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Little Lameshur Bay

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Address: , Virgin Islands National Park, St. John
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Description: Bay with a beautiful, broad beach that is ideal for swimming and...
Bay with a beautiful, broad beach that is ideal for swimming and snorkeling, with a view of Bordeaux Mountain, the island's highest point at 1,277 feet, in the background.
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The most remote beach, but worth the trip. Terrible road, should have 4 wheel drive. Since most Jeep rentals are now Wranglers, beach is much busier than several years ago.

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 13, 2015
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14 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2015

The most remote beach, but worth the trip. Terrible road, should have 4 wheel drive. Since most Jeep rentals are now Wranglers, beach is much busier than several years ago.

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MN
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2015

Have been coming here for years. Very isolated, terrible road, but worth the trip. Becoming much busier since rental Jeeps are now allowed on road by rental companies.

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Long Beach
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015

This bay is accessed down a bumpy dirt road. That in itself was an adventure. The beach was never crowded and there were picnic tables and plenty of shade. From here you could access numerous trails. I came here three times during my stay I loved it so much. The snorkeling was average, but the solitude and beauty of the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

My wife and I visited Lameshur twice during our week-long stay near coral bay. The first time you venture off the end of the paved road you may wonder at the wisdom of continuing-but trust me you want to! Both times we went to the end at little lameshur-but we were drawn back to the larger (but rocky) great lameshur.... More 

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Portland, Maine
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

This is a decent beach on the south side of the island. A high clearance vehicle is required and 4wd is often needed, particularly after it rains. It's probably not worth the drive, you can get the same experience at Salt Pond.

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Boston
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015

Clear, calm water is good for snorkeling. Worth the ride in. Soft sands. A lot of people tend to go here with families. Sand fleas (or flies as the locals say) tend to come out at Bug Thirty (at dusk). They're brutal. Tie up your belongings. Mongoose are around and may grab your things. Otherwise, a very pretty spot.

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Alexandria, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015

The snorkeling is second to nine. Kind of hard to get to via vehicle. We visited via boat and it is amazing. Yawzi Point and the Tektite Snorkel are two of the best snorkels in the world.

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Tenafly, New Jersey, United States
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015

Little Lameshur Bay is an out of the way beach where one must travel an unpaved winding and bumpy road. It is away from tourist and has limited places for parking your Jeep. Fun snorkeling is here with calm waters. There are no vendors here so bring your own food, beverages, snorkeling gear. You'll see some fish, squid, turtles, eels,... More 

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South Windsor, Connecticut
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2015 via mobile

The drive to Lameshur is an adventure and the beach is mostly rocks but the snorkeling is great. Saw turtles, barracuda, other types of fish and lots of coral. Remote but worth the trip.

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Syracuse, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

Beautiful hidden beach. Hardly any crowds. Great snorkeling. White sandy beach. If you want a cobblestone beach Great Lameshur is right next door. Can't wait to go back!

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