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Statia Tourism Video Welcome to "The Golden Rock"
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Three hundred years ago, every Buccaneer, Admiral, Sea-swab and Pirate knew of the "Golden Rock"...

During the latter part of the 17th century and throughout the 18th century, St. Eustatius was a major trading center with some 20,000 inhabitants and thousands of ships calling at her shores. 

No longer caught in those turbulent times, and far less crowded, visitors will find a very unique place with only echoes of her former past.

Unaffected by regional tourism trends and fads St Eustatius is not your average Caribbean island, so just close your eyes and imagine the Caribbean about 25 or 30 years ago.

Clean, unhurried and unspoiled. Pristine living, practically no crime, reefs teeming with fish. Gentle trade winds. People as warm and genuinely friendly as ever.

Now open your eyes and discover the beautiful little island of St. Eustatius, affectionately known as Statia.

Welcome to our island...

Where Are We?
Sint Eustatius, also known affectionately to the locals as Statia or Stay-sha, lies in the northern Leeward Islands portion of the West Indies, southeast of the Virgin Islands, immediately to the northwest
of Saint Kitts & Nevis and to
the southeast of Saba, at 17°30′N 62°58′W.
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President Roosevelt visited the island for 2 hours on February 27th, 1939 on the USS Houston.