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Turtle Bay

Caneel Bay, St. John
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Ranked #4 of 8 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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Goodrich, Michigan
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25 reviews 25 reviews
11 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014 NEW

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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37 reviews 37 reviews
20 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 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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Salt Lake City, Utah
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2014

A nice upscale restaurant (collared shirts) in a pleasant sedate setting. We thought the food was average, with ZoZos a better choice even if noisier.

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Dublin, Ohio
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15 reviews 15 reviews
4 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 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
35 helpful votes 35 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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30 reviews 30 reviews
9 attraction reviews
24 helpful votes 24 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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122 reviews 122 reviews
10 attraction reviews
71 helpful votes 71 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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san antonio, tx
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13 reviews 13 reviews
6 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2013 via mobile

We stayed in a second floor room on Turtle Bay. Amazing view. Peaceful sound of the waves. Close to tea service location each day at 4. Many weddings at nearby point but not a problem. Mobile bar comes by regularly to see if you need food or beverages (Debbie is the best!).

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Austin, TX
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62 reviews 62 reviews
30 attraction reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2013

A very nice, peaceful beach with white sands. Very few people are usually there and the snorkeling on both sides is very, very good.

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Maine
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21 reviews 21 reviews
7 attraction reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2013

The white sand beaches, the crystal clear water, the constant sounds of the waves slapping the shoreline. Peace and solitude....

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