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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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St. Thomas
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69 reviews 69 reviews
18 attraction reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014 NEW

I am forced to revise my previous review of Magens Bay due to the decision of the Magens Bay Authority to remove the Cat Café and to DESTROY the cats that are served by the café. Animal overpopulation/cruelty is a HUGE problem in the islands and the attitude towards these unfortunate homeless, starving critters has been deplorable to say the... More

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Hoover, Alabama
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3 attraction reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014 NEW

Good Beach. Clear waters. Not too cold. Good for family and friends to have beach parties. Great for families with kids. Children will love the shallow waters. You can see small fish at your feet.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014 NEW

Not sure what the bad reviews are all about - we were there yesterday and had a blast!! The sand was perfect, the water was crystal clear, and there were plenty of benches in the shade to keep your things (we brought our own chairs).

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014 NEW via mobile

definitely overrated Half Moon Cay was way prettier than Megan Beach very rocky make sure you wear your water shoesI did snorkel I did see an octopus other wise I've been to better places

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2014 NEW via mobile

Not sure how this beach is considered one of best in the world. Yeah, it's got clear, light blue water, but that just means no coral reefs, grassy areas, etc. to explore. Pretty in pictures from top of hill, but otherwise boring unless you just want to walk along beach, read love letters written in sand and interrupt the occasional... More

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Fort Collins, Colorado
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23 reviews 23 reviews
6 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2014 NEW

This bay is gorgeous and serene! The water and sand are spectacular! It is well worth the small fee to rent some comfy beach loungers and enjoy the day. It is a bit of a harrowing "taxi" ride from the cruise docks, but it is well worth it. Get their early--it gets crowded. It was also nice to have food,... More

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Los Angeles, California
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43 reviews 43 reviews
28 attraction reviews
68 helpful votes 68 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2014 NEW

A local suggested us to visit Magen Bay, said it's one of the top 10 beaches in the world. It is about 20 mins away from the cruise port and we took a cab there for $8 per person. We got there around 1pm and it wasn't that crowded. It is a beautiful small long beach but I wouldn't agree... More

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aspen
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59 reviews 59 reviews
16 attraction reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2014 NEW

This is a fabulous beach....very clean...beautiful azure water...calm all the time...it is gorgeous...a national park...$4 per peson and $2 per vehicle to get in, but it is worth it. Not like other beaches on St. Thomas, (which tend to have a garbage problem and be very funky, when it wouldn't take much effort to clear them up!!) Magens has garbage... More

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South Mills, North Carolina, United States
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46 reviews 46 reviews
16 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2014 NEW

In all the reviews during our research in our anticipation for our trip to St. Thomas, a trip to Magens Bay was highly recommended. Actually went there twice. Easy to get to, good facilities offered. A lot of shade.

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Baton Rouge, Louisiana
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12 reviews 12 reviews
5 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2014

Very calm water, but not good for snorkeling. It's considered a park so there are fees to get in and to rent a locker and etc

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