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Little Lameshur Bay

Virgin Islands National Park, St. John
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Type: Beaches, Hiking Trails, Bodies of Water, Outdoors
Owner description: Bay with a beautiful, broad beach that is ideal for swimming and snorkeling, with a view of...
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Type: Beaches, Hiking Trails, Bodies of Water, Outdoors
Owner description: 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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c-ville
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21 reviews 21 reviews
8 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

part way out is a reef just filled with all life. Even seen deer there. The road back is a little tricky, Be nice if st john could put a load of gravel in the huge ruts. But well worth the adventure Its also on far side of the island so lil road trip

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Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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46 reviews 46 reviews
14 attraction reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2014

Little Lamsur has some of the best snorkeling on STJ, especially on the east side of the bay, all the way out to the point. It's a longish snorkel, but well worth it. Rays and turtles in the grassy center...for a bit of pre-lunch exercise, hike up and down the Bordeaux Mountain Trail to work up an appetite...

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Oconomowoc, Wisconsin
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21 reviews 21 reviews
6 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2014

After four years of coming here we discovered the gem that is Little Lameshur. The drive is a little bumpy and requires a Jeep. The water is calm and sometimes filled with rays. The snorkeling is great and the sugar ruins are beautiful.

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Norwood, Massachusetts
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014 via mobile

Every visit to St. John I always pack a lunch, my snorkeling gear, camera and plenty of cold water before I drop my jeep into 4-wheel low and had for Lameshur bay! It's usually calm, private and beautiful. On the drive out you will see deer, coconut crabs and occasionally a fox. Once in the warm blue green water you... More 

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Michigan City, Indiana
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70 reviews 70 reviews
37 attraction reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014

We took our rental jeep and navigated the poor road to get here. It was one of many stops we had for the day, but if you're in the area it's fun.

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Chicago, Illinois
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46 reviews 46 reviews
11 attraction reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014

So many things I loved about Little Lameshur Bay. The road to get there was a riot! It was so fun being able to fully utilize the 4x4, but watch out for whiplash. It had been raining on the island, so the mud was plentiful! It was honestly a blast. We drove a ways and finally reached the Little Lameshur... More 

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Milford, Pennsylvania
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27 reviews 27 reviews
20 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014

What makes this beach so secluded is that the road getting there is horrible. To save money we rented a Toyota Yaris. Dumb descision!!! But we made it very, very slowly but surely. We even saw parts of a jeep laying on the side of the road. Aside from the awful road, this is a great spot. We even went... More 

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Tx
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21 reviews 21 reviews
12 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014

We found this bay on St. John's East side by mistake but I'm glad we did. When we first arrived, it was busy with campers from the neighboring camp, VIERS. However, they soon left for the day and we had it all to ourselves. It is a sandy beach featuring beautiful water, picnic tables, shade trees, easy walk to beach,... More 

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Senior Contributor
39 reviews 39 reviews
14 attraction reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014

Little Lameshur is a ways off the beaten path. And you're thinking Whats the big deal? The big deal is that we're the brilliant people who rent a Ford Fiesta in St. John! If we had been in a Jeep, this dirt road full of pot holes might have been enjoyable. All that aside, the day we visited Lameshur the... More 

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KC, MO
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13 reviews 13 reviews
11 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014

Our family enjoys spending a day at Little Lameshur Bay! We find a spot with sun and shade for the day and just relax! The snorkeling is pretty good. A "must do" is take the very short hike up to the ruins...incredible view and photo spot!

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