The oversized luxury guest rooms at our St. Croix Carambola Beach Resort & Spa come complete with private screened-in porches, giving you the ultimate feeling of peace and solitude on this Caribbean paradise. With views across the Caribbean Sea and attentive in-room service, we wouldn’t blame you if you didn't venture far from your room. But then there are the exquisite nearby beaches to lie on, the flavorsome local cuisine to try, and the heady cocktails mixed nightly at our Flamboyant Beach Bar. If you’re looking to explore even further after a day on the beach, our in-house Navigator Cristine is ready to tell you all you need to know about the lively local music scene at nearby Christiansted.
Gold and Sterling Silver are the medium of artistic expression at this jewelry store. Commemorate your love with their unique knot rings.
Crucian Gold is an exquisite jewelry store, inspired by art and the Caribbean island's rich heritage and charm. Metalsmith Brian Bishop has been at the helm of this family business for over three decades. Their collection features fine jewelry handcrafted from 14 or 18 karat gold and Sterling Silver. Natural material like coral, wood and conch pearls are incorporated in their pieces as well. Treasure a bracelet, ring, earrings or pendant in their signature love knot design as a unique souvenir.
Address: 1112 Strand Street, St. Croix, 00820, Virgin Islands (US)
Phone: +1 877 773 5241
Opening hours: Monday to Saturday from 10:00 AM to 05:00 PM
Website: http://www.cruciangoldjewelry.com/Hotel: Renaissance St. Croix Carambola Beach Resort & Spa
Distance: 11.2 mi
A must on your itinerary, feed some teetotaling pigs a can of non-alcoholic beer for a unique experience during your Caribbean travels.
While exploring the St. Croix rainforest, a pit stop at Mt. Pellier Domino Club in Frederiksted is a must. This jungle bar features great drinks and delicious home-style cooking by Norma. Daily specials include Fish n Chips, Ribs, Catfish, Pork Chops, Burgers, Roti and Johnny Cakes. But what truly makes your experience unlike any other, is the beer drinking pigs in the restaurant's yard. For a meager fee, visitors can feed the pigs a non-alcoholic beer. Watch as they jump up in their pen to grab a can, pierce it open and guzzle it down with elan!
Address: Route 76, Mahogany Road, St. Croix, 00840, Virgin Islands (US)Hotel: Renaissance St. Croix Carambola Beach Resort & Spa
Distance: 6 mi
Island comfort food at its best, savor Cruzan specialties, homemade by Mrs. Harvey with local flavors and a lot of love, at this simple do.
Savor the authentic flavors of the island at Harvey's Restaurant. Sarah Harvey and her husband have been at the helm of this charming restaurant in downtown Christiansted since the late 1980s. Modest interiors, home-style Cruzan food and genuine hospitality bring back local patrons and tourists alike. Daily specials include Kallaloo, Stew Conch and Curry Goat served with a famous Caribbean cornmeal side dish called Fungi as well as local drinks. The walls are adorned with paintings, framed photographs and newspaper clippings of NBA star, Tim Duncan, who formerly dappled as a waiter here.
Address: 11B Company Street, St. Croix, 00820, Virgin Islands (US)
Phone: +1 340 773 3433Hotel: Renaissance St. Croix Carambola Beach Resort & Spa
Distance: 11.2 mi
This fast food joint serves the best Roti on the island. Savor this award-winning Caribbean burrito with a choice from conch, chicken, beef.
Singh's Fast Food is one of the best places to experience local flavors on the island. Located in the charming town of Christiansted, they specialize in West Indian and Caribbean cuisine. The award-winning menu features Roti varieties with your choice of filling, staples like Johnny Cakes and Fried Plantain, and specialties like Stew Beef, Roast Pork, Curry Goat, BBQ Ribs, Dolphin and Oxtail. Been in business for over two decades, dine in or avail their take out services, or have them cater your house party.
Address: 23-B King Street, St. Croix, 00820, Virgin Islands (US)
Phone: +1 340 773 7357
Website: http://singhs.stcroixrestaurant.com/Hotel: Renaissance St. Croix Carambola Beach Resort & Spa
Distance: 10.9 mi
The stunning beauty of real butterflies encased in clear casing, in this one-of-a-kind shop-cum-gallery makes for brilliant souvenirs.
Ever wondered what it would be like to capture a butterfly's beauty? The fantastic gallery does just that, to bring you a stunning array of exotic butterflies mounted in clear displays for you to marvel at. Before you wonder, the butterflies are collected after their life cycle is complete from reputed farms. From little boxes to gift as souvenirs to huge wall-mounted pieces with multiple specimens, there's something for everyone. A definite must-visit, if you're looking for truly unique stuff.
Address: 257 Calle De La Cruz, Old San Juan, San Juan, 00901, Puerto Rico
Phone: +1 787 723 2432
Website: http://www.butterflypeople.com/Hotel: Renaissance St. Croix Carambola Beach Resort & Spa
This place is a great open bar with wonderful atmosphere and good times. As a visitor, you need to try the martinis here!
Comanche Club, the lively bar by the bay, is one of the most chilled-out spots in all of Christiansted. Smell the salts of the sea as you indulge in some delicious concoctions ranging from classic martinis and cosmopolitans, to more inventive varieties. The laid-back vibe is contagious and has no one complaining.
Address: 1 Strand Street, Christiansted, 00834, Virgin Islands (US)
Phone: +1 340 773 0210Hotel: Renaissance St. Croix Carambola Beach Resort & Spa
Distance: 11.1 mi
The wonderful ambiance and friendly staff draw in a huge crowd of repeat visitors. Try the signature rum punch for a refreshing treat.
The quaint little Paradise Café in Christiansted is a foodie's paradise. This lovely establishment serves up an excellent array of drinks, snacks and seafood delicacies in a vibrant and laid-back setting. Try the crab-stuffed mahi mahi or one of their signature cocktails from the full service bar. The highlight, however, is the relaxed vibe and unrivaled service.
Address: 53B Company Street, Christiansted, 00836, Virgin Islands (US)
Phone: +1 340 773 2985Hotel: Renaissance St. Croix Carambola Beach Resort & Spa
Distance: 11.9 mi
Don't let appearances fool you, this restaurant is the ultimate in simple pleasures in life with quality food and beer.
Advertising itself as the island's only restaurant, pub and microbrewery makes the Fort Christian Brew Pub a worthy stop while on the island. The riveting menu with Cajun and Creole favorites made from the freshest produce includes jambalaya, jerk chicken and catfish wraps. But as the name says, the crowning glory are the brews; full bodied, handcrafted and brimming with local flavor. So do your vacation a favor and stop by Fort Christian's.
Address: 55 A&B King's Alley Walk, Christiansted, 00820, Virgin Islands (US)
Phone: +1 340 713 9820Hotel: Renaissance St. Croix Carambola Beach Resort & Spa
Distance: 10.7 mi
The gallery features sculptures, paintings, jewelry, photography, and so much more. Every week brings in something new here!
Owned and operated by Ruth Prager and her partner Mark A. Thompson, Gallery St. Thomas is located in downtown Charlotte Amalie in the beautiful Palm Passage. Voted as the “Best Gallery for Local Art,” it gives Caribbean-inspired artists a great opportunity to showcase their talents. From ceramics, paintings, metal works, sculptures, to photography, jewelry and much more, this gallery is definitely a treat for art lovers with their excellent art pieces.
Address: Palm Pasg, Saint Thomas, 00840, Virgin Islands (US)
Phone: +1 340 777 6363
Website: http://gallerystthomas.com/Hotel: Renaissance St. Croix Carambola Beach Resort & Spa
Learn about St. Croix’s history on guided walks through the hidden ruins of old plantations from the 17th Century!
Ruins Rambles is a historic location that offers its visitors a glimpse back in time. Enjoy the ancient walking trail that leads you to the ruins of the 17th-century sugar plantation. There are guided tours available that tells the plantation's history. Visit and enjoy a nice historic day out.
Address: 52 Estate Whim, Frederiksted, 00820, Virgin Islands (US)
Phone: +1 340 772 0598
Website: http://www.stcroixlandmarks.com/Hotel: Renaissance St. Croix Carambola Beach Resort & Spa
Distance: 11.2 mi
Built in 1755, this Catholic church is worth visiting to learn about the history of the area. Enjoy the beautiful surroundings.
Steeped in history, the Holy Cross Catholic Church is a pretty parish dedicated to Saint Thomas. It was built in 1755 and has been renovated extensively since, though some tombstones dating as far back as 1811 have withstood the test of time. Painted in pastels and beige, the church is characterized by towering white doors centered atop a grand staircase. Prayers and mass services are held on a regular basis.
Address: 45A Queen Street, Christiansted, 00820, Virgin Islands (US)
Phone: +1 340 773 7564
Website: http://www.hcccstx.org/Hotel: Renaissance St. Croix Carambola Beach Resort & Spa
Distance: 11.1 mi
Established 30 years ago, Royal Caribbean is known for its quality electronics. Get a Leica or Nikon to capture every moment of your trip.
Royal Caribbean is a must-visit for every electronics fanatic in Christiansted. This establishment is the local authority on everything electronic, and is well equipped with a dizzying collection of top-of-the-line cameras and laptops. The boutique also has an impressive selection of fine jewelry and Swiss watches. It is a veritable one stop shop for luxury items.
Address: 33 Main Street, Christiansted, 00842, Virgin Islands (US)
Phone: +1 340 776 4110
Website: http://www.royalcaribbeanvi.com/Hotel: Renaissance St. Croix Carambola Beach Resort & Spa
Distance: 9.8 mi