St. Croix is every traveler’s “island home away from home.” While other vacation spots are simply vacation destinations, St. Croix just feels like home. And no matter how many times our frequent visitors come see us, there are several must-do activities they take part in time and time again. Here are the top 5 most popular things to do in St. Croix.
1. Escape to Jack and Isaac Bays
If off the beaten path is your cup of tea, take a hike down to the stunning beaches of Jack and Isaac Bays. It’s 301 acres of gorgeous and the feeling that you’ve finally found your own private beach. Be sure to bring water, snacks, and reef safe sunscreen – there are no amenities in this secluded paradise (which is half the allure of it). Enjoy relaxing on the warm sand, snorkeling the reef, and playing in the water.
2. Experience All of St. Croix
Tan Tan Tours is hands-down one of the most invigorating ways to get out and about to explore St. Croix by land. Take in the sights, explore hidden scenes, and learn all about St. Croix. Want to explore off-island? Rent a private charter St Croix boat and explore the sights by sea. Just ask your boat captain to show you the best locally-known spots for water play and enjoy!
3. Explore Buck Island
Until you take a St Croix boat out to Buck Island, you haven’t really seen St. Croix. Often described as one of the most beautiful places on earth, Buck Island is a superb way to spend the day in St. Croix. The sights are breathtaking and serene, and, with a 4,554-acre reef, the snorkeling is bar-none. Meander along the underwater trail and study up on the plaques describing the stunning flora and fauna you’re seeing.
4. Sample the Food Trucks of St. Croix
The local cuisine of St. Croix is a rich experience – and the many food trucks and stands are no exception. Check out the fare and stop by Killer Tacos for their Baja Mexico style Mahi tacos. And for those times you’re just craving a burger? Tiki’s Grill is well known for their next-level burgers.
5. Get an Adrenaline Rush Parasailing
You just can’t beat parasailing in the islands. It’s at once peaceful and thrilling, and the best way to truly experience the beauty of St. Croix – from the sky. Make sure to book a trip when you head down.
And remember, you can plan as much as you want, but allow plenty of time to just go with the flow. You’ll see once you get here!