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Made up of seven white-sand beaches along St. John's north shore, all but one are part of the private playground for Caneel Bay Resort guests.
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  • Very good23%
  • Average15%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible2%
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Virgin Islands National Park, St. John
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The only beach avalible is sunset beach which is a healthy walk to a mediocre beach. There is a $20 parking fee that will be refunded if you purchase $20 or more in the over priced gift shop. Many other great beaches on the island.

Thank Missionjas
Reviewed 16 June 2017 via mobile

You don't have to be staying at the resort to enjoy their gorgeous beach, great snorkeling and beautiful grounds. We swam for ages and ended up walking back to the main beach thru the resort. There were wild donkeys roaming around! We can't wait to...More

Thank 203jenp
Reviewed 21 April 2017 via mobile

Visitors are allowed with $20 per car fee not charged if you spend that on the grounds. You cannot bring chairs or use theirs - towels only. The restaurant has good food but don't wait to go until you are hungry be service is island...More

Thank JillConnecticut
Reviewed 8 March 2017

Caneel Bay sits on a gorgeous piece of property within the Virgin Islands National Parks. Some of the prettiest beaches on the famed north shore are only accessible to resort guests. The staff are friendly and attentive which is an improvement over years past. Food...More

Thank Richard S
Reviewed 16 February 2017

our chicken sandwich was over cooked making it dry and tough.view was very nice and nice grounds but over priced

Thank meldeucef
Reviewed 17 January 2017

We have been to Caneel Bay many times over the past 25 years -- first time on our honeymoon in 1991. We went back this November on a family trip. We stayed elsewhere on the island since we now have teens/tweens. But, had an amazing...More

Thank 325binbin
Reviewed 17 January 2017 via mobile

My favorite beach is here ( Honeymoon Beach) and is only 5 minute walk from Caneel bay beach resort. You actually park at the resort and as long as you drink or eat $20 worth you can have your parking validated and park for free....More

Thank Jenofwaukesha
Reviewed 3 December 2016

Beaches in VI are required to have public access. The access here is thru the Resort. There's a $20/charge which is reimbursed if you eat there. The next beach up (Trunk Bay) is nicer and more accessible.

Thank Carmen L
Reviewed 22 August 2016

Beautiful beach area with restaurants, bar and shop. Saw some stingrays in the water while we were swimming (very cool). It was fairly private , maybe 10 of us on the entire beach.

Thank ByeByeMissAmericanPi
Reviewed 22 August 2016

This is an awesome beach. The view is spectacular and the service is extraordinary. Not open to all like it used to be however.

Thank S W
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