Shopping in Christiansted

Christiansted is where you'll find the best shopping opportunities on St. Croix.  Most shops are located along King, Company, and Strand Street, but tourists often have a lot of luck picking up local products along the boardwalk.  Throughout town you'll find a mixture of stands, boutiques, and larger storefronts.

Top products to be on the lookout for are kitchenware, china, jewelry, perfume and other cosmetics, crystal, liquor, local arts and crafts, and cigarettes.  All of these products are duty free and often priced to sell. 

Gifts and Souvenirs

If you enjoy shopping for souvenirs or gifts you might enjoy a visit to Adorn, which is located in downtown Christiansted. Adorn is a home accessories and gift shopping adventure, with a carefully curated selection of intriguing and unusual items, including some you won't find anywhere else in the world. You will be able to find them at 41AB Queen Cross Street, Suite 2.

A second place to consider is Baci Duty Free, which is found a couple hundred yards (a few hundred meters) of Adorn. Take advantage of the duty-free prices in the Virgin Islands and stop by Baci for a selection of quality items at low prices. They're located at 1235 Queen Cross Street .

The following table has some details regarding 3 gift and souvenir shops in Christiansted.

Gifts and Souvenirs In Christiansted
Name Type Phone Location
Adorn Gift and Souvenir Shops (340) 227-1343 Downtown Christiansted
Baci Duty Free Duty Free Store (340) 773-5040 Downtown Christiansted
Nano Souvenir Shop Gift and Souvenir Shops (340) 773-8487 Christiansted

Specialty Shops

One of the popular speciality shops in the area is Cane Bay East. They are located in downtown Christiansted. Although not as extensive as their flagships store's offerings, this dive shop has a full selection of dive apparel and merchandise. Most people visit them for the daily scuba diving adventures, arranged to fit divers needs rather than the schedule of the shop, and the full list of PADI certification courses. Visitors can contact them at (340) 718-9913.

Another option is St. Croix Ultimate Bluewater Adventure, which is located a short distance from Cane Bay East. SCUBA can take you all around St. Croix to some of the best diving spots in the entire Caribbean. You will be able to dive reefs, caves, and shipwrecks, all while guided by a local expert. They can be found at 1104 Strand Street.

Maria Henle Studio: Located in an 18th century loft in Christiansted, Maria Henle Studio is the main gallery of diseased artist Maria Henle run by her family with permission from her estate to sell her works. Despite living abroad for many years, Henle was a native of St. Croix who worked in color etchings that depicted scenes of Caribbean landscapes and the sea. Visitors will find them at 55 Company Street.

Review this table for information concerning specialty shops that can be found in this area.

Specialty Shops In Christiansted
Name Type Phone Location
Cane Bay East Dive Shop (340) 718-9913 Downtown Christiansted
Crucian Gold Jewelry Store (340) 773-5241 Downtown Christiansted
James Family Florist Florist (340) 718-8663 Christiansted
Maria Henle Studio Art Gallery (340) 718-0372 Downtown Christiansted
Mitchell Larsen Studio Art Gallery (888) 307-8183 Downtown Christiansted
Natural Jewel Jewelry Store (340) 773-3845 Christiansted
Nelthropp & Low Diamonds & Fine Jewelry Jewelry Store (340) 773-0365 Downtown Christiansted
Panache Jewelers Jewelry Store (340) 719-6624 0.2 mi. South West of Downtown Christiansted
Sonya's Jewelry Store (340) 778-8605 Downtown Christiansted
St. Croix Ultimate Bluewater Adventure Dive Shop (340) 773-5994 Downtown Christiansted
Tropical Bracelet Factory Outlet Jewelry Store -- Downtown Christiansted
Wild Orchid Gifts Florist (340) 778-8046 Christiansted
ib designs Jewelry Store (340) 773-4322 Downtown Christiansted

Clothing and Apparel

Enjoy shopping for clothing? Consider dropping by Scuboutique -- it's located in downtown Christiansted. Offering high quality merchandise that adds to the vacation experience, Scubaoutique sells high quality brands and products that their shoppers can rely on for their in-water experiences along with clothing that will make you feel great while on the beach or at a restaurant. Guests will be able to find them at 1104 Strand Street.

Another option is Violette Boutique -- which is found about a hundred yards (a couple hundred meters) from Scuboutique. Offering much more than just the latest fashions, Violette brings customers a certain ambiance that makes them want to shop here time and again. Anyone looking to explore the island and travel in style will want to stop by Violette Boutique, if only just for a look. The property is located at 38 Strand Street.

Some of the apparel shops located in or near Christiansted are displayed here:

Clothing and Apparel Around Christiansted
Name Type Phone Location
Centipede The Outdoor Store Swimwear, Beachwear and Sportswear Store (340) 773-4482 Christiansted
Scuboutique Swimwear, Beachwear and Sportswear Store (877) 567-1367 Downtown Christiansted
Terry's Children Wear Children's and Infants' Clothing and Accessory Store (340) 778-5538 Epworth, 3.3 mi. West-Southwest of Central Christiansted
Violette Boutique Boutique (800) 544-5912 Downtown Christiansted

Food and Grocery

Looking for some food? Ziggy's Island Market is found in Frankfield, 4.7 mi. East of central Christiansted. Gas and convenience store items are sold here. In addition, there is a kitchen and tavern on-site. They're located at 5088 Estate Solitude.

Another option is Seaside Market and Deli, which is found 4.2 mi. (6.7 km) away from Ziggy's Island Market. If you are looking to buy some groceries or some local ingredients, the one stop place is the Seaside Market and Deli. Here you will be able to pick up everything from your milk and eggs to specialty cuts of meat and fish. They're located at 2001 Mt Welcome Rd..

Food Town Supermarket: You can pick up every item on your grocery list at Food Town, right in the middle of St. Croix. This supermarket maintains a selection of quality meats, dairy, cereals, and all other kinds of food products that you need on a daily basis. The property is situated at 4-G & 4-F La Grande Princesse.

Take a moment to read the table just below for more information about your options.

Food and Grocery Stores Around Christiansted
Name Type Phone Location
Food Town Supermarket Grocery Store (340) 718-9990 Sion Farm, 2.8 mi. West-Southwest of Central Christiansted
Plaza Extra Centerline East Grocery Store (340) 719-1870 Sion Farm, 2.7 mi. West-Southwest of Central Christiansted
Plaza Extra Centerline West Grocery Store (340) 778-6240 8.0 mi. West of Central Christiansted
Pueblo Supermarket Golden Rock Grocery Store (340) 718-0118 1.0 mi. West of Downtown Christiansted
Pueblo Supermarket Villa La Reine Grocery Store (340) 778-2311 4.8 mi. West of Central Christiansted
Seaside Market and Deli Grocery Store (340) 719-9393 0.7 mi. East of Downtown Christiansted
Ziggy's Island Market Convenience Store (340) 773-8382 Frankfield, 4.7 mi. East of Central Christiansted
 

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