Sprat Hall Beach is located on the West End of St. Croix just outside the town of Frederiksted, across from the Sprat Hall Plantation and north of Rainbow beach. The beach here is a bit rocky, but that combined with the calm water does make for good snorkeling. The water here is generally calm, so this also a good spot for swimming. Or, you have one mile of beach to walk along while the sunsets beside you. There are no facilities on Sprat Hall Beach, so bring your own chair and sun protection if you want to spend the day.
Location: West End
This beach is located about one and a half miles north of Frederiksted on Route 63. It's across the road from Sprat Hall Plantation, north of Rainbow Beach and south of Butler Bay. You can park on the side of the road, but don’t leave valuables in the car.
There are no amenities on the beach here. Bring plenty of drinking water and sun protection, and you may want to bring shoes or water socks for walking in the rocky areas.
- Nearby dive sites (dive shops in Frederiksted)
- Nearby restaurants (in Frederiksted)
- Nearby shopping (in Frederiksted)
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