Shop Local St. Croix

Spending the holidays on St. Croix, or looking for a souvenir to bring back as a gift for someone special? If you are looking for something truly unique, go Crucian! Shop locally and buy locally made products, gifts or gift certificates for local services or attractions. Not only will you get a more personalized shopping experience from St. Croix’s boutique owners, but shopping locally helps preserve St. Croix’s unique community and creates more jobs locally. As the saying goes: ‘You can’t buy happiness, but you can buy local and that’s kind of the same thing.’

Art Thursday - Joyia Jewelry and Home Shirt

Joyia Inspirational Jewelry on Debbie Sun Design Studio pillow & a From The Gecko “Home” t-shirt

Celebrate the uniqueness of St. Croix with one of the following:

  • St. Croix Poster series celebrating the icons of the island.
  • Pick up a book about St. Croix or written by a local author at Undercover Books & Gifts
  • Rum! Pick up a variety of flavors from Cruzan Rum, the Captain Morgan Visitor Center, Plaza Extra East, or Seaside Market & Deli for making inspired cocktails.
  • A family photo portrait session with one of our photographers. A great way to remember your trip!
  • Unique Debbie Sun Design Studio table linens, an Island Contessa pillow or other home decor accent from Sweet Lime Furnishings.
  • Represent St. Croix with one of From the Gecko‘s ‘Home’ t-shirts, or one of ib designs t-shirts.
  • Give the gift of a native flowering plant or fruit tree from Cruzan Gardens.
  • Since Hurricane Maria struck St. Croix in September 2017, shop the local jewelers’ lines commemorating the strength and resilience of St. Croix: Crucian Gold (VI Strong), Sonya Ltd. (Hurricane Maria Bracelet), or Joyia – Inspirational Jewelry (VI Love).
Shop Nelthropp & Low

Chaney jewelry makes a very unique cultural gift from St. Croix

 

If you want to give that someone special something sparkly this holiday, we know a few people that can help:

  • Sonya’s Original St. Croix Hook Bracelet – can’t get any better than the original.
  • Crucian Knot studs from Crucian Gold.
  • A one-of-a-kind Chaney piece from ib designs.
  • Custom design a pendant at Joyia – Inspirational Jewelry.
  • How about a diamond from Nelthropp & Low? wink, wink
  • A beautiful Queen Conch Pearl from Tropical Bracelet Factory.
  • Designer jewelry inspired by the ocean and nature surrounding St. Croix by FantaSea Jewelry.
  • Creative jewelry and ornaments made from St. Croix seaglass by From The C Jewelry.
  • A handmade token of personal energy from Sun Lyon Studio.
Crucian Bracelets

These Crucian bracelets raise awareness and funds for local causes and organizations.

 

Nobody likes getting socks as a gift, but how about a sundress or tropical shirt? If you want great island wear or accessories: 

  • From the Gecko has Men’s and Women’s Island Wear. They are pros at helping you find exactly what you’re looking for, at great prices.
  • Molly’s has exceptional quality clothing and accessories for both men and women.
  • Big Beard’s has all of your outdoor needs covered.
  • Purple Papaya is the place to go for beach wear and sunglasses.
  • Island Contessa offers pieces that are are high-quality, eco-friendly, and stylish.
St. Croix Shopping

Pick up some cool, comfortable island wear at one St. Croix’s many boutiques

Give the gift of art.  Visit any of St. Croix’s galleries for beautiful works of art or photography. Our top picks:

  • The Blue Mutt
  • Maufe Gallery
  • Cafe Christine
  • And don’t forget to get your work of art framed at On The Walls!

Why not give the gift of pampering? A massage, mani/pedi, facial or other spa treatment is a great gift. We recommend:

  • Beach Massage and Body Work Delivered will bring the massage to you!
  • The Fred Spa offers all of the classic spa treatments, plus a whole line of treatments for men.
  • The Buccaneer Hideaway Spa is a resort spa experience like no other.
  • Tamarind Spa at Tamarind Reef Resort is Caribbean tranquility at it’s finest.
  • Pampered VI offers lash extensions and features an on-site sauna.
  • A stylish cut or color from The Boardwalk Parlour.
  • Pamper hands and feet with an all-nautral, organic mani/pedi at Ruba’s Nail Oasis.
Divi Surfside Spa

Gift certificates for a massage or spa treatment make a great gift for anyone.

Want to give the gift of something healthy and life-affirming? Chose any one of these fitness and wellness gems:

  • A CrossFit class card from 340 CrossFit.
  • A class card for the variety of fitness and yoga classes offered at The Courtyard.
  • Fitness or wellness coaching with Stacey Stone at Stone Bodyworks Wellness.
  • A few sessions with Alive and Well Nutritional Consultation.
  • Tennis lessons with local tennis pro Don de Wilde.

Why not get a gift for you both? Plan a romantic dinner for two at one of your favorite restaurants:

Jolly Roger Charters at The Buccaneer

Give the adventure of a day or sunset sail.

Looking for something outside the box?  How about the gift of a local adventure? It’s hard to go wrong with one of these fun excursions:

These are just a few ideas for your shopping pleasure. Thank you for supporting the island of St. Croix by shopping in our local community. Happy gift giving!

 

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