Activities in Christiansted

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Although it is just one square mile in size, Christiansted is one of just two major settlements on the island of St. Croix.  Lively and bustling to some, but cool and calm to others (it all depends on where you're visiting from), you might say that this town fits somewhere in the middle and is a great destination for all.  In fact, the available activities are diverse enough that most people will find plenty of ways to keep busy.

Sightseeing is a highly recommended activity.  The historic section of town takes up 28 acres of space and features centuries-old Danish style buildings and even a military fort.  Shopping allows visitors to pick up duty free good to bring home, and the restaurants along the shore are a great way to experience local cuisine.  Speaking of the shore, it is hard to keep visitors away from it.  Sailing and fishing charters are always coming and going, and snorkeling and scuba diving trips are popular as well. 

Diving

Christiansted Diving

The historic city of Christiansted has just as much see under the water as it does on land. The areas just outside the harbour are known as one of the most popular destinations in the Caribbean, let alone the Virgin Islands.

There are 4 dive services and at least 6 different dive sites to choose from. To get more information on diving in this area read this page.

Fishing

St. Croix Inshore

From Christiansted, tourist will have the option of fishing in either the Caribbean or Atlantic Ocean, offering a good diversity of fish to angle for.

If you and your traveling companions like to fish you might be happy to know there are a few charter fishing services that operate from this area. Readers can get more information concerning fishing in this area can do so by clicking here.

Golf

St. Croix Golf

Like to play golf? There are a couple of golf courses in the area. The area courses are Buccaneer Golf Course and Reef Golf Course. For a detailed guide to the course, including contact information, number of holes, location, and more click on the name of the course. To see our full guide to golf courses throughout St. Croix, read this page.

Sailing and Boating

Big Beard's Adventure Tours

The following chart provides a few details concerning area firms that can help you get out on the water.

Boating Opportunities In And Around Christiansted
Name Phone Location
Big Beard's Adventure Tours (340) 773-4482 Downtown Christiansted
Jolly Roger Charters (340) 513-2508 Downtown Christiansted
Roseway Sailing (340) 626-7877 0.4 mi. East-Northeast of Downtown Christiansted
SailOnZulu (340) 514-2270 2.4 mi. East-Northeast of Central Christiansted

If you're interested in reading about nearby marinas and charter operators follow this link.

Shopping

St. Croix Ultimate Bluewater Adventure

If you're vacationing with some people who love to shop they can explore some of the area's 34 retail shops. To find out about opportunities for shopping in and around Christiansted, follow this link.

Sightseeing

Steeple Building

Another great activity is spending some time exploring the sights, sounds and culture of Christiansted. Sights in the area include 5 historic sites and various other attractions of interest to tourists. Nature enthusiasts are likely to have a good time at the area's outdoor parks and botanical garden. Anyone needing to get more details about area sightseeing opportunities can do so by following this link.

The table just below lists some key facts concerning a firm that will help you have a great time sightseeing.

Sightseeing Services In And Around Christiansted
Name Type Phone Location
Caribbean Adventure Tours Kayaking Service (340) 778-1522 4.1 mi. Northwest of Central Christiansted
Sea Thru Kayaks Kayaking Service (340) 244-8696 4.3 mi. West-Northwest of Central Christiansted
Tan Tan Tours Excursions and Sightseeing Service (340) 773-7041 Downtown Christiansted
Virgin Kayak Tours Kayaking Service (340) 514-0062 4.2 mi. West-Northwest of Central Christiansted

Snorkeling

Tan Tan Tours

If you like to snorkel you'll be pleased to know you'll have the chance during your vacation in Christiansted. To find out about other snorkeling opportunities, see this page.

Spas

Relaxing in a spa might be one of the most enjoyable parts of your vacation. Finding a spa that you'll like shouldn't be hard, considering that there are 5 spas located in this area. To navigate to our complete page about spas, navigate to this page.

Tennis

Buccaneer

If you like to play tennis you might want to stay at a hotel with a tennis court. Fortunately, you can choose from 6 properties in the area that offer tennis.

The table below highlights some key facts. At a glance, you'll see the number of courts on-site, whether lighting is offered, and some other helpful details. Click on the names to learn about other aspects of the property.

Accommodations with Tennis In And Around Christiansted
Property Location Tennis Courts Lit Courts Tennis Pro
Buccaneer 1.5 mi. East-Northeast of Central Christiansted 8 check check
Tamarind Reef Hotel 2.3 mi. East-Northeast of Central Christiansted 4 check
Sugar Beach Condominiums 1.1 mi. West-Northwest of Downtown Christiansted 2 check
Club St. Croix Beach & Tennis Resort 1.1 mi. West-Northwest of Downtown Christiansted 3 check
Mill Harbour Beach Resort 1.3 mi. West-Northwest of Downtown Christiansted 4
Colony Cove Beach Resort 1.2 mi. West-Northwest of Downtown Christiansted 2 check

For instance, Buccaneer has a tennis pro who can give you lessons or tips for improving your game.

Other Activities

Information about some other activities are listed here:

Other Activities In Christiansted
Name Type Phone Location
Beach Massage and Bodywork Delivered Massage Therapist (340) 513-8440 Downtown Christiansted
Christiansted Boardwalk Scenic Trail -- Downtown Christiansted
D C Canegata Ballpark Sporting Event Venue -- 0.7 mi. East-Southeast of Downtown Christiansted
Island Flight Adventures Jet Ski Rental Service -- Downtown Christiansted
 

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