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Address: Virgin Islands National Park, St. John
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+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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The snorkeling is good, if not great. The underwater park is meh. Fantastic vistas and very nice beach with few tourists.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 days ago
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Fredericksburg, Virginia
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Fredericksburg, Virginia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The snorkeling is good, if not great. The underwater park is meh. Fantastic vistas and very nice beach with few tourists.

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Muskegon, Michigan
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The water, bay and beach are so beautiful! We didn't get a chance to snorkel or swim here but rather stopped twice to shower after snorkeling some more quiet and remote areas. But I would agree with other reviewers from what I could see that it is a wonderful place, and yes, it is busy!

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Los Gatos, California
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We really did like this beach for snorkeling. It has a really large beach, compared to others on St. John. And we did enjoy having all the facilities available at this beach--like decent restrooms, showers, snack bar, etc. The snorkeling itself was quite wonderful. It felt very safe, even though we are experienced snorkelers. We saw lots of kids out... More 

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Lincoln, Rhode Island
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

My Niece got married on the beach. it is a beautiful beach and location for a wedding. Also it is one of the larger beaches on the north side of St' Johns, It has facilities and decent parking which is a plus.

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Dalton, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We love going to Trunk. Try to go early or late in the day. It can get pretty crowded with people from 9-3.

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Aliso Viejo, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We took a motor boat from St. Thomas to St. John, and went to Trunk Bay. Beautiful, amazing, breathtaking, I have no words! I remember seeing a picture of it in a magazine once and thinking "There is no way that this beach really looks like that"! It does! My daughter and I did snorkel too, but although there is... More 

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Wilmington, Delaware
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We have gone to Trunk Bay multiple times over the past 3 years -- several times as an excursion off a cruise ship and during the week we stayed there in November. It was phenomenal each time. The water is crystal clear and while some would say it is crowded, it is always a relaxing and fun experience. Highly recommend... More 

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Waukesha, Wisconsin
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Highly recommend a trip to this beach - beautiful water, Long Beach, and chair rental and bathroom facilities. Convenience is key here on top of beautiful views. One note is that the beach closes at 4:30 ( really 4) so if you don't have a car you need to get. Ack to the parking lot to catch a cab or... More 

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Bonner Springs, Kansas, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

I adore trunk beach- however it does get a little crowded when the cruise ships are in town. Still worth it.

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

We were fortunate to visit Trunk Bay on a calm day when the waves were low, the sky was bright blue and the water a stunning aqua. The sheer beauty of the bay was enough to make it worth the trip to get there. We didn't bring our snorkel gear, but wished we had. The next two times we tried... More 

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