About The Buccaneer - Luxury US Virgin Islands Resort
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About Us

Start Planning Your Stay At Our Luxury USVI Resort

The first hotel in St. Croix to be built and operated by an island family, The Buccaneer Beach & Golf Resort is one of the most iconic and historic luxury resorts in the U.S. Virgin Islands. To assist with planning your stay, we welcome you to learn more about us. 

A lady standing & posing on a balcony at The Buccaneer Resort St. Croix


It is with pleasure that I welcome you to The Buccaneer’s website and I hope that our site will entice you to visit in the near future. The Armstrong family has owned and operated the resort since my grandparents opened the doors in 1947 and we celebrate 75 years. I hope that you will take time to read The Buccaneer’s fascinating history in the pages of this website.

Over the years, we have taken great pleasure in the high honors that we have received from the travel industry as well as a multitude of “World’s Best” accolades. Our deepest satisfaction comes from the glowing reports of satisfied guests, many of whom we’ve been proud to serve for generations. You have our enduring promise that we will strive to meet and exceed the highest standards of taste, elegance and our guests’ discerning preferences. Our pledge is best expressed in our mission statement.

"Our mission is for every guest to return to The Buccaneer and become part of The Buccaneer family. We pledge to provide world-class service and to share our heritage, warmth, and friendliness, ensuring that every visitor becomes an ambassador for St. Croix."

 All of us at The Buccaneer hope to welcome you in the future.

Warm regards,

Elizabeth A. Armstrong

Third generation owner, The Buccaneer.

The Buccaneer is proud to have hosted Sports Illustrated Swimsuit during their recent photoshoot on St. Croix.

St. Croix Basics

TIME ZONE: Atlantic Standard Time. Daylight savings time is not used. In winter, St Croix is one hour ahead of the eastern U.S. coast. In the summer, the time is the same.
CURRENCY: U.S. dollar. Credit cards are widely honored.
TEMPERATURE: Winter 72 to 85F; Summer 77 to 89F
ELECTRICITY: 110-volt current, the same as the continental U.S.

FLIGHT SCHEDULE: 2024 Flight Schedule

Travel Documents

Passports are not required for U.S. citizens traveling to the territory. In the absence of a passport, proof of citizenship is required. A birth certificate with a raised seal plus a government-issued photo ID will suffice in lieu of a passport. 

Parents or guardians need to travel with documentation of their children's identity to clear through airport Customs when departing St. Croix. A birth certificate, passport or some form of ID will need to be presented to Customs for all children traveling.  

There is no inbound U.S. Customs nor immigration checks. Outbound immigration and U.S. Customs clearance is processed in St. Croix, which allows you to avoid long lines on your trip home.

See www.travel.state.gov for further information.

Dining at The Buccaneer

The Buccaneer offers a variety of dining options for our guests to choose from. Most leisure rates include our full American breakfast buffet. Lunch is served beachfront and dinner varies locations in the evening. Themed dinner nights and live entertainment are offered seasonally. 

We do not offer an all-inclusive dining program at this time. Kids' menus are available in all of the restaurants.

Sample menus and restaurant descriptions are available on our Dining Page

Check-In/Checkout Times

Check-in is at 3:00 p.m. Checkout is at 11:00 a.m. Hospitality rooms will be made available, if possible, for early arrivals or late departures.

Guest Welcome Packet

In an effort to create a safe environment for our guests and employees, we ask that you read our Guest Welcome Packet and return pages two and three to our reservations team prior to arrival. The welcome packet will advise on new protocols and procedures that will be in place during your stay. 

Preference Sheet

Hotel Registration

The Buccaneer requires all guests to sign in on a Registration Form at the front desk.

Registration Form

No Smoking

The Buccaneer is a non-smoking facility. Smoking is not allowed in guest rooms, restaurants nor any other public space.


The main entrance, restaurants and lounges, meeting space, entrance to the onsite swimming pool, the route to the registration desk and guest rooms are accessible. All accommodation categories offer rooms suitable for handicapped guests.


Small, pre-approved dogs are welcome at The Buccaneer as well as service dogs.