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Best Tip

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Best Tip

Planning is half the fun....so here it goes. Been reading up on the forum and looking forward to checking this one off my "bucket list". Please share your best St John tip for this newbie. Best beach, best happy hour, the one thing not to forget to pack, etc. You know the one thing that you wish someone had told you before your first trip. Thanks a bunch! :)

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41. Re: Best Tip

Get going early and avoid the crowds....we try to get to our snorkel beaches by 8:30 am at the latest. We get our couple hours in early before the crowds and the winds/waves pick up.

Zip lock bags for sure.

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42. Re: Best Tip

Bring own snorkel equipment. Wear sunscreen and long sleeve raft shirt to protect from sun when snorkeling. Do not forget sunscreen back of legs when snorkeling.

Pack snack foods, Nuts, chips, crackers, snack bars, very expensive on island

Josephines for fresh greens

Go so sloop jones if it rains

Go to beach early and have it all to your self the noseeums come out 330 430

Love parachute beach sheet can find on amazon

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43. Re: Best Tip

Wow! Some great stuff! Thanks so much!

:D

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44. Re: Best Tip

Great idea on beach sheet. Odererd today on LLBean-$20.00 for a small one-with current special 20 percent off. Thanks for the tip

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45. Re: Best Tip

I have to second the rash guard swim shirts NO suncreen in the oceans

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46. Re: Best Tip

Well it's finally here! ......Just re-reading all the great tips. We are ready for some R & R and to let the "rock" engulf our senses. The sunscreen, bug spray & ziplock bags are packed. Getting ready to take half the clothes out of the carry on and replace it with happy hour dollars. LOL!

Thank you again & Happy Christmas! :)

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47. Re: Best Tip

Have a blast. We just returned and all the tips here are spot on. The parachute beach blanket proved invaluable. We ate at Miss Lucy's four times over our 10 day visit. The Caneel Bay pain killers were by far my favorite. They had little pieces of actual cream in them.

Edited: 8:31 am, December 23, 2013
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