STX News

On a monthly basis, we send out our newsletter with current St Croix news and upcoming events. We try to give a glimpse into life on our incredible island and hope it entices you to come feel the sand between your toes.

St. Croix Pickleball

St. Croix Pickleball

Pickleball is a sport that combines tennis, badminton, and ping-pong all in one, and it’s growing in popularity in the US Virgin Islands! The St. Croix Pickleball Committee thinks the sport gained traction in the territory about 2 years ago and has been organizing...

St Croix: World Central Kitchen

St Croix: World Central Kitchen

There’s no denying that the heart and soul of the Virgin Islands lies in the territory’s robust agriculture. With its rich, premium soil and its proximity to the equator, this combination creates a unique taste and texture in produce that surpasses the flavor of food...

Savant Restaurant in St Croix

Savant Restaurant in St Croix

Fresh, Flavorful & Creative Cuisine with an Eclectic Twist Since 1998, Savant has delivered on its promise of providing fresh, flavorful and creative cuisine to residents and visitors of St. Croix. Owner Tom Miller recalls the soft opening on the September night...

The Toxic 3 O’s in Sunscreen

The Toxic 3 O’s in Sunscreen

This US Virgin Islands — St. Croix, St. John and St. Thomas — has lush green hillsides and beautiful beaches surrounded by colorful coral reefs. According to the Nature Conservancy, coral reefs in the Virgin Islands are essential for a healthy ocean, thriving...

Grapetree Bay Hotel and Villas Return

Grapetree Bay Hotel and Villas Return

A renowned St. Croix hotel returns! Thirty-two years after Hurricane Hugo ravaged St. Croix, an iconic hotel has returned to its former space after its doors were shuttered due to the catastrophic 1989 storm. Grapetree Bay Hotel & Villas is located on St. Croix’s...

Q&A: Interview with Sweet Lime Furnishings, St. Croix

Q&A: Interview with Sweet Lime Furnishings, St. Croix

Living on St. Croix, we spend a lot of time outside enjoying the beautiful weather. Having outdoor living spaces are an important factor for many of our clients when they shop for a home. This month, we spoke with Pat Sellegren, owner of Sweet Lime Furnishings, about...

Q&A: Interview with Seascape Pools

Q&A: Interview with Seascape Pools

Here on St Croix, homes with pools are very popular. It's an amenity sought out by our buyers.  Recently, we talked about pools with Michael Baker of Seascape Pools on St. Croix and he has some great tips and information we want to share: What are the different...

NASA on St Croix to Study Weather

NASA on St Croix to Study Weather

We in the Caribbean experience a Saharan dust season, also know as the Saharan Air Layer. SAL has unique properties of warmth, dry air, and strong winds. It brings mineral rich dust that provides nutrients for tropical rainforests and marine life. It can also have...

Stargazing on St. Croix: August & September

Stargazing on St. Croix: August & September

Our clear skies are perfect for stargazing on St. Croix. We don't get tired of sitting out on the patio and taking in the natural beauty above us in the night sky. We feel so lucky to live on St. Croix. In the past the St. Croix Environmental Association, the St....

Local Eats: Martha’s Deli

Local Eats: Martha’s Deli

Start your morning off on the right foot with mouthwatering West Indian fare from one of St. Croix’s most cherished locales. Martha’s Deli is that hidden gem that local people and those in the know only tell you about if they believe you’ll appreciate it. For almost...