Caribbean Tourism

Food & Drink

Excursions

St Croix Agriculture was long the staple of the economy, cattle and sugar the main activities, and today there are the ruins of numerous sugar plantations with their Great Houses and windmills. Estate Whim is restored to the way it was under Danish rule in the 1700s and is well worth a visit; it is a beautiful oblong building housing a museum of the period...

Christiansted

The old town square and waterfront area of Christiansted, the old Danish capital, still retain the colourful character of the early days. Overhanging second-floor balconies designed by the Danes to shade the streets serve as cool arcades for shoppers. Red-roofed pastel houses built by early settlers climb the hills overlooking Kings Wharf and there is an...

Places to Eat - St Thomas

There are many very good restaurants on the island, most of which are listed in Here’s How and St Thomas This Week, or you can get details in your hotel. The large hotels all have their own restaurants so you will not be short of places to eat. Award-winning ribs from Bill’s Texas Pit BBQ, a mobile truck which shows up Tue-Sat in the Waterfront and Red Hook...

Places to Eat - St John

At the highest viewpoint on the island on Centerline Road, Bordeaux Mountain, is Chateau Bordeaux, T7766611. Fine dining, expensive, dinner only, reservations advised. Cruz Bay Asolare, Northshore Rd, T7794747. Expensive, Euro-Asian cuisine, lovely setting, dinner only, reservations recommended. Café Roma, T7766524. Italian food and good pizza, open...

Places to Eat - St Croix

Christiansted Club Comanche, Strand St, T7730210. Popular and good for lunches and dinners, one of the oldest places in town. Top Hat, Company St, between King Cross St and Queen Cross St, T7732346. Excellent and spotlessly clean but pricey at US$20-28 for entrées, Scandinavian food, Smorgaasbord, steaks and seafood, open Mon-Sat dinner only. Lunchería, on...