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Brewer's Bay

St. Thomas
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Ranked #35 of 80 Attractions in St. Thomas
Type: Beaches, Bodies of Water
Description: Take the West End to Brewer’s Bay, a lovely white-sand beach popular with the locals.
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San Diego, California
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34 reviews 34 reviews
14 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014

We happened upon the bay since the 30th Chili Cook off was hosted here. The water was clear and refreshing. There was plenty of shade from the trees and the restrooms and showers were clean and new.

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Southeastern U.S.
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171 reviews 171 reviews
53 attraction reviews
123 helpful votes 123 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014

OK, I may be a bit biased, having lived just above this beach for several years when employed at UVI, but on a recent trip “home,” Brewer’s Bay Beach still warmed my heart. You probably won’t find any tourists here. It is very much a “local’s” place. The water is typically calm and clear. The sand is spectacular and the... More

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St. Thomas
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35 reviews 35 reviews
9 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2014

Love Brewer's Bay - it is by far our favorite St. Thomas beach. Has decent bathrooms, food trucks and lot's of great beachcombing too. Good snorkeling on the left side (as you face the sea) and plenty of shady mangroves to escape the sun!

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Port Saint Lucie, Florida
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51 reviews 51 reviews
23 attraction reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2014

Brewers Bay is near the airport, but has a very nice westward view out over the Caribbean. We found some good rock formations to snorkel around, ate a lunch of local Jonnie Cake, Passion Fruit juice, Coconut Cake and fresh almonds under a shade tree on one visit, and watched the sun set over the west end of St Thomas... More

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2014

Mostly locals hang out here so a nice place to avoid the massive crowds (like found at Magan's) on cruise ship days. Stunning calm water and the best place to find shells and sea glass that I found on the island. There are a few food truck on the street otherwise bring a cooler.

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Chicago, Il
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2013

Stopped here to grab some final afternoon sun, before catching our flight. The beach is very close to the airport. It was basically deserted. (besides the four of us, I think there were 2 or 3 other people on the beach and few people hanging out up near the street.) There are no real amenities to speak of. (there may... More

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Duncan, Oklahoma
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38 reviews 38 reviews
22 attraction reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2013

The beach is excellent white sand. The water is beautiful. There were only three other people. There were two food trucks if you needed something, we did not. Plenty of parking and easy to get to. Recommend highly.

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St. Thomas
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56 reviews 56 reviews
25 attraction reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2013

Adjacent to the airport. Very few tourists and one food truck on the road. Does have restrooms, picnic tables, and shaded areas. Gentle surf and a favorite of locals--nice, maintained beach.

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Top Contributor
63 reviews 63 reviews
18 attraction reviews
116 helpful votes 116 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2013

this beach is very close to the university of the VI and airport and has a very large beach, with beautiful calm waters. the day we visited, it was almost deserted, with the exception of a few other individuals. plenty of shells to find and the snorkeling was okay. there is no food here, except for the food trucks (try... More

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Gales Ferry
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64 reviews 64 reviews
14 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2013

This is a very nice beach just west of the airport on Rt 30 West. It is the beach you can seen from the end of the runway when leaving. Very quiet beach, little wave action so it is great for younger children. This is more of a local beach than a tourist beach. There is a nice beachhouse to... More

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