ROCK CONCERT & BLOCK PARTY – JULY 1, 2017
Rock out on St. Croix for a street block party and performance by Journey Tribute Band, DSB on July 1, 2017. Enjoy Crucian fun with entertainment, street vendors and island vibes. Stay with us and be steps from all the fun. Don’t forget to use code: FB20 when booking on our website to get 20% off the best available rate.
FIRST ANNIVERSARY OF THE NEW CARAVELLE HOTEL & CASINO
April 2017 marked the first anniversary of the completely remodeled and renovated Caravelle Hotel & Casino. Our first year was filled with new and returning guests, amazing journalists like JetSetSarah, visiting bloggers (mermaids, rum drinkers and Squishy Monster‘s, too!) who were thrilled with the renovations and the addition of the casino. If you have not yet had the chance to discover the new Caravelle, book your stay and explore all the new additions to the historic town of Christiansted including Adorn, Baked Cafe, balter, Toast and more. www.HotelCaravelle.com
In the photo: This mermaid works at SCUBA dive shop.
Rasamaya Yoga’s Elemental flow conference returns
Join Rasamaya’s amazing faculty for a life-changing, playful immersion on the magic island of St. Croix. Rasamaya merges integrative medicine, neuroscience, and exercise science with the wisdom of yoga philosophy as it applies to modern life. As a methodology, Rasamaya utilizes the ancient theory of the nine major rasas (or core emotions) as a base to create inspiration in their Live Pain Program, classes, workshops, retreats, and teacher trainings. The St. Croix retreat is scheduled for June 22-25, 2017. The instructors will be holding classes at an open-air yoga studio walking distance from Caravelle Hotel. Retreat participants will also have the opportunity to participate in donation based classes throughout the weekend offered by Rasamaya Yoga Teacher Trainees that benefit the Women’s Coalition of St Croix. Learn more at Rasamaya Yoga.
The U.S. Virgin Islands Department of Tourism has launched “Centennial PLUS”, an enhanced summer and fall travel promotion to coincide with the destination’s 100th anniversary as a U.S. territory.The new, expanded package, which can be booked through participating tour operators, offers $400 in VI Spending Credits as well as the fourth night free for a minimum four-night stay. The credits can be easily redeemed at restaurants, retail stores, attractions, and activities.The package must be booked through participating tour operator partners through June 1, 2017 for travel between June 1 and October 31, 2017. To receive the $400 in spending credits and the fourth night free, a minimum four-night stay at participating hotels is required.Participating tour operators include American Airlines Vacations, Apple Vacations, CheapCaribbean.com, Costco Travel, Delta Vacations (MLT), Expedia Inc., Flight Center Travel Group (Libgo), JetBlue Vacations, Pleasant Holidays, Travel Impressions and Tourico Holidays.
Honeymoon package at caravelle hotel & casino
Couples can blend romance and adventure with Caravelle Hotel’s Caribbean Honeymoon Package which includes accommodations for three-nights, a bottle of champagne upon arrival, a candle-light dinner, and a choice between a sailing adventure or an island tour. For more information call 800-524-0410.
Caravelle Hotel & Casino’s Caribbean Honeymoon Package offers accommodations in a deluxe king ocean-view room, a bottle of champagne, a candle-light dinner at the award winning Rum Runner’s waterfront restaurant, his and her t-shirts and a choice of sailing to Buck Island National Park or an island tour exploring the many historical and cultural sites of St. Croix.
The choice of adventures, both the sailing and the island tour, depart in front of Caravelle Hotel & Casino. Guests who go sailing, walk a few steps to the boardwalk and hop on Big Beard’s catamaran, which sets sail to Buck Island, a national park located two miles from St. Croix. Guests enjoy beach time and snorkel the underwater trail. The sailing trip takes guests along the coast of St. Croix offering scenic views along the way.
Sweeney Toussaint of St. Croix Safari Tours greets couples wanted the island tour. Sweeney guides guests through the history and culture of St. Croix in his open-air red caravan bus, taking them back in time with visits to Whim Plantation Museum, historic landmarks such as the islands two forts, St. George Village Botanical Garden as well as favorite stops including the Cruzan Rum Distillery.
Wet Wedding Package
Caravelle Hotel & Casino is making a splash with their Wet Wedding Package where couples tie the knot under the sea. The full-service package includes dive gear, minister and a three-night stay. The Wet Wedding Package includes accommodations, two dives, marriage services performed by Captain Ed Buckley (includes consultation, ceremony and filing of documents), a candle-light dinner at Caravelle Hotel’s waterfront restaurant, his and hers T-shirts, champagne and flowers in the guest room and a choice of a Buck Island or Safari land tour. All taxes and services are included. The marriage license ($100) is additional. Diving is provided by St. Croix Ultimate Bluewater Adventures, voted the number one dive staff and number two dive operator in the world and is a PADI Gold Palm IDC facility.
The largest underwater wedding, according to the Guinness Book of World Records, was held on St. Croix on September 13, 2003, where 103 guests attended the underwater wedding ceremony of John Santino and fiancée Toni Wilson. The record has since been broken – but adventurous couples can always try to break the latest record!
Taste of St. Croix Package
St. Croix is a true culinary destination. The island is home to numerous boutique and organic farms and numerous culturally-rich culinary events including AgFest, Dine VI, St. Croix Food & Wine Experience, Taste of St. Croix and more. The annual Taste of St. Croix event (held every April) showcases the diverse cuisine and wine available on St. Croix, US Virgin Islands. Caravelle Hotel & Casino offers a flavorful package for the annual culinary event. The three-night stay includes two tickets to A Taste of St Croix, breakfast daily, and a copy of The St. Croix Food & Wine Experience cookbook. For rates, call Caravelle Hotel & Casino at 340-773-0687 and use rate code “Taste of STX.”