Protestant Cay, Christiansted

4.4
#4 of 10 in Beaches in St. Croix
Beat the crowds and find your own little oasis at Protestant Cay, a tiny 1.6 hectare (4 acre) islet easily reached via a five-minute boat trip from Christiansted. Rent some snorkel gear from the local diving company and enjoy the crystal clear water's diverse marine life and colorful coral reef. Those feeling a little more adventurous can rent one of the kayaks, windsurfers, and sailboats. Don't fret if you're not staying on the island's tranquil resort, as the restaurant and beach are open for public use. Using our world travel planner, St. Croix attractions like Protestant Cay can form part of a personalized travel itinerary.
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  • To get to this beach you have to pay $5.00 per person roundtrip to ride the ferry from the boardwalk. The beach itself is a great calm sandy beach, great for snorkeling, especially beginners. The only...  more »
  • Ferry costs 5 USD. Most of the island is reserved hotel guests. Fee on beach chairs: 5 USD/day (as far as I remember).  more »
  • An excellent beach with a bar and restaurant within easy walking distance. Crystal clear water with lots of sand and sun. Go there to forget about it all and soak in the sun.  more »
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  • Nice little island with a great beach for snorkeling, or just relaxing. Hotel guests can be a little messy, so I do wish the hotel staff cleaned the beach more often or enforced cleanliness.

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