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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.

JANUARY EVENTS IN ST.CROIX


JANUARY 8, 15, 22, 29, 9-10 AM
SUP Yoga East End Paddle Club, Chenay Bay

Explore basic yoga poses & become comfortable with the paddleboard as your yoga mat. 60min/$25 Register: (340)-643-5824 (828)-280-4987. kitestcroix.com
JANUARY 8
13th Annual Sea Swim Frederiksted Pier to Rainbow Beach

The St. Croix Dolphins invite swimmers of all ages & abilities to race 1-mile in the open sea. Registration: stcroixdolphins.org or Good Hope Country Day School. (340) 513-3602
JANUARY 8, 4-10 PM
3 Kings Drag Races St. Croix

Motorsport Complex Let the 2017 drag races begin! cdra2016@gmail.com
JANUARY 10, 10 AM-12 NOON
Ceramics Classes with Sara Hayes Caribbean Museum Center for the Arts
Taino replica classes every Tuesday for 3 weeks! $100, including firing. (340) 772-2622 cmcarts.org

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