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.
Full of landmarks, restaurants, and other places to visit, bicycles and scooters can be a great way to hop from place to place. Of course, a scenic ride down the historic streets can be an activity all in itself.
If you like the idea of riding in the open air, you're in luck -- there is an agency that can help make it happen. To learn more about bike and scooter rentals, go to this page.
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.
You'll find 5 dive services and at least 6 good dive sites to choose from. To reach our page about scuba diving in this area, go to this page.
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.
Want to catch some fish during your vacation? You might be pleased to know there are 4 charter fishing services that operate from this area. To see our page about deep sea fishing, read this article.
Take a moment to read the chart below to find out more about local providers that can enable you to get out on the open water.
|Big Beard's Adventure Tours||(340) 773-4482||Downtown Christiansted|
|Bilinda Charters||(340) 514-2270||Downtown Christiansted|
|Jolly Roger Charters||(340) 513-2508||Downtown Christiansted|
|Roseway Sailing||(340) 626-7877||0.4 mi. East-Northeast of Downtown Christiansted|
If you're interested in reading about nearby marinas and charter operators see this page.
If you have some foks who enjoy exploring new shops vacationing with you, they'll be interested to know that more than 60 retail stores are located in this area. Click to find our page concerning shopping in and around Christiansted.
You should plan on spending some of your time exploring the sights and sounds of life in Christiansted. The area features 5 historic sites and various other attractions of interest to travelers. Travelers who like being outside frequently have a pleasant time visiting the area's outdoor parks and botanical garden. To reach our complete page about sightseeing attractions and opportunities, go to this page.
Information about a firm that will help you have a great time enjoying the local sights can be seen down below.
|Caribbean Adventure Tours||Kayaking Service||(340) 778-1522||4.1 mi. Northwest of Central Christiansted|
|Excursions and Sightseeing Service||(340) 514-0054||Downtown Christiansted|
|Seaside Tour||Excursions and Sightseeing Service||(340) 643-8081||Downtown 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|
If you love to snorkel you're in luck -- you'll have plenty of chances to do so while vacationing in Christiansted. Those needing to find more details about opportunities to go snorkeling here.
Relaxing in a spa could be one of the most enjoyable parts of your vacation. Spa-goers will find plenty of options, considering that there are 5 spas that operate in this area. To visit our page about spas, go to this page.
If you like playing tennis your best bet is to make your reservations at a hotel that has a tennis court. Fortunately, you can choose from 6 properties in the area that offer tennis.
The following table can help clarify your options. At a glance, you'll see the number of courts available, whether lights are available for evening play, and some other details. Click on the names to read about other aspects of the property.
|Property||Location||Tennis Courts||Lit Courts||Tennis Pro|
|Buccaneer||1.6 mi. East-Northeast of Central Christiansted||8|
|Tamarind Reef Hotel||2.3 mi. East-Northeast of Central Christiansted||4|
|Sugar Beach Condominiums||1.1 mi. West-Northwest of Downtown Christiansted||2|
|Club St. Croix Beach & Tennis Resort||1.1 mi. West-Northwest of Downtown Christiansted||3|
|1.3 mi. West-Northwest of Downtown Christiansted||4|
|Colony Cove Beach Resort||1.2 mi. West-Northwest of Downtown Christiansted||2|
For example, Buccaneer has a tennis pro who can give you lessons or tips for improving your game.
The following table lists information about other activities.
|Massage Therapist||(340) 719-1804||Christiansted|
|Beach Massage and Bodywork Delivered||Massage Therapist||(340) 513-8440||Downtown Christiansted|
|Cane Bay Christiansted||Snorkeling Equipment Rental Service||(340) 718-9913||Downtown Christiansted|
|Snorkeling Tour Operator||(340) 773-2628||Downtown Christiansted|
|Caribbean Sea Adventures||Snorkeling Tour Operator||(340) 773-2628||Downtown Christiansted|
|Scenic Trail||--||Downtown Christiansted|
|Sporting Event Venue||--||0.7 mi. East-Southeast of Downtown Christiansted|
|Jet Ski Rental Service||--||Downtown Christiansted|
|Watersports Operator||(340) 773-2628||Christiansted|
|St. Croix Ultimate Bluewater Adventure||Snorkeling Equipment Rental Service||(340) 773-5994||Downtown Christiansted|
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