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Shopping in Historic Christiansted
With quaint cobblestone streets and some of the oldest Danish architecture in the Caribbean, Historic Christiansted offers a one-of-a-kind shopping experience. Pick up locally crafted jewelry or find special souvenirs for your friends back home.
Beauty and historic intrigue await you at Fort Christiansvaern, a mere 10-minutes away. Originally constructed in 1749, this traditional fort was built to protect the colony from pirates, slave uprisings and hurricanes. Visitors can take self-guided walking tours for a small fee.
St. George Village Botanical Gardens
Over 1,500 botanical species await you at the St. George Village Botanical Gardens, located on the site of a 19th century sugarcane plantation. Immerse yourself in a diverse array of flora, from succulents to orchids. Don’t miss the fully restored blacksmith’s shop and plantation supervisor’s house.
Estate Whim Museum
Learn all about the history of St. Croix’s at the Estate Whim Museum. As the only sugar plantation museum in the Virgin Islands, this restored 18th century property educates visitors on the industry’s past, as well as the slave labor that made it possible.
Bioluminescent Bay Tour
Do you believe in magic? You might after a tour of St. Croix’s incredible bioluminescent bays, home to three different types of bioluminescent organisms. As you paddle your kayak through the warm night air, watch as the water lights up around you.
The Buccaneer Golf Course
Located just five minutes from the hotel, the Buccaneer Golf Course features stunning scenery and dazzling ocean views. Players of all skill levels will enjoy playing on this 18-hole, par 70 course.
Divi Carina Bay Casino
Feeling lucky? Your chance is waiting for you at Divi Carina Bay Casino, located just 10 minutes from the resort. Try your hand at slots, table games and more.
Randall 'Doc' James Racetrack
Whether you want to bet on a horse or just cheer for the prettiest pony, you can count on being swept up in the excitement at the Randall ‘Doc’ James Racetrack.
If you like hiking, you won’t want to miss the Carambola Tide Pools. These lovely pools are located at the end of a beautiful two-mile trail, which winds through lush rainforest and ends at a black sand beach. Be sure to wear good walking shoes and bring plenty of water. These pristine pools are well worth the hike to get there.
Point Udall – Easternmost point in the United States
Recognized as the easternmost point in the country, Point Udall offers breathtaking views and a great photo op. Head out early to catch the first glimpse of sunrise in the United States.
Buck Island Reef National Monument
This unique uninhabited island is a protected National Park surrounded by coral reefs. Be sure to save plenty of time for snorkeling, and don’t leave without lounging on Turtle Beach – voted one of the world’s most beautiful beaches by National Geographic.
Domino Club (Beer Drinking Pigs)
No great vacation is complete without sharing a drink with the locals. In this case, our locals are island pigs. Tucked into the rainforest, this charming little restaurant will give you the opportunity to feed pigs (non-alcoholic) beer.
Cruzan Rum Factory
Take a tour of the Cruzan Rum Factory and learn how this quintessential island drink is made. The historic distillery is open seven days a week and tours cost $8.
Sandy Point National Wildlife Refuge
Featuring a three-mile strip of white sand and turquoise water, this wildlife refuge is a must-see in St. Croix. Snorkelers commonly spot sea turtles and rays here, while beachgoers enjoy the sparsely populated beach. Please note that it’s forbidden to stake anything in the sand (including umbrellas), so remember to bring plenty of sunscreen.
Tamarind Reef Resort Spa and Marina
5001 Tamarind Reef
Christiansted, VI 00820
Wonderful experience!Ann K
Perfect settingJohnny A
Beautiful and relaxing resort - worth a return visit!Blouiser
Great resort with excellent staffPam
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