Protestant Cay, Christiansted

4.4
#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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  • Delicious beach with crystal clear water and plamer and shrubs which provide nice shade. Nice view of Christiansted.
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  • Wonderful beach located adjacent to Christiansted. Easy to get there and cool off after wandering in the town.  more »
  • Although they have a long ways to go after the hurricanes this is still a gem of an island. Very nice calm water and beach.  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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