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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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Atlanta
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18 reviews 18 reviews
8 attraction reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014 NEW

Very poor snorkeling. Say more aquatic life in the bay at the Marriott then we did here. But it's a wonderful beach and water for families with small kids. Plenty of tables, snack bar. showers, etc. But if you are looking for fish go elsewhere and save the admission.

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Ventura, California
2 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014 NEW

Beautiful but crowded! Avoid Magens if the cruise ships are in town!! We have been to Magens Bay twice over the past few years, and on our first visit the crowds were at a minimum as no cruise ships were docked. On our last visit the beach was packed as three cruise ships were in St Thomas. Plan your visit... More

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San Diego, California
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13 reviews 13 reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2014 NEW

Okay, everyone has their opinion of this place and there's good and bad. Bad would be if you are one of the many who flock there at once, thus being part of the many cruise excursions that hit this beach up on a regular basis. That's when it's bad and I hate it. I was fortunate enough to live like... More

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Issaquah, Washington
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2014 NEW

Beautiful beach!! If you decide to go there stop by Udder Delite on your way back to town for a milkshake. It is a small ice cream and shake stop on the same road as Megans bay

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2 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2014 NEW

The beach was great. Clean and beautiful. The water was as clear as drinking water. There was plenty to do as you could rent almost anything you needed. There was food and drink service too with wait staff walking the beach to take orders.

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Orlando, Florida
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24 reviews 24 reviews
11 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2014 NEW

This beach was so peaceful...water clear...best beach ever... 4.00 to get in worth every penny... Had rental equipment, food facilities were clean...

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Kansas City, Missouri
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4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014 NEW

To do Magens Bay right you need to avoid it if you can on days the cruise ships are in. On your very first taxi ride ask your driver if there are any days during your visit when no cruise ships are in port and plan to go there on those days, if any. If you are on a cruise... More

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New York, New York, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014 NEW

This is such a beautiful and calm beach. Definitely something to see. Calm waters, hardly any surf. Soft white sand, and beautiful scenery.

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Queen Creek, Arizona
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014

Gorgeous and stunning! But crowded because of being placed in the top 10 beaches in the world. Guess you cant have it all!

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Elkhart, Indiana
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53 reviews 53 reviews
25 attraction reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014

Our family was able to add this attraction to our excursions because of having an unexpected early arrival into St Thomas via our cruise. Because of the extra hours on the island, we quickly grabbed a taxi (be prepared to pay about $10 a person in cash) and headed to the frequently talked about beach. We arrived at 8:30 am... More

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