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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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Turtles

Had a blast swimming with the turtles. It was the best adventure of our trip. We couldn't get our teenager's or their grandpa out of the water. There is not a variety of sea life... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 6 days ago
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Idaho
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Had a blast swimming with the turtles. It was the best adventure of our trip. We couldn't get our teenager's or their grandpa out of the water. There is not a variety of sea life but the grass makes excellent feeding ground for turtles and rays. This is the only beach we actually got to swim with and closely observe... More 

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jcwjil3
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We kayaked from Lindberg Bay to Water Island for snorkeling. Not any easy Kayak but we had a guide. There were numerous Sea Turtles right in the swimming area, also saw a Stingray. Beach was pretty and we ate at the restaurant right on the beach. Fish Taco's were delicious.

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Franklin, Massachusetts
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Not worth the trip. It was fun but I prefer the atmosphere of Megan's Bay. Honeymoon Beach has a very Small Beach area. Dinghy's Bar food not so great. No live music until a boat pulled up playing some sounds. No golf carts were available for rent for the entire day.

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Conway, Arkansas
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2016

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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Festus, Missouri
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2016 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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Momence, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2016

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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Harrisburg, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2016

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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2016 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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Forest, Virginia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2016

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 August 4, 2016

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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