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Favorite side of Island

Returning back, thanks to all the wonderful people that worked hard. I Love this side of the... read more

Reviewed August 27, 2018
floridalin
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St. Petersburg, Florida
Coral Bay..still fabulous

This was the 3rd time we’ve stayed in Coral Bay. Our favorite beaches are Salt Pond and Hansen both... read more

Reviewed June 30, 2018
Karen058
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Boston, Massachusetts
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Reviewed August 27, 2018

Returning back, thanks to all the wonderful people that worked hard. I Love this side of the Island.

Thank floridalin
Reviewed June 30, 2018 via mobile

This was the 3rd time we’ve stayed in Coral Bay. Our favorite beaches are Salt Pond and Hansen both beautiful with fantastic snorkeling. Hansen is particularly lovely with plenty of shade, chairs, and picnic tables. A beautiful undamaged reef is easily accessible if you go...More

Thank Karen058
Reviewed June 26, 2018

Ok, first I have to say that you need to put things in perspective when on an island. Coral Bay is a village atmosphere but you do need to look past the outside of buildings. They took a huge hit in both hurricanes and are...More

1  Thank TulsaSavy
Reviewed June 23, 2018

Spent 5 weeks on top of Ajax Peak overlooking Coral Bay...it is beautiful. The ground devastation around Coral Bay is bad and the odor from the build up of seaweed is really bad.......Does not affect the markets or eating establishments at this point but taking...More

Thank Robert K
Reviewed June 18, 2018 via mobile

Turquoise sea,wonderful💙 USVI beaches have been awarded the blue flag certified.The best destination.

Thank nhnozer
Reviewed May 20, 2018

Coral Bay in St John was hit hard last fall with Irmaria hurricanes. They are still in recovery mode, plenty of roofless houses in the bay and a road full of trash and debri. This however should not stop you from going ! The restaurants...More

Thank CamillaR892
Reviewed April 15, 2018

Sad to see this side of the island lagging in clean up effort, which, after taking with many locals, seems to be a failure by the island government to "care" as much about this locals side of the island. Do visit; partake of its commerce...More

1  Thank NHTraveler37
Reviewed April 8, 2018

The small town of coral bay is recovering! Skinny's & mumbo jumbo open. indigo open. love city and at least one other grocery store open. Fields are now large piles of trash - basically homes that are being disposed of, but there is no where...More

3  Thank Jessica G
Reviewed March 24, 2018

For those that like a remote, quiet area when vacationing. I would recommend going away from Cruz Bay and venture over to Coral Bay. There is definitely less people and there is some great hiking spots and great snorkel areas.

1  Thank sdamron2017
Reviewed February 14, 2018

We usually like to drive over to Coral Bay a few times each trip, however, this time we only went once. They are still recovering from the terrible storms that ripped through the islands. I've been told that they are making progress, but there is...More

2  Thank Twismom
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