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“Beautiful beach” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Maho Beach

Maho Beach
North Shore Road, Cruz Bay, St. John
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Ranked #1 of 3 attractions in Cruz Bay
Type: Beaches
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Block Island, Rhode Island
Senior Contributor
28 reviews 28 reviews
4 attraction reviews
Reviews in 10 cities Reviews in 10 cities
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
“Beautiful beach”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2013

Enjoyed the several days we went to Maho Bay beach. During our two weeks on St John there had been unusually rough water so Maho was a great choice in terms of ease of getting in the water. My husband did some snorkeling each day we were there and he said it was good, not great, but good, especially in the later afternoon. Parking is quite good if you drive past the on-street parking to the dirt parking lot opposite the beach. There is plenty of room for an additional 20 or so cars.
Maho is really a spot for all ages especially families.

Visited March 2013
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nashville
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9 reviews 9 reviews
Reviews in 4 cities Reviews in 4 cities
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“average for st john”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2013

the beach was fine. ...it was easy drive-up beach. there were picnic tables for lunch. many more people than the other beaches. a homeless woman approached us about getting a ride in to town. not much for snorkeling, but the swimming was good.

Visited March 2013
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New York City, New York
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14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
“while snorkeling”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2013

I saw two tortoises and a shark and many other wonderful things. The crowd at the beach seemed to have more local families than other beaches we visited.

Visited January 2013
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Brooklyn, New York, United States
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
“Shhhh...do you hear that? It's nature.”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2013

Great spot to have an all day picnic. Literally sit feet from the crystal clear water and gaze at the beautiful surroundings. Small Lemon Shark swam up and down the beach all day, fish everywhere. Shade when you need it and bathrooms too. Very chill spot indeed, do not miss.

Visited February 2013
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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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“Beautiful sunset”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2013

This is a wonderful, natural beach. We spent just a few minutes at Maho beach to watch the sunset before continuing on from Cruz Bay to Coral Bay. There is a convenient but small parking lot across the street from the beach.

Visited March 2013
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