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Aerial view of beach and hotel at The Buccaneer
Couple stand-up paddling on the sea at The Buccaneer

St. Croix Attractions

Explore the u.s. virgin islands

The Buccaneer Beach & Golf Resort is just minutes from the best attractions and things to do in St. Croix, U.S. Virgin Islands. Explore historic towns and monuments, its rainforest, rum factories and botanical gardens. Hike to beautiful views, ride horseback on the beach and shop for handmade jewelry. Sail to Buck Island and snorkel the underwater trail. Try stand up paddleboarding, scuba or deep-sea fishing. Sip coconut water right from the source, dance with moko jumbie stiltwalkers and listen to steel pan tunes. Tee off on our 18-hole golf course with stunning views of the Caribbean and St. Croix coast.

Distance view of Buck Island Reef near The Buccaneer

Buck Island Reef National Monument

No trip to St. Croix is complete without a trip to beautiful Buck Island, the only underwater national monument. Spend the day or a half-day on this uninhabited island, known for its fabulous snorkeling. "One of the world's best beaches" according to National Geographic, Buck Island is surrounded by aqua waters and extensive coral reefs. Vendors offer full-day and half-day sails to Buck Island. The concierge is able to secure your reservations.

2 Scuba divers under the sea near The Buccaneer

Scuba Diving

For the novice or expert, St. Croix is a diver's paradise. Scuba Diving magazine recognized St. Croix for its famed scuba diving and snorkeling offerings in the Top 100 Readers Choice Awards, January-February 2009 issue. Among the destination's award highlights are top wall diving, top shore diving, top snorkeling and top overall value. St Croix received six awards, featuring the "Top Dive Destinations in the Caribbean Atlantic." There are more than 50 premium dive sites to choose from, including the wreck of the Rosamaria, the pier in Frederiksted and a spectacular 13,000 foot drop-off on the north shore known as The Wall. St. Croix. It has the largest living reef of any Caribbean island. 

Aerial view of Christiansted town near The Buccaneer

Christiansted Historic District

Experience colonial life in this celebrated community, which has preserved historic buildings along the waterfront. You can enjoy the unique architecture and participate in a walking tour that explains the history of each structure in fascinating detail.

Virgin Islands Food Tour

No need to think about what or where to eat on St. Croix. VI Food Tours got you covered! With a promise to transform visitors into locals, this guided food tasting & cultural walking tour in Downtown Christiansted is a unique Crucian foodie experience where guests enjoy six exclusive tastings of authentic local cuisine. Led by local guides, guests can experience multiple restaurants and dishes for one price and taste firsthand why St. Croix is considered a premier culinary destination in the Caribbean.

Captain Morgan beach bar area near The Buccaneer

Captain Morgan Distillery

If you love to be entertained, this wonderful distillery will make sure you won’t ever forget Captain Morgan! Get ready for a tour that will engage you with interactive exhibits, a fun video presentation and a history of Captain Morgan himself.

Vodka bottles in Sion Farm Distillery near The Buccaneer

Sion Farm Distillery

Sion Farm Distillery is located in the former home of St. Croix’s well-loved Island Dairies Company and features MUTINY Island Vodka® which we use in several of our craft cocktails. MUTINY Island Vodka® is made sustainably from local breadfruit. Visitors can enjoy a tour of their new, state of the art facility, which includes a fabulous tasting room and gift shop. 

Stone monument of Point Udall near The Buccaneer

Point Udall

Gorgeous sea views, stunning landscapes and great opportunities for scenic hiking are just some of the wonderful aspects of Point Udall. It’s a fantastic place to explore during your St. Croix visit.

The Nature Conservancy’s Estate Little Princess

Tour of the historic grounds and the coral restoration projects. Gifted to The Nature Conservancy in the 90s, the estate is on the National Register of Historic Places and offers  walking trails through historic grounds and lush plant life and flowers, ending at a quiet stretch of beach. Little Princess is also one of TNC’s Coral Innovation Hubs as the preserve will serve as a research location for new approaches to coral conservation and the related technology and science.