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Drake's Seat
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St Thomas Island Tour: Mountain Top and St. Peter's Great House
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Magen's Bay Beach Tour
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Owner description: The vantage point where Sir Francis Drake was supposed to have looked for enemy ships of the Spanish fleet, this lookout includes a panoramic view of the Virgin Islands where the Atlantic Ocean joins the Caribbean Sea
Reviewed January 18, 2013

Great place for photos of beautiful Megan's Bay. One local was there sharing tid bits of information with his mule Lady GaGa. (Monica Lewinsky, another mule, was working the overlook down the road).

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Reviewed January 18, 2013

Beautiful must see view of Magen's Bay and down island. If you are staying on the Island try to go for a day when the cruise ships aren't in town or late afternoon. Otherwise, you will have a hard time parking and a harder time trying not to hit the cruise ship passengers who seem to think they are immuned to traffic.

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Reviewed January 10, 2013

Stopped here with friends on a drive around the island. Amazing views over the north shore and Magan's Beach. Easy to understand why Drake chose this location!

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Reviewed January 8, 2013

This had breath taking views. We came here on an island tour and would probably not have done it had it not been on the tour. The view is very similar to Mountain Top do if you can only do one don't feel like you missed anything.

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Reviewed January 4, 2013

We drove past Drake's Seat before we circled back and found it. So glad we did! There is a little roadside parking lot that overlooks Magen's Bay Beach. Everyone is so busy taking photos of the beach, horizon and islands in the distance that nobody thinks to turn around! Drake's Seat is right behind you across the street. It's just a green bench facing out towards the beach and islands in the distance, but you've got to go for the bragging rights and the "ticked box'!

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