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Coki Beach

St. Thomas
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Ranked #3 of 7 Attractions in East End
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Type: Beaches, Bodies of Water
Activities: Scuba diving, Snorkeling, Swimming
Traveler Description: Small but extraordinary beach with a nice view of nearby Thatch Cay and the Coral World Observatory Tower.  Parking is limited and problematic with... more »
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Mesa, Arizona
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2014 NEW

Best snorkeling on the island, but no where to park. Recommend that you take a cab unless you are a customer of Coral World.

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Vancouver, Washington, United States
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014 NEW

After my diving excursion was cancelled this was where I went with a group of friends. When we go there it wasn't very crowded at all at first. We were all able to get beach loungers and umbrellas for $5.00 each and was set up in a shady area and as long as we were able to get our spots... More

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18 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014 NEW

Beautiful beach and great view. The water is calm and shallow, cristal clear making it perfect to snorkeling.

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Boston
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014 NEW

water is very blue turquoise color.busy beach but well worth it $20 for 2 chairs 2 snorkels and 2 dog bones to feed the fish you hold the dog bone out and all the colorful fish swarm you and eat it from your hand so cool! right next to coral world also. nice and convenient

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Dallas, Texas
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9 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014 NEW

Luckily we got there around 9:30am. The beach gets packed by 11am. They have chairs and umbrellas you can rent for $5. There are many people walking around taking drink & food orders from the bars on the beach. Be VERY careful if you order a non-alcohol drink. I ordered an Island Girl smoothie without alcohol yet it did have... More

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Wilmington, North Carolina
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014 NEW

First off got extremely lost trying to get the beach. We did not rent a car so the owner of our hotel suggested we take a safari bus to some of the local beaches. We eventually got to Coki Beach completely on accident. While beautiful it was crowded, somewhat dirty and felt unsafe. St.Thomas was not our favorite part of... More

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014 NEW

The beach is small and not so special compared to magens bay or shappire beach. Snorkeling is amazing with Hundreds of colourful fish swimming all around You! The problem is people : very strange with marijuana smell all around. You don't feel safe. Bars offer poor food with High price.

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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6 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014

This small beach on the east end of the island was very crowded during our visit. However, the water clarity was phenomenal and the vast amount of colorful fish made the visit worthwhile. I agree with others that this beach should be visited during daylight hours only.

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Punta Gorda, Florida
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10 reviews 10 reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014

Ugh. The beach is pretty and it's pretty decent snorkeling. But the "locals" (most were beach bums from NY, Kansas, Pittsburgh, etc.) literally fight over who is going to "take care of you" - which means harass you to buy drinks from them. It's obnoxious. It's not as bad if it's a cruise ship day, since the beach is full... More

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St. John
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14 reviews 14 reviews
5 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014 via mobile

I can't believe someone actually complained about locals going to a beach where they actually LIVE! How dare they! Coki is fun and beautiful. Maybe someone should stay on the dirty and needle ridden beaches in LA!

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