Top 4 Dive Resorts In St Croix, USVI - Updated 2024

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Are you a scuba diving enthusiast looking for clear waters in the Caribbean to hone your skills? Then plan your next vacation to St Croix, USVI, which has perfect diving weather throughout the year. This island has sandy beaches, such as Rainbow Beach, and other areas, including Isaac Bay and Cane Bay, for you to visit. You can also go to rum distilleries or Buck Island Reef National Monument off the coast of St Croix. Then, relax at Frederiksted Pier for stellar water views. Alternatively, dive down for picturesque views of wrecks and reefs underwater.

The best part about choosing to stay in St Croix is the availability of accommodations that offer diving lessons and diving gear for a more convenient trip. Check out the properties below if you wish to stay at one of the top dive resorts in St Croix, USVI.

We handpicked these listings carefully, considering (wherever possible) recent guest reviews, location, accommodation type, prices, availability of dates, decor, and access to diving spots, equipment, and diver education. The image galleries get refreshed with the latest updates regularly. They were last updated on June 01, 2024.

1. Tamarind Reef Resort Spa & Marina; Christiansted (from USD 307)

Escape to Tamarind Reef Resort Spa & Marina, nestled in the picturesque Christiansted, with stunning sea views from every room. The resort also offers dive packages for guests, such as Life’s a Beach and Then You Dive, for couples looking to experience the best of St Croix’s underwater adventures and enjoy a relaxing stay. This package includes two-tank boat dives and a bottle of Cruzan Rum, among other goodies.

If you wish to explore the place, the nearby Buck Island Reef is a popular destination that is worth visiting.

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Tamarind Reef Resort Spa & Marina

Wifi Available Wheelchair accessible

Address: 5001 Tamarind Reef
10.94 km (6.8 mi) from Point Udall

Parking Restaurant Meeting/banquet facilities Bar Tennis court Fitness centre Golf course (within 3 km) Garden

2. Colony Cove Beach Resort; Christiansted (from USD 281)

Experience a blissful getaway in the Caribbean at Colony Cove Beach Resort in Christiansted. This charming beachfront resort is about a 20-minute drive from popular attractions, such as Buck Island. Here, you can try your hand at snorkeling and diving.

The establishment also features a beach where you can relax and enjoy the warm sunshine. You can also take advantage of complimentary beach towels and snorkeling equipment provided by the front desk.

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Colony Cove Beach Resort

Wifi Available

Address: 3221 Estate Golden Rock
16.33 km (10.2 mi) from Point Udall

Parking Restaurant Garden Terrace Non-smoking rooms Family rooms Free parking Internet services

3. Carambola Beach Resort St. Croix, US Virgin Islands; Kingshill (from USD 239)

Bask in the serene beauty of Carambola Beach Resort St. Croix, US Virgin Islands. This beachfront property offers unbeatable access to the crystal-clear waters of the Caribbean Sea.

You will be able to find diving equipment from the dive shop available and scuba dive or snorkel from the beach in front of the resort if you are a water-sport enthusiast. In addition, take a refreshing dip in the ocean, explore Carambola Tide Pools, or perfect your swing at the Carambola Golf Club a short distance away. For those seeking cultural experiences, the Estate Whim Sugar Mill and Lawaetz Museum are within a 30-minute drive.

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Carambola Beach Resort St. Croix, US Virgin Islands

Address: Estate Davis Bay
27.94 km (17.4 mi) from Point Udall

Parking Restaurant Meeting/banquet facilities Bar Fitness centre Golf course (within 3 km) Garden Terrace

Top guest reviews
other than that all the other staff were amazing
staff is very friendly and helpful although cleaning service could be better
it was amazing from the friendly staff to great food to beautiful views
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4. Sand Castle on the Beach - Adults Only; Frederiksted (from USD 244)

Explore the picturesque shores of Frederiksted with a rejuvenating stay at Sand Castle on the Beach - Adults Only. This stunning hotel is well equipped and has panoramic views of the Caribbean Sea from its terrace.

Discover the natural splendor of the island by embarking on thrilling and educational snorkeling expeditions around the area. Guests can also take advantage of complimentary snorkeling equipment and kayaks available here, which is extra convenient considering some of the best snorkeling sites are right off the property’s beach. In addition, there are guided scuba and snorkeling trips offered here that you can take advantage of. Scuba lessons are also available in case you are new to the activity.

Moreover, Sandy Point National Wildlife Refuge is within a five-minute drive, offering opportunities for nature lovers to explore the island’s breathtaking natural landscape.

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Sand Castle on the Beach - Adults Only

Wifi Available

Address: 127 Smithfield
34.26 km (21.3 mi) from Point Udall

Parking Restaurant Room service Bar 24-HOUR FRONT DESK Garden Terrace Non-smoking rooms

Dive into the Caribbean Sea during your stay at St. Croix, USVI

Spend your vacation days walking across sandy beaches and indulging in scuba diving and deep-sea fishing. To do this, stay at accommodations that provide diving gear or diving opportunities so that you can easily navigate the waters. For an unmatched diving experience, choose from one of the top dive resorts in St Croix, USVI, above.

Any must-sees we missed? Tell us about them in the comments section or write a post here to help out fellow travelers!
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