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Morningstar Beach

Address: St. Thomas
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Type: Beaches, Bodies of Water, Outdoor Activities, Nature & Parks
Activities: Sunbathing, Snorkeling, Wind-surfing, Drinking, Sailing, Volleyball (outdoor)
Owner description: This beach has two faces: a quit spot to relax in a lounge chair and sip tropical drinks purchased...
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Type: Beaches, Bodies of Water, Outdoor Activities, Nature & Parks
Activities: Sunbathing, Snorkeling, Wind-surfing, Drinking, Sailing, Volleyball (outdoor)
Owner description: This beach has two faces: a quit spot to relax in a lounge chair and sip tropical drinks purchased from the beach bar; or, a sporty beach to snorkel, windsurf, sail and play volleyball. The choice is yours.
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Montreal, Canada
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17 reviews 17 reviews
3 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2015 NEW

I ended up here with a friend during a cruise stopover. At first we were worried about finding a decent beach to laze about on for the afternoon, but were so happy we found this spot! It was actually suggested to us by a local. Just a short cab ride from the port, this paradise was located at the Marriott... More 

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Saint Cloud, Minnesota
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130 reviews 130 reviews
72 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2015 NEW

This beach if right off the Marriott property. It has the feel of a private beach despite being public.

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Reisterstown, Maryland
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91 reviews 91 reviews
15 attraction reviews
78 helpful votes 78 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015 NEW

This beach is clean - has chairs and umbrellas - great views of the boats going in and out - plus a fun restaurant Coco Joes with great food. We went to Trunk Bay/St. John and the beach was crowded, dirty and very small - no chairs - u had to pay $8 for them plus a $25 deposit. Lot's... More 

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Bloomington, Indiana, United States
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20 reviews 20 reviews
10 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015

This beach lies on the Marriott property. It is super well kept. But I would caution parents with children, the dropoff is quick and the waves can get kind of rough

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Newport, Tennessee
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5 reviews 5 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015

We stopped here based on a few local suggestions since we didn't have a lot of time. This is a nice small beach located about 10 minutes from cruise terminal. Water was gorgeous and the waves were so much fun. It wasn't too crowded and taxi were ready available to go back into town.

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Lexington, Massachusetts, United States
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 attraction reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2015

beautiful uncrowded beach. Clean warm water. Great views. Waves were huge so not at all a good beach for anyone who is not a good swimmer and not afraid of being knocked down. If you swim beyond where they break on the shore, the water is flat.

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Lake Forest, Illinois
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131 reviews 131 reviews
14 attraction reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2015 via mobile

Morningstar Beach would be lovely without all the people from the two Marriott properties plus the cruise ship visitors. Plenty of services but wall to wall people. Decent snorkeling along the rocks at the east end of the beach if the waves are not too rough but there are better options in the USVI.

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Charlotte
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2014

Not enough chairs/umbrellas to allow public access. Water too rough to snorkel, not many fish to see.

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United States
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2014

It's clean, but not clear like maven's bay. It's like any other beach in america; there's sand and water, but not caribbean-style with crystal clear water.

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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2014 via mobile

Excellent beach. Very family oriented and quiet. Most people stay at the Marriott resorts so it's not very crowded. Snorkeling equipment, kayaks, boogie boards, etc can be obtained very easily. Restaurants and bars are right on the beach.

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