Protestant Cay, Christiansted

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#4 of 16 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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  • It is a little island in front of the eyes from the beach of Christiansted. It can be with the boat out of the promenade in this small island resort hotels and restaurants and shops there, so feel free to go. St. Croix Island is first in 1493, Christopher Columbus "discovered" and was occupying the Netherlands and the United Kingdom, Spain, and France, but in 1733, Denmark purchased from France claimed the Governance and development started. When named Protestant key (Protestant Cay) had once owned St. Croix Island France Catholic country where France is not that burying the dead on the Mainland side the new, It is coming from you all allowed burials only in this island.
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  • Catch a ferry for $5 rt from the Christiansted boardwalk ( you can park at fort- short walk) to this nice beach with crystal clear water. They are recovering from the hurricanes so the restaurant is n...  more »
  • This is a great place to come while you are in town. I wouldn't say that the snorkeling was much, but a nice gentle beach for kids and elders. Lots of beach chairs for rent and umbrellas, too. We happ...  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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