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“snorkel trail”(176 reviews)
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The good news: this world-class stretch of white sand and turquoise water is St. John's most photographed beach, which features a marked underwater trail for beginning snorkelers. The bad news: because of its popularity, it can get very crowded with...more
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Virgin Islands National Park, St. John
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The beach was great. It was a little costly to get into the park. They have food trucks there so you can eat on the beach and drink. The beach water is a little rough so probably not for small kids. The we swam out...More

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank Hdoughty1
Reviewed 1 week ago

Great place to snorkel or just catch rays on the beach. Very clean beach and there are no urchins close to shore so you don't have to worry about stepping on them

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank LucyDesi2010
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We walked over here from Jumbie bay along the road. Pay to enter, but does have decent bathrooms and showers. Gets busy later on. Some of the snorkeling trail remains. Rolling a bit while there.

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank ngbtn
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

In my opinion this is one of the top beaches in Caribbean. Beautiful white fine sand and crystal clear calm water. Plenty of wildlife to see. Beach chairs can be rented and the location has bathrooms and most other amenities Worth the trip if you...More

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank HollandMichael
Reviewed 1 week ago

The water was a beautiful blue with beautiful white sand. We went on a keep tour around the island. The next dat, my husband returned to this beach because it was overall the prettiest beach to us both.

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank Grace_Baby
Reviewed 1 week ago

This beach was probably one of the nicest beaches I have ever been to. You take a ferry over from Red Hook in St Thomas and take a cab to the beach. It’s in the national park and the cost is $5 to get in....More

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank BrendaLZab
Reviewed 1 week ago

If you visit St. John, don’t pass Trunk Bay by. It’s a beautiful stretch of beach with a very cool ‘snorkeling trail’ you can follow (with plaques and signs to tell you what you are seeing). The area have amenities too – from showers to...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank billmyers66
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The beach was so beautiful and rustic since its inside the national park. It's a large beach with beautiful soft sand. Amazing snorkeling on the extreme ends of the beach. You can skip the snorkel trail and go to the right most end. You can...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank kaushys
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Listed as one of the most beautiful beaches in the world and it sure was! Our days spent on the beautiful white sand and the clear blue water snorkeling was magical. We got married on the beach. It was the most beautiful setting I could...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank chicksgotthis
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This place is unreal. The water is beyond crystal clear. White sand. Calm water. Great snorkeling. You def need a rash guard bc the sun is strong there! The bathroom facilities have everything that you need including showers. You can rent all sorts of gear...More

Date of experience: September 2019
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Carol W
15 October 2019|
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Response from ngbtn | Reviewed this property |
No! There is some seaweed but no smell. We’ve been to Waterlemon, Leinster, Maho, Jumbie, Honeymoon and Trunk. All were fine and Maho was great.
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michele o
28 July 2019|
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Response from Rickey S | Reviewed this property |
Like I said take the ferry across from St.Thomas to St.John without a car and use a taxi once you get to the other side and a taxi to take you back to the ferry pier once you're done to go back to St.Thomas. Leave your... More
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NancyV1
9 June 2019|
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Response from InsigniaFinCo | Reviewed this property |
I don't know for sure - I would look on AirB&B or VRBO. You would need to drive, bike or take a taxi from the main part of town.
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