If you go . . .
Where to stay
St. Croix Fantastic Flight promotion
US Virgin Islands Department of Tourism
Book at participating hotels through Jan. 31 for travel Jan. 27-March 24 for $300 airfare credit and lodging discount.
The Palms at Pelican Cove
4126 La Grande Princesse
Christiansted, St. Croix
Lively hotel with bar, restaurant, and snorkeling beach, from $199.
Renaissance St. Croix Carambola Beach Resort & Spa
Estate Davis Bay
Remote resort has golf, tennis, and dive shop, from $229.
7 Estate Shays, Christiansted
Locally owned resort golf course, beach, manicured lawn, from $299.
Where to eat
Eat @ Cane Bay
110 Cane Bay, Kingshill
Phenomenal view, vibe, and food, co-owned by Sudbury
native Katherine Pugliese. Start with “foot shots” ($2 each), entrees from $15.
11B Company St., Christiansted
A local institution where fish of the day gets you the whole fish, plus Caribbean sides for $15.
4C Hospital St., Christiansted
Romantic setting for creative fusion of Caribbean, Mexican, and Thai. Try Cassava Crusted Local Fish of the Day ($26), entrees from $15.
What to do
Christiansted National Historic Site
2100 Church St., Christiansted
Park includes five historic structures, including Fort Christiansvaern. Admission $3.
Buck Island Reef National Monument
Six concessionaires, listed on park’s website, lead snorkel trips to the island, from $60.
Salt River Bay National Historic Park
Above Columbus Landing
Visitors center open mid-November through June, Tue-Thu, free.
Tamarind Reef Resort
5001 Tamarind Reef
Snorkel rental $10, kayak $30.
Ridge to Reef Farm
1 Creque Dam Farm Road
Self-guided ($5) and guided tours ($35) of organic farm in rain forest. Overnight stays
Estate Whim Plantation Museum
52 Estate Whim, Frederiksted
Re-creates life on 19th-century sugar plantation. Admission $10.
Cruzan Rum Distillery Tour
Estate Diamond 3
Captain Morgan/Diageo Distillery Tour
1 Estate Annaberg and Shannon Grove, Kingshill