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The Buccaneer

About The Buccaneer

The Buccaneer is a scuba diving destination in Beauregard Bay in St. Croix in the US Virgin Islands.  The resort has Great House Ocean View Rooms, House Suites, Luxury Ocean View Rooms, Family Cottages, Deluxe Ocean Front Rooms, Luxury Beachside Doubloons, a Frigate Suite above the Grotto Beach and pool, and the 2 bedroom Ficus Suite. Most of the 138 rooms have a balcony or patio. Air conditioning, ceiling fans, small refrigerators, satellite TV, and hair dryer are just some of the additional amenities. Enjoy our blog article on Giant Sharks Through Time.

The Buccaneer Diving

The resort is close to St. Croix Blue Water Ultimate Adventures and Dive Experience scuba diving centers: both of which are located in Christiansted. There is also Cane Bay dive shop at Cane Bay. The south side of the island has all the wind and waves, so the dive sites are all on the sheltered north side. For an enormously long shore dive area that could take you multiple dives to see it all, we have to recommend a shore and/or boat dive at Cane Bay Wall, which starts at 40ft and can descend to 3,200ft deep. So, another great shore dive is the Frederiksted Pier, which is covered with corals, sponges, seahorses, butterfly fish, and lobster. So, for boat dives, while staying at Renaissance Carambola Beach Resort & Spa, there's NorthStar, Rust Op Twist, Captain Morgan (wall dive), Sea Mount, Davis Bay, Twin Palms, and Pavilions. The Wrecks At Butler Bay feature five separate wrecks. On the east end you might like Blue Chute, Sleeping Shark Hole, and Little Cozumel. There are almost 60 dive sites around the island and for some peculiar reason Gentle Winds and Love Shack seem to be more popular dive sites than Swirling Reef of Death.

Attractions and Activities

So, The Buccaneer is home to the Mermaid restaurant. They have a buffet style breakfast at the terrace in the great house. Moreover, they also have Beauregard’s on the Beach which you can’t miss due to the thatched roof. They also have the Brass Parrot for banquet use for up to 90 guests. The resort is known for such popular drinks as Cruzan Confusion, Raising Cane, Caribbean Sunset and Jump-Up-and-Kiss-Me. As for exercise, the resort has a fitness center, 2 pools, 8 tennis courts, and an 18-Hole golf course. Furthermore, the resort has a shopping arcade, gift shop, and Spa. They also have 3 beaches: Mermaid Beach, Grotto Beach, and Whistle Beach. So, at the Buccaneer you can go kayaking, paddle boarding, play volleyball, ping pong, learn to scuba, or join the kids camp. Moreover, you can visit Fort Frederik Museum, tour downtown Christiansted and the 1734 Dutch fort. Finally, we have to add horseback riding, deep sea fishing, snorkeling at the resort, or snorkeling around Buck Island Reef.

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