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 and More!
July 18, 2014
Come on down to Frederiksted on the 3rd
Friday of each month for some great Jazz,
along with various Quelbe Jazz Fusion, the
Sounds of Motown and the Big Band Era and
spectacular sunsets! Admission is free.
Movies at the
Croix Movies at the Fort in conjunction with
the National Park Service of St. Croix
presents Movie Night! On the last Saturday
of each month, Fort Christiansvaern will
host a FREE family/date friendly movie night
on the lawn.
Way Chili Cook Off
August 3, 2014
13th Annual Chilli Cook Off will be held at
the Divi Carina Bay Beach Resort on August
3, 2014. There will be lots of great chili,
music and drinks. You can also enjoy the
beach while you are there!
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