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Coral Bay

Address: St. John
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$125*
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St John Day Trip from St Thomas: Island...
92%
Ranked #15 of 50 Attractions in St. John
Type: Neighborhoods, Bodies of Water, Nature & Parks, Other
Activities: Dining, Drinking
Owner description: A home decidedly away from home for a number of U.S. expats who now...
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Type: Neighborhoods, Bodies of Water, Nature & Parks, Other
Activities: Dining, Drinking
Owner description: A home decidedly away from home for a number of U.S. expats who now reside in this eclectic community.
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English first
Center Square
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2015 NEW

Rented house 5 years in a row. Always great. Great assotment of houses. People are great very layed back. Dilike nothing.

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West Palm Beach, Florida
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12 reviews 12 reviews
7 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015

We enjoy staying the Coral Bay area. It's quiet and there are quite a few snorkeling beaches that are not very busy.

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Sugarloaf, Pennsylvania, United States
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2015

We ended up in Coral Bay by chance. Our driver never returned for us after a snorkeling trip so we begged a ride from a friendly-looking couple. They offered to take us to Coral Bay for lunch and then back to the ferry. We were desperate so we accepted. Turned out to be a great lunch with interesting people in... More 

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310 reviews 310 reviews
83 attraction reviews
183 helpful votes 183 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2014

Coral bay is situated in the east end of St. John you have the bay and hurricane hole where a lot of sailor hides their boats where the Hurricanes arrived a couple of place where to eat An ambiance of pirates

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St. Petersburg, Florida
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22 attraction reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2014

Never would have had a real appreciation for St John were it not for the fact that we stayed in Coral Bay. The drive, the donkey and goats, the people and the rough walks to the best snorkel experiences on the island make Coral Bay the real deal.

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Charlotte NC
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24 reviews 24 reviews
14 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014

loved staying in Coral Bay at A House of Open Arms- lots of restaurants to choose from and 20 minutes or less to either side of the island 10 minutes to North Shore Road and beaches -Love City Market - 5 minutes away - no need to go to town unless you want too!

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Gilbert, Arizona
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109 reviews 109 reviews
28 attraction reviews
70 helpful votes 70 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014

Coral Bay is fun, picturesque, and much less crowded than Cruz Bay. There is just a tiny bit of shopping in terms of art and trinkets - but still worth checking out, along with some great restaurants. It is on the way to a number of great beaches and hiking trails so definitely plan to stop for breakfast/lunch/dinner on your... More 

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Prairieville, Louisiana
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2014

We absolutely love this side of the Island!!! Much quieter and more relaxing than Cruz Bay side of the Island.

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Saratoga Springs, New York
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16 reviews 16 reviews
3 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014

It was beautiful there! A rocky start to entering water, but then excellent! After you park, you will need to hike a half mile to bay...and back. No facilities but worth the trip!

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South Jersey
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22 reviews 22 reviews
8 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014

If you are going to be staying on St. John and you are trying to decide between Coral Bay and Cruz Bay, don't sweat it too much. One would have to work exceptionally hard to not enjoy being anywhere on the island. Cruz Bay is a bit more crowded but offers more conveniences (taxis, banks, full service groceries, gas stations)... More 

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