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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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Breath taking view!

Like a post card, such a beautiful beach. Clean, white sand and the clearest water I have ever seen! Does get a bit crowded, because it's a smaller Beach. But totally worth it... read more

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Like a post card, such a beautiful beach. Clean, white sand and the clearest water I have ever seen! Does get a bit crowded, because it's a smaller Beach. But totally worth it! Highly recommend.

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Tel Aviv, Israel
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

August is a apparently a great time of year to go to St. John. Everyone says it's the off season because it's too hot, because it's hurricane season, it's the wet season...but for us it was great! - We learned that a "storm" was on the way and were really afraid it would ruin our holiday, but turned out we... More 

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Boca Raton, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Trunk Bay Snorkel Trail is one of the most beautiful snorkeling destinations I have ever seen! The water is crystal clear and the sand is as white as snow! Along the trail, there are signs underwater guiding you. While there, I saw stingrays, giant wahoos, clams, sea urchins, many different fish species and coral, and a gigantic wall of guppy... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Pretty crowded due to popularity. Also have to pay $5 per person to go to this beach. But if you can go later In the day (free after 4:00), it's stunning. Watched a sunset and a flamingo had flown I from the BVIs (?) when we were there.

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Reston, Virginia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

You have to pay to get onto this beach and personally I find the snorkeling to not be great at all here. There are always so many people here from the cruise ships. Non the less it's still a beautiful beach and worth visiting but if you don't want to pay there are plenty of other beaches on St. John... More 

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Ashburn, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Trunk bay is gorgeous and perfect for the kids. The amount of fish we saw snorkeling was awesome and the beach is like white powder. You can rent snorkel gear for $5 a set and there are small lockers to keep your belongings in while snorkeling. We took a cab from the Westin and it was $8 per person each... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

As far as the crowds go, I can only speak for August, which apparently is the "low season" for the island. My wife and I were there from the 13th to the 20th. We went at about 12:00pm. The sand is white and clean, the water is crystal clear and the perfect temp. No cringing when the water gets above... More 

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South Orange, New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

What a wonderful beach. Crystal clear water. Great snorkeling. Underwater plaques to follow and read. Sugary sand. Easy to get to.

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Tempe, Arizona
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The beach is really nice and beautiful. This is the beach with the underwater "trail" with informative underwater signs. This place has bathrooms, showers, food and snorkel rental available. I gave it only 4 stars though as the snorkeling in general compared to other spots on the island was not as good. You can see some cool looking fish around... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

If you're in St. John you have to visit this beach at least once! It is always listed as a top destination but be prepared for a couple things. First, it is one of the only St. John beaches that charges a fee for daily/weekly use so be prepared to spend around $5 per person per day use. Yearly type... More 

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