Introducing St Croix, USVI
More laid-back and relaxed than bustling St Thomas, St Croix is the largest of the islands and offers a great range of outdoor pursuits as well as historic sights, good restaurants and shopping in the charming ports of Christiansted and Frederiksted.
What to do and see on St Croix
Swim and snorkel at white-sand beaches, go scuba diving and hook up a kingfish or wahoo. Take a guided bike tour along the western shore and go horseback riding through tropical rainforest in Christiansted. Visit the Old Custom House, the wharf area and the historic Fort Christiansværn, which dates from 1774.
See marine animals at the Croix Aquarium or take a short boat ride over to nearby Buck Island where you can float above impressive marine gardens on a protected reef at one of the world’s most famous snorkelling sites.
St Croix offers a choice of honeymoon accommodation options, with many resorts providing free water sports as well as nightly entertainment. Try the luxurious Buccaneer, a family owned resort that faces three of St Croix’s best beaches.
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Best time to honeymoon in St Croix
The best time for a honeymoon in St Croix, US Virgin Islands is from late November to April. The climate is subtropical year round, with high temperatures calmed by cooling trade winds.
For more climate info: St Croix Weather Guide
Expect an average of 28°C, with a high of 31°C in the summer months of May to October and an average of 25°C with a high of 28°C in the winter months between November and April. The hurricane season lasts from June to early November.
By air, St Croix is only 20 minutes from St Thomas, with daily no-stop flights from major US cities including Miami, New York and San Juan in nearby Puerto Rico.
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