It’s not just one language, but two. And it’s not even a dialect of English! But don’t worry: if you speak English, you’ll have no trouble communicating with locals in the Virgin Islands.
The people of the Virgin Islands speak English and a local dialect called Crucian.
The people of the Virgin Islands speak English and a local dialect called Crucian. The language is similar to the way English is spoken in the southern United States, but it also has similarities with Spanish, as some parts of Puerto Rico have a similar accent.
The language is called Creole because it developed from contact between European settlers and Africans who were brought to work on sugar plantations.
It’s very similar to the way English is spoken in the southern United States.
The dialect is very similar to southern US English, but with a few little twists. For one thing, it’s been influenced by Spanish and West African languages. The dialect is called Crucian and is spoken in the Virgin Islands.
Spanish is also spoken in some parts of the Virgin Islands.
Spanish is also spoken in some parts of the Virgin Islands. The Spanish-speaking population was about 6,000 at last count, according to the 2010 US Census Bureau.
In the British Virgin Islands, there are two main languages: English and BVI Creole (a mix of English and various West African languages).
Spanish is also spoken in Puerto Rico, Cuba, Hispaniola (the Dominican Republic/Haiti), and other Caribbean countries including Jamaica and Trinidad & Tobago.
Visitors don’t need to fear the language barrier.
Even if you’re not a native English speaker, you don’t need to worry about the language barrier in the Virgin Islands. Most people in St. John speak English, and Spanish is also common. If your destination doesn’t offer much English-language signage, a friendly islander will be happy to help you out.
You can get around by bus or taxi if necessary—but there’s no need for that! The best way to explore St. John is on foot so that you can take in all of its beauty and breathe in that fresh Caribbean air. The island has an extensive network of trails through its stunning national parkland, so it’s easy enough to do some hiking without getting lost or confused by maps or signs (though they do exist).
Don’t let the language barrier stop you from visiting the Virgin Islands. The locals are friendly, and most of them speak English well enough to communicate with visitors. If you can’t find an English speaker in your area, try asking for help from someone at a local business or restaurant.