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Address: , Caneel Bay 00831, St. John
Phone Number: 340.776.6111
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Activities: Swimming, Sunbathing
Description: Located on St. John's north shore, this beautiful beach is located inside...
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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Beautiful, calm, and clear.

Although a little tricky to get to, this beach has a lot to offer. It's not very busy, and the views and snorkeling are great! The calm waters also made for a good place to let... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 27, 2015
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Lexington, Kentucky
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Lexington, Kentucky
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015

Although a little tricky to get to, this beach has a lot to offer. It's not very busy, and the views and snorkeling are great! The calm waters also made for a good place to let some young family members learn how to snorkel.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2015

My wife and I were married on the beach at Turtle bay. The sunsets are absolutely amazing and the snorkeling around the south side of the southern rocks is world class. Paradise...

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National Harbor, Maryland
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4 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015

Not the clearest water but definitely the most peaceful. We saw many fishes and enjoyed being the only ones here.

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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015

One of the most breathtaking beaches in the world Must see The water are clear Good for scoops diving Alway hot Very safe 👌

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Lake Charles, Louisiana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015

OH.. this is our favorite beach on caneel.. It is absolutely gorgeous... the water is sooo clear.. snorkeling along rocks is very nice.. JUST PERFECT

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Livermore, California
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34 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

Turtle Bay is the smallest of the Caneel Beaches. It gets a bit of current when the wind comes up but it was nice and secluded

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Newton, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2015

pristine beautiful beach with a view where you can watch an amazing array of boat traffic pass by on the way to and from the BVI

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Washington, DC
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2015

nice snorkeling on either side and pefect water - by far my favorite not just at Caneel but on the whole island!

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NY, NY
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2015

there are turtles at the other beaches but there are a lot at turtle beach become they come to eat the grass on the sea floor. So great for watching turtles. However, the water is rough and all that sea grass makes for not as pleasant swimming as the other beaches.

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Fairfax, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015

Laid back, white sands, cool breeze, turtles and stingrays abound at this hidden spot. There were a few other couples/families, but plenty of private room for everyone. The snorkeling and coral reefs were phenomenal. Do not wear flip flops people!! Seriously! We saw lots of bleeding feet.

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