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We stumbled upon a slice of Heaven!!!

We were staying in St. Thomas and some one said to take the ferry to St. John and explore. I... read more

Reviewed September 6, 2017
evianrekcus
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Toronto, Canada
First hike to Solomon

Wear sneakers and bring water and pack light. The trail is well marked but quite rocky in spots... read more

Reviewed August 28, 2017
Jamo17
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Queens, NY
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Reviewed August 3, 2018 via mobile

We hiked to Salomon beach but we didn't stay. Salomon beach and Honeymoon beach are separated by a rocky outcropping. No rentals or snack shack, but the same beautiful water. We carried on to Honeymoon beach for a second day of snorkeling.

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed September 6, 2017

We were staying in St. Thomas and some one said to take the ferry to St. John and explore. I thought "Why bother because St. Thomas is so beautiful?!?" Well we took the advice and it was the best decision ever! We got off the...More

Date of experience: May 2017
4  Thank evianrekcus
Reviewed August 28, 2017 via mobile

Wear sneakers and bring water and pack light. The trail is well marked but quite rocky in spots but it's not a difficult mile; around 30 minutes at normal pace. Beach is perfect once you arrive. Good snorkeling and pristine waters. We were the only...More

Date of experience: August 2017
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Reviewed July 27, 2017

Snorkeling was just average but the beach was lovely and no one was there. I would definitely recommend for a quieter experience.

Date of experience: July 2017
1  Thank Kiwiboy4921
Reviewed July 13, 2017

We're staying at Caneel Bay so we took the hike from our resort. Total trip is .7 miles each way (eaxactly .24 miles from honeymoon beach) it's not the best hike in flip flops but we survived. As others have said, you have to work...More

Date of experience: July 2017
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Reviewed June 23, 2017

We enjoyed the beaches on the Llindt Point Trail on our last visit to St. John, and were glad to return. We parked free with a permit obtained at the visitor's center, then walked the trail to Salomon. We recommend good shoes (hiking, trail, or...More

Date of experience: June 2017
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Reviewed June 6, 2017

this beach is accessed via a short little hike down lind point trail. trail is approx. a mile, but the snorkeling was not the greatest here, beach is pretty. the cruise ships take snorkelers over from stt to this beach to snorkel so pay attention...More

Date of experience: May 2017
1  Thank EcoTraveler13
Reviewed May 27, 2017

After reading reviews and talking to a St. Thomas resident, it was suggested that we visit this beach. We went on a two cruise ship day and heard that Trunk Beach was packed. We also did not want to pay cab fare and were told...More

Date of experience: May 2017
1  Thank ABMNSJ6
Reviewed May 8, 2017 via mobile

It was our first time going to St. John and we hiked to Salomon Beach. So very very beautiful. We worked up quite a sweat getting down to the beach that the water felt a bit cold at first but once you get in, it's...More

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank Elizabeth C
Reviewed May 3, 2017

it depends on the day...the kind of experience you get at Salomon. You might just be the only person there for 8 hours. You might also be crammed in with 30 other sunseekers on a beach that's barely 100 yards long. Snorkeling is good here,...More

Date of experience: April 2017
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Karen J
October 28, 2018|
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Response from IL_Redheads_Rock | Reviewed this property |
Honeymoon beach is on the same trail it might be about 15 minutes further along or a 5 minute swim. Yes, Honeymoon beach has faculties, food, a little shop and rental equipment - takes cash and credit.
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lobaker1
March 25, 2017|
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Response from 2CAtravelers4ever | Reviewed this property |
When we were there, people did come to beach from a different trail and they said it was off the road. You will have to ask a local. Sorry I'm not much help!
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linne
Vejle, Denmark
Linne's diary from NY, STT, STJ and STX, part 4 (4 Replies)
REEF BAY HIKE Early up in the morning, which for us on vacation means before 7.30. Want to be the first at the National Visitor Centre to be sure that we can participate in the Ref Bay hike. But at first breakfast. A new way for us to have it, just go to the kitchen room near the pool, take what you want, and find a place at one of the terraces. ”Good morning, Lauren, early up and already working?” Yes, Lauren doesn’t sleep long in the morning. Different things to choose among, see a...More
August 16, 2007|
Response fromlovethecape|
Thank you linne! I've been waiting for your post on STX. We'll be visiting in April. Can't wait ot hear more.
snoburd
Illinois
Salomon Beach-sandy? (13 Replies)
Our visit to STJ soon come! Have been viewing posts, videos & photos via this forum since the hurricanes hit last Sept. I remember an image of Salomon Beach, soon after storm season, that was rather shocking-instead of sand there were rocks galore, palm trees werestripped & the beach was shaped differently. Wondering what the beach conditions are currently & what the hiking trail conditions are like to get to Salomon. Also, can we access Honeymoon Beach on foot now? ...More
February 25, 2018|
Response fromNYBeachLover|
Following. I’m so sad about Salomon, it was my favorite. My understanding is the path to Honeymoon is cleared. How far is it from Salomon? I’ve only been to Honeymoon via Caneel.
troyce1
Baltimore
Honeymoon/Salomon Beach (7 Replies)
I've read so much about this beach, but it seems a pain to get to? what's the quickest/easiest way.
March 30, 2008|
Response fromlarryjohn|
I wouldn't consider a 15 minute walk a "pain". The only pain is to your eyes looking at the old enough to know better man parading back and forth in his thong.