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.

VI Slice Program: Helping Residents Buy First Home

VI Slice Program: Helping Residents Buy First Home

Dream of owning a home? Are you in a moderate income household? Do you need help in financing a mortgage? Back in October, we mentioned a collaboration with Governor Albert Bryan Jr, the Office of Disaster Recovery, and the EDA in partnership with local banks and...

St. Croix Designated as a National Heritage Area

St. Croix Designated as a National Heritage Area

National Heritage Areas (NHA) are places where historic, cultural, and natural resources combine to form cohesive, nationally important landscapes.  There has been only 21 areas in the US with this designation, and we are so excited to hear that St. Croix has been...

Zeny’s Restaurant in Downtown Christiansted

Zeny’s Restaurant in Downtown Christiansted

Get a delicious fill of flavor at a St. Croix restaurant that’s been in business for almost 30 years! Zeny’s Restaurant originally opened its doors in 1996 on Company Street in downtown Christiansted. Named for its owner Zenaida Nunez, Zeny’s Restaurant is described...

Jack & Isaac’s Bay

Jack & Isaac’s Bay

Picturesque beach, smooth white sand and turquoise waters as far as the eye can see are a handful of rewards one receives when deciding to hike to Jack & Isaac Bays. Located on the southside of the extreme eastern edge of St. Croix, the once hard-to-get-to bays...

Recapping the 70th Crucian Christmas Festival

Recapping the 70th Crucian Christmas Festival

Crucian culture, music, mas and revelry was on full display for the 70th Crucian Christmas Festival 2022-2023! After a two-year hiatus caused by the global pandemic, the festival returned with in person events ranging from beauty pageants, food festivals, parades and...

NEW St Croix Area Reports (December 2022)

NEW St Croix Area Reports (December 2022)

If you are ready to buy a new home or put your property on the market on St. Croix , we encourage you to take a look at the December Coldwell Banker real estate reports --- available below! The sales data will be help you understand the number of listings sold, days...

Airline Service to St. Croix for the Coming Season

Airline Service to St. Croix for the Coming Season

We always encourage friends and tourists to check the airlines' websites for the most up to date information on flights to St. Croix. St. Croix Ultimate Bluewater Adventures shared their scoop on airline service changes that are coming up for season. Read SCUBA's...

2022 St Croix Gift Guide – Christie’s 22 Gift Ideas!

2022 St Croix Gift Guide – Christie’s 22 Gift Ideas!

Season’s Greetings! This is Christie! Since December 1st, I have been posting Christie’s Crucian Gift Guide on our social media accounts with many of my favorite local places to shop where I’ve bought gifts for others, and some for myself! It’s been really fun...

2022 Crucian Christmas Festival

2022 Crucian Christmas Festival

Reflections of Culture, Music, Mas and Revelry! This vibrant, imaginative theme for the 2022- 2023 Crucian Christmas Festival is the perfect description of what the essence of festival season is all about. After a two-year hiatus, Crucian Christmas Festival returns...

NEW St Croix Area Reports (November 2022)

NEW St Croix Area Reports (November 2022)

If you are considering home ownership on sunny St. Croix, there are some good news! There are a number of wonderful properties available on island now perfect for buyers to make a second home or a forever home! Recently the mortgage rates have been decreasing and The...

New Loan Limits in 2023 on St. Croix, USVI

New Loan Limits in 2023 on St. Croix, USVI

It's great news to see the new loan limits for 2023 on St. Croix, USVI for conventional and FHA loans. The caps have raised which means more potential buyers will qualify. With the recently lower mortgages rates (it has for the last 4 weeks!) and the increased loan...