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Water Island

St. Thomas
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Ranked #7 of 76 Attractions in St. Thomas
Type: Islands, Outdoors
Activities: Biking, Swimming
Owner description: The fourth largest of the U.S. Virgin Islands, this quiet 492-acre island, located in Charlotte...
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Type: Islands, Outdoors
Activities: Biking, Swimming
Owner description: 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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Magna, Utah
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10 reviews 10 reviews
6 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2014

We visited Water Island two times during our week long stay. After our first visit we knew we had to come back again and relax on Honeymoon beach before we left.

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Norfolk, Virginia
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23 reviews 23 reviews
9 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2014

Take the water taxi over from St. Thomas and go to Honeymoon Beach. When there's no cruise ships in town, the beach is all yours and it's beautiful. Free chairs, free umbrellas. Eat at Dingys for a fun experience.

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Hatfield, Pennsylvania
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55 reviews 55 reviews
22 attraction reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2014

This is the island to go to if you are looking for quiet, and not many people, and no stores. We took the ferry from Crown Bay. If you are driving, you can park in the first gravel lot across from the store parking lot for $5.00 a day, but you have to go to the harbor office first, pay... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2014

Nice little island half and hour in front of Charlotte Amalie Good for a day trip Not something to do at the beginning of your trip there is plenty of stuff to do first

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Round Rock, Texas
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101 reviews 101 reviews
39 attraction reviews
81 helpful votes 81 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

Beautiful beach with lots of things to do. We enjoyed the food and drinks and relaxation on this hidden gem. It was a short ferry ride to paradise. Although not too many fish, I did see two sea turtles, one who just let me follow him around the bay. I would not come here when cruise ships are in port... More 

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Pennsylvania
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3 reviews 3 reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

There was a great resort on this Island many years ago. It was battered by a hurricane and never opened again. We stayed there and had the best vacation in our 25 years of annual trips to the carribean. Beautiful beaches, calm clear ocean and lovely residents will make this 10 min. ferry ride the best day of your vacation.... More 

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Charlotte Amalie, null, United States
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014

My best friend and I went over to water island to spend the day at Honeymoon beach, needless to say we had the time of our lives, relaxing, the water clear blue waters, the people that we met on the beach were people that goes there on a regular basis, they were so friendly. This is a must do. Its... More 

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baltimore
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014

This is a very easy day trip from St Thomas, whether on a cruise ship or staying in St Thomas. It only costs $10 per person round trip. The ferry leaves from Crown Bay. The beaches were gorgeous, but they do get tour boats that come for about an hour and leave. The food at Heidi's was great for island... More 

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Aurora, Colorado
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10 reviews 10 reviews
9 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

We rented golf carts and toured the island. It takes about 2 hours to tour the entire island. Our main goal was to check out the Fort which was built back in WWII, but never used. It was very cool. We entered the tunnel, wishing we had a flashlight. Instead we had the flash from our camera's which lite up... More 

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Granbury, Texas
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2014

My sister and I went to Water Island for the first time this year. We have been coming to STT for years and try to do one new thing each trip. This was a perfect "NEW THING" for us to do this year. We had our grand children in tow -- ages 6, 7 & 9. We rented a golf... More 

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