Weekend Getaways

Dreaming of a quick getaway? Pack your bag for the weekend and check out our guide to the best coastal towns for eating well, having fun in the sun, or doing absolutely nothing at all.

Beach Retreats for Families

Get everybody packed! We found beautiful pink-sand beaches, prime swimming spots, and fun-filled resorts to make this summer’s getaway your most memorable yet.

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The Buccaneer
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The Buccaneer, St. Croix

Formerly a sugar, cotton, and cattle plantation, this hillside hotel is anchored by a pink great house with access to three beaches. Newly revamped accommodations boast oceanfront adjoining suites and rooms.

Play all day: Take the resort’s free, two-hour beginner scuba lessons for guests 10 and older, or choose reef snorkeling. The grounds include shops, restaurants, a fitness center, spa, Kids’ Camp (ages 12 and younger), golf, and tennis.

Explore: Head out with Ras Lumumba Corriette, a local island naturalist who provides educational hikes and tours.

Family photo op: Smile in front of the old sugar mill.

Get more info: thebuccaneer.com

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