St. Croix offers you the Caribbean getaway you crave, with no passport required. The largest of the US Virgin Islands, St. Croix gentle hills and azure waters await your arrival. Crystalline beaches surround the island, interspersed with pebbled shores that are home to sea turtles and dolphins. Explore the history of the two distinctive and quaint old towns of Christiansted and Fredriksted. In addition to fabulous snorkeling, scuba diving and sailing, enjoy a number of other indoor and outdoor activities on St. Croix including world-class golf, fine dining, excellent shopping and even a casino. Wrap up your day with a visit to one of the many beach bars, bustling nightclubs, boardwalk bistros and quaint cafes. In the evening, it’s amazing to see the lights of the two towns from the water. From unpretentious, quaint boutique hotels to first class resorts, your choices are endless.
Travel Facts about St. Croix:
- The one-time Danish capital of the West Indies, Christiansted is a National Historic Site.
- Hike through Fredriksted’s 15-acre tropical rain forest and see an untouched primeval wonderland!
- Take a sailing tour to uninhabited Buck Island, one of the world’s greatest dive spots. Two-thirds of the island is surrounded by a coral barrier reef, and the underwater trail is one of only three in the U.S. Buck Island Reef is the only U.S. National Monument that is underwater.
- The average temperature is 79°F, and average rainfall is 40 inches per year. The humidity is between 70%-80%, with constant trade winds.