Magens Bay

Magens Bay: Address, Magens Bay Reviews: 4.5/5

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Hailed as one of the world's most beautiful, this breathtaking bay along St. Thomas' rugged north coast is ideal for swimming and snorkeling with all the conveniences of parking, lifeguards, equipment rental, freshwater showers, restaurants and bars.
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Jeanine E
4 contributions
Jan 2022
This is always our favorite beach and did not disappoint. Unfortunately, thought the beach chair staff was a little rude and made you hall your own chairs to your spot and then again back to them. But the view and gently breeze was fantastic!!
Written January 16, 2022
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Angela M
Gainesville, FL2 contributions
Jan 2022
This is one of my favorite beaches in St. Thomas. You may see turtles and fish while spending time in the water. The bar is close to all beach spots and the staff are wonderful.
Written January 9, 2022
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Ron C
6 contributions
Dec 2021
Probably the best beach I've ever been to. Has it all - Beautiful beach, clear, clean water. White sand Great snorkelling - lots to see, sea turtles and fish. Restaurant and Bar on site.
Written January 8, 2022
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DawnAlba
Providence, RI359 contributions
Dec 2021
The beach is nice but shallow: there's not a lot of open space on the sand between the water and the trees.
Those trees do, however, make nice shady spots.
We went during the Christmas Break week, so it was quite crowded.
Written January 8, 2022
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Ruby S
DeKalb, IL6 contributions
Dec 2021 • Family
I would go back a hundred times if I have a chance! It was beautiful white sandy beach and one of a kind!
Written January 6, 2022
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Erica M
1 contribution
Dec 2021 • Family
A bunch of us visited Megan’s Bay a week ago and were not impressed. You have to carry your own lounge chairs, ghat you pay to rent, on and off the beach, the staff was rude about mask wearing. I also I waited for food about 45 minutes. The water wasn’t clear, overall it wasn’t a good experience.
Written January 6, 2022
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Richard T
Burnley, UK1,110 contributions
Dec 2021
Beautiful clear waters, soft sand and a sheltered sweeping bay. The only busy part was the central area……with people too lazy to walk 100 metres to a quieter part. Great facilities, cafe, toilets, taxis. Certainly one of the best beaches on the island. Small entry fee for maintaining the facilities which were all in good condition.
Written January 5, 2022
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tyson
St. Thomas1 contribution
Jan 2022 • Family
The beach is awesome and the concession stand food. The Jonny cake with cheese and soursop drink was great. Please try the local drinks.
Written January 5, 2022
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newcali
Walnut Creek, CA9 contributions
Dec 2021
Waaaayyyy too crowded. Beautiful big beach with crystal clear water and soft sand (no coral), but it ends there. It's so crowded that you can hardly move. Plus while you're in the water, you're looking at HUGE yachts/cruise ships off shore. The restaurant was unappealing, and there's no shade. The taxis line up for a long stretch just trying to get in and out. We arrived, went in the water for a minute, and called the taxi right back to take us out of there. If you go, go early in the morning and then leave before 10 am. Or try maybe after 4 or 5 p.m.
Written December 29, 2021
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Krystal C
Pittsburgh, PA26 contributions
Dec 2021 • Family
I was really looking forward to seeing Magen’s Bay being it is considered one of the top 10 beaches in the world..The view from the mountain top is absolutely beautiful but up close and personal such a disappointment! It was a very mediocre beach..definitely a tourist trap. I don’t see what the hype is all about..nothing spectacular! It is a large beach area with an overcrowded bar and restaurant. Trunk Bay on St. John is 10x better! Go there!
Written December 28, 2021
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