If you have decided on the not so touristy St. Croix than you are already in the right mindset for the Hotel on the Cay. While it might be a little rough around the edges, and I do mean a little, it has a beautiful little stretch if beach, with a local flavor bar right there including service at your lounge chair, nice rooms and great views. I was there off season in mid August so there was no crowd and I probably had the nicest room in the hotel so my experience may not have been typical, and I'm not looking for a staff falling all over me so the place was perfect. A two minute courtesy boat ride put me in Christianstead for shopping, bars and a moonlight cruise on a catamaran.
The photos on the Hotel's website are honest and be aware that the place has flaws, but some of the bad reviews are from people who needed to go to a more insular hotel on a more touristy island.
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- Step into an atmosphere of casual elegance during your visit to our inviting private island retreat. If your idea of a Caribbean vacation includes unforgettable sunsets, white sand beaches and the simple phrase “no problem,” this is the place for you! Hotel on the Cay offers you the best vacation value in the Caribbean. Located on a private cay in the Caribbean Sea, our 53 room resort provides for an unforgettable vacation experience that is ideal for couples, families and adventure seekers.Here guests can dine at our on-site restaurant, unwind with a refreshing swim in the pool, enjoy water sports at our activity center and explore the historical sights, eateries, shops and entertainment located on the boardwalk just minutes away by private complimentary boat. A quaint, pristine beach overlooks Christiansted Harbor’s beautiful boats, which makes for perfect photos at sunset. As the only beach in downtown Christiansted, you will enjoy swimming and snorkeling the amazing undersea world surrounding the cay.Hotel on the Cay will provide bountiful sunshine, bright turquoise seas teeming with life, refreshing trade winds and a place to lay your head at the end of each memorable day. ... more less
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- Also Known As:
- On The Cay Christiansted
- On The Cay Hotel
- Hotel On The Cay St. Croix/Christiansted, U.S. Virgin Islands