Destination guide

Find a tropical paradise at Estate Golden Rock

Nestled toward the western side of Saint Croix, the largest of the U.S. Virgin Islands, Estate Golden Rock offers a laid-back setting for travelers wanting to experience an idyllic Caribbean lifestyle. Secluded stretches of soft, white sand are easy to come by near Estate Golden Rock vacation rentals, though travelers keen on a little more action won't have to look too far. From exploring lush rainforest to snorkeling among the brightly colored marine life found on the offshore coral reefs and jet skiing across the turquoise waters of the Caribbean Sea, adventure is always on the agenda.

Things to do

Blissful landscapes near Estate Golden Rock

Located on the island's east coast, Frederiksted couldn't be more different from Christiansted. Here, you'll find the powder-soft beaches framed by calm waters have given the town a reputation for being one of the island's top spots for snorkeling and paddle boarding. Divers, meanwhile, can explore the deliberate and accidental wrecks that lie beneath the surface of Butler Bay. For a change of pace from the beach, nearby St. George Village Botanical Gardens feature the remains of a 19th-century sugar plantation, a restored workers' cottage and more than 1,500 species of native and exotic plants.

Activities

Heritage and history near Estate Golden Rock

Enlisting the help of a local tour company is often one of the quickest ways to discover the delights of Saint Croix, though many spots are easy enough to explore on your own. Just minutes from Estate Golden Rock vacation rentals, the town of Christiansted displays its Danish colonial past at the likes of Fort Christiansvaern and the Old Scale House. After squeezing a little culture into your stay, you might settle down for lunch at one of the boardwalk dining spots, perhaps to enjoy a traditional meal of pot fish and fungi or conch in butter sauce served alongside fried sweet plantain.

Weather

Fabulous winter getaways in Estate Golden Rock

Rainy days and the threat of hurricanes mean there are some great deals to be had on Estate Golden Rock vacation rentals from July through November, though if you'd prefer to enjoy the island at its best, book your vacation during the peak winter season of December through March. Rest assured that your efforts will be rewarded by seemingly endless sunny days and refreshingly breezy evenings. Somewhere in the middle, with still decent weather and affordable rental rates, comes rentals booked in the shoulder season of April through May.

Natural features

Island adventures near Estate Golden Rock

Outdoor living is easy to find during a stay in Saint Croix, with Estate Golden Rock homes placing you within a short drive of all manner of picturesque natural displays. At St. Croix Marine Park, you'll find the longest fringing reef of the U.S. Virgin Islands, while at the Buck Island Reef National Monument, swimming among turtles and often-inquisitive rays is part of the deal. Island hopping, to Saint Thomas by ferry or Saint John by seaplane, comes highly recommended – with Saint John playing host to the spectacular Virgin Islands National Park.

Can I find a vacation rental around Estate Golden Rock?

Yes, our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 369 vacation rentals near Estate Golden Rock. From 51 Houses to 197 Condos/Apartments, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Estate Golden Rock are on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when traveling to Estate Golden Rock?

Whether you're traveling with family or friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of vacation rentals for a holiday trip or just for a weekend in Estate Golden Rock:

  • Judith's Fancy: 45 vacation rentals
  • Cotton Valley: 188 vacation rentals
  • Slob: 64 vacation rentals
  • Teagues Bay: 57 vacation rentals
  • Grapetree: 30 vacation rentals

For other neighborhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

What are the popular points of interest near where I can stay when traveling to Estate Golden Rock?

HomeAway offers a large selection of vacation rentals near lovely places in Estate Golden Rock. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Carambola Golf Club: 381 vacation rentals
  • St. Croix Point Udall: 345 vacation rentals
  • Frederiksted Pier: 375 vacation rentals
  • Shoys Beach: 381 vacation rentals
  • St. George Village Botanical Garden: 381 vacation rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Estate Golden Rock listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Estate Golden Rock?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 51 Houses in Estate Golden Rock. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Estate Golden Rock include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 197 rentals available
  • Villas: 83 rentals available
  • Cottages: 16 rentals available

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other vacation rentals including Bungalows and more.

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Estate Golden Rock?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 310 vacation rentals with pool available in Estate Golden Rock. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

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