St. Croix South Side Beaches

St. Croix Southside Beaches are a large cluster of white sandy beaches that run along the coast of the south side of St. Croix.

Grape Tree Beach

Southeast end of St. Croix by Southside Beach

  • Calm Waters
  • Sandy Beaches
  • Drive up Beach
  • Snorkeling

Grap Tree Beach is a secluded beach boasting a tranquil experience away from bustling beaches. Their white sandy beaches and calm waters make for a great place to lay out and truly enjoy the tropical paradise. Many visitors have sited sea turtles at this Southside Beach, along with an array of native Caribbean fish. Grapetree Beach is protected by a barrier reef, which keeps the waters calm and makes it a perfect spot for swimming and snorkeling.

Divi Carina Bay Resort Beach

Southeast end of St.

  • Calm Waters
  • Sandy Beaches
  • Water Sports Center
  • Drive up Beach
  • Snorkeling

The beach at Divi Carina Bay Resort is a perfect all day adventure. Since its located directly in front of a resort you have access to the local Restaurant, bar, lawn chairs, volleyball net, and beach side café. The Water Sports center is found directly on the beach, providing a variety of equipment from snorkeling to kayaking. Coral Reefs can be found right of the shore, so get your fins ready and dive in. Divi Carina Bay Resort beach has plenty palm trees for you to cool off and enjoy the shade. The resorts beach side café is a great place to grab a bite for breakfast, lunch and dinner.

ISSAC’S BAY

Southeast end of St. Croix

  • Calm Waters
  • Sandy and Small Rocks
  • Path to the Beach
  • Snorkeling

Issac’s Bay is a secluded location that has been maintained by the Nature Conservancy. Issac’s Bay is home to Hawksbill and Green Turtle nests, therefore driving is prohibited on the beaches, making it accessible only by hiking. Most visitors find the best hiking trail is from Point Udall, taking the trail that starts just before the Millennium Monument. Over 400 species of tropical fish call this coastal reef home, so make sure to grab your snorkeling gear. The long stretch of sandy beach and great barrier reef make the short hike well worth your experience.

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