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Sand Castle on the Beach

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Sand Castle on the Beach is an intimate, beachfront hotel on Saint Croix's most beautiful swimming beach. We offer 5 room types from beachfront villas to economical studios, affording you multiple options in the size of your accommodations. Choose from spacious villas overlooking the beach, queen studios, king studios with balconies, one-bedroom suites or a roomy two-bedroom suite. Our award-winning restaurant - the Beach Side Café - offers daily fresh-catch seafood specials . The lounge at the café serves craft-made cocktails and mocktails prepared with fresh local juices. Owners Chris and Ted invite you to share in the laid back, inclusive atmosphere of Sand Castle on the Beach Hotel. Please note that our TV Cable is currently unavailable due to Hurricane Maria.
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Property amenities
Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Self-Serve Laundry
Public Wifi
Multilingual Staff
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Room features
Non-Smoking Rooms
Air Conditioning
Refrigerator in room
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Harbour View
Great View
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All reviews day pass cruise ship st croix continental breakfast an umbrella new owners the entire staff small pool rum punch sea view suite lounge chairs dolphin villa small resort pool deck the water was crystal clear sea glass other parts of the island
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Beautiful Caribbean beach! We arrived on a cruise ship and found the Sand Castle beach, so we got a day pass that included a chair umbrella, rum punch, and free WiFi all for $10! The staff was so friendly and accommodating and we met Chris...More

Thank Peppi06
Response from TedB1268, Owner at Sand Castle on the BeachResponded 2 days ago

Peppi, We thank you for taking the time to review our property. So glad you enjoyed our staff and beautiful property. We will be looking forward to your next visit. Much Appreciation Ted

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visited here October 28 on a day pass. Close to the port with easy taxi transportation. Beautiful slice of the island with great water, nice beach (including chairs and tents), and great prices food and drinks. Best part though was meeting one of the owners,...More

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Response from TedB1268, Owner at Sand Castle on the BeachResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for taking the time to review Sand Castle on the Beach and Beach Side Cafe. We are fortunate to have a great staff and Chris does lead by example. I hope you have a opportunity to visit again soon. Much Appreciation, Ted

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Thank you so much for your hospitality. You staff and service was amazing. The beach and views were fantastic. That’s not what impressed me the most. You did. You graciously invite everyone to this beach and literally are in the pits with you staff, doing...More

Thank Amanda H
Response from TedB1268, Owner at Sand Castle on the BeachResponded 2 weeks ago

Amanda, Thank you for acknowledging the hard work and dedication Chis exhibited. He truly leads by example for our staff and genuinely enjoys his time with our guests. We hope you have a opportunity to visit Sand Castle again. Much Appreciation, Ted

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was my first time to the island. I did not know what to expect, but it I was in heaven during my entire stay. It was beautiful. We were right on the beach. The staff was amazing, making sure we had everything we needed....More

Thank wbininger
Response from TedB1268, Owner at Sand Castle on the BeachResponded 3 weeks ago

So glad you enjoyed our little piece of paradise. We will be waiting for your return!!! Much Appreciation, Ted and Chris

Reviewed 8 October 2018 via mobile

We loved everything about this place- the warmth of everyone who worked there, the coziness and privacy of the space, having all the amenities we could ask for, waking up to the sound of the waves and walking straight onto the beach, how quiet it...More

Thank Mollie C
Response from TedB1268, Owner at Sand Castle on the BeachResponded 9 October 2018

Mollie, Thank you. We are very fortunate to have such caring and professional staff like Robert. We are so glad you felt some comfortable and enjoyed your time on our island. We are one of the few places you can enjoy a beautiful beach with...More

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11 November 2018|
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Response from Hector P | Reviewed this property |
The beach at the hotel is just a few steps from the restaurant and pool area. There is a restroom a few steps from the pool as well. If you are staying at the hotel the beach lounge chais and towels are complimentary. If... More
6 August 2018|
Response from tlbjr2 | Property representative |
Liz, We are so excited you plan to visit our resort. We offer a $10 day pay for cruise ship visitors, this comes with a choice of a rum punch, fruit punch or water and full use of the resort - 2 pools, out door shower... More
30 July 2018|
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Response from TedB1268 | Property representative |
We are approximately 1 1/4 miles from the pier. There are taxis waiting when the ship arrives. The fees is set by the taxi association. You purchase a round trip and I believe it was around $5 to $7 last season. We offer... More
Room Tips
"I could not ask for a more accommodating staff. The setting was amazing."
4 weeks ago
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"Ocean front"
5 Oct 2018
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"Ask for a room with a view of the water. If you have a walking problem, get a room on ground level."
21 Aug 2018
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"upgrade to the sea view room, its worth it."
1 May 2018
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US$207 - US$386 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
CaribbeanU.S. Virgin IslandsSt. CroixFrederiksted
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