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Coral Bay

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Address: St. John
Activities: Dining, Drinking
Description: A home decidedly away from home for a number of U.S. expats who now reside...
A home decidedly away from home for a number of U.S. expats who now reside in this eclectic community.
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Loved the chill atmosphere

Coral bay is quiet and relaxing. We had a 1 year old with us so this side of the island was perfect. Enough choices to eat out while still being calm.

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 11, 2015
mollymye
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Detroit, Michigan
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Detroit, Michigan
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8 reviews 8 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2015

Coral bay is quiet and relaxing. We had a 1 year old with us so this side of the island was perfect. Enough choices to eat out while still being calm.

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Pittsfield, Massachusetts
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16 reviews 16 reviews
5 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015

Have been to St John three times. This last time we spent 11 days in a house (Island Dreams) overlooking Coral Bay! We didnt have much use for Cruz Bay (too crowded) but fell in love with Coral Bay. All the restaurant are worth checking out and the people are awesome!

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Boston, Massachusetts
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015

We've stayed in a villa on the East end/Privateer Bay area and have toyed with staying in the Cruz Bay/Center of town area. However, now that we've really experienced the beauty of Coral Bay we'll probably never stay anywhere else unless we're limited due to timing and planning. You can hear the nature all around you. Roosters trying to out... More 

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Stamford, Connecticut
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015

This is a great place to rent a house for a family vacation -- but not if you are a resort minded family Free range goats, chickens and donkeys add to the character Some of the most interesting beaches are within a 10-15 min drive You need to be a little bohemia otherwise stay at Cruz Bay or Westin

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Castle Rock, CO
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71 reviews 71 reviews
12 attraction reviews
62 helpful votes 62 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015

We rented the island cottage on vrbo and loved the view from up above the bay. If you're looking for a quiet place with plenty of parking and a couple of good places to eat, this is it.

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Saint Paul, Minnesota
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39 reviews 39 reviews
12 attraction reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015

I almost don't want to share how amazing Coral Bay is, because it was nice and quiet! But the good people of Coral Bay deserve your patronage, and most certainly you support against idiot development companies that want to build a Super Marina in this beautiful port town. Save Coral Bay!

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11 reviews 11 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2015

Coral Bay is the place to stay when on St. John. We have stayed In Cruz Bay, noisy and busy. Stayed at the old Concordia Way to much climbing to get home at night.

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Elkins Park, Pennsylvania
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23 reviews 23 reviews
11 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2015

Coral Bay is the "quiet, country side of St, John. Lots of very decent spots to eat, hear music, and fantastic beaches for laying about and snorkeling!

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South Kingstown, Rhode Island
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81 reviews 81 reviews
28 attraction reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2015

We spent our over 2 weeks stay in Coral Bay (in a rented house), only going to Cruz Bay for fuel or to meet friends coming in on the ferry. And we were so happy we did, it was the peaceful, laid back vacation we were looking for. We also found that it was very central to and short trips... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2015 via mobile

Island time , island attitude, go easy , be easy. Listen , explore, relax. Nothing to prove, everything to enjoy. Be here now . Hike and snorkel the state park and coral reefs. Not for the Cruise line crowd. It's the people you wish you knew more of .

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