St. Croix

The Buccaneer

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2018 Exceptional Value
Extra Value: Buffet breakfast included daily.

2019 Exceptional Value
Extra Value: Buffet breakfast included daily.

Treat yourself to a spectacular getaway at The Buccaneer, a luxurious beach resort that encompasses all the best St. Croix has to offer. Situated on 300 tropical acres, The Buccaneer is less than a five-minute drive from the historic town of Christiansted, where guests can enjoy a fine variety of shopping, dining, and sightseeing. This amazing resort hotel was founded in the 17th century and family-run for generations.

Soak up the sun on one of the three spotless beaches. Enjoy spectacular views of the Caribbean while golfing at the onsite 5,736-yard, par-70 hill course designed by Long Island PGA professional Bob Joyce. Attracting vacationers from all over St. Croix, guests will enjoy the convenience of having one of the island's best sets of lush fairway green in their own backyard. Tennis players will love The Buccaneer's eight outdoor courts, and those looking to maintain their fitness regimen can make use of the resort's health club and jogging trail.

Guests of The Buccaneer will be treated to a full range of unique resort amenities. Enjoy live nightly entertainment, a full-service spa, free WiFi in public areas, and a kids' club for ages 4-12. Four restaurants will exceed all expectations, and complimentary breakfast is served to resort guests at the open-air Terrace.

The resort's 138 self-contained, elegant rooms boast expansive terraces and awe-inspiring views. Guests cannot help but be struck by St. Croix's natural beauty, whether it be rolling greenery, the multiple lily ponds, or endless clear water.

Learn more about St. Croix.
Located less than a five minute drive to the historic town of Christiansted, where sightseeing, duty free shopping, watersports and dining can be found.
Address: PO BOX #25200

Local Phone: 340-712-2100
Toll Free Phone: 1-800-255-3881
Fax: 340-712-2102
Boutique Shops
Business Services
Car Rental
Laundry / Dry Cleaning Service
Meeting Rooms
Number of Pools: 2
Outdoor Pools: 2     
There are two freshwater pools, one is tucked below the Great House and built into the foundations of 17th century buildings. The second is a shoreline pool located at Grotto Beach.
The Buccaneer
Designed in 1973 by Long Island PGA professional Bob Joyce, the 5,736 yard Buccaneer is a challenging par-70 hill course which requires every club in a golfers bag. (Two other sets of tees measure 5,215 and 4,505 yards, respectively.)
Holes: 18
Green Fees: $
Cart Fee: $
Club Rental Fees: $
Caddy: No
Lessons Available
Number of Courts: 8
Outdoor Courts: 8
Lighted Courts: 2
Raquet Rental Fees: $
Water Sports on Site
Snorkeling: Complimentary
Other Sports Available
Jogging Trail: Complimentary
Other Sports: Ping Pong
Health Club / Spa
Nautilus Equipment: Additional Charge
Sauna: Additional Charge
Spa: Additional Charge
Manicure / Pedicure: Additional Charge
Facials: Additional Charge
Founded in the 17th century and family-run for generations, The Buccaneer blends Old World charms with warm hospitality. Completely self-contained, elegant accommodations are placed throughout the property with expansive terraces and impressive views. The luxurious country club setting on more than 300 lush tropical acres features 3 picture-perfect beaches, an 18-hole golf course and pro shop, 8 tennis courts (two lit for night play) and pro shop,a health spa, fitness center, and watersports center. Beach: The property features 3 picture-perfect sandy beaches. Check-in: 3:00 p.m.
Check-out: 11:00 a.m.
Total Rooms: 138
Year Opened: 1947 Credit Cards: Visa, Master Card, Diners Club, Discover, American Express
These well-appointed rooms feature a sitting area and large patio or balcony. Some rooms feature whirlpool baths.
Other Amenities -
Air Conditioning
Balcony or Terrace
Coffee Maker
Hair Dryer
Room Safe
Family Cottage Suites offer a patio with a spacious lawn and sea views. The master bedroom features a king bed, and some have a twin-size window seat bed. The second room has two twin beds and a pull-out trundle bed.
Other Amenities -
Air Conditioning
Balcony or Terrace
Coffee Maker
Hair Dryer
Room Safe
Second floor rooms provide stunning views of the Caribbean Sea and Christiansted Harbor. Rooms are located close to the main dining area, bar, pool, and lobby.
Other Amenities -
Air Conditioning
Balcony or Terrace
Coffee Maker
Hair Dryer
Room Safe
The Buccaneer features 1 meal plan options:
Breakfast Plan
There are 4 Restaurants at The Buccaneer:
The Grotto Grill -
The Terrace - Located in the Great House, The Terrace offers covered, open-air dining with views of the manicured fairways, Caribbean Sea and Christiansted Harbor. A complimentary full breakfast is served to resort guests.
The Brass Parrot - Banquets and meetings only. Features panoramic view of the sparkling lights of Christiansted Harbor.
The Mermaid - The Mermaid is located beachside, and features an extensive lunch menu of savory appetizers, soups, salads and sandwiches, ranging from all-American favorites to island specialties to vegetarian fare.
Daily Activities & Entertainment:
Daily activity schedules are posted in the "Coconut Grapevine" guest newsletter.
Nightly Activities & Entertainment:
Nightly live musical entertainment.
The complimentary Kids Club is open daily from 9:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.
Applicable Ages: 4-12 years old
Program Fees: Complimentary

Advance Notice for Babysitting: 24 hours

TripAdvisor Web Reviews
Based on 1553reviews
What to expect

Apple Vacations Traveller Reviews
Apple, Buccaneer St. Croix, june 2017
Jun 28 2017
My only complaint is the 4 + hr layover in Miami on our way back. When I first got our itinerary I called and asked about the long layover. I was told it was because we had to go thru customs in Miami. Well, we went thru customs in St. Croix before we boarded.
Customer Rating: 

Serene and beautiful
May 01 2017
Setting is quiet and lovely. Staff is very friendly and accommodating. Food in restaurants is delicious. Balcony overlooking the sea in our room is lovely and nice for early risers.
Customer Rating: 

Resort Hotel with a Cozy Boutique Hotel Feel
Jul 22 2016
Everything we could have wanted to have or do at the Buccaneer was provided. The staff was exceptional and went above and beyond to make our stay flawless! Their personal attention made it feel like a boutique hotel and we mattered. We will absolutely stay there again!!
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I will not be returning
Apr 27 2014
Despite a beautiful property the service was inconsistent at best and several moments that were very, very poor. Some areas of the property were simply ignored by housekeeping including feces that were left in the main stairwell more than 24 hours. I regret the decision to stay at the Buccaneer.
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Nov 14 2012
The Bucanneer hotel on St. Croix is beautiful. The grounds are well manicured and the staff was wonderful to accomodate any of our requests.
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The Buccaneer - USVI St Croix
Jan 18 2012
Absolutly 1st class. Hotel is managed by a hands on manager/owner. The Buccaneer treats all of the guests as part of the Buccaneer family. The wine and snack basket delivered to your home upon arrival is a most welcomed treat. The golf course has many beautiful views of the island and ocean. I have stayed at The Buccaneer for the past 30 years and every year the improvements continue to enhance the experience.
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TripAdvisor Traveller Reviews
The Classiest
benlvspat, EstesnPark
Tue Dec 11 13:10:57 EST 2018
The Buccaneer is a first class hotel with a stupendous view and excellent food and service. We went there last week and will return the weekend for a birthday celebration. We both had filet that was cooked to perfection. The city lights of Christiansted twinkle in the distance adding ambiance to the fabulous food.

The Place!
Joe W,
Tue Dec 11 09:09:46 EST 2018
Spending a couple of weeks a month here on business. I've told the staff several times, in an area that has little to no concept of customer service, this place is wrecking the curve! Outstanding facilities, but the staff is even better. You cannot come here and not feel welcomed and, as they say, a part of the family. Love the Buccaneer!

Nice week at The Buccaneer
RHVA, Christiansted, St. Croix
Sun Dec 09 16:34:27 EST 2018
We stayed the first week of December for a professional conference and found a lot to like about The Buccaneer. Our room was a king room in the Great House overlooking the water over the rooftops of the beachfront rooms. It was comfortable and clean. Housekeeping was timely and did a great job each day. Every person on staff that we interacted with was friendly and professional. The included breakfast buffet was very good with a wonderful view to enjoy while eating. Lunch and Dinner were also good, but more expensive than I expected. I did find a hot dog with guacamole at the Mermaid for $15 and that was about the least expensive thing I found. Each beer.... even a can of Bud Light cost almost $10 (including automatic gratuity). Not complaining as much as letting others know what to expect. The food was good at dinner, but after the first night we started asking to be seated around the corner and well away from the live music because it was really way to loud too be able to have any conversation at dinner. The music was technically at the more casual "Lounge" restaurant, but The Lounge and The Terrace are two parts of the same room and you can order from either menu... they are essentially one restaurant. Not sure if it was because of the time of year but sometimes lunch was only available at the Mermaid and nowhere else. One night dinner was only available at the Mermaid and nowhere else. The lunch menu at Beauregard's on the beach was our favorite for lunch but it was only open some days and not others. The service and food was good at all of them. The concierge desk was very helpful in arranging restaurant reservations off the resort and transportation to and from the local restaurants. Every taxi driver we had was very nice and very professional. The pools at the hotel were small and sometimes had no access to any food or drinks without leaving the area. The mermaid is open for lunch every day ( I think) but there is no pool there. The small pool at Beauregard's Beach is nice but small and some of the days we were there the bar there was not open so you would need to walk over to Mermaid Beach (not all that far away.. but too far to make sense getting a drink to bring back to your chair at Beaureguard's Beach). The Arcade Pool is nice if you are staying up top ,but the closest bar or food was down at the bottom of the long hill. We would have appreciated an easier way to get some food and drinks at the Arcade Pool and at Beauregard's Pool on the days when Beauregards is closed. With the main bar and restaurant up top not open during the day there is really no reasonable way to get food and drinks at the Arcade Pool. This might be very different during their high season, this is just what we experienced during our stay. The golf course looked to be in good shape though I did not play. The tennis program is good as is the facility. The resident pro was away our week but the substitute pro (Kevin) was excellent and a real fun guy. Gayle in the pro shop was very friendly and helpful as well. We would go back again. Very nice place!

Would stay here again
LatteLovingHedgie, Germantown, Tennessee
Fri Dec 07 13:58:27 EST 2018
I loved my stay here. Very helpful staff, easy shuttles around the resort, clean and luxurious rooms that have an ocean view with porch and comfy beds. Breakfast is amazing and the restaurant food is pretty good although pricey (standard for a high end resort though).

Very Interesting
Jacques L, Bowie, Maryland
Mon Dec 03 05:57:56 EST 2018
This hotel was overrated and over priced. The resort was beautiful and clean. The staff working there were very pleasant and helpful. The front desk manager however, that lady was terrible and rude! she rudely stated that if I was given the wrong room that wasn't her problem. I would have expected a more customer service oriented response,... like let me see how we can accommodate you, or let me see what I can do. Instead all I got was an angry woman that probably never had customer service training and would not accept responsibility as the front desk manager. The food is super expensive and breakfast is the best meal!!

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