Destination guide

The waterfront setting of Cruz Bay is ready to explore

The island views and other outdoor surroundings create an inviting atmosphere in Cruz Bay. Renowned for its snorkelling, boating and bars, this city welcomes all visitors. Battery and Trunk Bay are just a couple of the must-see attractions in the area. If you need more space to accommodate a family holiday or a trip with friends, rental homes often come with separate dining areas and spacious living rooms.


Sightseeing in and around Cruz Bay

Are you hoping to find attractions to see in the area? Travellers enjoy fun activities like snorkelling, boating and swimming. Venture out of your holiday home and experience everything that makes Cruz Bay a one-of-a-kind holiday spot. These are some of the major attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Coral World Ocean Park (5.7 mi / 9.2 km)
  • Mahogany Run Golf Course (8.4 mi / 13.5 km)
  • Skyride to Paradise Point (8.7 mi / 14 km)

Seasonal weather in Cruz Bay

Travellers speak highly of Cruz Bay for its snorkelling. If you're planning a holiday around warm-weather activities, August, July, September and June are the hottest months to visit, when temperatures average 32°F.

Natural highlights

Exploring the beaches and other natural features in Cruz Bay

Cruz Bay is famous for its island views, breathtaking sunsets and tropical setting. Whether you're an adventurous traveller or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Cruz Bay is a great place to get out in nature. Here are some of the area’s noteworthy natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Trunk Bay (2.2 mi / 3.6 km)
  • Coki Beach (5.8 mi / 9.4 km)
  • White Bay Beach (8.3 mi / 13.4 km)
  • Magens Bay Park (9.7 mi / 15.6 km)
  • Emancipation Garden (9.8 mi / 15.8 km)
  • Cane Garden Bay Beach (10.8 mi / 17.3 km)
How to get there

Transport options to and around Cruz Bay

Fly into St. Thomas (SPB-St. Thomas Seaplane Base), the closest airport, located 10.4 mi (16.7 km) from the city centre. If you can't find a flight that works for your travel itinerary, you can also fly into St. Thomas (STT-Cyril E. King), which is 12.4 mi (20 km) away.

Where to stay near Cruz Bay?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 1,686 holiday rentals near Cruz Bay. From 607 Villas to 139 Houses, find unique holiday homes for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Cruz Bay for a long holiday or a weekend break is on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Cruz Bay?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of holiday rentals for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Cruz Bay:

  • Ditleff Point: 76 holiday homes
  • Contant & Contant Farms: 431 holiday homes
  • Rendezvous & Ditleff: 195 holiday homes
  • Skytop: 54 holiday homes
  • Point Rendezvous: 128 holiday homes

For other neighbourhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday homes available.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Cruz Bay?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday homes near great places in Cruz Bay. From HomeAway travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Battery: 1,804 holiday rentals
  • Mongoose Junction: 1,807 holiday rentals
  • Bordeaux Mountain Trail: 1,770 holiday rentals
  • Elaine Lone Sprauve Library and Museum: 1,808 holiday rentals
  • St John Eco Hike & Snorkel Adventure: 1,709 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Cruz Bay listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Villas in Cruz Bay?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 607 Villas in Cruz Bay. Our other popular types of Cruz Bay holiday rentals include:

  • Houses: 139 holiday houses
  • Condos/Apartments: 658 holiday houses
  • Cottages: 57 holiday houses

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including Bungalows and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Cruz Bay?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 1,313 holiday homes with pool available in Cruz Bay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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