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Can we get to a beach from the RC cruise ship?

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Can we get to a beach from the RC cruise ship?

We will be arriving in St. Croix on Sept 21 and our husbands are diving. We just want to just go to a nice beach in St. Croix. We have been to several islands around there but never St. Croix. We would rather not have to take an expensive excursion, but didn't know if, how, or how much getting to a nice beach would be. What would you recommend we two middle-age school teachers do?

Thanks!

Marie

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1. Re: Can we get to a beach from the RC cruise ship?

There's are two beaches near the cruise dock. You can see them when the ship pulls in. Not sure of the exact names, but cabs are ready to take you to either for not very much money. One beach offers day passes at Sand Castle by the Sea property.

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2. Re: Can we get to a beach from the RC cruise ship?

You can take a cab to Sand Castles. The beach is great. You can also walk a short distance north of the pier, turn left leaving the pier, less than a quarter mile to the beach at Freedom City restaurant. Or continue north to Rhythms on Rainbow beach. Good food and drinks at nay of the beaches.

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3. Re: Can we get to a beach from the RC cruise ship?

Sandcastles has fabulous food and a great beach but you will have to take a cab to get there. The beach immediate adjacent to the pier is a great beach and there is a small restaurant/bar at the end of the beach. You can also go across the street from the pier to either Polly's or Pier 69 for lunch. If you like to snorkel, my favorite beach is Rainbow which is 1 mile north of the pier. Pretty good food, nice beach, and superb snorkeling just to the north of the beach (about 2-3 houses away).

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4. Re: Can we get to a beach from the RC cruise ship?

There's a fort right next to the port, then there are some beaches. We wanted to go to Buck Island, so didn't get to the beach, but it looked pretty nice from the ship. I have pictures of it from the ship as we're pulling away here;

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St. Croix was our 6th stop, so it'll be down a ways.

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5. Re: Can we get to a beach from the RC cruise ship?

slabeaume... great pix from the entire trip!

Thanks for sharing.

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