast for 2.

Thank Cindy H

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