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Carambola Tide Pools

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Address: St. Croix

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Well worth the hike!

Finally made the hike to the tide pools and do not regret it at all! The tide pools are a fantastic natural wonder and fun to take a dip in after the hike. Definitely get... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
Todd3035
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Waukee, Iowa

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Waukee, Iowa
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12 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Finally made the hike to the tide pools and do not regret it at all! The tide pools are a fantastic natural wonder and fun to take a dip in after the hike. Definitely get access to the resort and start the hike from there, versus from the trailhead that's above the guard shack. The rocky shore is great to... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I must visit carambola again!! The bartenders Shanika and Dean made sure we loved our visit. From the friendly maintenance guys (Jason A and Mark) to the very professional front desk lady (Kasia) and the awesome servers Kishauna,Sashauna, and Kiesha. I will definitely recommend this resort to my business associates and friends!

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Thank CrucianEmpress
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Make sure you check the tide information BEFORE you go as they are NOT accessible at high tide. Also, don't wear water shoes for the hike as they won't be suitable for the trail going there. Bring a bag with some water and snacks and your water shoes to change into.

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Thank Michael F
Huntersville, North Carolina
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15 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It is a steep climb for the first quarter mile. But the scenes from the top of the mountain are glorious! The tidal pools are an experience not to be missed!

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Thank Kevin W
Eagles Mere, Pennsylvania
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Wonderful rain forest hike from Caramobla Beach Resort to the tide pools. Can be a very slippery hike to the pools if it has rained. Otherwise, I would rank it a moderate climb. When the trail ends head toward the rocky beach and make a left. The pools are up and over the rock wall. Water/hiking sandles are a must... More 

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Tucson, Arizona
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6 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2016

Well worth the hike. Beautiful rocky beach. Bit of a climb to the pools. Make sure you jump off the rocks!!

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Thank Scott S
San Antonio, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2016 via mobile

Took about an hour to walk each way but it's covered the whole way so you won't get burned. The views are the best on the island and these were the best pictures the whole trip. Be careful on the rocks and you'll be fine! I slipped and scraped my knee but so worth it! And there are little fish... More 

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Thank Carlos L
Boca Raton, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2016

Second time we have done the hike. Loved it. Great views and vistas. Good advice to wear close toed shoes. Enjoy

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Thank Susie D
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2016

This is beautiful scenic trail, about 2 miles. The path is well travelled and you will not get lost, hiking thru the jungle :) Definitely bring a camera in a double ziplock bag (if you wish to cross the pools) or a waterproof camera. The trail will lead you to a dirt road, make a right there towards the ocean... More 

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Thank Love F
York, Pennsylvania
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8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2016

St. Croix is an amazing island to experience raw nature. The Annaly Bay Tidal Pools do not disappoint. Hidden about 2 miles from the nearest road behind the Carambola resort, the tidal pools are a beautiful treasure on the north shore. You do HAVE to enjoy hiking though, as the only way to access the pools is by foot, and... More 

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