Christiansted National Historic Site (Christiansted, St. Croix 00820) – established in 1952 and managed by the National Park Services (NPS), there is no place in the Caribbean that demonstrates the architectural, economic, and political influence of Europe like Christiansted National Historic Site. Here, visitors can wander through 18th century buildings in one the Caribbean’s few […]
Caribbean Museum Center for the Arts (10 Strand Street & 62 King Street, Frederiksted, St. Croix) – housed within a historic Danish building at Frederiksted, this cultural center provides spacious exhibition galleries, visiting Artist in Residence apartments, working art studios and classrooms, a fully equipped pottery studio, a gift shop, as well as offices and […]
Buck Island Reef National Park (off of St. Croix) – this is another eco-tourist destination. This one happens to be on an uninhabited island that has its own underwater national park (the only one in the world). Divers can discover vivid elkhorn coral reefs, 250 species of tropical fish, marine plants and rock grottoes. This […]
Coki Beach (East End, St. Thomas 00802) – located right next to Coral World Marine Park, this is one of St. Thomas’ popular beaches and is considered a “must see” spot on the island. Along with swimming and sunbathing, diving is another major pursuit at Coki Beach (especially given the beautiful tropical fish that divers […]
Christiansted Market (Company Street, St. Croix) – this is a major shopping center in St. Croix – offering a range of goods, from souvenirs to fine jewelry
Beach Bar (Wharfside Village, 5000 Enighed Lane, Cruz Bay, St. John 00830) – Beach Bar’s location in Wharfside Village is a great setting for both daytime beach parties and evening get-together with friends.
Buddha Sushi (Route 38, 114-3 Estate Frydenhoj, St. Thomas) – this restaurant offers an extraordinary new concept — providing the best of contemporary Japanese cuisine and Sushi in an exciting, yet intimate setting. The architecture and decor is a well balanced blend of beautiful arches and pagodas with bright vibrant colors. The building itself has […]
Havensight Mall (Southside, St. Thomas 00802) – various shops can be found here (offering duty and tax free shopping), along with amenities such as a post office, ATMs (from Bank of Nova Scotia and First Bank) and a pharmacy. Near this mall are other shops, such as A.H. Riise, H. Stern and Royal Caribbean (the […]
Beach Café (Westin Resort, St. John) – this is a more formal beachfront restaurant with a fantastic open air bar that is open for dinner. Some nights they have live entertainment, and others, buffet style themed dining. The resort does a great job in mixing up the selections.
Banana Tree Grille (Bluebeard’s Castle, Charlotte Amalie Harbor, St. Thomas) – this restaurant offers fine dining overlooking the world-famous Charlotte Amalie Harbor. Items on Banana Tree Grille’s menu ranges from Asian to Caribbean, Mediterranean, and steaks, as well as the failsafe seafood meals. Many visitors on TripAdvisor.com have highly rated its food & service.