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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 Glimpse of Paradise

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.....

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 20, 2015
Bret J
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Anderson, South Carolina
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88 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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Anderson, South Carolina
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14 reviews 14 reviews
3 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015 NEW

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
31 helpful votes 31 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
32 helpful votes 32 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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48 reviews 48 reviews
15 attraction reviews
23 helpful votes 23 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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849 reviews 849 reviews
562 attraction reviews
1,287 helpful votes 1,287 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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Walnut Creek, CA
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37 reviews 37 reviews
13 attraction reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2014

If you like a beach that is used by a small number of beachgoers, this is a terrific location. There are about 7 parking spaces on the side of the street opposite the beach.

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Reading, Pennsylvania
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33 reviews 33 reviews
25 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2014

This cove is overshadowed by the much larger and more popular beaches that flank it on the north shore of St. John. It's well marked with a sign and speed bumps on the road. 100 yard walk down the this little cove. Great spot. Nice snorkeling too.

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truckee, ca
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22 reviews 22 reviews
8 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014

Pack a lunch and a chair and head down a short walk to Jumbie Beach. Limited Parking but there is a small parking lot. Right before Trunk Bay. If Trunk Bay is packed, this is Def the better option. Beautiful Beach and hidden and overlooked by the tourist buses shuttling a lot of "cruisers". Right before Jumbie you can do... More 

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