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About St. Croix
 The United States Virgin Island Paradise


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CLUB ST. CROIX
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Club St Croix

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This American island jewel offers everything you want in a tropical Caribbean island vacation, with the added advantage of the language being American English and currency the US dollar.

St. Croix reflects its rich Danish past as well as English, French and Spanish influences. Christopher Columbus sighted this 82 acre paradise in 1493 and named it "Santa Cruz". But the Danish held this land for more than 250 years until 1917 when the United States purchased it.

BEACHES and WATERS OF ST. CROIX
The beautiful beaches of St. Croix tempt you to sit, sip, relax and enjoy being in your paradise. Incredibly clear warm water hosts a rainbow of
St Croix beachessea life. The Caribbean Sea beckons you to snorkeling, SCUBA diving, fishing, kayaking, sailing or just lazing on a swim mat, soaking up the sun and peering down into the water. For the athletic, the annual St. Croix 5-mile swim attracts swimmers from around the world.

ST. CROIX ECO SYSTEMS
St. Croix's diverse eco systems give you the opportunity to explore the rain forest on one end of the island with a desert on the extreme
St. Croix rainforestopposite end of the island, with the tropical wonders between. The temperature range of the island varies only several degrees over the entire year, usually from 76 to 82. Plants, animals and the friendly iguana seem to be waiting to be photographed.

SHOPPING IN CHRISTIANSTED
Charming small shops featuring clothing, jewelry, glass and art can give you full day shopping expeditions. Casual to casual elegance is the style on the island and in the shops. The famous Crucian bracelet is among the "must haves" for bringing a bit of St. Croix home with you, unless you prefer the emeralds, or gold or silver jewelry which abound in silversmith and goldsmith shops. Duty-free shopping always seems like a bargain on St. Croix

SIGHTSEEING ON ST. CROIX - HISTORY IN CHRISTIANSTED
So much history at your feet! Many of the St. Croix historical sites are right in Christiansted and have evolved through time, spanning different usages.
Club St. Croix ResortVisitors bureau (1856) originally garrisoned troops.
Club St. Croix ResortOld Danish Customs house (1751)was "modernized" in the mid 1800's.
Club St. Croix ResortOutstanding yellow Fort Christianvaern(1730's) is complete with cannons and dungeons.
Club St. Croix ResortDanish West India Company building (1749) is now the Christiansted, St. Croix Post office.
Club St. Croix ResortThe old Danish Lutheran Church (1753) , later became The Steeple Building with interesting owners and tenants adapting the property.
Club St. Croix ResortGovernment House (1747) began its use as the prestigious home of a wealthy Danish merchant.
Club St. Croix ResortApothecary Hall (1800's) began as combination home and apothecary shop, and has re-developed into several shops and offices.

Club St. Croix Resort King's Alley is an exquisitely charming narrow walking lane
Christiansted, St. Croixdotted with potted plants and hanging baskets welcoming all to tiny boutiques. The old Danish buildings give you an old-world feeling.

Club St. Croix ResortTake a drive and visit the Whim Greathouse, with its unusual round end.

 

To Learn more about St. Croix visit our sister site: Antilles Resorts

CHRISTENSTED, ST. CROIX - A Caribbean American town
Your children need some sense of home? Kentucky Fried Chicken, McDonalds and other fast food chains have come to Christiansted. Both these have locations not far from Club St. Croix.

For basics, there are two K-Marts on the island.

One of the most upscale grocery/liquor stores is Schooner Bay Market.

As American as baseball! In season, Christiansted has a baseball field and several teams. At one time, St. Croix was a breeding ground for the major leagues.

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