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Turtle Bay

Caneel Bay 00831, St. John
340.776.6111
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Ranked #4 of 9 attractions in Caneel Bay
Type: Beaches
Activities: Swimming, Sunbathing
Description: Located on St. John's north shore, this beautiful beach is located inside the Caneel Bay property and assessable only to guests of the resort.
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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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17 reviews 17 reviews
5 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

Incredibly private. We spent an entire day here and only saw one other couple the whole day. View was amazing. Same velvety sand and perfectly shady beach trees. Nice snorkeling.

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Tye, Texas
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2014

This Beach is Amazingly Beautiful. The water is crystal clear and the sand is fine white. The National Park area of this beach is very nice and clean. Beautiful underwater plants and sea life. Totally go if you are in the area. We were staying at Bolongo Bay in St Thomas

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Southampton, Massachusetts
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10 reviews 10 reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2014

Loved it here. Loved it was private for Caneel Bay guests. Saw sting rays, colorful fish and lots of plant life

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Seattle, Washington
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35 reviews 35 reviews
12 attraction reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2014

This beach is SO beautiful. The sand is gorgeous and the waves are the highest on it's shore, which affords the only body surfing available at the Caneeel resort.

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Goodrich, Michigan
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25 reviews 25 reviews
11 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014

Turtle Bay has been a famous underwater guided snorkel for many years. My husband and I were dismayed to see the change here since our last visit 11 years ago. The coral here is so badly damaged, and the fish are not nearly as numerous as before. If you want to see beautiful coral, and are a fair swimmer, hike... More

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Ft Worth, tx
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48 reviews 48 reviews
28 attraction reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2014

If the water isn't enough for you If the wonderful snorkeling and fish isn't enough for you Let's throw in some sea turtles and see if it doesn't define paradise. It truly it!

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Dublin, Ohio
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17 reviews 17 reviews
5 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2014

Extremely quiet and peaceful beach with excellent snorkeling on both sides in the rocks / coral. Sand so soft and thick. A little current out past the rocks and regular yacht / sail boat travel through the channel to view.

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Houston
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24 reviews 24 reviews
7 attraction reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2014

This beach has nice waves and a pretty crescent beach. You can also order lunch from the Grill here.

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Moorestown
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54 reviews 54 reviews
20 attraction reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2013

Great views and great restaurant. The beach is very private and has great views. They also have tea time at the building on the bluff overlooking the beach.

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new york, ny
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154 reviews 154 reviews
14 attraction reviews
87 helpful votes 87 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2013 via mobile

Lovely white sand and decent snorkeling. It's usually empty too! Highly recommend for rest and relaxation.

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