St Croix is home to an amazing array of good eats. St Croix Restaurants feature everything from local West Indian street fare to fine-dining and everything in between. You’ll want to extend your vacation just to sample all of our St Croix restaurants. Don’t worry, there are plenty of fun little beach bars brimming with frozen pina coladas and daiquiris.
St Croix is the perfect getaway for the eco-tourist, water-lover, or history buff. It’s also great for anyone who just wants to relax and unwind without crowds and commercial trappings. With green rolling hills, there’s plenty of hiking, exploring, and of course, the beaches! For water lovers there’s world-class scuba diving, snorkel tours, and sunset sails. For land adventures try an off-road jeep tour or tour one of our four distillieries. There are so many things to do on St Croix, you’ll want to come back again and again.
You won’t find any hi-rise hotels or overly commercialized areas here. Nope, St Croix is known for being quaint and cozy and we are darn proud of it! What dominates our skyline are beautiful, green, rolling hills and breath-taking Caribbean sunsets. There are several good-sized resorts and many small boutique-style hotels. You’ll find beachside or downtown depending upon your liking. Or, if you want to experience the island Swiss Family Robinson-style, we have a few great eco-lodges that specialize in green travel. We also have many gorgeous and surprisingly affordable private villas for rent. Take your pick – there’s something for everyone and every budget.
St Croix is seeing a renaissance after the past several years of recovering from Hurricanes Irma and Maria, followed by the global pandemic. Quietly during this time, some businesses have closed, new ones have opened, and …
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St Croix Summer Lovin: Sea Turtle Nesting Season
Summer on St Croix means that things slow down just a little, mangoes are dripping from the trees, and sea turtles are getting frisky offshore. It’s sea turtle nesting season. Three out of 7 species of endangered sea turtles can be found nesting on our shores in the summer and early fall: Leatherback, Green Sea…
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My Serendipitous St Croix-Ireland Connections
Charlene & I at the Van Morrison concert in the heart of Belfast In August 2022, I took an epic trip to Ireland full of…
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Top 10 Ultimately Romantic Things to Do on St Croix
Whether it’s Valentine’s Day, your anniversary, honeymoon or you just want to surprise your sweetie with something oozing with romance, St Croix will not disappoint…
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The St Croix Fireburn of 1878
October first marks a dark, yet triumphant day in Virgin Islands History – the infamous St Croix Fireburn or Fyah Burn of 1878. If you…
Supporting Black-Owned Businesses on St Croix
I have lived on St Croix for over 20 years now. I’m proud to live on such a racially diverse island that weaves a tapestry…
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Breadfruit: The New Spirit of St Croix
MUTINY Island Vodka™, is the world’s first and only vodka distilled from breadfruit and is the brainchild of award-winning Chef Todd Manley. The vodka is…
Sunscreen and Coral Reefs in the VI
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