St. Croix Vacations

The word paradise is synonymous with Saint Croix. It is a beautiful, romantic and scenic island that’s part of the U.S. Virgin Islands and is the perfect spot for a beach getaway. St Croix boasts a lot of beautiful scenic points that include mountains, rainforests and beaches. This stunning island has a tropical savanna climate with dry winters which you will love while on vacation in St Croix. If you are looking to plan an all-inclusive St Croix vacation then the best months to visit the island are every January, February and March.

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Let us show you the beauty that can be found in St. Croix. Be it your first trip or your hundredth, St. Croix is always special as will be your time spent there.

Overview

The word paradise is synonymous with Saint Croix. It is a beautiful, romantic and scenic island that’s part of the U.S. Virgin Islands and is the perfect spot for a beach getaway. St Croix boasts a lot of beautiful scenic points that include mountains, rainforests and beaches. This stunning island has a tropical savanna climate with dry winters which you will love while on vacation in St Croix. If you are looking to plan an all-inclusive St Croix vacation then the best months to visit the island are every January, February and March.

Places To Visit and Stay

For people taking a St. Croix vacation, the best places to visit in the island include Buck Island Reef National Monument, Sandy Point, Salt River Bay National Historical Park and Ecological Preserve, Cane Bay, Rhythms at Rainbow Beach, Rainbow Beach, Isaac Bay and Buck Island Cove. The island is known for their crystal clear beaches.

If you want to know more about their vast and rich culture, make sure to visit Fort Christiansvaern, Scale House, Judith’s Fancy, Roseway, Estate Whim Plantation Museum, Steeple Building and Whim Plantation Museum.

St. Croix is also known to be the home to world class resorts and hotels which you and your family will surely enjoy. Find great deals on St. Croix all-inclusive packages that will suit your budget that include lodging, meal plans and more at a discount. You will surely enjoy your stay at St Croix resorts like The Palms at Pelican Cove, Renaissance St. Croix Carambola Beach Resort & Spa, Tamarind Reef Resort, Divi Carina Bay All Inclusive Beach Resort, Chenay Bay Beach Resort, Hibiscus Beach Resort and Sugar Beach Resort.

Places to Eat in St Croix

If you’re interested in trying out local flavors while on vacation, you should check out some of the more popular restaurants and eateries such as Turtle’s Deli, Galangal, Jaccar Organic & Natural Sorbets, Eat @ Cane Bay, Ziggy’s Market, Rowdy Joe’s, Salud Bistro, Tavern 1844, Pickled Greek and Kendrick’s. They have a wide choice of cuisines. You may try their famous salted fish, stew goat, and pig soup.

St Croix has a very rich culture and is a great place for a vacation. Call us today at (800) 510-5642 so we can help you plan and book your St Croix vacations!

The average temperature is 79°F, and average rainfall is 40 inches per year. The humidity is between 70%-80%, with constant trade winds.

Activities

ACTIVITIES IN ST. CROIX

St Croix has many different activities to enjoy, from the great casinos to the different beaches and gardens that you can relax in, you’ll be able to have a great time. Take a spa day at one of the wellness centers, or just get out there and relax with a nice drink along the beach. Go swimming in a tidal pool in the rainforest or go looking for exotic birds with a guide. If you’re a historical buff, you’ll be able to go look at restored plantations at Whim Great House. See the endangered sea turtles and enjoy some sports fishing for marlin, tuna and red snapper. If you’ve ever wanted to go snorkeling along a reef, there’s the Buck Island Reef that is home to an amazing array of beautiful fish and sea life; it’s one of the most romantic spots to visit so don’t miss it! All the fun of the Caribbean can be found here, you just have to go outside and enjoy it.

Fun in the St. Croix Sun

Getting out into the warm Caribbean sun is one of the best ways to enjoy yourself on St Croix! From the different white sandy beaches that you can play volleyball and just plain relax on, to exploring the rainforest with all its beautiful creatures and opportunities for excitement, getting outside here is a great thing. Swimming is plentiful, from the tidal pools along the shallow areas of the waterfront to the big pools of freshwater that appear out in the rainforest. Any destination wedding and honeymoon can’t be complete without without seeing the Great Barrier Reef right off the shore.

Explore the St. Croix Barrier Reef

The barrier reef protects the waters around the island, keeping them calm and great for snorkeling and diving. The Dive Cane Bay Wall is a 13,000 foot drop straight down to the ocean, and you’ll be able to go diving here to the edge and look at the abyss; it’s great for adventure and thrill seekers but you might want to avoid it if you get scared easy! Snorkeling along the Great Barrier Reef is great, abundant with sea life and plenty of light that will make it easy to see where you’re going. You can also take a glass bottomed boat from up above and see everything without having to get wet.

Explore St. Croix’s History

There are many different plantations here that are living history you can explore; from ones that still grow food that you can eat, to others that have been turned into museums. From the tiny warehouse that Alexander Hamilton worked on before he went to mainland America to find his fortune, to different colonial spots that will give you a look into history, you’ll find it all here!

If you’re having trouble figuring out what to do on St Croix, you can get different excursions through the resort hotels that know the island better and can help you find the right activities for you! Just by walking around you’ll find a dozen things to try so get out there and start exploring!

Dining

St. Croix Dining

St Croix has a variety of delicious meals you’ll want to try. From delicious local favorites like stewed goat and creative uses of pork and fish, you’ll find something great to try. Each new season brings a new selection of fruits and vegetables that are local and sustainable. When you’re looking for the best of foodie culture, you’ll find great culinary festival every year in April with great chefs and showcases of mangos and local fish. Learn more about wine and take some home with you! You’ll find a good variety that runs from Afro-Caribbean foods at the smaller restaurants alongside the waterfront, to the European treats that will keep you full. Don’t ever underestimate the power of a free meal; if you’ve wanted to try some gourmet foods look no further than your resort where you’ll eat for free!

Local St. Croix Favorites

Many of the best restaurants are local, and you won’t have to sell an arm and a leg just to eat here! From the down home dishes of salted fish and pig, to the freshest seafood and produce that will amaze you with an array of flavors, you’ll be able to try something new and amazing every day. One of the things St Croix is famous for is its mangos (it even has a festival dedicated to it known as Mango Melee; when they’re ripe they’re delicious, and when they’re put into desserts they’re even more so. No matter how you choose to indulge in this tasty fruit, make sure you do it! Mango crème brûlée shouldn’t be missed! Another local favorite to check out is the Mokojumbie fishing boat, where you can go fishing during the day to catch your own dinner.

Enjoy St. Croix’s Fine Dining

Enjoying fine dining in St Croix is easy; all you have to do is walk around and you’ll find them. Most of the great restaurants reside within the resort hotels, so you’ll be able to find them pretty easy. If you’re a guest of a resort you’ll be able to enjoy free gourmet a la carte meals with great drinks, and of course your choice of desserts! Rum Runners and Bacchus are some of the great restaurants in the area, but they’re generally American-European fusion foods that you’ll know and love. Tutu Bene has great Italian food, Frederiksted for French cuisine and Paquito’s for the best Puerto Rican food you could ever hope for.

When you’re looking for the best food in St Croix, all you need to do is go outside and start walking. The more trafficked areas will have the most restaurants, but the prices will be higher; if you want to find something more affordable and fun, you’ll need to keep walking or go ask locals along the way and ask them what restaurants are good. It’s all dependent on you getting out there and looking around for something great! No matter what kinds of food you’re into you’ll be able to get it here, from fresh lobster to a great hamburger, you’ll find it!

Nightlife

St. Croix Nightlife

St Croix has an amazing nightlife scene, but they’re centered on the Christiansted and Frederikstad areas. From the dazzling lights of the casinos to Sunset Jazz on the waterfront, you’ll be able to find a good range of things to do. Unlike a lot of the other nightlife scenes on other Caribbean islands, St Croix is more of a live music and entertainment kind of island, so you won’t find a lot of DJs outside the major clubs. Enjoy a stroll across the beach with great music and food, followed up by great clubs that are bumping until dawn in the resort hotels. If you go out to the pier in Frederikstad, you’ll be able to watch the sunset jazz with live performers, plus some buskers who are just hanging out and doing cool magic shows on the boardwalk. From adventurous and exciting to laid back and relaxed, you’ll find it all here in St Croix; make your destination wedding and honeymoon the way you want it!

St. Croix’s Live Entertainment

Live entertainment with Spanish and jazz music abounds around the island, you just need to know where to look. Both in Christiansted and Frederikstad you’ll find live music in the bars and on the piers, so keep an eye out! This usually begins around sun down, when the lights come on and glitter beside the water. Sit on a beach mat and listen to live calypso music, or head into the casinos to see what shows they have! If you’re not interested in a show, test your luck and see how you fare at the tables.

Laid Back Lounges in St. Croix

Wine lounges and martini bars can be found all over the Frederikstad area, so follow the streets and you’ll find them. With laid back chill out music playing and comfy seating, you can while away the night in luxury and comfort. One of the few places on the island that doesn’t have live music are usually lounges, but they do have live DJs that will keep you chilled out all night long.

St. Croix Clubbing

Clubbing is the first place most of us stop, and you’ll find tons of them. When you go to the casinos, you’ll find they have their own clubs with glass dance floors and funky décor that will make things interesting. You’ll be able to avoid cover charges by going to your resort, where you should be able to party for free and get your drinks for free too! Ask the concierge of your resort to make sure, and if there is a cover charge buy a week long party pass (it’ll be a wristband in most cases) or just a weekend pass that will help you avoid $45 cover charges at the different resorts.

Never underestimate the fun that pub crawls can bring! Organized by tourism and different resorts, it’s a whole new way to explore nightlife on the island. Look around for which ones you can sign up for and prepare to do a lot of walking and exploration!

Weddings

These St. Croix resorts offer wedding-specific packages:

  • Divi
  • Renaissance

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Lynn Farrell, President

Lynn Farrell
President