Guide for St. Croix, USVI
Croix, which is part of the U.S. Virgin Islands, is an island
paradise complete with lush tropical hills, warm and brilliantly
turquoise water, a rich history and wonderful tropical climate.
It is the hidden gem of the Caribbean. You will find beautiful
white sand beaches...fabulous, tropical weather...great
dining...lots of duty free shopping...incredible SCUBA diving...three
golf courses and two historic and charming towns...all wrapped
up in a friendly and laid back island
atmosphere. You won't find the crowds that many other Caribbean
destinations can have and it's easy to travel to St. Croix
from the U.S. mainland. U.S. citizens don't need a passport...and
you will be supporting a U.S. territory while you enjoy
your Caribbean vacation! "Saint Croix" is only a 30 minute
flight from the international airport in San Juan, Puerto
Rico. The island can also be easily reached on direct flights
from the U.S. mainland on American Airlines (via Miami),
US Airways (via Charlotte), and JetBlue through San Juan.
November 28, 2014
Come on down and party at Jump Up! on the
streets and boardwalk in historic downtown
Christiansted! Event is from 6pm - 10pm, get
there early for easier parking.
December 4, 2014
This year’s Holiday Hope will
benefit the Marine Corps Toys for Tots
Foundation, the Boys and Girls Club of the
Virgin Islands, CASA of the Virgin Islands and
the Patrick Henry Scholarship Fund.
Boats decked out in Christmas lights sail
the Christiansted harbor for the annual St.
Croix Christmas Boat Parade. Festivities
begin at 1:00pm in Christiansted with the
Boat Parade starting at 6:00pm.
St. Croix will enjoy a wide variety of indoor and outdoor
activities, and many things to do and see. The island is
known for its great restaurants, in fact, Christiansted
has been picked as one of the top 10 Caribbean cities for
food! Many restaurants and bars have live entertainment,
as well as great food and drinks. For all the shoppers out
there, you will find plenty of great duty free shopping.
The only casino in the US Virgin Islands is located at the
Divi Carina Bay Beach Resort. No vacation is complete without
a tour of the island and several companies offer sightseeing
tours including individual tours to the botanical gardens,
rum distilleries and historic sugar plantations.
St. Croix News and Information
U.S. Virgin Islands Department of Tourism