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Magens Bay

St. Thomas
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Type: Beaches, Bodies of Water
Activities: Swimming, Snorkeling, Sunbathing
Owner description: Hailed as one of the world's most beautiful, this breathtaking bay along St. Thomas' rugged north coast is ideal for swimming and snorkeling with all... more » Owner description: Hailed as one of the world's most beautiful, this breathtaking bay along St. Thomas' rugged north coast is ideal for swimming and snorkeling with all the conveniences of parking, lifeguards, equipment rental, freshwater showers, restaurants and bars. « less
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Chicago, Illinois
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15 reviews 15 reviews
5 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014 NEW

St Thomas was our first stop of our 7 night Carnival cruise. Went to tourist info and he suggested Magens Bay which was 20 mins drive via taxicab. There was a $4 entrance fee and taxi was $7 per person. When we got there...it was just BeauTiFul!!!!! The beach was crystal clear turquoise water and white sand...very clean and picnic... More

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Newtown, Connecticut
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37 reviews 37 reviews
13 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014 NEW

We decided to visit this beach on our last day here of our short 3 1/2 day stay as we read in several places that this is one of the top 10 rated beaches by Conde Naste and National Geographic magazine. While I am not sure what are the criteria this is certainly a beautiful beach and worth visiting if... More

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Memphis, Tennessee
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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014 NEW via mobile

Great beach. We made sure to go when their were no cruise ships in port so the beach was not crowded. The water was incredible as well as the numerous amount of different fish swimming under your feet. The ocean floor is sandy with no rocks or seaweed. Great Beach

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Simsbury, Connecticut
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 attraction reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014 NEW

My boyfriend and I arrived here at about 9 am. We rented stand up paddleboards (about $60 for 2 paddleboards for an hour) which was fun. By the time we were done paddleboarding, the beach was completely swamped. The cruise ship people basically took over the beach and there was nowhere to sit. We ended up walking about a 1/4-1/2... More

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Falls Church, Virginia
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11 reviews 11 reviews
3 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2014 NEW

A must-visit when in the Virgin Islands! The water is clear enough you can see the bottom and is safe for the kids because of the shallow water along the shore. There is a small restaurant on site plus a gift shop, changing rooms, restrooms and pavilion with picnic tables if you need it. Most Safari trucks will get you... More

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cleveland, tn
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16 reviews 16 reviews
8 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2014 NEW

Great place to visit. Well maintained beach. I believe it is part of the national park system. Small 4.00 us fee to pay.

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Brighton, Michigan
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2014 NEW

Top 10 in the world for a reason, one mile of perfection! I cant believe how clear the water is!The sand is perfect! Heaven

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Mesa, Arizona
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2014 NEW

Magens Bay is a great bay with lots of beach that is very safe for all including youngsters. They have restrooms, rentals, place to buy good food, and picnic tables.

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Nashua
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014 NEW

Caught a taxi on our own from the port with Jerry who was a great driver on the winding streets of St. Thomas. He informed us that he would be back in 4 hours to pick us up and he did not disappoint. Upon arrival to Magens Bay all you could see was beautiful blue water. The beach was about... More

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Bloomington, Illinois
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32 reviews 32 reviews
10 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014 NEW

A friend recommended we check out the beach at Magen's Bay while our cruise ship was in St. Thomas. We elected NOT to book the cruise ship's excursion, and just take a taxi from the port. It was $8/per person one way. So plan on $20 for a couple with the tip each way. I believe the excursion on the... More

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