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Reviewed yesterday

Some good snorkeling, clean beaches , and they are expanding across the road to offer food, it is really nice place!

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Brian R
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Parking can be tough if you go later in the day. This is one of our favorites. Not just because of the turtles but the bay is so calm. You can float for hours. Shade is starting to come back. Recommend going early and setting...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank SimpleKraft
Reviewed 3 days ago

Making the easy taxi ride to Maho Bay on St John is well worth it for the snorkeling. We saw a large number of turtles while snorkeling only about 200 feet from shore. The beach at Maho is very wide with great sand. Not a...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Hender123
Reviewed 3 days ago

For me this beach felt like a pond to explore snorkeling so bring the kids here to enjoy! (I on the other hand will visit the other beaches LOL)

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank A2449ZZkevins
Reviewed 3 days ago

This beach is gorgeous, and it's highly likely that you'll encounter sea turtles here. Bring your snorkel gear and head out towards the dark patches of sea grass in the water. We didn't have to go out very far at all to come across 3...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank christy2176
Reviewed 4 days ago

The soft white sand was nice. The view spectacular and good snorkeling to see sea turtles. Get there by mid morning as parking fills up (depends on season)

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank timothy521
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

This was an awesome beach. Plenty of beach area for everyone to spread out. Swimming with the turtles was so magical. They were all over the place and let you float and watch them!

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank TracyK856
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

By far my favorite beach in St. John! So excited for the food truck and bar to open. Great snorkeling with lots of turtles.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank CyndiC1966
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Four of us visited Maho Beach and thoroughly enjoyed it. We paddleboarded and snorkeled for several hours. We spotted numerous sea turtles and fish while snorkeling. The sea turtles are (at least when we were there) just west of the completely red buoy nearest the...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank 352douglasr
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Beautiful beach! Rental area across the road. Grills on the beach for those looking for cool out. Nice snorkeling but not the best snorkeling the island has.

Date of experience: February 2019
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Karen F
October 7, 2018|
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Response from Nancy H | Reviewed this property |
Any place in Cruz Bay is good depending on what style of food you want. Please take the ferry from Red Hook and do not drive over via the car ferry. They are not plenty and they are needed to bring cargo over and trash out... More
Grace B
August 13, 2018|
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Response from FloridaMapu | Reviewed this property |
You can either rent a car dockside or take a Safari bus to Maho. You should pick up picnic stuff because you can easily spend the whole day at Maho.
March 6, 2018|
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Response from danacummings | Reviewed this property |
Yes! Enjoy swimming with the turtles! One of my favorite beaches.