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Magens Bay

Address: St. Thomas
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Ranked #1 of 139 things to do in Magens Bay
Type: Beaches, Bodies of water, Outdoor Activities, Nature & Parks
Activities: Swimming, Snorkeling, Sunbathing
Owner description: Hailed as one of the world's most beautiful, this breathtaking bay...
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Type: Beaches, Bodies of water, Outdoor Activities, Nature & Parks
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 the conveniences of parking, lifeguards, equipment rental, freshwater showers, restaurants and bars.
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Toronto, Canada
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25 reviews 25 reviews
5 attraction reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2015 NEW

We went here as a cruise port in Feb/15 very nice wide sandy beach with easy in and out of the water this beach charges 7.00 dollars per person admittance fee but was worth it . We rented beach chairs and a umbrella which was inexpensive but they wanted a small deposit ( not sure why) they have a basic... More 

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atlanta, ga
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16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2015 NEW

We visited in November with our 2 and 4 year old boys. We went early in the morning which was definitely smart as the crowds become unbearable by lunchtime. I guess I was just expecting more based on how many wonderful reviews I had read of this place. I have been to better beaches in Bermuda and St John for... More 

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Paradise
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14 attraction reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2015 NEW

Even though it was kind of crowded, the beauty of the beach was still worth the trip. The cafe is awful though, terrible choices. All pizza and fried stuff. Also, there is a fee for beach entrance, be aware.

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18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2015 NEW

Beautiful beach. Its a great area, nice and quiet. Water is beautiful. Its gets a little crowded on days with cruise ships. great snorkeling.

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Chicago, Illinois
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2015 NEW

I was in St. Thomas for 6 days. I visited Magen's Bay beach at least once every thing day. The beach is well maintained (we saw men raking the shore to clear branches/leaves early every morning. You do have to pay everything you enter the beach area but my sister lives on the island and has a family pass. They... More 

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Edmonton, Canada
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18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2015 NEW

Recently doing a cruise port stopiver in St.Thomas..we heard there are lots of beaches just as good or better than Magen's Bay Beach, but when we heard it was rated in the top ten of the world by National Geographic, we had to check it out....easy. From the downtown cruise drop off, there are many, taxis, vans, etc offering to... More 

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Austin, Texas
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9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015 NEW

Great beach with a lot of room to spread out, bit overly crowded. Gentle slope into the water so you can wade out a good ways. Not much fit snorkeling but great for swimming and sunbathing. They have a decent restaurant on the beach and a pretty good bar that even has waitresses going up and down the beach. A... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015 NEW

Love this place! The beach is pristine, water is crystal clear and amenities are great. Always try to make it here when I'm in St. Thomas! Just beautiful! Great place for sun bathing and swimming!

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Ny
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015 NEW

Magen's bay beach is beautiful. Plenty of parking, nice changing facilities and beautiful beach to walk/ play. Life guards on duty and a well marked swim area.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015 NEW

Well regarded as one of the 10 most beautiful beaches in the world, I had to make this south/north cross island trip from the Marriott's Frenchmen's Cove to see for myself. It is indeed a beautiful beach, about a 3/4 mile long crescent with deep, white sand in a well protected bay. Azure waters glisten as soft waves meet the... More 

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