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Tamarind Reef Resort, Spa & Marina

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5001 Tamarind Reef, Christiansted 00820-4582 St. Croix
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#4 of 14 hotels in Christiansted
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Tamarind Reef Resort, Spa & Marina on St Croix USVI is ideal for relaxed family vacations, destination weddings, honeymoons, beach and watersport retreats, business travel and small group events. This intimate resort features 40 oceanfront rooms on 40+ acres with private marina; casual and fine-dining restaurants; seaside pool; water sports; spa with massage, hair and nail care; tennis courts; fitness center; wedding/event coordinator, and of course a palm tree lined beach with shade huts and 154-slip marina for day/sunset sailing and fishing excursions. The resort is nestled into a private neighborhood 10 minutes from historic Christiansted yet feels light years from everyday worries and stress. No passport required for US Citizens.
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Free parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Pool
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Bar / lounge
Beach
Tennis court
Spa
Wifi
Outdoor pool
Restaurant
Poolside bar
Non-smoking hotel
Self-serve laundry
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Air conditioning
Private beach
Private balcony
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Kitchenette
Microwave
Refrigerator
Flatscreen TV
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Ocean view
Non-smoking rooms
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Family rooms
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Mid-range
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jane m wrote a review Jun. 2021
Santa Barbara, California11 contributions2 helpful votes
Tamarind Reef is a very comfortable, clean, conveniently located, friendly, spacious, safe, and a pretty place to stay. All of the staff were helpful and accommodating and the room we had on the upstairs level was breezy, cool, super clean with loads of room. However, if you are looking for a hotel with a beach to step right out onto and have a swim, this might not be for you. There is a beach, but there is also a long (probably healthy) reef that runs all along the waterfront that is daunting with rocks and sea urchins etc... We are seasoned snorkelers and swimmers and brought aqua shoes with us to navigate the reef but never felt quite brave enough. There is a pool, but it is quite small and gets a lot of use. We opted for the beach at the Buccaneer just down the road for a $15 cab fare. Once there, you can buy a $10 wristband that entitles you to use of their beach, chairs, umbrella, and some toys. We also drove to Fredricksted a few times where the SandCastle hotel also offers the same option and the beach there is more than worth the drive. The restaurant and bar at the Tamarind Reef has a great atmosphere with a very friendly staff but the hours and what they offer are still a bit confusing due to coming out of the covid restrictions etc... All in all, this is a wonderfully chill place to stay that has a casual charm to it that is representative of Saint Croix it self...and the price is totally fair!
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Date of stay: June 2021
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mrl984 wrote a review Jun. 2021
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First of all, this is in no way shape or form a 4 or 5 star resort. If that’s what you’re looking for go elsewhere and pay the big(ger) bucks. In fact, calling this a resort is a bit of a stretch. It’s more like a nice ocean front motel with a nice pool and restaurant adjacent. The single best quality about the Tamarind is that all the rooms have a full direct ocean view and are at the water’s edge. I don’t think there’s anything else like it on the island. For all 3 buildings, the first floor has a patio and the second a balcony. The rooms themselves are clean and quite spacious and seem to be recently renovated. There’s no beach in front of any of the three buildings. But there is a nice beach adjacent to the pool area. But like most of Saint Croix it’s rocky in the water. In general the grounds are in need of a good amount of TLC. It’s not bad but they could do a lot more with it. We ate at the restaurant a couple times and the food was very good and reasonably priced. Oddly they weren’t open for breakfast on Saturday or Sunday. Maybe a Covid thing.
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Date of stay: June 2021Trip type: Travelled with family
Room Tip: Second floor rooms have a balcony. First floor has a patio and kitchenette. Don’t go out into the...
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877justinz wrote a review Feb. 2021
6 contributions3 helpful votes
Our stay at the Tamarind Reef was great. We had a ground floor ocean side room. Every morning you can go out on your patio and be 150 feet or so from the ocean with a gorgeous view of Buck Island and peace and quiet. The room had a stove, microwave, and refrigerator. This was great for cooking up a quick breakfast or lunch in the room. The staff was super friendly, the gym was nice as well. The Deep End restaurant was awesome if you are looking for a casual fun place to hang out. When I go back to St. Croix I will be staying there again for sure.
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Date of stay: January 2021
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Response from Nadia KHUBLAL, Marketing at Tamarind Reef Resort, Spa & Marina
Responded Feb. 4, 2021
Thank you so much for staying at our property! We hope to see you again soon.
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Dced wrote a review Jan. 2021
Chester, Pennsylvania5 contributions2 helpful votes
I stayed here about a month. The staff are amazing and it was the best experience at a resort/hotel I’ve experienced. I travel a lot, so that says something. The Deep End restaurant is also an outstanding addition to the resort. I could go on, but would definitely recommend staying here if you go to St. Croix.
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Date of stay: December 2020
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Lisa V wrote a review Jan. 2020
Flemington, New Jersey443 contributions157 helpful votes
First, the staff couldn't be nicer. We had a couple of issues with our room and everything was "fixed" within 24 hours. By fixed I mean they really couldn't so they sealed, patched, covered or removed what was not working. The hotel is in need of a serious facelift, especially the exterior. Instead of lattice on our patio like other units, we had a blue tarp that kept coming loose. The upper deck definitely needs to be replaced. That being said, the rooms are very spacious with generous closet and drawer space. Each unit has a patio or balcony that overlooks the beautiful Caribbean. The downstairs units have a little kitchenette, the upstairs just had fridge and microwave. The overall property is nice but definitely needs updating. The Galleon Restaurant is and has been closed for a couple of years and the Spa is closed indefinitely. They need to update their website. I did hear that the property is for sale.
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Date of stay: January 2020
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Response from Bonnie K, Manager at Tamarind Reef Resort, Spa & Marina
Responded Feb. 5, 2020
Thank you for taking the time to review our property. We're happy that you enjoyed our staff and beautiful views from every room. We feel horrible about the blue tarp on your patio divider. Another long term guest put that in place and we failed to remove it prior to your visit. As you probably noticed, we are nearly complete in replacing all of the lattice dividers with a new, more private wooden divider. We are also in the process of continuing renovations all around the property. We apologize if you missed the mention of the spa and The Galleon being closed on our website. The spa should be reopening soon, and our guest service representatives are always here to assist guests with spa services such as massage, etc. We appreciate you staying with us and hope you'll be back again to enjoy a fresh look with outstanding views!
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PRICE RANGE
US$237 - US$327 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
LOCATION
CaribbeanU.S. Virgin IslandsSt. CroixChristiansted
NUMBER OF ROOMS
40
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Frequently Asked Questions about Tamarind Reef Resort, Spa & Marina
Which popular attractions are close to Tamarind Reef Resort, Spa & Marina?
Nearby attractions include Buck Island Reef National Monument (5.3 km), ib designs (3.9 km), and Buck Island Cove (5.3 km).
What are some of the property amenities at Tamarind Reef Resort, Spa & Marina?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, a pool, and an on-site restaurant.
Which room amenities are available at Tamarind Reef Resort, Spa & Marina?
Top room amenities include a kitchenette, air conditioning, and a flat screen TV.
What food & drink options are available at Tamarind Reef Resort, Spa & Marina?
Guests can enjoy an on-site restaurant, a lounge, and a poolside bar during their stay.
Is parking available at Tamarind Reef Resort, Spa & Marina?
Yes, free parking is available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Tamarind Reef Resort, Spa & Marina?
Conveniently located restaurants include Cafe Fresco, Ziggy's Island Market, and Toast Diner.
Are there opportunities to exercise at Tamarind Reef Resort, Spa & Marina?
Yes, guests have access to a pool and a fitness centre during their stay.
Are there any historical sites close to Tamarind Reef Resort, Spa & Marina?
Many travellers enjoy visiting Fort Christiansvaern (3.6 km), Old Danish Customs House (4.1 km), and Scale House (4.1 km).
Does Tamarind Reef Resort, Spa & Marina have any great views?
Yes, guests often enjoy the ocean view available here.
Is Tamarind Reef Resort, Spa & Marina accessible?
Yes, it offers wheelchair access. For specific enquiries, we recommend calling ahead to confirm.