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“snack bar”(217 reviews)
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The good news: this world-class stretch of white sand and turquoise water is St. John's most photographed beach, which features a marked underwater trail for beginning snorkelers. The bad news: because of its popularity, it can get very crowded with...more
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Absolutely the most beautiful beach we’ve been to on this trip. Crystal clear water, white sand a great reef to snorkel and explore. We saw lots of beautiful fish and even saw a sting ray!!!!

Thank ash4706
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Beautiful clear beach with marked snorkling trail. We saw a lot of fish, and even an octopus. There's still a lot of damage in the area so there wasn't any food/vendors open. There was a small place to rent chairs and snorkeling equipment.

1  Thank bridges9597
Reviewed 1 week ago

Why pass up one of the world’s best beaches? A short taxi ride from Cruz Bay lands you in a tropical paradise. Even if you don’t go into the water, which would be a mistake, lounging in this gorgeous place is a luxury you won’t...More

Thank Fullimit
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I love this beach it’s got white sand and the sea is clear. The beach is free and it has toilets and a shower area. You can eat lunch on the benches at the picnic area. They have lovely greenery surrounding the area. And wildlife...More

Thank kittykatz15
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

LOVED THIS BEACH! Not too far of a walk, the water is calm and beautiful and the beach was not crowed. This beach does not disappoint!

Thank belindabelvin
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a beautiful beach. We had been there only a few minutes when the weather went from sunny to rain. After a few minutes it was raining so hard it was no fun to stay. Unfortunately it rained for hours and we did not...More

Thank JAB43
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The beach is gorgeous and the safari ride from the ferry dock was also beautiful, we had a nice driver pointing out sites along the way. My husband and I went on Wednesday October 10 2018. We thought there would be snack trailers as said...More

1  Thank Heather W
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Brilliant white powder sand and very clear water with amazing shades of blue accented by green hills.

Thank alust4life
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This beach is amazing. Turquoise blue water and white sandy beaches. You can rent beach chairs and an umbrella as well as snorkeling gear. Make sure to take water as the concession stand was not open during our visit.

Thank Thompson023
Reviewed October 14, 2018

Probably the only beach in St John with restrooms and showers. There are also snacks and drinks for sale. The snorkeling is good. You can’t go to St John and not visit Trunk Bay.

Thank Alberto G
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Jonathan L
July 5, 2018|
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Response from adammC506OL |
No snack bar available as of 7-26-2018 visit. Can rent gear and chairs, tho. Have to return them by 3:30. They shut it down at 4 and turn the water off so no showers or restrooms after 4pm.
Sandy W
February 23, 2018|
Response from Debby Y | Reviewed this property |
I would say Cruz Bay. Almost all the bars and restaurants are open at Mongoose Junction as well as the ones that line the street. Longboard, Margarita Phil's, Cruz Bay Landing.