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Magens Bay

St. Thomas
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Ranked #2 of 3 attractions in Magens Bay
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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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Eveleth
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014 NEW

My wife and I visited this beach in January, it was the 2nd time we had been there in the last 3 years. The sand at this beach is wonderful, the water is so warm and the whole experience at this beach is a must see, I don't believe anyone can be disappointed , I have been to the beach... More

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Brandon, Florida, United States
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014 NEW

The beach at Magens Bay is absolutely beautiful. It reminded me of a calm, serene lake somewhere in the mountains of Tennessee or Georgia, just with a Caribbean twist. We were there on July 14th on the Carnival Liberty and easily hopped a cab (Goldie's Chariot) from the cruise port. Cool trip across the island. We were there in the... More

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14 reviews 14 reviews
4 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014 NEW

I don't know, maybe it was the cloudy day or the super loud blaring music from multiple parties going while we were there, but didn't get why this beach is so highly touted. The water was just "ok" and kinda murky, the sand is not the softest, and certainly not very white. Lots of little twigs and other debris in... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014 NEW

The ocean and the beach are absolutely beautiful and well worth spending your day there; but, don't go happily into the open air bar/restaurant with a smile... the extremely rude bar tender will do all he can to be sure that your smile fades and you leave feeling bruised. He was so rude and so arrogant with an obvious disdain... More

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Efland, North Carolina, United States
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55 reviews 55 reviews
26 attraction reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014 NEW

We stopped by this beach after a snorkeling excursion on our cruise. It is a beautiful beach with great views. The water is very calm. Great way to spend an afternoon.

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Swansea, Wales, United Kingdom
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168 reviews 168 reviews
51 attraction reviews
110 helpful votes 110 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014 NEW

this beach caters for all your needs,breathtaking views over Megan's point,clear blue water,clean environment with food/beverages/drinks available,you need a taxi or bus ride to this location,but well worth the twenty minute drive,you will not be disappointed

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Auburn, Alabama
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31 reviews 31 reviews
7 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014 NEW

I've been to Magen's Bay many times over almost 30 years. It is only one of two beaches on St. Thomas that require a fee for entry - but what you get for that is a nearly pristine beach that is well managed. It is extremely popular with both locals and tourists alike. It's flat, sandy bottom and calm waters... More

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Ridgefield Park, New Jersey
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4 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014 NEW

Beautiful beach, a bit hard to get to, Verizon gps took us somewhere off the beaten path, thank god,someone with us had sprint, but the beach was worth the trip, uncrowned, there is a nice food area and tiny store that sold everything you could need, also chair rentals, and shower and bathrooms. A definite must see if in St.... More

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CT
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014 NEW

The beach is a 15-20 min cab ride from the cruise ship port. The beach is pretty, big and has a nice view. They also have the facilities necessary when traveling. There is a fee to get in but it is not expensive (I think it was $4 per person). I have traveled to quite a few beaches in the... More

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Kyabram, Australia
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13 reviews 13 reviews
5 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014 NEW

I was so excited when I left the cruise ship and boarded the bus for Magen's Bay - which was said to be one of the best beaches in the world. Sure, the sand is soft and the water warm - palm trees are evident - however as a beach lover who has travelled the world experiencing beaches and travelled... More

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