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“Back to nature” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Hawksnest Beach

Hawksnest Beach
Book In Advance
$89*
and up
Caneel Bay Kayak, Hike, and Snorkel with Sea Turtles
Certificate of Excellence
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Owner description: This narrow, sea-grape-tree-lined stretch of sand is a popular beach on St John, especially for island residents, which offers gazebos for parties, barbecues or family get-togethers.
New York City, New York
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49 reviews
30 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
“Back to nature”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2013

One of my favorite beach, great white sand, very narrow, lots of natural shades, restroom,......................

Visited March 2013
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Saint Louis, Missouri
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58 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
“Great for waves”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2013

My teenager's had been at this beach 3 years ago and remembered as a favorite because it was one of the few that had great waves. It is still a favorite and did not disappoint, beach was a little narrow though not much room. Hang anything valuable in the trees or bushes or they will get washed away.

Visited March 2013
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Thank Gaye P
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Hanover, Maryland
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62 reviews
41 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
“Pretty Beach--great snorkeling!!!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2013

One of our favorite snorkeling spots on the North side.
Lots of shade.
Close to parking.
Restooms on-site.

Visited March 2013
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Thank Kathy M
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Glenmoore, Pennsylvania
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6 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“best swimming beach in St John”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2013

my wife and I loved Hawksnest bay!! You can't go wrong with any beach in St John, but we found this to be the best swimming and wading beach. both times we visited is was far less crowded than Trunk bay, and offered similar if not better wading/swimming. The second time we visisted it was late afternoon, and we flated in the water as the sunset colors started. by this time there was no one else on the beach or in the water, and it was very magical to have these views and this swimming area to ourselves.

Visited March 2013
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Thank MoogFanatic
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Belle Glade, Florida
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5 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“SO BEAUTIFUL / GREAT SNORKELING SPOT!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2013

It is so beautiful! I just love this place. If you need a place to snorkel, it is this place. They have grills, tables, changing rooms, bathrooms, and beautiful views of the horizon. Great place for parties and getting together.

Visited January 2013
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1 Thank jazzybluz
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