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“the other side of paradise”
Review of Water Island

Water Island
Ranked #10 of 151 things to do in St. Thomas
Certificate of Excellence
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Owner description: The fourth largest of the U.S. Virgin Islands, this quiet 492-acre island, located in Charlotte Amalie harbor, beckons those who want to stroll its beaches, bike amid its green hills, and view birds, iguana, turtles and other wildlife that make this lovely paradise their home.
Reviewed November 16, 2012

residents are friendly pleasant and helpful beautiful beach ammenities joe's beach bar and heidis hideaway for burger and frozen cocktails

Thank Patricia T
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Reviewed November 5, 2012

If you want a day to just relax and really get away from it all then definitely take the $10 round trip pp ferry over to Water Island. Honeymoon Beach is walkable from where the ferry drops you off and it is one of the most beautiful beaches in the Caribbean ( I've lived in the islands for 3 years so this says a lot!) Bring Cash if you want food and drinks at the beach for the day. There are two beach vendors, Heidi's and Joe's that offer quick food, snacks, and drinks.

1  Thank Jen P
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Reviewed September 12, 2012

Wonderful place to walk, run, think, dream...love it.

The experience is a simply ferry trip away, $10 round trip, only takes 8 minutes. You can walk to the beach but I received several offers for a lift in a golf cart. Friendly residents, interesting history.

2  Thank William C
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Reviewed August 31, 2012

you just have to take a ferry from crown bay to get here is just 10 min away. there is a beach call Honeymoon, cristal clear water, beautiful, the are some places you can have a bite and some drinks. but the are no toys for rental at all. sbut is soo beautifull and calm you dont want to miss it!!!

1  Thank boricua312
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Reviewed August 21, 2012

Once we figured out where the ferry to Water Island was, we waited by Tickles Bar for it to arrive.
We met a semi-local Water Islander, Charlie, who rode with us for the 15 minute ride on the tiny ferry and then gave us a tour of Water Island on his golf cart. We ended up on Honeymoon Beach and had a great lunch at Heidi's. Huge burgers, great Chicken Caesar salad.
The swimming was lovely, and there are changing rooms and bathrooms close by. We found out that Heidi sponsors a local feast on Saturdays with steak or lobster, and the locals come to watch a movie on a sheet hung between two coconut trees. Fun!

3  Thank Marguerite B
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