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Water Island

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Address: St. Thomas
Phone Number: 340-774-1340
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The fourth largest of the U.S. Virgin Islands, this quiet 492-acre island,...

The fourth largest of the U.S. Virgin Islands, this quiet 492-acre island, located in Charlotte Amalie harbor, beckons those who want to stroll its beaches, bike amid its green hills, and view birds, iguana, turtles and other wildlife that make this lovely paradise their home.

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What a neat place.

We rented a golf cart and spent hours driving around the island and taking pictures. We never passed or seen another person until we hit the beach. Honeymoon beach is very nice... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
Shinglman
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Festus, Missouri
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

If you are looking for a private beach with a little shack that sells drinks and burgers then go on a day when the Cruise ships are not in town. If you want a party with lots of folks then go on a day when the Cruise ships are there, because it is a quick easy destination for those folks.... More 

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Thank Bryan Q
Festus, Missouri
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We rented a golf cart and spent hours driving around the island and taking pictures. We never passed or seen another person until we hit the beach. Honeymoon beach is very nice and the lion fish sandwich was great. I cannot wait till next year when we bring our twin girls. They will love this place.

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Thank Shinglman
Momence, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Love the locals. Very nice people. Clean environment. Great views!! Nice beach with two beach bars and free beach chairs. Saves you about $20. Can rent golf carts or get a free ride to the beach.

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Thank CHERISH W
Harrisburg, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Beautiful beach with great people, everyone was very friendly here. Pretty private before the ships come in and the come in waves so its not that bad! Best drinks ever!

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Thank 714amberk
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

What a fun visit to Water Island, the 4th Virgin Island. It is an island that is residential only, there are no types of business, restaurants or stores on this Island, but the scenery and views are incredible. We took a water taxi from St. Thomas to Water Island, which are timed to go back and forth every 30 minutes.... More 

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Thank THOMAS H
Forest, Virginia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Would have like to see more than the dock and Honeymoon Beach but golf carts are a "cash only" business and we didn't know that before going over.

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Plainview, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Beautiful little beach with crystal clear water! Be aware you can only get there by ferry, and there are no cars on the island. You can rent golf carts with was great. The kids enjoyed driving the carts around the island - very scenic. Was there when there was a Stoli Vodka promotion going on, so there was a DJ,... More 

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1 Thank tzuckie
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you're "shopped out" on St.Thomas the Kontiki Water Island boat provides a relaxing shore excursion. Bring binoculars to view St.Thomas as you head to Water Island on the double deck boat. The crew opens the seating platforms so you can view the fish and coral underneath while a small calypso band plays. The Kontiki is an older boat with... More 

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Gulfport, MS
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

You must catch the ferry at Charlotte Amalie waterfront dock D to Water Island. There is a restaurant on the dock called Tickles. We had some coffee while we waited for the ferry. The ferry cost $10 per person (cash only) and took about 10 minutes. When we arrived Jeff gave us a free shuttle to Dinghy’s restaurant, which is... More 

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Texas City, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Honeymoon beach was the most beautiful spot in the Virgin Islands. The water is crystal clear and there were sea turtles close to shore.

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