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.
Jazz in the
Annual Christmas Special. Everyone is
encouraged to bring chairs, coolers,
blankets and ALL your friends! Bandstand at
Fort Christiansvaern in Christiansted.
5:30 - 7:30pm
2015, 12pm till...
year, Cane Bay, on the scenic north shore of
the island, is transformed into one big
colorful and noisy parade and party...St.
Croix's version of Mardi Gras!
Jump Up is a
"carnival like" cultural party held in the
streets and along the boardwalk of
Christiansted. It has become one of the
islands favorite social events for both
locals and visitors alike.
St. Croix will 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