St. Croix


Playing steel drums, St. Croix

Young brothers playing steel drums for visitors in St. Croix; credit USVI Tourism

St. Croix

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St. Croix, the southernmost U.S. Virgin Island, has numerous and convenient tropical experiences that you will treasure, including beaches, watersports, eco-travel, shopping, attractive historic sites & ruins, plus many exciting dining and hotel options

History
On 14 November 1493, Columbus made his first visit to “Ayay” (as the Native Indians called it) and renamed it Santa Cruz. An uninvited intruder, Columbus was not warmly received by indigenous Carib Indians … More

Beaches
The beach at Columbus Landing National Historic Park is named after Christopher Columbus, who landed in St. Croix during his second voyage in 1493 … More

Watersports
One of only three underwater national monuments in America, Buck Island coral reef ecosystem supports a large variety of native flora and fauna, including the rare … More

Attractions
Walk among an early 18th century plantation greathouse and a fully restored windmill set amidst several buildings on the 12 acres of Whim Museum. Its the oldest sugar plantation museum … More

Eco-Travel
Get your island groove on. Catch the Caribbean vibe and ‘lime with the people at the places they frequent. Check out these marvelous local hot spots … More

Travel Tips
Some U.S. cell phone companies allow calls from St. Croix back to the mainland at American long distance rates at a savings to you. You can also make phone calls around the island … More



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