keling for beginners on the reef and the watersports center
rents kayaks, as well as snorkel gear. There is a bar and a
restaurant. Route 82 East.
Chenay Bay Beach : This is a great beach for kids, with
shallow water and a long beach strip. There are shade trees
and you can rent watersports gear, including Sunfish and
kayaks. Casual beach restaurant and bar. Route 82 East.
Reef Beach : On Teague's Bay, Reef Beach has shade trees
and an in-close reef that's good for snorkeling. The on-site
watersports center rents gear, including windsurfers, which
are most in demand. Duggan's Reef Restaurant (see Best
Places to Eat ) is open for lunch and dinner. There is ample
parking. Route 82 East.
Cramer Park : This lovely beach strip is the last on the
north shore. It is very crowded on weekends when young
Crucians head here with boom boxes, frisbies and young
lungs. There are cooking grills, bathrooms and changing fa-
cilities, but no lounger or watersports rentals. Route 82
Jack's Bay - Isaac's Bay : Secluded and lovely, these twin
beaches are almost at the island's eastern tip. Park at
Isaac's Bay and walk to the sand. Nude bathing is common
here. You can snorkel, but there are no facilities or rentals.
These beaches are part of St. Croix's Nature Conservatory.
The road is rutted so don't try to drive here.
Grapetree Beach: On the southern shore Grapetree Beach
fronts the Divi Carina Bay Resort. Early risers can share the
stunning sunrise with local sea turtles that nest on this
beach. The hotel's watersports center rents kayaks, Sunfish
and snorkel gear. There is a good restaurant and bar. Route
82 East to Route 60.