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Address: Virgin Islands National Park, St. John
Phone Number: +1 340-776-6201
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The good news: this world-class stretch of white sand and turquoise water...

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 cruise ship passengers and members of sightseeing tours.

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Best looking beach in St. John

Best looking beach in St. John. That makes it crowded at times. Not as rough as Cinnamon Bay. Could spend 3-4 hours here.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
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Camarillo, California
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Camarillo, California
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Best looking beach in St. John. That makes it crowded at times. Not as rough as Cinnamon Bay. Could spend 3-4 hours here.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Beautiful beach but the waves were so rough I couldn't let my 16 month old near the water. Also the rough waters made the visibility for snorkeling not very good. It was nice that they had a snack bar, showers, and beach rentals but we had our own food and chairs. It is a big wide beach compared to the... More 

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Trunk Bay is an exceptional beach. The beach facilities are also great here. There is a large shower area and a small bar / restaurant. You can get close enough to the treeline to find shade if you do not have an umbrella. There is free parking for your car. To get here from St. Thomas you can take a... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We spent a day there on our trip to the USVI. It's a $6 taxi ride per person from Cruz Bay. The beach there is absolutely spectacular. The water is crystal clear and calm. The sand is a beautiful white. The snorkeling was great around the rocks..... I saw a lot of fish and corals. Since this is a National... More 

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Brantford, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Like others, we too booked this as part of a cruise ship excursion from St. Thomas and are we ever glad we did. This beach is literally an ocean paradise. You won't be disappointed by the snorkeling but even if your thing is to soak up rays on the sand and maybe wade into some warm shallow waters, this is... More 

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Columbus, Ohio
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We visited Trunk Bay as part of a cruise ship excursion from St. Thomas. Trunk Bay is gorgeous, the beach, water, and underwater snorkeling trail are superb! We definitely plan to come back to St John some day to vacation and spend several days at Trunk Bay! If you enjoy snorkeling, this is definitely the place to go!

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Fort Worth, Texas
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We actually skipped this beach this year. We did the snorkeling trail in 2009. Why skip it? The swells were either too high or it was too packed. There's other places to snorkel for free, and less crowded.

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Jefferson, Wisconsin
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great snorkeling and beautiful beach. Nice sized reef and beautiful fish. Take a catamaran ride to get there.

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Hampton, Virginia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This beach and its facilities are amazing. It is easy to get to by rental Jeep or taxi shuttle. We rented a Jeep and checked out the island's many beaches. This is the only beach that we went twice during our week long stay. It is a beautiful white, sandy beach. They have limited parking for Jeeps, so get there... More 

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Syracuse, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This beach was so private, I was there in Sept and it was stunning and maybe only one other couple there at the same time... I didn't want to leave it was so pretty and felt so exclusive!

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