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“Great snorkeling- Nice Beach” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Sapphire Beach

Sapphire Beach
St. Thomas
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Ranked #2 of 7 Attractions in East End
Type: Beaches, Outdoors
Activities: Wind-surfing, Snorkeling
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Owner description: A favorite of windsurfers, the beach has fine white sand and beautiful views of St. John and offshore cays, and offers excellent snorkeling at the reef to the east, near Pettyklip Point.
Clinton, Connecticut, United States
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“Great snorkeling- Nice Beach”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2012

The snorkeling off of Saphire is fantastic. We took our son out and even in the shallows saw some good sea life. Closer to the rocks were some really amazing fish, Angel Fish, Sea Fans etc.... Not too rough so it's enjoyable. I will say that the "resort" that is on the beach is run down at best. There are some vendors but it makes the place feel dirty as it's really in need of serious repair. I'd pack what you need for the day if you want to visit and remember you are here for the sun and surf, not the amenities that really are not present.

Visited November 2012
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“Anothe beautiful uncrowded beach here...”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2012

Just let the gueard know you are off to the beach..... all set A Bit of a walk from the car, but not bad. WHile I am told this is slow season, that is fine with me

Visited November 2012
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Parsippany, NJ
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“Sapphire Beach - the Gem of St. Thomas”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2012

Sapphire Beach is just about perfect. Beautiful crescent-shaped beach. Warm, calm blue water. Forget a blank horizon - your view will be of St. John, Tortola and Jost Van Dyke! When we went, the beach was very uncrowded - never more than a few dozen people on the entire beach. I have been to Magen's Bay and to Morning Star Beach. Neither is nearly as nice as Sapphire.

Visited November 2012
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VISunshine, Public Relations Manager at Sapphire Beach, responded to this review, January 5, 2013
Hi tfinchler!

Thanks for sharing your experience! We, too, love the views from our sandy shores! It certainly never gets old. Thanks for visiting and thanks, too, for sharing! We hope you'll "Like" us on Facebook!

All the best!
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Edmond, Oklahoma, United States
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“Beautiful”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2012

This is a beautiful beach. You can sit on the beach, rent a chair or snorkeling equipment or even rent a sea doo. They have food and drinks available. We had a great day at Sapphire Beach.

Visited November 2012
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“A great beach”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2012

Another great beach to explore while in St. Thomas. The beautiful sand and water make this beach worth the visit. A little less crowded and very romantic destination.

Visited July 2012
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