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“Loved it!” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Turtle Bay

Turtle Bay
Caneel Bay 00831, St. John
340.776.6111
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Activities: Swimming, Sunbathing
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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.
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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17 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
“Loved it!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

Incredibly private. We spent an entire day here and only saw one other couple the whole day. View was amazing. Same velvety sand and perfectly shady beach trees. Nice snorkeling.

Visited May 2014
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Southampton, Massachusetts
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12 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
“Great snorkeling”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2014

Loved it here. Loved it was private for Caneel Bay guests. Saw sting rays, colorful fish and lots of plant life

Visited May 2014
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Seattle, Washington
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46 reviews
16 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
“Best beach for body surfing”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2014

This beach is SO beautiful. The sand is gorgeous and the waves are the highest on it's shore, which affords the only body surfing available at the Caneeel resort.

Visited April 2014
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Goodrich, Michigan
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28 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
“Sadly changed in 11 years”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014

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 the Leinster Bay trail and snorkel around WaterLemon Cay...amazing coral and life there.

Visited April 2014
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Ft Worth, tx
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60 reviews
35 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
“WOW! Just enjoy!”
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!

Visited February 2014
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