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Protestant Cay

Across from Christiansted, Christiansted, St. Croix
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Just another (small) beach

Ferry costs 5 USD. Most of the island is reserved hotel guests. Fee on beach chairs: 5 USD/day (as... read more

Reviewed 10 November 2017
OneandonlyNiels
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Silkeborg, Denmark
Nice place to relax and get away from it all

An excellent beach with a bar and restaurant within easy walking distance. Crystal clear water with... read more

Reviewed 26 September 2017
Craig F
,
Schenectady, New York
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  • Very good36%
  • Average10%
  • Poor4%
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“ferry ride” (14 reviews)
“round trip” (14 reviews)
“nice beach” (13 reviews)
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Across from Christiansted, Christiansted, St. Croix
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Reviewed 10 November 2017

Ferry costs 5 USD. Most of the island is reserved hotel guests. Fee on beach chairs: 5 USD/day (as far as I remember).

Thank OneandonlyNiels
Reviewed 26 September 2017

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.

Thank Craig F
Reviewed 11 September 2017 via mobile

Protestant Cay in downtown Christiansted, is a paradise within itself. I live on the island of St. Croix and I enjoy this serene spot as often as I can. With a hotel on one end of the bay and a resturant on the other, Protestant...More

1  Thank Rzhay
Reviewed 7 September 2017

Spent 8-days in Christiansted on a scuba trip plus family vacation, and we took our 4-year old daughter over about 3 times. $5 apiece round trip, ferry runs 24 hours I was told, and kids under 12 I think were no charge. Nice little sandy...More

3  Thank Richard L
Reviewed 24 August 2017

Decent stop for lunch. Food and service were ok. Neat little island with a small hotel on it. The ferry costs $5 and is worth the trip while out there, This is the only beach near the boardwalk after walking and getting hot this is...More

Thank Mymailbox
Reviewed 20 August 2017

A short $5 round trip ride by ferry and you're there. Sit under a cabana or bask in the sun it is well worth it. Rent a chair for $5 or bring your own. Bar, food, kayaks, skidoos all there for renting. Water as inviting...More

1  Thank Janice R
Reviewed 2 August 2017 via mobile

Nice, clean, small beach open to the public until 6pm. $5 boat ride from the boardwalk, takes less than 3 minutes. Bar and grill, bathroom and changing rooms available to the public. Beach chair and umbrellas available to rent.

Thank Andrea W
Reviewed 2 August 2017

Fantastic to have this beach in the middle of Christiansted. If you stay at the hotel is is even better cause then you have it all by yourself in the evenings

Thank Ole K
Reviewed 23 July 2017 via mobile

My husband I took the ferry ride over ($5 per person) to this place last year and it was beautiful. We went snorkling around the backside and enjoyed a lovely lunch and cocktails on the beach and even in the water. It was amazing! Boy...More

2  Thank Beth U
Reviewed 11 July 2017

A very unique destination. A quick ferry ride gets you to a separate paradise. Eat swim snorkel its all there. Live entertainment good food great for your whole family. Food service is slow, so it gives you time to check out other things.

Thank Michael Z
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Anthony M
21 June 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.
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JennB0518
16 April 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.
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567leslie
22 February 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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