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Protestant Cay

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Address: Across from Christiansted, Christiansted, St. Croix

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Short boat ride to great entertainment.

When we went by the published activities brochures nothing was accurate. Luckily we met a lady who worked in the gift shop at the Cay and she gave us the schedule of events. The... read more

Reviewed 8 March 2017
Cumberland, Maryland
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Cumberland, Maryland
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13 reviews
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Reviewed 8 March 2017

When we went by the published activities brochures nothing was accurate. Luckily we met a lady who worked in the gift shop at the Cay and she gave us the schedule of events. The evening we went featured the steel pans which my wife was desperate to hear live while we were on St Croix. The music was great and... More 

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Penfield, New York
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76 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 February 2017

This was our 3rd time here. The location is excellent. Unfortunately, it has gone down hill. The beach which was cleaned daily, now maybe 2 times per week. The fountains have been turned off. Each guest is allowed 1 beach towel per day and if you lose it somehow there is a $10 replacement charge. Another new manager. The little... More 

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Bronx, New York
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39 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 January 2017

Recently stayed in hotel on the Christiansted boardwalk. This little island with its hotel is a mere ten minute ferry ride from the mainland. The ferry is five dollars per passenger round trip. Once on the island you can rent beach chairs and umbrellas for $10 and $20. The outside restaurant on the beach serves food as well as drinks.... More 

Thank whitwins
Muskegon, Michigan
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310 reviews
148 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 94 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 January 2017

This is a little island in the Christiansted Harbor with a restaurant and hotel. You take a little ferry boat from the dock in Chrisiansted over and back which only takes a few minutes each way. The people on the ferry are really nice and are happy to answer questions about anything and everything regarding St. Croix. There is a... More 

Thank Allen B
Salt Lake City, Utah
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52 reviews
27 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 January 2017

This was the best place by the boardwalk to go barefoot on a beach. It's a small beach, but fun to walk. You can get food and drinks at the beach bar. The hotel is pretty deserted, but there are people here and some nights, parties. It's worth the $5 round trip boat ferry to visit.

Thank Anthony B
Gothenburg, Sweden
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4 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 15 January 2017

A bit of paradise in paradise :-) just a 3 min boat ride and you are there. Well worth the 5$ Friendly service from beach staff and restaurant

Thank Roger A
Durham, North Carolina
2 reviews
Reviewed 10 January 2017

Very protected and easy snorkel, excellent for beginners. It's the only beach in Christiansted and you get a boat across (5$ round trip).

Thank peterhroberts
København, Denmark
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10 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 10 January 2017

This island is perfekt for very laid back snorkeling one your own, just lay in the sun or get a Pina colada at the bar.

Thank Lene N
Saint Paul, Minnesota
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16 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 January 2017

The ferry will get an adult to the island for $5 and comes every 5-10 minutes. The beach was not crowed when we visited. It is carefully raked and has soft sand extending into the water. We did not find the snorkeling to be good.The Harbormaster restaurant has a good bar but a restaurant that is not quite that good.... More 

Thank zylig
Quincy, Illinois
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93 reviews
44 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 January 2017 via mobile

The short ferry ride costs $5 per person to get to an ugly, small beach. Watch out for motorboat off thou snorkel here. The hotel on Protestant Cay offers a beach bar and restaurant. This might be a good place for families with small children who just want to wade the surf, but for serious snorkeling, give it a pass.

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