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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 today

My wife and I agree that this is hands down the best beach that we have every been on and we have been on dozens and dozens around the world. Clean, brilliant white soft sand and crystal clear water. Very few waves and quite shallow...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank MarkofMinnesota
Reviewed yesterday

This is one of many gorgeous beaches in the Virgin Island. You can snorkel Trunk bay without putting your head under water, Clear, blue and absolutely breathtaking. I have been to many beautiful beaches. Some as beautiful as Trunk but none more beautiful.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Lenyse S
Reviewed 2 days ago

We had been in the past on a shore excursion from St Thomas. It was so beautiful we did it again. We were advised no food facilities as hurricane took them out and not replaced. Still washrooms and change rooms and showers and no charge...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Willram
Reviewed 4 days ago

This was the first beach we visited during our trip to St. John and I'm glad we made it our first stop. Perfect setting for relaxing after a long day of travel. If you are looking for more snorkeling, hit Waterlemon Cay & Maho Bay.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank smb21012
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is what you think of when you picture a tropical beach. 4 colors of blue water. Islands rising from the sea, near and far. Behind you steep tree covered mountains.. The sand is pure white. No rocks on the beach or in the water....More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank David L
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

What Can You say, it is perfekt, it is Beautiful, it is White, it is blue. Bring swimming gear, snorkel, food, snacks. And Just take the trip. You Will love it.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank paven66
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Let me start by saying that this is not a good beach to snorkel. I am sure it was at some time but now, not so much. On the flip side, this is an amazing beach. Nice shade trees, great facilities (showers, bathrooms, rentals, food,...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank KRS1234
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I love this beach! Lots of space in the beach! We took family trip last week and as usual St John does not disappoint!!!!

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank mhalcomb10
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

There is a food truck, alcohol bar, snorkel rental, bathrooms and showers- it has the most amenities of any of the St. John beaches. Because of this- it can be hard to find parking. Always plenty of space on the sand for everyone, so if...More

Date of experience: January 2019
2  Thank CJMnash
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

After spending 5 days in St Thomas we took the ferry to St Johns to specifically spend the day at this beach. It was so worth it! Trunk is everything you want in a beach-endless soft white sand, crystal clear water, snorkel equipment available to...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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lnelson00777
24 December 2018|
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Response from kittykatz15 | Reviewed this property |
The cruise ship was in st Thomas I got a private car to drive us to the ferry port and then on a boat over to St. John where it took about 10/15min drive to the beach.
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Jonathan L
5 July 2018|
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Response from adammC506OL |
No snack bar available as of 7-26-2018 visit. Can rent gear and chairs, tho. Have to return them by 3:30. They shut it down at 4 and turn the water off so no showers or restrooms after 4pm.
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