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Day Trip to the East End

The East End of St. Croix features beautiful ocean views in stark contrast to the high-desert like landscape, complete with cactus. A drive along the East End takes you over rolling hills, along side farms and nature preserves, and the north side offers a view of Buck Island. You can also see the V.L Baseline Array Telescope on the way up to the Point Udall, the easternmost point of the U.S., a great place to catch a sunrise.

Sunrise at Point Udall on St. Croix’s East End

The East End is also home to three beachfront hotels/resorts, The Buccaneer, Tamarind Reef and Grapetree Bay Hotel & Villas. For anyone who enjoys boating, sailing or sportfishing, you’ll also find Green Cay Marina and the St. Croix Yacht Club out east. Much of the East End is included in the St. Croix East End Marine Park, which was started to preserve and protect the natural and cultural resources of the park area and surrounding reefs. You’ll find everything from hiking trails and farm stands, to water sports and birdwatching out this way.

Tamarind Reef Resort beach and Green Cay Marina

If you’re headed to the East End for a day, here are some activities we recommend:

To find out all the fun things to do in a day in Christiansted, Frederiksted or the North Shore, you can read more in our blog. Welcome to St. Croix, island hoppers and visitors! We hope you enjoy your time here on our hidden gem. Please #gotostcroix on photos you share to social media so we can see what you love about St. Croix.

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