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Many people dream of living the island life, and while it can be amazing, it also comes with it’s own set of challenges. One of the drawbacks to living on a small Caribbean island like St. Croix is the limited medical services available, especially in times of a major emergency. So, what can you do…

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If you’ve driven by The Reef Golf Course recently, you’ve probably noticed that the course is greening up and looking great…but, that’s not the only thing happening at The Reef. Known for being fun, fast and affordable, this 9-hole golf course on the East End of St. Croix has been a local favorite for years. Now…

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Beautiful things are happening here on St. Croix! If you are familiar with beauty buzz words like “clean” and “eco-conscious” you’ll be happy to know that the St. Croix beauty scene is not only keeping up with the latest trends, but is leading the pack. From creating locally-made body care products to the addition of…

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Cane Bay on St. Croix’s stunning North Shore is a popular spot for both visitors and locals. Offering world class diving, a beautiful stretch of white sand beach, and warm Caribbean waters, it’s easy to understand why this natural wonder attracts so many. Does this sound like your Caribbean dream come true? Then book your…

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Big news! Island hopping between the US Virgin Islands just got easier.  Native Son Ferry now offers high-speed ferry service between St. Thomas and St. Croix 2 days per week. Do you recognize the Native Son company name?  Regarded by many as the pioneer of professional ferry service in the Virgin Islands, Native Son Ferry has…

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St. Croix Gift Giving Guide Want a souvenir to take home as a gift for someone special? Spending the holidays on St. Croix? If you are looking for something truly unique, go Crucian! Shop local and buy locally made products and gifts, or give gift certificates for local restaurants, services or attractions. Not only will you…

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More than 30 years ago, Centerline Car Rentals opened its original location on Centerline Road. Since then they have expanded to offer convenient locations at the Henry E. Rohlsen Airport, and in Christiansted near the seaplane terminal.  Centerline has a great reputation among it’s customers, and has been a local favorite here for decades. Following Hurricane Maria…

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If you have taken one of the Virgin Islands Food Tours, you know that the owner takes her love of all things local seriously. Anquanette Gaspard, known to many as the Cruzan Foodie, loves to teach visitors and residents alike about the flavors unique to St. Croix. While her popular food tours have resumed, the…

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Plessen Medical Group, LLC

As usual, Plessen Healthcare is on the leading edge of improving medical services here on St. Croix. Plessen Healthcare started with their clinic and surgical center in Golden Rock, which continues to provide a wide range of adult primary care services and internal medicine subspecialties dedicated to chronic disease prevention. Then they introduced telemedicine to…

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Here at GoToStCroix.com we often refer to St. Croix as the “fitness island” because of the wide variety of fitness venues, activities and events available year-round. What many may not know is that St. Croix is also home to one of the newest advancements in treadmill technology. Kendall Holmes, owner of the popular local Studio…

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To most people, renting a car is a necessity of travel that doesn’t warrant anymore thought than getting the best deal. But, when you look at the process from the rental car company’s perspective, a lot goes into giving a customer the best possible experience. Careel Shillingford and her amazing staff at St. Croix’s Budget…

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St. Croix in Pro Sports The island of St. Croix has produced quite a few professional athletes. While many of you know that Tim Duncan is a proud Crucian, you may be surprised at the number of professional level sports players that have been born and/or raised on St. Croix. From baseball and basketball, to…

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Blog - Prepare for Hurricane Season

As hurricane season closes in on St. Croix, we are reminded of the importance of hurricane preparedness. While technology has made forecasting tropical storms and hurricanes more accurate, they can still be unpredictable.  With extremely high winds and heavy rains, these storms often cause flooding, property damage, and sometimes even loss of life. The one…

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Have you been to the new 40 Eats & Drinks yet? You may remember the previous iteration of the business when it was 40 Strand Eatery. Now 40 Eats & Drinks, it has the same great owners and staff, but the restaurant has been transformed into a more casual bistro with an eclectic new menu….

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The scuba diving on St. Croix is as diverse as the island’s stunning landscape. You can dive reefs, wrecks, walls, canyons, and even a commercial pier all in one trip. To highlight some of these dives, we found and shared some fantastic narrated dive videos from Triton’s Realm on the GoToStCroix.com YouTube channel. Now, we want…

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St. Croix is home to many talented jewelers who create unique, handcrafted artisan and fine jewelry.  The island is also home to community spirit like I have experienced no where else. When these two forces combine, the result is stunning collections of jewelry designed to raise both funds and awareness for some of St. Croix’s…

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As if there weren’t enough reasons to love the team at ib designs, let’s add their most recent community service project to the list. While most of you know ib designs for their stunning collections of locally handcrafted ‘feel good’ jewelry, Kris and Whealan Massicott and their ib family have recently taken on a major project…

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Pan Am Pavilion has been a Christiansted destination for decades, offering quaint boutiques, small offices, and restaurants. If you haven’t been there, I’m sure you’ve seen pictures of the beautiful entry from Strand Street with it’s historic Danish brick arches dripping with ferns. Like many buildings and businesses on St. Croix, this little gem recently…

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St. Croix offers lots of fun activities that take advantage of our wide open spaces and stunning views. With the COVID-19 pandemic at the forefront of everyone’s mind, you’ll be glad to know the island hosts a diverse range of activities that happen to lend themselves naturally to social distancing. Enjoy the natural beauty of St….

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The island of St. Croix has made quite a few on-screen appearances. If you wonder why, just look around. St. Croix has been chosen as the backdrop for, or even the star of many a television show, movie, travel vlog, and even commercials because of our white sandy beaches, calm Caribbean waters, quaint towns, and…

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