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Address: Virgin Islands National Park, St. John
Phone Number: +1 340-776-6201
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Activities: Snorkeling
Description: The good news: this world-class stretch of white sand and turquoise water...
The good news: this world-class stretch of white sand and turquoise water is St. John's most photographed beach, which features a marked underwater trail for beginning snorkelers. The bad news: because of its popularity, it can get very crowded with cruise ship passengers and members of sightseeing tours.
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White sand and super clear water

White sand beach, fine like sugar! Very clear blue water, snorkel trail. Pretty good snorkeling, not the best, but okay. Picture postcard beach, snack shack and modest... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 27, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015 NEW

White sand beach, fine like sugar! Very clear blue water, snorkel trail. Pretty good snorkeling, not the best, but okay. Picture postcard beach, snack shack and modest facilities.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015 NEW

The birds are very aggressive so eating there is a pain. You literally have to guard your food or the birds will take it.

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Milledgeville, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015 NEW

A trip to STJ is not complete without time at Trunk Bay! There are changing/shower facilities, concessions, great snorkeling, and relaxing. A must do!

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Indiana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015 NEW

This beach has a long stretch of soft sand with multiple palm trees. The Cay is a good focal point when sitting in the sun. The view of the turquoise water cannot be beat. There are facilities and food here. We only go here when there are minimal or no cruise ships in neighboring St. Thomas. There is an entrance... More 

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Dallas, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015 NEW

Loved Trunk Bay! The surf was kind of strong the day we were there. Water is amazing, bright blue; crystal clear. The showers and restroom facilities are great here. Life guards on duty checking on everyone. Sand is so soft. Get there early!

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Oviedo, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015 NEW

While on a cruise with NCL, we chose to take the St. John Beach Escape & Snorkel excursion. Upon arrival in St. Thomas, we were taken to by ferry to the wonderful island of St. John. The ferry ride was about 30 minutes or so. Upon arrival to St. John, we were driven about 15 minutes to Trunk Bay. What... More 

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Bel Air, Maryland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015 NEW

We visited St Thomas for a week and took the ferry to St John's for a day. Trunk Bay is not to be missed. It deserves all its accolades. We saw a deer on the beach as soon as we got there but were too slow to get it on film. The water is great, sufficient shade and the sand... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2015 NEW

This is a beach you dream about, white sand, crystal clear blue water that is about 82 degrees. A few boat waves but for the most part it's extrmely relxaing. There is a small place to get drinks & snacks as well as rent snorkel equipment and chairs. I'd recmomend paking a cooler with all your food and beverages. And... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015 via mobile

A must see. Don't go to the Virgin Islands without visiting this #1 Beach in the World. Perfect sand, water, and views.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

The sand was white, very soft and not hot. The water was an undescribable blue. Absolutely amazing. Framed with palm trees. Pictures do not do this beach justice. We stayed on St. Thomas and this was definitely work the ferry ride!! Everyone must see this bay at least once in their life!!!!

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