We've been here several times in the past and never been disappointed. there seems to be a lot of construction going on so we're looking forward to seeing the finished product when we come back in a few months
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We spent our last day here. Brought a picnic lunch and chilled. Great snorkeling squid, octopus, eel, rays, and a ton of other fish. The coral is making a comeback so be careful. sandy beach is beautiful. Bring your own water etc.
We packed a picnic lunch and munched on sandwiches and beer near the rocks at the western end of this beach. There are rudimentary facilities (stinky) and no other services that I saw. You may recognize this as the beach from the alien/father scene in...More
Coming from Cruz Bay this is the easiest beach to reach by car. Rather small with limited walking. Great parking and early in the day generally not crowded. A very popular wedding spot. We say a wedding on every trip to the beach
Nice parking area, does not draw huge crowds, just as beautiful as Trunk Bay, and you can find secluded spots to enjoy the view. The facilities were also easily accessible.
Among the major beaches on the north shore of St. John, Hawksnest Beach offers some of the best snorkeling. it is a beautiful beach although it does not compare to Trunk Bay or Cinnamon Bay in that respect. Nevertheless, it still has quite a bit...More
Hawknest is another one of St. John's north shore beautiful beaches with crystal waters and white sand. It is closest to town so I imagine it can get crowded but we got there at 10am and didn't have a problem parking. The waves were coming...More
This beach has the fine white sand and the pool blue waters and a bit of snorkeling right up close. Plus, the seagrapes are a lovely place to escape the burning rays of the Caribbean sun. If you intend to sleep on the beach, please...More