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4.5 out of 5

"The staff was amazing friendly especially Keisha. Ted the owner was very available and friendly which gave my stay a very personal touch. It sits lite ... " More

By a verified traveler on Mon 24 Jul 2017

Hotel Description

3-star beachfront hotel near Sandy Point

On the beach

With a stay at this Frederiksted Southeast hotel, you'll be within half a mile (1 km) of Leeward Islands and 2 miles (3 km) of St Paul's Episcopal Anglican Church. Frederiksted Pier and St. Patrick's Catholic Church are also within 2 miles (3 km).

Poolside dining

This hotel features 2 outdoor pools, a fitness center, and a restaurant. Enjoy beachfront dining and relax with sun loungers and beach umbrellas. Relax with a drink at the poolside bar and enjoy free perks like continental breakfast and free self parking.

Free WiFi, refrigerators

The 25 individually decorated guestrooms offer free WiFi and room service. LED TVs, refrigerators, and microwaves are also available.

Basic Studio, 1 Queen Bed

Bed Count 1 Queen Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max
$129* Per night/room Nov 4 - Nov 5

Suite, 1 Bedroom, Sea View

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

Studio, 1 King Bed, Patio

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Sand Castle on the Beach - Adults Only ratings based on 35 Verified Reviews

Review Summary
4.5 out of 5 4.5 out of 5.0
Room cleanliness 4.5 out of 5.0
Service & staff 4.5 out of 5.0
Room comfort 4.0 out of 5.0
Hotel condition 4.5 out of 5.0

Guest reviews for Sand Castle on the Beach - Adults Only

Everyone (3) Couples (2) Family (1)
5 out of 5
The staff was awesome! the property was in great shape. I would have been nice to be there for vacation

Posted by on Sep 30, 2019

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5 out of 5
The room was large and spacious and recently renovated. The bed was extremely comfortable and the grounds are spectacular with perfect beach access, wonderful pool, excellent restaurant and a staff that welcomed you and took care of you like family. This is a trip worth repeating every year for sure.

Posted by , from San Diego on Jun 27, 2019

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3 out of 5
It is a nice place to stay on the beach. The hotel offers snorkeling gear and Kayaks to their guests free of charge. However, the whole Adults Only isn't true during our stay. I have 7 grandchildren and love children. But when you are trying to sleep and you here a child screaming in the lobby, then the parent yelling back for the child to come, that's when I have a problem. The are is still being rebuilt, not a lot of places to eat, or things to do in this area. We wound up renting a car to go to other parts of the island. The hotel has a restaurant connected to the hotel, good food, but also pricey.

Posted by on Apr 30, 2019

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5 out of 5

Posted by on Apr 29, 2019

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5 out of 5

Wonderful Experience

The staff was amazing friendly especially Keisha. Ted the owner was very available and friendly which gave my stay a very personal touch. It sits literally on the beach so you can crawl out of bed and go for a dip. Friends of mine stayed at another location and came to this hotel on more than one occasion for the food and atmosphere. Overall a top notch experience and I cannot wait to return.

Posted by , from Bayonne NJ on Jul 24, 2017

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5 out of 5

What a great place to stay

This was a quiet, out of the way place to stay. We were right on the beach With only 21 rooms we felt like we had the beach to ourselves. This was a february stay,I am told it gets more busy in the summer.

Posted by on Mar 7, 2017

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4 out of 5

Best beach with nicest people!!

Pros: So very much! Besides being on the nicest beach where it is so easy to get in and swim, the owners and staff are wonderful.
Cons: Not much. Just be aware that if you take an economy room and it is near the lobby, you will hear anyone leaving for an early flight or arriving late.
Everyone at the Sand Castle is so friendly and helpful. It is also very lovely and secluded without feeling desolate. When the restaurant (which is very good) is not open, you almost feel like you rented a house with a dozen other people. The locals that came to the beach were so easy-going and great that it still seemed that we, as guests, were at a private beach--and OH, the water is so perfect!!

Posted by , from CT on Apr 20, 2015

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5 out of 5

Nice Little Hotel

  Sand Castle is great if you want to get away and avoid tourist congestion. It is located outside the nearest town (Fredericksted) but within walking distance (it took about 15 minutes to walk to town). Their beachfront is great for swimming and snorkeling with several rock formations close to shore. I saw an incredible amount of awesome sea life while snorkeling including a sea turtle, pufferfish, and lionfish.   The staff was very nice and accomodating and the rooms were nice. We were actually upgraded to a garden view room upon arrival which was a nice surprise. Rooms have tv, fridge, mini kitchenette, bathroom, king size bed, basically everything you need while you're there since most of the time is spent enjoying the beautiful St. Croix weather.   I would recommend getting a rental car to explore the island unless you sit on the beach every day. As I said the hotel is a bit isolated. Cabs have reasonable prices but it adds up over the duration of the trip.   Overall Sand Castle was very affordable and good bang for your buck!

Posted by , from NY on Oct 29, 2013

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4 out of 5

Best Beach on the island HANDS DOWN!

We landed on the island after dark... Driving to Fredricksted after dark is really really creepy! The directions on the website was spot on, very easy to find! Fredricksted is definitely the old part of the island. The hotel has security guards and cameras so we felt very safe! The hotel stuff was really awesome too! The hotel restaurant was very good but closed Tuesday and Wednesday of our stay. Bruno was awesome! :)  Ok here is my complaint.... Besides the sketchy neighborhood.... Our room was SMALL. It was on the 3rd floor (very narrow stairs). We had a queen size bed which took up 90% of the room. Plus side was there was a TV, microwave, a few dishes, and a small fridge. The bathroom had a nice shower but other than that was fairly small as well. We weren't in our room much so it wasn't that much of a concern BUT I never dreamed it would have been so small! Also the wifi only worked in the downstairs lobby. We toured every part of the island and this beach was BY FAR the calmest, most relaxed beach! It was more of an adult atmosphere.... I don't remember seeing any children which was nice since we went for our anniversary :)  We would probably more than likely return here (and pay a little more for a bigger room)! Overall very please!!!!

Posted by , from Texas on Aug 6, 2013

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5 out of 5


The hotel is located on the west end of the island, where the nicest beaches are. It is really beautiful, right at the water and no other hotels around! Their food is very good (even though the breakfast buffet is disappointing, they don't offer any fruit, and not even cheese!), and the staff is super friendly (except Sheryl, who is super unfriendly and even mean in a way! Unfortunately she is one of the owners). I love Bruno the most, best entertainer ever and always in a good mood! Also the ladies at the reception helped out a lot, even borrowed us their mosquito spray because we had too many of them in our room and sprayed our room out! They cleaned our room every day and provided us with fresh towels every day. The location and the hotel itself is BEAUTIFUL and we will definitely come back!

Posted by on May 1, 2013

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About the Sand Castle on the Beach - Adults Only

Location 127 Smithfield, Frederiksted, St. Croix 00840

Property Features

Enjoy the umbrellas and sun loungers for a relaxing day at the beach. Cool off in one of the 2 outdoor swimming pools at Sand Castle on the Beach - Adults Only , and enjoy summer activities like snorkeling and kayaking. Free breakfast is available daily. There's a restaurant on site. You can enjoy a drink at one of the bars, which include a poolside bar and a bar/lounge. Public spaces have free WiFi. This beach hotel also offers a fitness center, a garden, and a terrace. Free self parking is available. Smoking is allowed in designated areas at this 3-star Frederiksted hotel.

  • 25 guestrooms or units
  • 2 levels
  • 6 buildings
  • Continental breakfast (free)
  • Dining venue
  • Bar by the pool
  • Bar or lounge
  • Beach lounge chairs
  • Towels for the beach
  • Umbrellas for the beach
  • Coffee in lobby
  • Self-service laundry
  • Front desk (24 hours)
  • Storage area for luggage
  • Front-desk safe
  • Tour and ticket information
  • Concierge
  • Wedding services available
  • Library
  • Terrace
  • Garden
  • Outdoor picnic space
  • ATM
  • Smoking in designated areas


Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi


Free self parking


  • Airport: Christiansted (STX-Henry E. Rohlsen) (12 km / 7.5 mi)
  • Parking: Free self parking

Room Amenities

Sand Castle on the Beach - Adults Only offers 25 air-conditioned accommodations with safes and coffee/tea makers. Each accommodation is individually decorated. Guests can make use of the in-room refrigerators and microwaves. Bathrooms include showers, complimentary toiletries, and hair dryers. This Frederiksted hotel provides complimentary wireless Internet access. LED televisions are featured in guestrooms. Additionally, rooms include irons/ironing boards and ceiling fans. Housekeeping is provided daily.

  • In-room dining (limited hours)
  • LED television
  • Refrigerator
  • Microwave
  • Coffee maker
  • Shower
  • Housekeeping (daily)
  • Hair dryer
  • Safe
  • Toiletries (free)
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Air conditioning
  • Ceiling fan
  • Unique decor
  • Connecting rooms available

Food & Drink

Guests are served free continental breakfast daily from 7:30 AM to 10 AM.

Beach Side Cafe - This beachfront restaurant specializes in international cuisine and serves brunch, lunch, dinner, and light fare. Guests can order drinks at the bar and enjoy alfresco dining (weather permitting).

Room service (during limited hours) is available.

Nearby Activities

2 outdoor swimming pools are on site along with a fitness center.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or nearby; fees may apply.

  • Snorkeling on site
  • Ecotours nearby
  • Golfing nearby
  • Parasailing nearby
  • Bicycle rentals on site
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby
  • Kayaking on site
  • Golf lessons available nearby
  • Sailing nearby
  • Scuba diving nearby

Hotel Policies


  • Minimum check-in age is 21


  • Check-out by 11 AM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children younger than 16 are not allowed at this adults-only property. All guests 16 and older are welcome.
  • Cribs (infant beds) are not available.


  • No pets allowed


Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy.

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card, or cash deposit are required at check-in for incidental charges.

Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.

Charges for extra guests may apply and vary according to property policy.

A cash deposit, credit card, or debit card for incidental charges and government-issued photo identification are required upon check-in.

Special requests are subject to availability at the time of check-in. Special requests can't be guaranteed and may incur additional charges.

  • No cribs (infant beds) available
  • 24-hour check-in
  • Minimum guest age is 16
  • Caters to adults only

Hotel Names

  • Sand Castle Beach Frederiksted
  • Sand Castle Beach Hotel Frederiksted
  • Sand Castle On The Beach Hotel St. Croix/Frederiksted
  • Sand On The Frederiksted
  • Sand Castle on the Beach - Adults Only Hotel
  • Sand Castle on the Beach - Adults Only Frederiksted
  • Sand Castle on the Beach - Adults Only Hotel Frederiksted

You should know

  • This is an adults-only property and guests under 16 years old aren't allowed.
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property at the number on your booking confirmation.

Awards & Affiliations

  • This property is affiliated with the International Gay & Lesbian Travel Association (IGLTA) and welcomes lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, intersex, and asexual (LGBTQIA) guests.
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*Price based on the lowest price found within past 24 hours and based upon one night stay for two adults over the next thirty days. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.