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“Beach dive!” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Cane Bay

Cane Bay
Ranked #14 of 103 things to do in St. Croix
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Owner description: Located on St. Croix's north shore, the waters are not always gentle along this palm-tree-lined beach, but scuba diving and snorkeling are very popular here where less than 200 yards out is the drop-off called Cane Bay Wall.
Frederick, Maryland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 77 helpful votes
“Beach dive!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014

Beautiful beach with soft white sand and nearby food and drinks. One of the best beaches on the island. Also good for snorkeling - the water gets deep very slowly so it's a great spot for kids to play with minimal hazards.
but the best part about this beach is that it is one of the best places for a beach-entry SCUBA dive. Take your snorkel if you want to paddle out face-down - alternatively, you can kick out on your back. Swim out (with a partner of course) about 1/2 mile and you're at the Wall.
Lots of fun and a nice change from the usual boat dives.

Visited December 2013
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“Best beach on the island”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2014 via mobile

A must go, this place had some of the best snorkeling on the island, just be aware of where you step as there is a sea urchin forest not far off shore.

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La.
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
“Great Sunday spot!!!”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2014

Loved Calvin's pig roast and the R&B Connection band on the beach! Chairs are available to rent $7. "Eat @ Cane Bay" is right across the street. They close early on Sundays though. They have THE BEST rum cake with caramel sauce that I've EVER had!!!!! Beautiful sunsets to be had here too!!!!

Visited June 2014
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“Not horrible, but will not go back”
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2014 via mobile

This is an average beach at best. Went there with my wife, we usually go to beaches to tan, swim an do some light snorkeling. The sand was brownish and slightly rough, there was a lot of sharp rocks and uneven slopes which made swimming less than enjoyable. The current was strong and there was quite an undertow which make it unattractive to young kids and unexperienced swimmers. I must say there was some cool sights while snorkeling (coral and fish of all size... Tiny and huge!) but the current is intense, so if you don't use fins, you will get quite a workout swimming against the current which is doable but exhausting, or else you might end up dangerously far from the beach.

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Joliet, Illinois
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“Great area”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2014

Very quaint area not far from the Carambola where we were staying. Some very awesome restaurants, a beautiful beach, and great horsebackriding.

Visited June 2014
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