Sailing, Fishing, Golf, Water Sports and Sports
is a paradise for water and sports enthusiasts, offering everything
from sailing and motor yachting, swimming, snorkeling, and SCUBA diving
to riding wave runners, water skiing, parasailing, windsurfing, sailing,
sport fishing, horseback riding, tennis, golf and bicycle rentals.
There are several
wonderful beaches including Cane Bay Beach (right in front of Villa
Dawn); Davis Bay, Protestant Cay; Buccaneer, the Reef, and Cramer Park
(all near Caribbean Dream) and Rainbow Beach. There are several other
beaches that you can explore and find on your own. All beaches are public,
even those at the hotels.
here for more information on St. Croix beaches.
This is an 850-acre national park. In
fact, it is the first national park to be located underwater. Two underwater
snorkeling trails weave through its Marine Gardens. This is a great
place for all snorkelers - beginner to advanced. Many various boating
companies offer a variety of excursions to Buck Island. There is also
a park with picnic areas. Boats depart from the Wharf area in Christiansted
or Green Cay Marina. Half and Full day excursions available:
Sailing and Buck Island Tours
- 340-514-2270 - a 37' sloop - 6 person max
Teroro II - Trimaran, 340-773-3161
Jasmyn Charters - 603-781-9864
- Christiansted Harbor
Llewellyn's Charter - Tel.
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to go to their website
DINNER RESERVATIONS: 340-773-9631
- See our
page for more information.
Scuba aficionados consider St. Croix's
northern coast to be some of the best scuba diving in the Caribbean,
largely because of its spectacular
In particular, Cane
Bay and Salt River Canyon offer experienced divers challenging
and beautiful diving destinations. The snorkeling is fabulous here as
well - and Cane Bay Beach is right in front of Villa Dawn! Frederiksted,
located on the west end of the island, also offers SCUBA divers some
great dive sites. You can dive the pier and also some great wrecks.
Boats leave from both Christiansted harbor and Frederiksted.
In a Top 100 poll
taken in "Rodale's Scuba Diving Magazine" readers rated St. Croix
for "Best overall destination, best visibility and value in the
Caribbean, and the world's most popular destination" and # 2
" best shore diving"!
US Virgin Islands placed #2 for "best
Day and night dives available. Prices
run from $45 for a one-tank dive. For novices, instruction is available
from many reputable dive shops.
Cane Bay Dive Shop
- 5 minute walk from
and only an 10 minute
Open 7 days a week, packages for all levels 340-773-9913 8-7 p.m. Also
a location in Frederiksted at 340-772-0715
Beard's Adventure Tours
- Snorkel tours to Buck Island - 340-773-4482
Bushtribe Eco Adventure Tours
- 340-277-2503, for more information click
- 340-773-3307 • 800-235-9047 - Located in Christiansted, This is one
of our favorite dive shops for boat dives and is conveniently located
just 15 minutes from
Teroro II - Snorkeling Trips
- Frederiksted -1-340-772-DIVE (3483)
St. Croix Ultimate Bluewater Adventures
These waters are ideal for
sport fishing and record size catches are common be it Tuna, Wahoo,
or Blue Marlin. For a half or full day the following are some companies
you can call:
CATCH 22 and
Jade Hook Charters
water only one mile offshore. We have been operating
fishing charters from St. Croix for 25 years and are known
for our outstanding catches of: Dolphin, Tuna, Wahoo and
Marlin. Join Captain Dave for a day of "catching"
aboard Catch 22, a 38' Bertram wide body sport fisherman.
CATCH-22 will take you to some of the best off shore fishing
grounds in the Caribbean Sea!
Prices per trip: 6-hrs - $700.00,
8-hrs - $900.00
may vary according to fuel surcharges. All trips must be
cancelled within 48 hours to receive a refund. If trips
are not cancelled within 48 hours the credit card will be
charged the full price of the charter.)
Six (6) passengers.
includes: bait & tackle.
All fish stay with the
boat, but Capt. Dave will be happy to provide the angler’s
with a portion of the catch for dinner.
Captain Ryan DiPasquale
- 340-244-9062 -
with 18ft Beam
~Sub Zero Fridge
Ready for Fish
Half & Full-Day or Weekly charters.
All Major Credit cards Accepted. Visa, MasterCard
& American Express.
Phone: (340) 277-1751 Fess
38" Fantasy - 340-773-2628
Captain Carl Holley - Silverbay
Boat Dock, Christiansted Harbor - 340-277-4042
Captain Harold Price - 340-244-4232
Stress Buster Fishing Charters
- St Croix Marine, Christiansted - 340-713-5317 or 863-698-2701,
Golden Hook Fishing Club -
340-778-5738 Ext. 223
Golfers can go to three courses open
to the public. The Carambola, a Robert Trent Jones designed course (closest
to Villa Dawn-a 5 minute drive away), and the Buccaneer golf courses
are both 18 holes, while the Reef Golf Course is nine holes.
(click here for detailed course
Buccaneer Golf Course - 340-712-2100
- 18 hole
Carambola Golf Club - 340-778-5638
- 18 hole
340-773-8844 - 9 hole
Runners, Parasailing, Windsurfing
West End Water Sports
just 1 mile north of the Frederiksted cruise ship dock.
Our shop is right on Rainbow Beach next to Rhythms Beach Bar.
~Beach chairs & Umbrellas~
Jet Ski Tours
Ham's Bluff Light House
Call for pricing
Tennis buffs can find public courts
near the Fort in Frederiksted (1 court) or at Canegata Park (3 courts
- lighted) in Christiansted.
Several hotels will also allow non-guests
to play for a fee. Call for reservations:
Buccaneer Hotel - 8 courts,
2 lighted. Tennis pro available for lessons. $8 PP per hour, 340-773-2100
Chenay Bay Beach Resort -
2 courts, $5 PP per hour, 340-773-2918
Tamarind Reef Hotel - 2 lighted
Cal Grass courts. $8 PP per hour, evenings $5, 340-773-4455
The Reef - 773-8844 $5 PP
per hour, 340-773-8844
|There is great riding
in St. Croix that allows riders to go past Danish ruins,
rain forests and other coastal areas.
- "Ride where the mountains meet the sea" - morning and evenings, reserve
24 hours ahead - Located directly across the shore road from
and only an 8 minute drive from
Meet at "Off The Wall Bar and Grill" next to Cane Bay Beach. Call Stephen
O'Dea at 340-778-0933 to reserve.
Paul and Jill's Equestrian Stables
- Reservations 340-772-2880 or 340-772-2627 Closed Sundays
Tamarind Reef Hotel - 773-4455:
6 wicket croquet court, open to public. $ PP for 11/4 hour. Call for