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Address: Caneel Bay 00831, St. John

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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clear water the best

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

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 weeks ago
Jackson, Mississippi
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Jackson, Mississippi
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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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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.

Thank RJHorst
Chadds Ford, Pennsylvania
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 61 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.

Naperville, Illinois
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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.

Thank MBudd2014
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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Conroe, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 20, 2016

Totally awesome! My family and I went snorkeling at Turtle Bay. It was totally amazing. Never thought we would swim so close to the turtles. A definite must do!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 24, 2016

We took a snorkeling an catamaran ride from the Carnival ship, left from the port and back to the port. The trip was fun. A side light happened: an expensive yacht caught on fire and delayed the tour somewhat but we had a good time. We plan to do it again next year.

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Roswell, GA
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 31, 2016

Turtle Bay is accessed from Caneel Bay Resort Properties. A smaller sized beach nestled between two rocky areas make it more private than some other beaches. Access is a problem unless you are staying at Caneel Bay. Great snorkeling around the bay.

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New York City, New York
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 13, 2016

Spend your afternoon here for perfect snorkeling at the bay's edges to see colorful fish, coral, stingray. There is no more beautiful beach, great for families with children because of the soft waves and gentle slope of the beach. The beach is lined with beautiful shade trees so this was the perfect beach at Caneel Bay to end our day.

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