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Scott Beach

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Address: Caneel Bay 00831, St. John
Phone Number: 340.776.6111
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Located on St. John's north shore, this is one of Caneel Bay's seven...

Located on St. John's north shore, this is one of Caneel Bay's seven secluded beaches.

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Exellent BEach--- private

It is one of the 7 beaches - private only access via Caneel Bay Resort and fantastic. This is a great beach to see turtles and sting-rays

5 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
MARTINRAYC
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Chadds Ford, Pennsylvania
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Chadds Ford, Pennsylvania
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228 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

It is one of the 7 beaches - private only access via Caneel Bay Resort and fantastic. This is a great beach to see turtles and sting-rays

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Nashville, Tennessee
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32 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a great time here. We saw Cuddle Fish, TIrtlees, stingrays and all the other gorgeous fish you are used to seeing in the Caribbean.

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Santa Barbara, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were staying on Scott Beach at Caneel Bay Resort. We really enjoyed the snorkeling right outside our doorstep and the beach was quite lovely. The only problem we had was that the AC didn't work in our room. We had to get maintenance to come out several times and this was super annoying because the room got humid and... More 

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Boston, Massachusetts
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27 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2016 via mobile

Stayed at the Caneel Bay Resort, and this was our afternoon beach hangout. Easy to get a chair. Can either be in direct sun or shade (under a sea grape tree). Cocktails were well made (afternoon fruit serving?). Great snorkeling near the rocks on both sides, but the right side (if facing the water) is the best.

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Romulus, Michigan
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2016

We kayaked over to Scott Beach with VI Ecotours and snorkeled for the first time. We immediately saw turtles, which was exactly what I had hoped for! We saw tons of beautiful fish, coral, a stingray, and several more turtles. The beach was all but deserted except for a very relaxed donkey who was just hanging out on the beach.... More 

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Roswell, GA
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2016

Scott Beach is accessed from the Caneel Bay Resort property. A wide long sandy beach that is the signature of Caneel Bay Resort. USVI beaches are public, but only up to the mean high tide or vegetation line. So, stay off the chairs, hammocks and grass unless you are staying at Caneel Bay.

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Castle Rock, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2016

If you stay at Caneel, this is a great beach. Very quiet, lots of sea turtles and stingrays, great snorkeling and beach bar.

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Atlanta
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2016

Scott beach is long and smooth for walking and wonderful for snorkeling. To the left near the buoys is a family of garden eels and the left center are queen conch. Turtles munch on the sea grass in the center and stingray and spotted eagle rays come to feast too. To the right is a fabulous reef – but be... More 

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Alexandria, Virginia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2016

Nearly guaranteed to see sea turtles nibbling on the sea grass and rays fluttering along in the shallow water. Please don't touch the turtles!! They are very used to people and don't mind if you get close but it is bad for the health of their shell for people to touch them.

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2016

Much as I cultivate altruism, it is with reluctance that I even mention this beach; the fewer who know about it the more pristine it will remain.

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