Travel Channel’s REAL Films on St. Croix

On Wednesday, Shoreline at Chenay Bay hosted a special party for Travel Channel’s show REAL.  The evening included a beach party with music by Kurt Schindler.  The 30-minute episode is slated to go live online in August and air on television in the fall.

The show filmed the following on St. Croix:

  • Visiting the Annaly Bay tide pools via Jeep with Tan Tan Tours
  • Horseback riding on the beach with Cruzan Cowgirls
  • Scuba diving and jumping off the Frederiksted pier
  • Scuba diving to plant coral and spear lion fish with The Nature Conservancy
  • Cooking with local produce / fish with Red Couch Cafe (at Beeston Hill Rehab Center)
  • Enjoying luxury accommodations on the east end provided by Vacation St. Croix

About Travel Channel’s REAL

Travel Channel’s original series REAL: [Location Name] digs deep into tourist destinations to get the authentic local experience beyond what tourists see on brief visits.  Thus far episodes have been filmed in Malibu and Aspen.

About Host Kinga Philipps

Kinga Philipps was born in Warsaw, Poland and also considers Bartlesville, Oklahoma her hometown, where she moved when she was five years old.  She is an actress and travel journalist for shows on Travel Channel (The Wild Side), National Geographic (America’s Lost Treasures) and SyFy (Legend Quest).  Philipps attended Oklahoma State University.

About Producer Shane Reynolds

Shane Reynolds owns the mobile production company Color Earth.  He is a writer, director, editor and producer.  Reynolds is known for his work on Travel Channel (Not Your Average Travel Guide) and National Geographic Wild (Shane Untamed).  He graduated from The University of Florida.

Ready to see the real St. Croix and not just what vacationers see?  Contact us today and download our free guide the 10 Best Reasons for Living on St. Croix.  Chris Hanley was the top broker on-island in 2014 and is the authority on Virgin Islands real estate. 

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