Paul & Jill's Stables are located 90 miles from Puerto Rico, and 40 miles south of St. Thomas, within the chain of
Our stable at Estate Sprat Hall is located 1.5 miles north of the Frederiksted town on Route 58 or "Creque Dam Rainforest Road". On Route 58, we are the third driveway on the left in from the coastal road Route 63. We are a three minute walk from Sprat Hall Plantation, and/or Sprat Hall Beach. We're approximately 45 minutes away from Christiansted, and one hour from the East End of the island.|
Coming from St.Thomas, it's a 90 minute ferry ride to St. Croix, then a 45 minute taxi ride to our location. A sea plane from St. Thomas takes half-an-hour and then a half-hour taxi trip to our stable.
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:: LINKS TO SOME OF OUR FAVORITE BUSINESSES ON ST. CROIX ::
1. N2 The Blue Scuba Diving|
For a personal experience, the safety and service you desire, N2theBlue specializes in private and semi-private scuba groups by limiting their boats to 6 divers. The Pier, the Wall, wrecks, reefs, night dives, boat dives, shore-dives, and full gear rental -- N2theBlue dives more sites on the west and has a second location servicing the Wall and the Salt River Canyon. Want to try scuba diving? ½ day introductory course for beginners gets you in the water the same day, or try guided snorkeling, photography, and PADI dive instruction up to Divemaster level. Voted #1 Dive Shop by The Daily News' people’s choice and activity by TripAdvisor, N2theBlue is a full service PADI scuba diving center with rental gear, air fills, and Nitrox. Located 100 steps from the Frederiksted cruise ship pier. Call now to reserve your spot aboard.
2. Bluewater Travel|
"Bluewater Travel works hard to find the best travel rates for your national and international travel. They are a full service Travel Agency specializing in Caribbean Travel and focusing on St. Croix, U.S. Virgin Islands. They are able to put together the best packages with Hotels and Vacation Villas. Themselves residents of St. Croix, they are available to assist you in any problems that might arise during your trip. They know the islands and can help make your vacation the best vacation ever.
»» Check out the feature Bluewater Travel did on us!
||3. Gecko's Island Adventures|
Located in nearby Frederiksted, experience the thrill of riding an all-terrain vehicle (ATV) through the Sub-Tropical Rain Forest, exploring historical ruins, and viewing amazing vistas of the north shore and the island. Or cruise scenic byways on a scooter (coming soon) or bicycle to explore at your leisure. Whatever you choose, Gecko's Island Adventures will make your visit to St. Croix an experience that you will not soon forget.
||4. Go to St. Croix|
What makes gotostcroix.com unique from other online guides to St. Croix is
that it is produced entirely by island residents. You'll find information on everything from shopping to dining,
land activities, water activities, accommodations, history, culture, arts, and more. Informative articles written by
residents hep you plan the ideal vacation on St. Croix. Tell gotostcroix.com
what your interests are and they'll mail you a customized package!
||5. Budget Rental Car of St. Croix|
Locally owned and operated on St. Croix, Budget's rental counter and cars are located right at St. Croix Henry Rohlsen International airport, plus there are locations in Christiansted near the Seaplane ramp, and, for cruise passengers in Frederiksted across from the Pier. At Budget you'll find a friendly, caring staff and the newest models of cars, SUVs and vans. Voted Best Car Rental on
St. Croix 2011, 2012, 2013 & 2014
||6. St. Croix Heritage Trail|
This 72-mile driving tour connects our Caribbean island's historic sites and attractions and
includes many significant natural areas. Historic marker road signs with the trail's brown and
white sugar mill symbol guide visitors along the route which runs between Frederiksted and
Christiansted, primarily along Centerline Road, extending north to Hamm's Bay in the west and
Point Udall in the East.
Providing linkages between attractions such as Estate Whim Plantation Museum, St. George Village
Botanical Garden, and the island's two historic districts, the trail also includes many
lesser-known places such as the sugar plantation ruins at Rust op Twist, the Senepol Cattle
cultural landscape of the South Shore, Smithen's Garden Market, where you can sample freshly-squeezed
cane juice and Maroon Ridge overlook. The St. Croix Heritage Trail goes along scenic coastline,
through cattle country, tropical forest and to historic seaport towns. It's a very diverse island
in many ways.
7. Villa Soleil|
This seaside Virgin Island rental villa on St. Croix, USVI, has the perfect location for your Caribbean dream
vacation. While some villa rentals may have a great view they are often far from the beach. Other island rental villas
may be right on the ocean but have little or no view or privacy. Villa Soleil St. Croix has it all: a secluded hillside location overlooking
Salt River National Park and the open ocean, just 10 minutes walk from the water with Christiansted restaurants and shopping
only a 15 minute drive.
Become one with the sea as the healing rhythm of the waves soothes your body, mind and soul at this luxurious retreat. Located 1/2 mile from the beautiful white sand beaches of Cane Bay, this Villa features 2 master bedroom suites with ocean views, 2 deluxe master baths, a games room, broadband Internet and a den/3rd bedroom.
9. Holger Danske Hotel|
The Holger Danske Hotel is located in the heart of historic Christiansted and directly on the water, featuring a freshwater pool and restaurant on the boardwalk, overlooking the picturesque Christiansted Harbor. Duty-free shopping is just outside your door and the beach a short ferry ride away. Walk only 2 blocks to catch the seaplane for a trip to St. Thomas, Puerto Rico or St. Croix for an aerial tour.
||10. Caribbean Dream Villa and Villa Dawn|
http://www.caribbeandreamvilla.com/ and http://www.villadawn.com/
Kent and Dawn Vreeland own two luxurious St. Croix villas, one on the lush north shore (Villa Dawn) and one on the desirable east end (Caribbean Dream Villa).
Villa Dawn is a private, secluded and tropically landscaped 1.3 acre St. Croix estate including a four bedroom, three bath vacation rental with breathtaking views of the Caribbean Sea and it's stunning sunsets. It is only steps away to sandy Cane Bay Beach and four water-front restaurant/Bar & Grills. In fact, it is the closest villa to gorgeous Cane Bay Beach.
11. Sea Breeze at St. Croix|
Featuring the best sunsets in St. Croix, The SeaBreeze is located right on the waters edge, offering you your own private access to the Caribbean. This perfect get-a-way for two to four, is tastefully appointed and is ideally located on the islands west end. Within easy walking distance to the colorful town and shops of Frederiksted, the town's pier, historic fort, dive shops and a full range of dinning.
12. Hibiscus Beach Resort|
Set among lush native foliage and sweeping palms, Hibiscus Beach Resort is comprised of 38 rooms in 6 Beachfront and Beachside buildings, on some of St Croix’s most desired acreage of beautiful beach with stunning vistas. Centrally located on the North shore of St Croix, Hibiscus Beach Resort is only minutes from downtown historic Christiansted and the charming boardwalk and downtown tourist shopping, and only 15 minutes from the island’s main airport.
13. Merryn's Art|
One of the frequent volunteers at Paul and Jill's Stable, Merryn MacDonald was born in England and has lived on sailing boats most of her life, acquiring a broad and eclectic education as well as a remarkable, in-depth knowledge of arts and crafts. Merryn and her mother recently moved ashore on St Croix, where they now have a studio of their own set in the inspiring tropical rainforest. Merryn's primary interest is in the realistic depiction of local and domestic animals, including marine animals, reptiles and birds. Merryn's work also now includes classically inspired figures, and larger, stoneware fired animals.
14. Villa Margarita|
St. Croix vacation rentals just got better! Villa Margarita offers the intimate tropical escape you’ve always dreamed about. Stylish suites offering incredible 180° sea views just 30 yards from crystal turquoise water, with kitchenettes, private baths and balconies. Splash around in the pool, sunbathe on the spacious deck, curl up in a cozy hammock under a palm, entertain at the Tiki Bar, or blissfully stargaze the night away in the Jacuzzi. Secluded for intimacy and privacy, yet minutes away from local restaurants, entertainment, the charming historical Christiansted town, plus tons of watersports and marina activities really puts you on the St Croix map. Villa Margarita is the perfect Caribbean escape!
15. Cottages by the Sea|
Spread across almost 2 acres of beachfront property, Cottages by the Sea has long been a place where guests come to relax, reflect and get away from everyday life. The Caribbean living of simple cottages, dazzling sunsets, uncomplicated demands, rejuvenating breezes, and friendly people will provide you with a new place to escape to. We hope that you will soon call Cottages by the Sea your “home away from home”.