A Taste of St. Croix


Hotels on the sun-and-rum-soaked island of St. Croix in the US Virgin Islands have announced packages for the 2015 St. Croix Food & Wine Experience, which will dish out a series of fundraising events April 12-18.

Vacation packages offer car rentals, tickets to events, meals and more.

Hotel taxes and service charges are additional unless noted and restrictions may apply. St. Croix Food & Wine Packages need to be booked with the hotel. Packages are as follows:

  • The Buccaneer

The Buccaneer Culinary Getaway is $2,990 and includes five nights in ocean-view accommodations, a five-day car rental, two tickets to A Taste of St. Croix, a culinary welcome turn-down amenity, full American breakfast daily, welcome cocktail, live music entertainment nightly and more. The Buccaneer offers two beaches, three restaurants, tennis, golf, a spa and “340-acres of oceanfront paradise.” To book, call 1-800-255-388 and use rate code “St. Croix Food & Wine Experience Package.”

  • Caravelle Hotel

The waterfront Hotel Caravelle, located in the historic town of Christiansted, is offering a package based on double occupancy in a deluxe ocean-front room. The package is $117 p.p., per night for the three-night stay and includes two tickets to A Taste of St Croix, breakfast daily and a copy of The St. Croix Food & Wine Experience cookbook. Travel must include April 16. To book call 340-773-0687 and use rate code “St. Croix Food and Wine.”

  • Divi Carina Bay Resort

Divi Carina Bay All-Inclusive Beach Resort is the host site for the main event of the week – A Taste of St Croix where local restaurants, farms, caterers, chefs and bartenders compete for the best of the best in various categories. Divi Carina Bay is offering a “Taste Special” for $169 p.p., per night, which includes the hotel’s all-inclusive package plus a ticket to A Taste of St. Croix. Valid only on bookings of four nights or more. Travel must include April 16. Offer may not be combined with other promotions or on existing reservations. Those interested must book by March 31. To book, e-mail [email protected] and mention the Taste Special. Resort details are available at .

  • Renaissance Carambola Beach Resort & Spa

Renaissance St. Croix Carambola Beach Resort & Spa, a beachfront resort with tennis, golf and more, offers a three-night stay in deluxe guest room accommodations for their St. Croix Food & Wine Package. The offer includes $100 resort credit, full breakfast daily for two, as well as a welcome drink and a welcome amenity. The package is $825 for three nights, double occupancy. Taxes and service charges are additional. To book the package, use rate code “LPR” and call 1-888-503-8760 or 340-778-3800 or [email protected].

  • Tamarind Reef Resort

The beachfront Tamarind Reef Resort offers a three-night package for the St. Croix Food & Wine Experience for $551, tax and service fee included, that includes an ocean view room, a sun visor, a bottle of rum and a coupon booklet worth $800. On-site amenities include the Tamarind Spa with massage, skin and nail care, freshwater pool, tennis courts, beach with kayak and snorkel equipment, sailing charter boats to Buck Island, as well as the casual Deep End restaurant and the award-winning Galleon restaurant. To book the package, call Tamarind Reef Resort at 1-800-619-0014 and use rate code “Taste STX.”

The schedule for the 2015 St. Croix Food & Wine Experience includes everything from wine dinners to cooking classes with celebrity chefs and island chefs. For a detailed list of events and to purchase tickets to additional events, visit .