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A Great Little Bed and Breakfast in St Croix

 Business travelers are more likely than vacationers to stay “in town” on most Caribbean islands. But if you’re looking for a different travel experience than the usual resort stay, there are few better destinations than downtown Christiansted, St Croix. With …

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A Tiny Caribbean Beach Hotel to Try in St Croix

 Coconut. Calabash. Castaway.   The names evoke the idylls of the Caribbean — a nap under a dancing palm; the soundtrack of the quiet froth of the sea.  They just don’t make Caribbean hotels like this anymore.  That’s because the …

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St Croix Hotels and Resorts You Can Stay at Right Now

 St. Croix stands out with its well-preserved historic buildings — notably Fort Christiansvaern, a Danish fortress dating from 1749 — two distinctive cities (Christiansted and Frederiksted), excellent culinary scene, and natural wonders that include Buck Island National Monument for desert-island …

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 The first thing you see when you walk into the blue-and-green lobby is a bright orange portrait of a rooster.  And it’s not a surprise.  If you eat, sleep and drink in Frederiksted, you’ll see and hear the roosters, strutting …

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 The sky is pink, then purple; the umbrellas and the palm trees darken against a twilight canvas.  There’s nothing like sunset in the Caribbean, a ritual of renewal, a nod to a day enjoyed.  Take yourself for a moment to …

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 If you’re stuck at home far from your favorite Caribbean beach, fire up one of these great live webcams on your screen of choice, and let your mind wander to where it’s warm until the day comes when you can …

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 The sound of the surf, the smell of the salt air; the feeling when your toes hit powder-soft sand.  Beaches are more than just places, more than scenery; they’re their own states of mind, their own dimensions.  And we could …

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 Sitting under a palapa at the water’s edge, dining on whole snapper glazed in unagi joined by a 2016 Astrid & Therese riesling, one begins to realize just how much the Caribbean culinary scene has changed in recent years.  Because …

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 St Croix, the US Virgin Islands’ largest island, is getting a new tourism identity.  USVI tourism officials have launched a full-fledged rebranding of St Croix, with a new push aimed at educating travelers on the unique features of the island.  …

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 The number of world-class Caribbean restaurants continues to multiply, making this landmark selection, which first launched back in 2013, more and more difficult each year.  The Caribbean food sector continues to send a strong message to the world that this …

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 By Bob CurleyCJ Contributor Our visit to St Croix’s two cities was the best of times and the better of times, and we had a Dickens of a time deciding whether we loved Christiansted or Frederiksted more. Then again, why …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff The United States Virgin Islands’ tourism industry is “open for business,” incoming Tourism Commissioner Joe Boschulte said this week. Boschulte, who awaits confirmation as the USVI’s new tourism chief, was speaking during the Caribbean Travel …

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 There’s a peculiar joy to finding that hidden-away hotel, the one you haven’t heard of, the one without a brand but with a personality. There’s a feeling you get when you discover a hotel for yourself — one that soon develops …

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 By Alexander Britell Is there a hotter foodie destination in the Caribbean right now than St Croix? The largest of the United States Virgin Islands has become a hub of creative, high-level eateries in recent years, from recent standouts like …

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 There’s something very special about a boutique hotel. It’s not just the size — it’s the connection between hotelier and guest, the intimacy of the design, the way it becomes more than just a hotel – it becomes a work of …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Another major airport project could be coming to the U.S. Virgin Islands. Less than two months after the initial designs were revealed on St Thomas’ $230 million airport transformation project, the island of St Croix …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff One of the leading resorts in St Croix is planning a relaunch. The US Virgin Islands’ Renaissance St Croix Carambola Resort is targeting a reopening in the fourth quarter of 2018, according to an update …

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 By Alexander Britell One of the region’s coolest destinations just got a huge lift. Florida-based Spirit Airlines has officially launched its new nonstop flights to the island of St Croix in the United States Virgin Islands. The new service is …