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Address: St. Thomas
Phone Number: 340-774-1340
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Activities: Swimming, Biking
Description: The fourth largest of the U.S. Virgin Islands, this quiet 492-acre island...
The fourth largest of the U.S. Virgin Islands, this quiet 492-acre island, located in Charlotte Amalie harbor, beckons those who want to stroll its beaches, bike amid its green hills, and view birds, iguana, turtles and other wildlife that make this lovely paradise their home.
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St John Snorkeling Cruise to Cruz Bay from St Thomas

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Relaxing Day On the Beach

Don't miss this stop if your in St Thomas. A 10 minutes ferry ride from Crown Marina took us to Water Island. A short golf cart ride to the beach (or a 15 minute hike up and... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 23, 2015
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Rochester
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Rochester
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29 reviews 29 reviews
3 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2015 NEW

Don't miss this stop if your in St Thomas. A 10 minutes ferry ride from Crown Marina took us to Water Island. A short golf cart ride to the beach (or a 15 minute hike up and down the hill). Super Pain Killers from Dinghy's Bar and Lion Fish for lunch. Lot's of sun. Turtles and fish on a snorkel... More 

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Naples, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015 NEW

We finally made it over to Water Island after many visits to St Thomas. Now, it will be on our yearly visit! We took the water ferry over from Crown Marina. You can rent a golf cart if you want to explore the island. For us, we were looking to relax. Dinghy's Bar offers a free shuttle to the beach... More 

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South Lyon, Michigan
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5 reviews 5 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

Rent a cart from Kelly's Carts, have a fish taco at Heidi's, a couple of beverages of choice at Dinghy's and explore the island. A great way to spend the day!

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Sacramento, CA
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12 reviews 12 reviews
3 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2015

We just got back from a wedding/family reunion on St. Thomas. There were 14 of us. We rented 4 of Kelly's carts on Water Island For the day. It was the perfect way to spend the day and all generations loved it! We explored the war bunkers and the tidal pools and spent most of the day at Honeymoon Beach.... More 

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Huntersville, North Carolina
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2015

Fun time with great friends ....do not miss going there. Will always go when I return. Food is great! Beach is beautiful!

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St. Petersburg, Florida
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57 reviews 57 reviews
13 attraction reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2015

Get away from the resort by taking a ferry from tickles to water island. Super guy named Jeff met us at the arrival point on water Island and recommended Rachel's golf cart rentals . Less expensive than the competition. Fun touring the island but then we ended up at the dinghy bar and Grill on honeymoon beach. Super people living... More 

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Keene, New Hampshire
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2015

No commercialism. Few people. Honeymoon beach was beautiful and we loved Heidi's Grill, right on beach. They had an amazing Saturday night dinner and a free Monday night Movie night, all on the beach.

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Bedford, Ohio
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3 reviews 3 reviews
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2015

if you would like to experience true island life and live like the locals... this is the place! Amazing ... you must LOVE nature.

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Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2015

Beach food was great, some of the best hamburgers we ever had... beach was clean and very nice, trails for the golf carts are easy to travel. Island is bigger than we thought, takes a while to explore. Back side has a great view of a bay. And don't forget the old fort.

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Northville, Michigan
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15 reviews 15 reviews
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12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015

If your cruise is docked at Haven Sight Mall, take cab to Crown Bay Marina and catch water ferry at end of dock by Gourmet Galley. Only $10.00 round trip. Rent golf cart from Kelly's Kart. Heidi's loans beach chairs for free. Very few people on beach. Lots of shade. Calm water. Locals stay to themselves. Nice afternoon!!

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