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Turtle Bay

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Address: Caneel Bay 00831, St. John
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Located on St. John's north shore, this beautiful beach is located inside...

Located on St. John's north shore, this beautiful beach is located inside the Caneel Bay property and assessable only to guests of the resort.

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Turtle Bay is one of many superb beaches on the Caneel Bay resort. I believe there are 7 beaches on the property. If you are looking for a romantic, beautiful Caribbean beach, go... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed December 14, 2016
Michael K
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Newton,MA
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5 reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Nothing really to see. One turtle and some trash. I got bitten by water bugs on my arm and my legs got attacked badly by mosquitos at this location. Trunk Cay is prettier and more to see.

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21 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 14, 2016 via mobile

Turtle Bay is one of many superb beaches on the Caneel Bay resort. I believe there are 7 beaches on the property. If you are looking for a romantic, beautiful Caribbean beach, go no further. It is not one of the popular spots so you won't have crowds to hamper your afternoon escape.

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Thank Michael K
Cleveland, Ohio
2 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 9, 2016

the sheer natural beauty of this beach is purely spectacular. The water is clear as can be. you wont be disappointed that's for sure.

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Thank jimpatsch
Dartmouth, Massachusetts, United States
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46 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 8, 2016

If your swimming at Turtle Bay then your staying at my favorite hotel anywhere in the world. The best beaches are just a short walk away when your staying at Caneel. Go for a week and pick a beach a day, all a two minute golf cart ride away.

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Jackson, Mississippi
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3 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 7, 2016

You cannot go wrong with any beach at St John Turtle Bay is where we got married so we always end up going back.

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Mountainair, New Mexico
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 3, 2016

Caneel Bay was such a wonderful spot for becoming lost in the many moments. Naturally warm waters and weather. Putzing all around on a golf cart from one buffet to another. Always a new carved ice display at the tables of fresh foods. Mongoose jumping up for a try at the bird feeder. Real baracudas and colorful wild fish. All... More 

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Ellicott City, Maryland
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62 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 25, 2016

Beautiful little beach on the Caneel Bay resort. Lovely and the location most weddings take place on this resort. This is a smaller beach but lovely. Crystal clear water and we saw many sea turtles.

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Chadds Ford, Pennsylvania
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 17, 2016

You never gone wrong with this natural beach or the other 6 beaches at Caneel Bay. You can watch parrot fish on corners, a barracuda or two , turtles and sting-rays.

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Naperville, Illinois
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26 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 13, 2016

Located near the end of the property this is perhaps the nicest beach of several very nice beaches. The snorkeling was very good over a pretty active reef system located at the end of the beach.

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Wayne, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 23, 2016 via mobile

The evening before our departure from beautiful St. John we opted to walk a short distance to the secluded little beach. With rough & fun waters, and super gritty sand, this was definitely one of our favorite ocean experiences!! I believe the waters are calm during daylight hours :)

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