Resort Spotlight: Fun Summer Activities at Frenchman’s Cove

Frenchman’s Cove is the perfect destination to escape to for a memorable summer week with family and friends. The property of this eye-catching resort boasts a small hillside with amazing views of Pacquereau Bay and Charlotte Amalie Harbor.


For the duration of your stay a Marriott’s Frenchman’s Cove, you will have access to Marriott’s Frenchman’s Reef and Morningstar Resort. This includes use of club amenities, pools, and beaches.  For your convenience, feel free to use the complimentary van service (runs every 15 minutes) or simply walk over (it is right next door). Consider renting a car if you have a large group. During your travels, you may want to stop at Magen’s Bay or Hull Bay to take some memorable photographs. Feel like escaping for the day to golf? Check out the Drakes Seat course. It is designed by renowned course architects George & Tom Fazio, and consists of 18 holes, and is found just 4 miles from the resort.

Frenchmen’s Cove Family Fun

The Butterfly Garden – Take a walk through a lush tropical garden as exotic butterflies take flight around you. Learn about the interesting life cycles during a guided tour with an expert. Hint: If you wear bright colors, the butterflies will be attracted to you! t While you are there, outside botanical gardens showcasing a wide variety of local plants and butterfly species. This is definitely one you will want to bring your camera for! Open daily in season 8:30am – 4pm. May to October schedule may vary, so call ahead.

Coral World Ocean Park – Be amazed by five acres of exotic aquariums, outdoor pools, and nature trails. Take time to view colorful and majestic life on a coral reef from the unique Undersea Observatory. Where else can you pet a shark, hand feed a stingray, or a meet a rainbow lorikeet! If that isn’t enough, you can engage in a Sea Lion Swim, Snuba Dive, Sea Trek Helmet Dive, enjoy Shark and Turtle Encounters, and Nautilus Semi-Sub. Due to its amazing once-in-a lifetime nature encounters and variety of things to do, Coral World has been voted as the top attraction in the V.I. by TripAdvisor and other reputable sources. Coral World is open daily in season 9 am – 4 pm. Off season hours (May to October) may vary.

St. John Safari Tour at Adventure Center
The trip picks up at the Frenchman’s Cove dock begins straight over to Cruz Bay, St John. Once ashore, you will board a safari truck and begin exploring the island. The journey includes a climb up the mountain to a lookout point of the surrounding islands. After taking in the wonderful views and taking as many pictures as you can, you will descend down to the historic Annenberg Sugar Cane Mill. Lastly, you will make your way to Trunk Bay to explore the underwater snorkel trail!  

We know you are looking forward to checking out some of these awesome and invigorating experiences. At Concierge Realty, we have weeks available all summer long at Marriott Frenchman’s Cove, as well as many other fabulous U.S. Virgin Island Destinations. Give us a call to plan your trip to paradise!

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