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Address: St. Thomas
Phone Number: +1 340-774-1340
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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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This visit was supposed to be a short beach visit and we did not plan to fall in love with the island and its people. We took a short ten minute ferry ride from Crown Bay Marina... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
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Bridgeton, New Jersey
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

This visit was supposed to be a short beach visit and we did not plan to fall in love with the island and its people. We took a short ten minute ferry ride from Crown Bay Marina for $10 roundtrip. A free safari shuttle provided by Dinghy's Bar and Restaurant met us at the ferry and took us to a... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We stopped by charter boat to swim on the beach. The water was clear and warm and there were minimal people too.

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is a quick trip to a place that became a part of VI in 1996. It is 491 acres and to date, approximately 200 ppl live here. The history alone is pretty intriguing but it is very beautiful and relaxing. Very close to STI airport and the cruise ship terminal.

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Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Such a beautiful place on earth ! Very nice green hills , we can see the view to take a cable car to go up to the hill 😀😀 love this place .

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baghot
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 31, 2016

Went full of anticipation but although we enjoyed the beach and bar, found the rest of the island average. Fort not worth making the effort for. Glad to get back to St Thomas

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2 Thank Chris s
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 28, 2016

Water Island is the exact place to go when you want to get away from it all. It is a (mostly) residential island with very few places for tourists to stay. It is a place where everybody says hello to each other and most meet on the beach at some point during the day or evening to enjoy a bite... More 

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O'Fallon, Missouri, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 24, 2016

This is just an 8 min. ferry ride from Tickles in Crown Bay. Great little day trip and Capt. Bob is very knowledgeable about the area. Great fish tacos from Heidi's

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Montreal
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 21, 2016 via mobile

A beautiful calm beach. If you swim out a little ways (near the ropes) you can swim with turtles. But bring your own mask. The ones they have to rent are very tired.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 20, 2016

Took the ferry from St Thomas for the day, rented a golf cart to ride around the island and stayed at the beach for the day. Was awesome. Went with the family and this was the best day of the trip.

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Indianapolis, Indiana
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 18, 2016

Water Island is beautiful. We took the Ferry from Crown Bay, it was a great relaxing water ride, when we got off the boat we took the free shuttle to Dindy's. Dindy's is a beach bar with chairs, umbrellas, good food and drinks. This is a place to go to get away, not a lot of high frills but just... More 

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