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The Buccaneer- St. Croix

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The Buccaneer 
The Buccaneer resort, located in Christiansted, St. Croix, U.S. Virgin Islands, is tucked on 340 hilly acres that lie between a tranquil lagoon and the Caribbean Sea. The Estate Little Princess ruins are positioned four miles away, while the Salt River Bay National Park & Ecological Preserve is located 11 miles from the resort.

Hotel Features. This resort has been family owned since it opened in 1948. The property boasts three separate beaches, including Whistler Beach that can only be accessed by pathway. An offshore reef offers swimming and snorkeling conditions at Grotto Beach. Complimentary scuba diving lessons are taught at an adjacent freeform outdoor pool. Snorkeling gear and kayak use is complimentary.
The Mermaid restaurant offers salads, sandwiches, wraps, tropical drinks, a children's menu and desserts on Mermaid Beach. Additional resort dining options include The Terrace, an open air venue located in the main Great House. 

 Dinner selections include Salmon Poached in Red Wine and Jerk Conch Fritters. The Grotto Grill offers an American style lunch menu and bar service. Live music is performed at The Terrace Bar. The resort includes an 18 hole championship golf course and eight tennis courts.

Guestrooms. The Buccaneer offers 138 guestrooms and family only suites housed within 21 one and two story buildings. Rooms and suites extend onto ocean or mountain view balconies or terraces. Tiled floors and pastel tones are designed to create the feel of the tropics. Rooms are freshened with flowers every day.

Bathrooms are stocked with Gilchrist & Soames toiletries. Rooms are equipped with in room safes. Conveniences include mini fridges. Guestrooms offer DVD players, CD players and VCRs upon request. 
The Buccaneer Recreation: Beach Activities and Water Sports
Guests receive complimentary use of ocean kayaks, snorkeling gear, floating mats, beach toys and games at our staffed Beach Shacks located on Mermaid and Grotto Beaches. Tetherball and beachside basketball are also offered. Learn-to-scuba classes are available for guests 10 years old and over. Guests successfully completing this complimentary two-hour session may opt for a shallow open-water dive on another day, at extra charge.

Golf, Tennis, Spa
Player information, hole-by-hole course guide, and printable scorecard are shown in Golfing at The Buccaneer

If tennis is your game, meet our pro and view the courts. The Hideaway Spa at The Buccaneer will pamper you from head to toe.

Nature and History Walk
Join general manager Elizabeth Armstrong on Thursday mornings for an informative narrative on the flora, fauna and fascinating history of The Buccaneer. (Schedule subject to change.) Fitness Center and Jogging Trail. Complimentary use of our fitness equipment, including treadmills, elliptical machines, recumbent cycles, leg curls, lat rower, bench press, bicept/tricept curl, leg extensions and free weights, is available 24/7. For outdoor fitness, a meandering two-mile trail that includes Par Course work-out stations can be accessed in the early morning and late afternoon hours.

Manager’s Cocktail Party
Enjoy steel pan music, hors d’oeuvres and rum punch at the Tuesday afternoon party hosted by the Armstrong family and the guest services staff. Folkloric mocko-jumbies, or stilt dancers, provide unique island entertainment and provide a great photo opportunity.

Crab Races
The weekly running of the crabs is a Buccaneer tradition, and is especially appreciated by the under-betting-age set.
Yoga, Qigong, Pilates, Meditation, Private sessions are available by appointment.

Kids Camp
Parents get a break and kids get to have fun at our complimentary Kids’ Camp for 4-12 year olds, from 9:30am-5:30pm, with beach fun, games, crafts, movies and other age-appropriate activities.

Family Activities
With 340 self-contained tropical acres, The Buccaneer is a natural playground for all ages. See for yourself in our photo guide to fun for the entire family
Art Classes
St. Croix artist Jane Aiken leads a watercolor class on our beautiful Great House Terrace, with expansive views to serve as inspiration.

Nightly Entertainment
Conclude your day with dinner or night-cap at The Terrace, located in the Great House. Live local entertainment is scheduled nightly.
Shopping Arcade
Resort wear, designer fashions, gifts, souvenirs and sundries are available on
Expert Tip. A two mile jogging and nature trail with workout stations winds through the resort's 340 acres. Complimentary staff led nature tours occur weekly.

From Christiansted Airport: Approximate distance to the resort is 12 miles. Turn left from the airport and right onto Route 66/Melvin Evans Highway.
After the third traffic light, Route 66 becomes Route 70. Turn right at the traffic light located at the bottom of the hill.
Enter Christiansted and proceed past the harbor on the left. The road will curve to the right past Fort Christianvern.

Area Attractions: Historic Town of Christensted 5 Minutes
The Buccaneer
St. Croix,
US Virgin Islands |