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St Croix is America's Paradise in the Caribbean.


ABOUT ST.CROIX
The island is 1700 miles south of New York, 1100 miles south east of Miami, near the eastern tip of the Caribbean island chain. On the same latitude as Acapulco and Hawaii, just below the Tropic of Cancer, it is eternal summer caressed by cooling tradewinds. The average temperature is in the mid-80s, and there's just enough rain to keep the ixora, hibiscus and bougainvillea in bloom. The island is 22.7 miles long, and at its widest only 8 miles, but in this stretch there are great varying landscapes. The eastern end is dry, with giant cactus and yucca clusters. The middle is flat fertile land, once the site of massive sugar cane plantations. The western end rises to a height of 1,096 feet on Blue Mountain, culminating in a rain forest of giant mahogany, saman and tibet trees.

The beaches are unique, some quiet coves, some, like Cane Bay, a world renown dive site. Snorkeling is easy, for abundant sea life and coral reefs are close to shore. The high salt content of the Caribbean Sea makes you more bouyant so snorkeling here is easy.

St. Croix offers your perfect winter vacation opportunity. Great summer-like weather together with a casual laid-back atmosphere, great beaches, reasonable prices and plenty to do. PLUS NO PASSPORT REQUIRED FOR US CITIZENS.

MARCH EVENTS IN ST.CROIX


MARCH 2, 5-8 PM
Multi-Artist Exhibit Reception
Art @ Top Hat Gallery Collaborative exhibit, “Memories,” celebrates the VI Transfer Day Centennial. Through March (Tues-Fri, 11am-4pm). (340) 513-3558, www.artattophat.com
MARCH 2 - 31
Mike Walsh - Open Studio STUDIO WALSH
Join us for a studio and shop tour or bring your lunch and enjoy some quiet time with sculpture. Thurs, Fri, Sat, 10am - 4pm all month. Walsh Metal Works building, Peter’s Rest. (340) 773-8169
MARCH 3, 5:30
PM Rock the Boat: Annual Roseway Gala
Ha’Penny Club A ‘dress-up’ fundraiser to benefit the National His - toric Landmark Schooner Roseway and its educational programs for kids. (340) 626-7877, www.worldoceanschool.org
MARCH 4, 10 AM-3 PM
Limpricht Park Vintage & Collectibles Fair Christiansted
Shop for treasures & edibles under the old shade trees; children’s activities. Sponsored by Christianst - ed Community Alliance. (340) 513-2081, Facebook
MARCH 4, 6 PM
Crucian Fusion ‘Traditional Gone Gourmet’ Fort Frederik
Museum Chef Ralph Motta and others celebrate Crucian Cuisine at this annual event; enjoy a taste of our culture! (340) 277-4834, www.chantvi.org EBRUARY 7, 6-9PM
Charity Event & Auction

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