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 should think about visiting Adorn, which is located in downtown Christiansted. The merchandise ranges the gamut from scented candles to inflatable "big balls of love." The selection includes watercolors from Gina Fedderson's Isola Bella line, as well as Ridgway's collection of leather pochettes and clutches. They're located at 41AB Queen Cross Street, Suite 2.

Another possibility is Baci Duty Free, which is found a couple hundred yards (a few hundred meters) of Adorn. Baci Duty Free carries a large selection of duty free items that includes precious stones and jewelry, including necklaces set with with colonial and ancient coins. They're at 1235 Queen Cross Street .

Still another option is Rare Finds. Stop by Rare Finds for the perfect gift for anyone. Rare Find keeps a large selection of souvenirs that fit any taste, personality, and budget. Visitors will find them on East End Road.

The table below offers some key facts concerning 9 of the gift and souvenir shops in the vicinity of Christiansted.

Gifts and Souvenirs Around 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
Cache Of The Day Gift and Souvenir Shops (340) 773-3648 Downtown Christiansted
Cleopatra Gift Shop Gift and Souvenir Shops (340) 778-6234 Epworth, 3.3 mi. West-Southwest of Central Christiansted
Karavan West Indies Gift and Souvenir Shops (340) 773-9999 Christiansted
Lavania's Souvenirs Gift and Souvenir Shops (340) 772-9202 Christiansted
Nano Souvenir Shop Gift and Souvenir Shops (340) 773-8487 Christiansted
Rare Finds Gift and Souvenir Shops (340) 713-9254 0.5 mi. East-Southeast of Downtown Christiansted
Rustico Gift and Souvenir Shops (340) 718-7257 2.4 mi. West of Central Christiansted

Specialty Shops

One of the popular specialty retailers in the area is Cane Bay East. This venue is located within 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. Call them at (340) 718-9913.

Another good option is St. Croix Ultimate Bluewater Adventure, which is found a short distance from Cane Bay East. You may think the island of St. Croix is beautiful, but wait until you take the plunge beneath the water! With St. Croix Ultimate Bluewater Adventures, or SCUBA for short, you will be able to explore the many dive sites and underwater marvels of St. Croix. They're located at 1104 Strand Street.

Maria Henle Studio: Not only can you purchase original copies of Maria Henle's works at the studio, but a select few other artists regularly display their works here as well -- including Fritz Henle and Tina Henle, her father and sister who are both photographers. They can be found at 55 Company Street.

The table directly below has more details concerning the specialty shops in Christiansted.

Specialty Shops In Christiansted
Name Type Phone Location
Cane Bay East Dive Shop (340) 718-9913 Downtown Christiansted
Christiansted Gallery Art Gallery (340) 773-4443 Christiansted
Crucian Gold Jewelry Store (340) 773-5241 Downtown Christiansted
Gold Shop Jewelry Store (340) 773-0365 Christiansted
Goldworker Jewelry Store (340) 773-5167 Christiansted
Maria Henle Studio Art Gallery (340) 718-0372 Downtown Christiansted
Maufe Gallery Art Gallery (340) 332-4556 Downtown Christiansted
Millennium Jewelry Jewelry Store (340) 772-4442 Christiansted
Mitchell Larsen Studio Art Gallery (888) 307-8183 Downtown 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
Royal Jewelers Queen Street Jewelry Store (340) 719-3345 0.2 mi. Southeast of Downtown Christiansted
Royal Jewelers Strand Street Jewelry Store (888) 248-8006 Downtown Christiansted
Silver Angel Christiansted Jewelry Store (340) 719-5533 Downtown Christiansted
Sonya's Jewelry Store (340) 778-8605 Downtown Christiansted
St. Croix Ultimate Bluewater Adventure Dive Shop (340) 773-5994 Downtown Christiansted
Thomas Hartwell Photography Gallery Art Gallery (340) 719-1201 Christiansted
Tropical Bracelet Factory Outlet Jewelry Store -- Downtown Christiansted
Yellow House Gallery Art Gallery (340) 719-6656 Christiansted
ib designs Jewelry Store (340) 773-4322 Downtown Christiansted

Clothing and Apparel

Interested in shopping for clothing? You might enjoy a visit to Scuboutique -- it's located in downtown Christiansted. They sell SCUBAPRO masks and snorkels along with Tommy Bahama menswear and Jams World for women. They also have an extensive line of high quality T-shirts with anything from funny themes to Dive themes. They're located at 1104 Strand Street.

A second option is Violette Boutique -- which is located 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. They're located at 38 Strand Street.

A third apparel shop you might want to visit is Island Tribe. Featuring floral designs and bright colors, the Caribbean themed dresses and batik clothing are perfect for exploring St. Croix. Island Tribe also carries clothing for any size from Small to 4X, so all will be able to enjoy the unique designs and flattering cuts. They are located at 57 Company Street .

Check out the following chart for information concerning apparel shops that can be found in this area.

Clothing and Apparel In Christiansted
Name Type Phone Location
Belle Femme Boutique Clothing Store -- 0.5 mi. East of Downtown Christiansted
Centipede The Outdoor Store Swimwear, Beachwear and Sportswear Store (340) 773-4482 Christiansted
Garment City General Clothing Store (340) 718-2222 1.0 mi. West of Downtown Christiansted
Gecko General Clothing Store (340) 778-9433 Christiansted
Hotheads Women's Clothing and Accessories Store (340) 773-7888 Downtown Christiansted
Island Tribe Women's Clothing and Accessories Store (340) 719-0936 Downtown Christiansted
Joanna Banana Boutique (340) 719-2705 Downtown Christiansted
Scuboutique Swimwear, Beachwear and Sportswear Store (877) 567-1367 Downtown Christiansted
Shay's Boutique Boutique (340) 719-7429 Downtown Christiansted
The White House General Clothing Store (340) 773-9222 Christiansted
Trends Boutique (340) 719-5633 Downtown Christiansted
Urban Threadz General Clothing Store (340) 773-2883 Christiansted
Violette Boutique Boutique (800) 544-5912 Downtown Christiansted

Food and Grocery

Hungry? Seaside Market and Deil is found within eastern Christiansted. 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. The property is located at 1 Estate Mountain.

Another place to consider is Royal Liquors, which is located less than a mile to the west of Seaside Market and Deil. Royal Liquors has a variety of liquors from Tequilla and Rum to Vodka and Scotch. The property is situated on Strand Street.

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

Food and Grocery Stores In Christiansted
Name Type Phone Location
Eagle Mini-Mart Grocery Store (340) 772-4100 Christiansted
J&W Grocery Grocery Store (340) 713-8100 Christiansted
King Street Market Grocery Store (340) 719-4700 Christiansted
Pueblo Supermarket Golden Rock Grocery Store (340) 718-0118 1.0 mi. West of Downtown Christiansted
Royal Liquors Beer, Wine, and Liquor Store (340) 773-8185 Downtown Christiansted
Seaside Market and Deil Grocery Store (340) 719-9393 0.7 mi. East of Downtown Christiansted
Stop and Save Grocery Store (340) 773-7050 Christiansted
 

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