Archive | April, 2016

St. Croix Activity Guide: Hike to Annaly Bay Tide Pools

Annaly Bay tide pools are a gorgeous, naturally occurring feature of the north shore of St. Croix.  Ocean waves crash up and over the side wall of the pool. The hiking trail begins at...

St. Croix Wins Majority of USVI Sailing Team Slots to Compete at World Optimist Championship in Portugal

The Virgin Islands Optimist Dinghy Association (VIODA) announced April 20 the sailors who will represent the U.S. Virgin Islands in the 2016 World Optimist Championships in Portugal....

St. Croix Activity Series: Slow Down for Dinner at Ridge to Reef Farm

Ridge to Reef (R2R) is a sustainable farm on the west end of St. Croix in the rain forest. Once a month they offer slow down dinners, which are a unique island experience. Each course...

St. Croix Hosts Caribbean Skyway Air Rally

The 2016 Caribbean Skyway Air Rally just passed through St. Croix’s Henry E. Rohlsen airport (STX).  The island co-hosted days three through five of the event with the...

St. Croix Hosts Special Olympics

St. Croix Special Olympics At-A-Glance Date: Saturday, April 9 Location: Renaissance field Annual event held for 39 consecutive years Event Director: Jana Lee (daughter of previous...

St. Croix Activity Series: Golf

St. Croix has always been home to a happy group of retirees and snowbirds (retirees who “fly south” from the U.S. mainland for the winter).  Retiring in the Virgin Islands...

2016 Coconut Cup Draws SUP Athletes to St. Croix

This past weekend, Freedom City Surf Shop hosted the third annual Coconut Cup, a stand-up paddle boarding (SUP) festival.  The event was headquartered at Teres Veho, just north of...