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Aerial view of beachside and hotel area at The Buccaneer

Beaches and Recreation

Enjoy our private amenities

The Buccaneer offers three incredible beaches on property for guests to enjoy. The Beach Shacks at The Mermaid and Grotto have snorkel gear, paddleboards and kayaks available for guest use. Let our beach attendants know if you have any questions or would like recommendations on where to snorkel in our bays.


Mermaid beach cabana facing the sea at The Buccaneer

Mermaid Beach

Palm-shaded and protected, Mermaid Beach is The Buccaneer's main beach and features The Mermaid Restaurant and a water-sports center. The Mermaid Beach offers a variety of beach sports, including Frisbee golf, corn hole, ping pong and more. Complimentary snorkel gear, paddleboards and kayaks are available from the beach attendant

Hotel pool by the Grotto beach at The Buccaneer

Grotto Beach

The Grotto pool and Beauregard's on the Beach are located on Grotto Beach. Three holes of the golf course are located along the shoreline of this beautiful beach in addition to a water-sports center. The Grotto beach is perfect for those who want to relax or read a book while listening to the gentle sounds of the waves.

A couple kissing on the beach near The Buccaneer

Whistle Beach

The Buccaneer’s third beach, Whistle Beach, is an over-the-hill beach favored for its seclusion. The natural beach does not feature any structures and is often used for small weddings. Guests staying at The Buccaneer Beach House at Whistle Point have private access to Whistle Beach through the lawn.

A lady snorkeling in the sea near The Buccaneer

Buck Island Reef National Monument

A "must-see" for all visitors to St. Croix, Buck Island Reef National Monument is "one of the top beaches in the world," according to National Geographic. Full-day or half-day trips can be arranged by the concierge. 


A family walking on the beach near The Buccaneer

Beach Activities and Water Sports

Guests receive complimentary use of ocean kayaks, paddleboards, snorkeling gear, floating mats, beach toys and games. Guests enjoy two pools, one located at the Great House, and one at the Grotto Beach. Soccer, corn hole, ping pong and beachside basketball are offered as well at The Mermaid Beach.


The fitness center is open for guest enjoyment 24/7. It is located in the Tennis Pro Shop building.

A stunning golf course overlooks the ocean at The Buccaneer


The Golf Course & Pro Shop offer club rentals and lessons. The Club offers play on 93 courses world-wide on the only golf simulator on St. Croix. Tee times are required and should be made directly with the pro shop.

Mom watching the kid playing tennis at The Buccaneer


The Tennis Club offers six Plexipave courts and two Tedelgrass courts with reservations required.

Spa bed with spa towels at The Buccaneer


The oceanfront, air-conditioned, Massage 340 room offers bookings online and offers massage services, waxing and facials. The Petite Spa is open for manicures, pedicures, waxing and hair services.

Ladies & kids swimming and having fun at The Buccaneer

Family Activities

With 340 self-contained tropical acres, The Buccaneer is a natural playground for all ages.

Blur background of a shell at The Buccaneer