St. Croix is a beautiful island with incredible beaches, stunning views and a charming atmosphere. The island of St. Croix offers couples a romantic spot for an intimate wedding or honeymoon.
Whether you're planning a wedding or honeymoon or just a getaway from the stresses of life, St. Croix offers its visitors stunning hotels and resorts from which to choose. Visitors to the island will also enjoy a wide variety of land and water activities, such as sightseeing, scuba diving, casino gaming, snorkeling and kayaking.
If you're looking for a destination where you can get away from reality, St. Croix is an island full of charm and romance which will surely not disappoint.
Documents Needed For Travel
To find out the travel documents needed to enter St. Croix , check with the nearest embassy, and for U.S. residents, visit http://travel.state.gov/.
The official language of St. Croix, Virgin Islands, is English. Locals speak with a distinctly Creole
The US dollar is the official currency of all the Virgin Islands. Currency and credit cards are widely accepted.
Expect day-time averages in the winter and night-time averages in the summer to hover in the 70s. Warm summer days may reach into the 90s, while chilly winter evenings can dip into the high 60s, but these are truly the extremes. St. Croix weather is the most pleasant - warm but with low humidity - between December and March, when most of North America is experiencing a biting cold, frost, and snow.
St. Croix weather does include a rainy season during the low tourist season months in the summer. Those people who do travel there during July or August shouldn't worry too much; tropical showers are famous for stopping so fast after they've started that people barely have enough time to gather up their towels and scurry off the beach.
The top picks by visitors when asked were Chenay Bay, Grapetree Bay, Davis Bay and Shoy's.
Chenay Bay Beach-East of Christiansted on Route 82. Restaurant and bar at Chenay Bay Beach Resort; sandy beach, hammocks, beach chair and kayak rentals.
Grapetree Bay-On the south eastern shore of St. Croix
Davis Bay Beach- It’s also where you will find the Carambola Resort, which allows for its prized beach to be enjoyed by the public.
Shoy Beach-East of Christiansted. Turn right at gate to the Buccaneer Hotel; after checking with guard, proceed to parking at the end of the road. Path to fine sandy beach. No facilities. This is one of our favorites!
There are no surprises here; public nudity is illegal in the Virgin Islands. There are no nude beaches.
No matter what your interests are, St. Croix has plenty to keep everyone busy. From scuba diving and snorkeling, to horseback riding, kayaking and parasailing, there's something for everyone. Try some casino gaming, enjoy duty-free shopping, plantation tours or botannical gardens. If you simply want to enjoy the beautiful weather, go to one of the incredible St. Croix beaches, which offer soft white sand and warm waters.
Before holding a St. Croix wedding, couples must apply (in person or by mail) to the Territorial Court of the US Virgin Islands at least eight days before their ceremony. The bride and groom to be will also need to present themselves at the court prior to their St. Croix wedding to be examined under oath and to pick up their marriage license. Documents and processing fees total US$50.
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