Guide for St. Croix, USVI
Croix is part of the U.S. Virgin Islands and it is an island
paradise complete with lush tropical hills, warm and brilliantly
turquoise water, a rich history and a wonderfully 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. There are also direct flights
from the U.S. mainland on American Airlines (via Miami),
USAirways (via Charlotte), Delta (via Atlanta) and JetBlue through San Juan.
St. Croix can enjoy a wide variety of activities and
attractions with many things to do and see. The island
is well 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