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Loved staying on this side of the island

Coral Bay is only 5 miles from St. Cruz Bay but will take you about 40 minutes to get to. It has a... read more

Reviewed 27 June 2017
Sherri P
So different from staying in Cruz Bay!

After staying in Cruz Bay on our previous trip to St. John, we decided to try the other end of the... read more

Reviewed 23 June 2017
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Reviewed 27 June 2017

Coral Bay is only 5 miles from St. Cruz Bay but will take you about 40 minutes to get to. It has a lot of winding roads but nothing too difficult on the way. You will pass many goats, cows, chickens and donkeys during your...More

1  Thank Sherri P
Reviewed 23 June 2017

After staying in Cruz Bay on our previous trip to St. John, we decided to try the other end of the island and stay at Coral Bay. We were delighted we did so. The whole vibe at Coral Bay is so much more laid back...More

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Reviewed 9 June 2017

We were thrilled we stayed at the East End! It's a trek on sometimes scary two lane , amusement park feeling narrow roads with roller coaster hills and hairpin turns but it's so laid back and beautiful. Highly recommend going all the way south as...More

1  Thank TravelMom058_10
Reviewed 13 May 2017 via mobile

If you like peace quiet and want to kick back away from the crowds, this is the spot for you! Beautiful beaches close by, no problem with crowded restaurants or parking. We love the casual atmosphere and friendly folks in Coral Bay. Can't wait to...More

1  Thank holly y
Reviewed 2 April 2017 via mobile

Coral Bay is the other bay to visit on St John and is just a short drive from Cruz Bay on Center Road. There are a few little restaurants and houses to rent here. No hotels. There are lots of boats there and from what...More

Thank jehenson81
Reviewed 30 March 2017

Coral bay is a wonderful little bay we had a view of from the porch of our house. We had all 3 meals each day on the porch and it is a beautiful view!!

1  Thank Evelyn U
Reviewed 29 March 2017

Rented a jeep and drove out to east side of the island. When we arrived late morning (1100ish) not too crowded. We mainly hit places to eat and shop and walked around before driving to Salt Pond. As beaches go we thought Salt Pond much...More

1  Thank sccrref
Reviewed 15 March 2017

We had a wonderful week in a house overlooking Coral Bay. St John is a great island but a jeep is a must!

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Reviewed 29 January 2017

Coral Bay is so quaint and it is much quieter than the Cruz Bay side. The only 2 downsides to Coral Bay are the smell of the mangroves by the dumpsters that you HAVE to pass (just take a deep breath and hold), and you...More

1  Thank backtotheislands
Reviewed 28 January 2017

it is a bit of a drive from Cruz Bay to Coral Bay (about 45 minutes, give or take depending on how many donkeys are in the road) but it is well worth it to experience this side of the island. Several nice bars and...More

2  Thank Peter R
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