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“Worlds most beautiful beach” 5 of 5 stars
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Magens Bay
St. Thomas
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Magens Bay Beach Fishing in St Thomas
Activities: Swimming, Snorkeling, Sunbathing
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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.
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“Worlds most beautiful beach”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2013

This really is one of the worlds best beaches. Many travel sites have given this georgeous beach the crown and so has tripadvisor! Crystal clear water, not too over crowded, lifeguards, bathrooms, showers, ect. If you're in St. Thomas this place is a must see!

Visited February 2013
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“Crysta clear snorkel beauty !!!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2013

This beach was just gorgeous! If you like to snorkel or just enjoy a calm beach w/crystal clear water this is a place for you !!! There are showers on sight and little hut like bar and a little restaurant like area. Person working at the food counter could be a bit more tactful w/their service. Did see some attitude issues w/that department even though it was not directed at me , My husband did get some mean looks. But even that would not stop us from going back to this great beach. Just have a good breakfast and come lunch time go somewhere else or pack lunch. This is a great place to spend all day exploring, swimming and enjoying the great drinks at the bar !

Visited August 2012
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“Nice beach but no real snorkeling”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2013 via mobile

Pay by the car to get into park. Nice changing and restroom facilities with ample parking. View of bay is pretty and beach is pretty and clean but there's nothing in the water. We got lucky and saw a sea turtle but that's a pretty rare sight there. There's a lifeguard on duty who won't let you swim very far out due to the boat traffic. Overall nice calm beach for children. Beware of cruise boat tours - crowds are large and not enjoyable to deal with. Ships come in mon, tues, and wed.

Visited June 2013
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Atlanta, Georgia
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“Too crowded”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2013

It was too crowded. The view is nice, but the water is nothing compared to Trunk Bay! If you like beaches GO TO ST JOHN. PERIOD!

Visited June 2013
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“Great Beach - A Bit Crowded on Cruise Ship Days”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2013

This is one of the world's best beaches according to several travel sites. It's really a very nice beach.
It does tend to get crowded though on heavy cruise ship days.
Facilities: Bathrooms, showers, food, drink, beach chairs and umbrellas, life guards, etc.

Visited March 2013
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