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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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A little privacy, please.

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,

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 19, 2015
MaryA32248
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Corona, California
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Corona, California
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57 reviews 57 reviews
11 attraction reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015 NEW

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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11 reviews 11 reviews
6 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 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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56 reviews 56 reviews
26 attraction reviews
64 helpful votes 64 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 15 reviews
3 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 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 68 reviews
29 attraction reviews
38 helpful votes 38 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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81 reviews 81 reviews
28 attraction reviews
35 helpful votes 35 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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55 reviews 55 reviews
17 attraction reviews
24 helpful votes 24 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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Avon, Ohio
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847 reviews 847 reviews
562 attraction reviews
1,340 helpful votes 1,340 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015

Jumbie Beach is a small, pocket beach at the end of a short 320ft (97m) trail starting across the road from a small parking lot on North Shore Road (Hwy 20) just west of Trunk Bay. We ended up here after giving-up on trying to find a parking spot at Trunk Bay, initially thinking we may be able to swim... More 

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Maryland
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53 reviews 53 reviews
13 attraction reviews
77 helpful votes 77 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2015

My husband and I loved Jumbie Beach and finding beautiful and interesting shells. Snorkeled, but did not see too much except over on the right side near the rocks. If you are looking a great beach with lots and lots of shells, this is the place.

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Myrtle Beach, South Carolina
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75 reviews 75 reviews
28 attraction reviews
60 helpful votes 60 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

Great smaller beach on a calm day. A short hike and close to town. The reef is not great for snorkeling but is a nice quieter beach.

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