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Located on St. John's north shore, this is one of Caneel Bay's seven secluded beaches.
North Shore Road | Caneel Bay Resort, Caneel Bay 00831, St. John
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All reviews beautiful beach favorite beach sea turtles white sand the water is crystal clear plenty of lounge chairs honeymoon beach st john beaches thomas spots
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We saw Sea Rays & Turtles. We kayaked over to the beach mid day from Honeymoon Beach and only took two swipes across the bottom before we saw them.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Teri H
Reviewed January 9, 2019

this is a great beach for snorkeling but difficult to get to as it is part of the closed Caneel Bay resort and only accessible by water. Best bet is a VIecotours tour.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Nancy R
Reviewed December 19, 2018 via mobile

Maybe just beautiful. This is one of the great beaches St John has. I get to it by boat. Sailboat at that. True boating. No noise cutting through the water by wind. Ohhh Ahhh Actually most people miss the true unique spots as they do...More

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank stjohnkris
Reviewed June 21, 2018 via mobile

We couldn’t bring our phones since we kayaked here but wow the sea turtles! Bring snorkeling gear because we saw many fish, sea turtles, star fish, sting rays, and jelly fish. We even saw an octopus! When the sea turtles go up for air you...More

Date of experience: June 2018
4  Thank marcusitxc
Reviewed November 12, 2017

Beautifully clear water, views of the mountains and passing sailboats, plenty to do, or great for just hanging out with a drink!

Date of experience: December 2016
Thank ba801
Reviewed September 4, 2017

We stayed on Scott Beach while visiting Caneel Bay. The water is crystal clear and calm, enjoy a great view of St. Thomas while you read a good book. Peaceful, and quite. Their are plenty of lounge chairs, the beach was not crowded at all...More

Date of experience: July 2017
1  Thank wendkcoop
Reviewed August 17, 2017 via mobile

Beautiful pristine beach with soft sand. Lounge chairs provided. Beachside bar for drinks and snacks. Best part is no kids!!!

Date of experience: February 2017
2  Thank dpm3356
Reviewed August 12, 2017 via mobile

Beautiful beach. Once we were introduced to it we snorkeled here everyday! Soft, white sand. The water is full of life!! Variety of fish, especially neat the reefs. Sea turtles graze below on sea grass and occasionally you'll see their heads surface for some air....More

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank aeroems
Reviewed August 8, 2017

Water there is usually very calm and we saw all kinds of fish and turtles just from the beach-beautiful!

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank VanessaW612
Reviewed August 4, 2017

Quiet and a wonderful location for viewing a wide variety of sea life and coral. Choose to swim, float, snorkel, lounge

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank merlinsurrietrekker
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January 21, 2017|
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Response from webbairejordan | Reviewed this property |
It will cost between 800-1000 a night depending on the time of year.
John H
January 31, 2015|
Response from joyinthejourney123 |
You can visit, but you can't use the resort's chairs. And you have to pay to park at Caneel Bay if you are not staying there. I think it's $20 to park. There are so many wonderful beaches on St. John that you won't miss... More
January 28, 2015|
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Response from nolabeachbum | Reviewed this property |
When we went in November a staff member came up to greet us and we ended up having a long chat with him, he was a native to St John and had lots of great information to share. He was posted there because a couple had... More