Discovery Grove, located on 18th century historical grounds of Estate Canaan, offers charming West Indies-style accommodations. DG is a magical place where our guests have the freedom to explore nature. Guests come here seeking a special vacation experience that embraces relaxation. Whatever your interests, we offer a rich environment that embraces St. Croix’s diverse culture and natural beauty. The calming waters of the North Shore and entertaining towns are just minutes away.
The Sugar Mill Room is a renovated historical sugar mill built in 1769. The top floor has been converted to a bedroom with a King bed and 1/2 bath. A winding staircase leads to the main floor open living room with many cultural artifacts and an observation porch. Outside, another staircase will take you to the common area, community kitchen, bar, and full private bathroom. As a guest in this Estate Room, you will have full access to all these beautiful spaces.
In addition to their cottage, guests will also have access to the common area where they can connect to WiFi and use the site phone to call for transportation if necessary. The common area also includes The Lounge with a community bar, library, and a plethora of instruments. The fruit orchard and hiking trails are always open for exploration.
Interaction with guests
Discovery Grove is family run and operated. Property manager Ty McRae, his wife Heather, and their two sons live on site and are ready to help with whatever guests might need. Should you have questions on restaurants, transportation, or adventures, they are here to help. Have a question regarding history, botany or marine science? Ask Ty! He is a great resource to have on site. Whether your looking for supportive host or prefer privacy, the McRaes will work with you.
Other things to note
Artist? Guest can book an art workshop. These include but not limited too; coconut jewelry, conch jewelry, bamboo jewelry, bamboo cups, wooden rings, calabash, lathe, and many more.
Adventurer? We also can help you set up your adventures for your trip. We are teamed up with award winning BushTribe Eco Adventures who conduct island wide hiking, day kayaking, bioluminescence kayaking and snorkeling adventures.
Naturalist? Book our medicinal/historical hike through the property and learn how mother nature can take care of you.
We have snorkeling gear on site for guest to rent.
Rock Climber? Try our one of a kind rock climbing wall on the side of a historic sugar mill built in 1769.
Yoga enthusiast? There are a number of yoga instructors located on the beautiful North Shore who offer sunrise and sunset classes.
- Guest must keep the community area clean.
-Guest must clean up after themselves after cooking.
-All dishes need to be washed and food must be put up after cooking.
- Dogs are allowed but must contact before bringing.
- Smoking is not allowed in the common area or inside the cottages but there is plenty of space outside to smoke. It is required to throw cigarette butts in the trash.
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