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Great Stay at Hotel on the Cay!

We have returned several times to spend a week on this delightful little island just off of... read more

Reviewed August 30, 2018
Macungie, Pennsylvania
Beartiful Beach and Great Bar and Restaurant!

Make a day of it. Catch the boat ride from Christiansted and the beach is 5 minutes away! The... read more

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Make a day of it. Catch the boat ride from Christiansted and the beach is 5 minutes away! The beach is very clean and rent a lounge chair for the day! Bar and Restaurant at the beach with great food and drinks.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank fernshadow5
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I didn't want to spend time with only an afternoon and possible rain coming traveling to beach further away. Took the ferry across to the Cay and enjoyed some beach cocktails and a little sun. Easy escape from the rain to the bar, and then...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank getlostinthisworld
Reviewed October 21, 2018

It costs about 5 dollars to take the ferry across to the cay. The beach is amazing. There’s also a bar with decent drinks.I didn’t enjoy the food that much. Lots of sort of tame iguanas roaming around( I wouldn’t recommend you try to approach...More

Date of experience: October 2018
3  Thank Jeeleigh
Reviewed October 18, 2018

The beach is absolutely beautiful. There is a bar and grill on the beach. Food was very good. Service was excellent. Would definitely recommend this place

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank marymca1958
Reviewed August 30, 2018

We have returned several times to spend a week on this delightful little island just off of Christianstead. The staff is friendly, the rooms clean, but not famcy. Who needs fancy when you are surrounded by all this beauty? Easy acces to all the downtown...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed August 29, 2018

I love this beach! I've went various times and it probably is one of the best beaches on St Croix. I love this place and definitely go back every single time that I can.

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank Sherise G
Reviewed August 14, 2018

This is beautiful beach. It is a good place for families. The beach is clean and has great snorkeling. There are chairs and umbrellas available. There are restrooms available as well. At this time, there is no restaurant on the beach so pack provisions to...More

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank kellymZ5530XE
Reviewed August 6, 2018

Just a really nice, layed back place with a friendly staff, food, drinks, lounge chairs , umbrellas and water sports which I highly recommend!

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Suzanne L
Reviewed July 4, 2018

Pretty beach near downtown Christensted. You can stay at the Hotel on the Cay or take a two minute ferry ride ($5 per person, roundtrip). Unfortunately, the restaurant on the cay is closed, so no food service. Rumor has it the hotel and restaurant are...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank TXStellaGirl
Reviewed April 1, 2018

Wonderful beach located adjacent to Christiansted. Easy to get there and cool off after wandering in the town.

Date of experience: March 2018
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Anthony M
June 21, 2017|
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Response from Allen B | Reviewed this property |
Check Zillow but I suggest the East end of the Island if you can find a good deal.
April 15, 2017|
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Response from ellenkfz | Reviewed this property |
Well, you can park at Strand Street, or take your chances parking on the side streets. The fort only allows 2 hour parking. We rented a car for 3 days, 2 nights of trying to find parking was a hazzle.
February 22, 2017|
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Response from Lene N | Reviewed this property |
You can buy a waterproof box, called "scubapro dry box" for approximately 10$, to fit both creditcards, money and keys, works perfectly
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Niles, Ohio
Pattys, or patties.. (5 Replies)
stopped Fsted on a cruise and had a Pattie for 3bucks...dried out and tastless....So far best pataie was a fish pattay on St John....Going to stay March 2018 at Granada Del Mar , a whole month and I do like a good one.....so.....how do you spell it??? next, is Jerk chicken , Who has the best of each one.......Our cruise stop in March we took a cab to C-sted, walked the walk and spent some beach time on the little island (protestant Cay??) I'm excited to spend a whole month on StX cause I love...More
May 15, 2017|
Response fromlocalsailor|
generally see them advertised in hand written signs as 'pates' just buy them at any food truck, roadside stand 0r event - they are usually pretty good anywhere but if they are frying them up on premise they are often excellent hot out of the oil instead of sitting under a heat lamp or just stacked in a case. Beef, conch,veggie and saltfish are the most common varieties. A few drops of local hot sauce really bumps up the flavor!!
cheap eats (10 Replies)
We are traveling to St Croix this November. We have visited before and recall several restaurants that had regular daily specials such as Taco Tuesday at Maria's, buy one get one free gyros at an (east end?) Greek restaurant, etc... Do you know of any regular daily restaurant specials that we could save a little change while we are there visiting? Any suggestions for a reputable sport bay fishing half day tour? Lastly, it was very windy when we were there a previous November. The water seemed...More
August 20, 2018|
Response fromScubadoo|
I think Eat has BOGO cheeseburgers on Mondays. Sandwiches at Turtles Deli are big enough for two all week long. Pickled Greek is gone. Wind in November is hit or miss but Christmas winds usually don't start that early. In any case it will always be calmer on the West End beaches, Rainbow, Cottages, Sand Castles etc.
Les C
Albany, New York
Sand fleas and mosquitoes (9 Replies)
I have been thinking of planning my first trip to St. Croix in late Spring 2015. I enjoy reading the reviews and will probably be submitting questions as I think of them. I notice on the St. Thomas thread there is much mention of experiencing sand fleas and mosquitoes. Would the be an issue in June or July, say at Protestant Cay?
December 12, 2014|
Response fromLynne R|
A lot of the mosquito population will depend on how much rain the island has had and if there is any wind. There are also no seeums which just show up to any party they can find .. both mosquitoes and no seeums love to attack me whereas my husband seldom gets bitten. Best suggestion is spray well and often. I don't know anything about the sand fleas. Happy planning ... you are in for a great treat by visiting St. Croix