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Maho Beach (Cruz Bay)
Ranked #1 of 112 Outdoors in U.S. Virgin Islands
Category: Beaches
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Scott Beach (Caneel Bay)
Ranked #2 of 112 Outdoors in U.S. Virgin Islands
Category: Beaches
Located on St. John's north shore, this is one of Caneel Bay's seven secluded beaches.
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Waterlemon Cay (Virgin Islands National Park)
Ranked #3 of 112 Outdoors in U.S. Virgin Islands
Category: Islands; Reefs; Bodies of Water

Waterlemon Cay is a small cay within Leinster Bay.  To get there, you'll need to do a short 20 minute hike (.8 miles) in from the Annaberg Ruins parking lot.  It's a relatively... more »

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Salomon Beach (St. John)
Ranked #4 of 112 Outdoors in U.S. Virgin Islands
Category: Beaches
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Sandy Point (St. Croix)
Ranked #5 of 112 Outdoors in U.S. Virgin Islands
Category: Landmarks/ Points of Interest; Nature/ Wildlife Areas; Beaches; National Parks; Reefs
This three-mile long white-sand beach is largely populated by nesting turtles and birds.
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Ranked #6 of 112 Outdoors in U.S. Virgin Islands
Category: National Parks
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Buck Island Cove (St. Croix)
Ranked #7 of 112 Outdoors in U.S. Virgin Islands
Category: Reefs
About two miles northeast of St. Croix, Buck Island Cove, with its large and spectacular reef, is a snorkeler’s dream.
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Trunk Bay (Virgin Islands National Park)
Ranked #8 of 112 Outdoors in U.S. Virgin Islands
Travelers' Choice™ 2014 Winner Beaches
Category: Beaches; Bodies of Water; Reefs
Owner description: The good news: this world-class stretch of white sand and turquoise water is St. John's most photographed beach, which... more » Owner description: The good news: this world-class stretch of white sand and turquoise water is St. John's most photographed beach, which features a marked underwater trail for beginning snorkelers. The bad news: because of its popularity, it can get very crowded with cruise ship passengers and members of sightseeing tours. « less
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Cinnamon Bay (Virgin Islands National Park)
Ranked #9 of 112 Outdoors in U.S. Virgin Islands
Category: Beaches; Bodies of Water
Owner description: Situated in the unspoiled island refuge, Virgin Islands National Park, this beach offers a variety of water sports from... more » Owner description: Situated in the unspoiled island refuge, Virgin Islands National Park, this beach offers a variety of water sports from snorkeling and kayaking to sailing and windsurfing, plus a popular beachfront cottage and campsite complex. « less
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Ram Head Trail (St. John)
Ranked #10 of 112 Outdoors in U.S. Virgin Islands
Category: Trails
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Lindquist Beach (St. Thomas)
Ranked #11 of 112 Outdoors in U.S. Virgin Islands
Category: Beaches
Beach between Wyndham Sugar Bay Beach Club and the Sapphire Beach Resort
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Hassel Island (St. Thomas)
Ranked #12 of 112 Outdoors in U.S. Virgin Islands
Category: Islands
Owner description: A haven for hikers, more than 135 acres of this island located in Charlotte Amalie harbor is part of the Virgin Islands... more » Owner description: A haven for hikers, more than 135 acres of this island located in Charlotte Amalie harbor is part of the Virgin Islands National Park. « less
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Francis Bay (St. John)
Ranked #13 of 112 Outdoors in U.S. Virgin Islands
Category: Bodies of Water; Beaches
A pretty and amenable bay on St. John’s north shore. Beware: no changing facilities here.
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Reef Bay Trail (Virgin Islands National Park)
Ranked #14 of 112 Outdoors in U.S. Virgin Islands
Category: Trails; Hiking Trails

The Reef Bay Trail--It's downhill all the way, and can be slippery, so don't wear flip-flops.  Great overgrown plantation ruins, old walls defining property boundaries and second... more »

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Maho Bay (Virgin Islands National Park)
Ranked #15 of 112 Outdoors in U.S. Virgin Islands
Category: Bodies of Water; Beaches
Owner description: Mayho Bay is a popular beach in St. John and home to the Maho Bay Campground, 114 tent-cottages constructed in respect for... more » Owner description: Mayho Bay is a popular beach in St. John and home to the Maho Bay Campground, 114 tent-cottages constructed in respect for the environment, making it one of the most publicized eco-tourism destinations in the world. « less
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Hawksnest Beach (Virgin Islands National Park)
Ranked #16 of 112 Outdoors in U.S. Virgin Islands
Category: Beaches; Bodies of Water

Hawksnest  beach is quaint, isolated, and breathtaking.  Bring the snorkels to fully enjoy the experience. They have bathrooms and changing rooms,   no food.  Get there before... more »

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Honeymoon Beach (St. Thomas)
Ranked #17 of 112 Outdoors in U.S. Virgin Islands
Category: Beaches
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Isaac Bay (St. Croix)
Ranked #18 of 112 Outdoors in U.S. Virgin Islands
Category: Bodies of Water
Owner description: You need a four-wheel-drive vehicle to get here, but it's well worth the trip to this scenic and secluded beach, perfect for... more » Owner description: You need a four-wheel-drive vehicle to get here, but it's well worth the trip to this scenic and secluded beach, perfect for swimming, and a barrier reef for snorkeling. « less
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Magens Bay (Magens Bay)
Ranked #19 of 112 Outdoors in U.S. Virgin Islands
Travelers' Choice™ 2014 Winner Beaches
Category: Beaches; Bodies of Water
Owner description: Hailed as one of the world's most beautiful, this breathtaking bay along St. Thomas' rugged north coast is ideal for swimming... more » Owner description: Hailed as one of the world's most beautiful, this breathtaking bay along St. Thomas' rugged north coast is ideal for swimming and snorkeling with all the conveniences of parking, lifeguards, equipment rental, freshwater showers, restaurants and bars. « less
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Honeymoon Beach (Caneel Bay)
Ranked #20 of 112 Outdoors in U.S. Virgin Islands
Category: Beaches; Reefs

Honeymoon Beach secret tip... Go to the Caneel Resort and park in public parking area they have a smooth walking trail to Honeymoon Beach, and their bar/grill is open to the... more »

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Turtle Bay (Caneel Bay)
Ranked #21 of 112 Outdoors in U.S. Virgin Islands
Category: Beaches
Owner description: Located on St. John's north shore, this beautiful beach is located inside the Caneel Bay property and assessable only to... more » Owner 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. « less
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Bluebeard's Beach (East End)
Ranked #22 of 112 Outdoors in U.S. Virgin Islands
Category: Beaches
Owner description: This tranquil and uncrowded beach is ideal for windsurfing, snorkeling, sailboarding or for simply watching the sailboats go... more » Owner description: This tranquil and uncrowded beach is ideal for windsurfing, snorkeling, sailboarding or for simply watching the sailboats go by. « less
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Salt Pond Bay (Virgin Islands National Park)
Ranked #23 of 112 Outdoors in U.S. Virgin Islands
Category: Bodies of Water; Beaches

Salt Pond Bay is a great place for families--the water is usually calm, the bottom is sandy with sea grass, and there are usually sea turtles in the area.  Sailboats frequent the... more »

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Cow and Calf Rocks (St. Thomas)
Ranked #24 of 112 Outdoors in U.S. Virgin Islands
Category: Reefs; Nature/ Wildlife Areas
Owner description: At a depth of 40 feet, this shallow dive is a popular spot for novice snorkelers, which features twin rocks that pierce the... more » Owner description: At a depth of 40 feet, this shallow dive is a popular spot for novice snorkelers, which features twin rocks that pierce the surface connected by a labyrinth of swim-through tunnels, archways and caves. « less
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Coral Bay (St. John)
Ranked #25 of 112 Outdoors in U.S. Virgin Islands
Category: Bodies of Water; Neighborhoods
A home decidedly away from home for a number of U.S. expats who now reside in this eclectic community.
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Gibney Beach (St. John)
Ranked #26 of 112 Outdoors in U.S. Virgin Islands
Category: Beaches
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Water Island (St. Thomas)
Ranked #27 of 112 Outdoors in U.S. Virgin Islands
Category: Islands
Owner description: The fourth largest of the U.S. Virgin Islands, this quiet 492-acre island, located in Charlotte Amalie harbor, beckons those... more » Owner description: The fourth largest of the U.S. Virgin Islands, this quiet 492-acre island, located in Charlotte Amalie harbor, beckons those who want to stroll its beaches, bike amid its green hills, and view birds, iguana, turtles and other wildlife that make this lovely paradise their home. « less
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Little Lameshur Bay (Virgin Islands National Park)
Ranked #28 of 112 Outdoors in U.S. Virgin Islands
Category: Beaches; Bodies of Water; Hiking Trails
Owner description: Bay with a beautiful, broad beach that is ideal for swimming and snorkeling, with a view of Bordeaux Mountain, the island's... more » 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. « less
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Cane Bay (St. Croix)
Ranked #29 of 112 Outdoors in U.S. Virgin Islands
Category: Beaches; Bodies of Water; Reefs
Owner description: Located on St. Croix's north shore, the waters are not always gentle along this palm-tree-lined beach, but scuba diving and... more » Owner description: Located on St. Croix's north shore, the waters are not always gentle along this palm-tree-lined beach, but scuba diving and snorkeling are very popular here where less than 200 yards out is the drop-off called Cane Bay Wall. « less
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Leinster Bay (Virgin Islands National Park)
Ranked #30 of 112 Outdoors in U.S. Virgin Islands
Category: Bodies of Water; Reefs
A rocky, windswept bay on the northern coast of St. John.
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