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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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Relaxing Oasis

So relaxing on the beach. The food offered there was excellent also. I recommend Heidi's fish tacos! Even when boats would bring in cruise ship tourists, the beach had plenty... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 24, 2015
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Superior, Wisconsin

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Superior, Wisconsin
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13 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015 NEW

So relaxing on the beach. The food offered there was excellent also. I recommend Heidi's fish tacos! Even when boats would bring in cruise ship tourists, the beach had plenty of room and privacy. Beautiful waters to swim in. The locals were extremely friendly!

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Orange County, California
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3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

My daughter and I were supposed to kayak and snorkel at Magens Bay, but due to the wind, were redirected by St. Thomas Adventures Tour to Water Island. We spent some nice time on their private beach (that was void of wind) and snorkeled for over an hour. What a great time.

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Oxford, North Carolina
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3 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2015

First time to this place. The wether was beautiful and time spent with friends was great! Great to be disconnected with the rest of the world and stayed focus on what's really important in life my wife and friends!

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Atlanta, Georgia
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4 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2015

Quiet little beach with a great swim area and two options for drink/food right on the beach. Kids loved running up and down the beach and the parents kicked back and enjoyed the view!

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St. Thomas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2015

A $10 r/t ferry boat ride takes you from the hustle/bustle of St. Thomas to the beautiful serenity of Water Island...the 4th USVI! You can rent a golf cart to tour the island, if you're feeling adventurous, or take the complimentary "safari truck" to Dinghy's Beach Bar and Grill....be sure to tip the driver! Once there you can enjoy the... More 

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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33 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2015

Well, the trip to Water Islands was mostly a mistake for us. Although the 15 minute ferry boat over was efficient and easy in a small local watercraft, and Kelly of Kelly’s Karts was extremely helpful in pointing out where the sights were on the island, we should have gone elsewhere for the day. The beach and water views were... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2015 via mobile

This is a must see for people that want to get away from the crowds. Rent a golf cart from Rachel just at the top of the hill instead of Kelly's carts. You will save money and Rachel was great with suggestions on what to see. The Fort had the best views of the area and was fun to explore.... More 

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Mount Perry, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2015

Reserved a cart from Kelly's Karts for $50. Got ripped-off on taxi ride from Norwegian Cruise dock to Crown Bay Marina. Was told it would be $6 per person if we could find someone to share the ride with? There was nobody? I said we wanted to catch the 10am ferry (it was around 9am) & was told we better... More 

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Toms River, New Jersey
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32 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2015

We took a ferry over and rented a golf cart. We drove all over the island and then had lunch at Heidi's. Good food. Not much to do on this little island except explore and sit on the beach. The snorkeling isn't that great. Shade is rare. We unfortunately left after a short time on the beach because of some... More 

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St Thomas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015

Plan on spending a day on Water Island. Take the ferry from Crown Bay, near Tickles Restaurant (schedule: www.vinow.com/general_usvi/interisland_ferry/#water-island-ferry-crown-bay-to-phillip-s-landing) - $5 round trip. Although the entire island is less than 500 acres, it's a lot of walking. We rented golf carts from Kelly (www.waterislandgolfcartrental.com) - $50 for the day. We brought our lunch over and ate at Honeymoon beach. Then... More 

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Phone Number: 340-774-1340
Location: Caribbean  >  U.S. Virgin Islands  >  St. Thomas

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