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Address: Virgin Islands National Park, St. John
Activities: Swimming, Watching sunrise/sunset
Description: Located right across the bay from Trunk Bay, this small beach has great...
Located right across the bay from Trunk Bay, this small beach has great snorkeling and is an ideal spot to watch magnificent sunsets.
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There is no parking and you have to walk 800 or so feet from the road to get there. Once you are there, you are greeted by a tiny beach with plenty of shade surrounding it... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 22, 2015
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Texas
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10 reviews
4 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015 NEW

There is no parking and you have to walk 800 or so feet from the road to get there. Once you are there, you are greeted by a tiny beach with plenty of shade surrounding it. There are very few people there so you don't have to worry about seagulls swarming, like on trunk. The snorkeling was awesome. Lots of... More 

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Scituate, Massachusetts
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31 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

So, once a beach that one would be alone at, no longer. This has been found. The parking limits the crowds but a few dingys and boom, its a big crowded. We went the week of July 13th and this was the only beach we got stung by jellies. The winds were strong and blew them right into shore.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015

Jumbie beach is very small and the sand is coarse and Shelly. The parking is limited but the beach is small. The hike down to the beach is not too long. The water is clear and snorkeling good. There was a wonderful breeze the day we were there

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Corona, California
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57 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

This is a smaller more private beach that you take a short walk to get there. Bring your lounge and your book and enjoy the peace and the lull of the waves,

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Point Pleasant Beach, New Jersey
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13 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2015

Love this beach! Got a late start so parking at Trunk was non-existant. There was a cruuse ship in that day. Ended up going up the road some bc we passed Jumbie and noticed a few parking spots open - a rarity at 11am - and much to our luck were still there when we came back. Downhill trail that... More 

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New York
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64 reviews
30 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2015

Parking for maybe 7 cars, then it's a walk down a dirt trail to the beach. Good snorkeling, and a quiet place.

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Anderson, South Carolina
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15 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015

Get there early or you won't be able to get find a parking space. A definite favorite of the locals. Pack a lunch and enjoy a day in paradise.....

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Farmington, Michigan
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68 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2015

Jumbie Beach is the kid brother to all the other big awesome beaches on the north shore of St John. It has all of the essential characteristics of the big boys (calm turquoise waters, clean perfect sand, etc), just on a smaller scale. No amenities to speak of here, maybe a picnic table. Parking is scarce, but if you can... More 

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South Kingstown, Rhode Island
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2015

Like some of the other reviewers we ended up at Jumbie Bay beach because we couldn't find parking at the more famous Trunk Bay beach. But we were very happy with the alternative. It's a small beach (but the parking lot is small so that limits the number of people) that has a great view of Trunk Bay beach. After... More 

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Chicago
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2015

Not one of my favorite St. John North beaches because it is quite a bit more windy and wavy than others...but fine if you wish to surf or wind surf instead. It is a relatively small beach.

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Address: Virgin Islands National Park, St. John
Location: Caribbean  >  U.S. Virgin Islands  >  St. John  >  Virgin Islands National Park

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