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What We Love

  • All rooms have a balcony or patio
  • Seaside rooms have beautiful views of Mermaid Beach
  • Open-air dining at the Terrace, the hotel’s award-winning restaurant
  • 18 scenic holes of golf
  • Free WiFi

What To Know

  • Historic in its name and decor, this hotel is not for travelers looking for modern digs
  • Great House rooms are in the main building, while all others are in small buildings scattered around the property
  • To explore the island, you’ll need to rent a car


  •  Babysitting
  •  Free WiFi
  •  Golf Course
  •  Gym
  •  Handicap Accessible
  •  Kids Club
  •  Parking On Site
  •  Pet-friendly
  •  Pool
  •  Restaurant
  •  Spa
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The Review

With a stay at The Buccaneer in Christiansted, you’ll be on the beach and minutes from Shoys Beach and close to Fort Christiansvaern. This 4.5-star hotel is within close proximity of Buccaneer Golf Course and Shoy Beach.

Make yourself at home in one of the 138 air-conditioned rooms featuring refrigerators and DVD players. Rooms have private balconies or patios. Flat-screen televisions with satellite programming provide entertainment, while complimentary wireless Internet access keeps you connected. Private bathrooms with shower/tub combinations feature complimentary toiletries and hair dryers.

Relax at the full-service spa, where you can enjoy massages, body treatments, and facials. After practicing your swing on the golf course, you can dip into one of the 2 outdoor swimming pools. Additional amenities include complimentary wireless Internet access, concierge services, and babysitting/childcare (surcharge). Getting to the surf and sand is a breeze with the complimentary beach shuttle.

Grab a bite at one of the hotel’s 4 restaurants, or stay in and take advantage of room service (during limited hours). Mingle with other guests at a complimentary reception, held on select days. Relax with a refreshing drink at a beach bar, a poolside bar, or one of 2 bars/lounges. A complimentary hot/cold buffet breakfast is served daily.

Featured amenities include express check-out, dry cleaning/laundry services, and multilingual staff. Event facilities at this hotel consist of conference space and meeting rooms. A roundtrip airport shuttle is provided for a surcharge (available on request), and free self parking is available onsite.

How to Get There

The Buccaneer
Estate Shoys
Christiansted, 00824 United States


Caribbean Ease

The Buccaneer is a top tier hotel on the beautiful island of St. Croix - an island that hasn't been spoiled by tourism. The staff is warm, helpful and ready to make sure whatever you need, it will happen. And not because the policy is that way, it's the island charm of the locals - the old Caribbean feel that everyone matters. I haven't experienced that for a while as the Caribbean becomes more congested with competition rather than quality.

The hotel is slowly being updated and the rooms do need a facelift..however, they are clean and spacious and all with a great view of the 360 degree views available. And, quite frankly, I spent only my sleeping hours in the room as there are not one but TWO perfect beaches (cleaned daily) to go swim, snorkel or rest comfortably in plenty of loungers.
There are tennis courts, a small gym, LOTS of beach amenities like paddle boards, kayaks, snorkeling gear (all included), and a small basketball court beachside.
There is a lovely restaurant on the premises that services one beach and the pool, and the other beach's cafe is being renovated and to be finished, I think, by the end of the year or perhaps earlier.

The grounds are gorgeous and the golf course looks like an enjoyable one with a few holes by the ocean. The ocean.....although there is a reef around, one beach is completely clear and perfect for swimming. The other does have some rocks and a pathway into the water is well-defined by the hotel. The snorkeling needless to say is great.

Breakfast is a good buffet - something for everyone with the most delightful staff serving. The restaurant is open and has stunning views of the ocean. I was feeling ill and the staff went out of their way to help me - gave me some island herbal tea, bitters and ginger ale ( a new now for me as a combination - isn't that a Shirley Temple??- that settled my stomach and got me right back on track. lunch and dinner is also served here and quite good. Fun bar - OK entertainment performs on the occasional night.

I'm planning another trip - third time in a row. A lot of guests have been going for many years. The island is NOT a destination for parties, all night dancing, or getting wasted at a bar but one of bonding, relaxing with loved one/ones, adventure (there is island exploring nearby and diving), some good restaurants (ask the locals for their favorites) and folks that will speak to you wherever you are. I felt safe.
It's not expensive.
The airport rental car service can back up as everyone arrives at the same time.
The roads need some TLC.

I truly enjoy the pace and the place.

5 stars

Great property to stay at. Beautiful views. The staff makes the place though. Everyone was so hospitable. Everyone goes above/beyond what is expected. Milton and Ebony’s optimistic and welcoming attitudes made our breakfast experience more enjoyable. Graham runs the pool area with precision; taking care of every detail. I look forward to our next visit!

Nice location, average quality

The grounds of The Buccaneer were beautiful. Nice views from any direction you look and two amazing secluded beaches. Pool is small but comfortable.

The hotel itself was a little older than I expected and although quaint, it was a little dated. We had a great oceanfront view in Room 335. It was also a bigger room than I expected.

Had a chance to eat dinner there in the evening on the beach and the service and food was spectacular. The chef on the grill took great pride in his dishes and was kind enough to greet us. I also enjoyed the breakfast and service we received the following morning.

In all it appears to be the best option in what is a very limited selection in St Croix.