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Mayho Bay is a popular beach in St. John and home to the Maho Bay Campground, 114 tent-cottages constructed in respect for the environment, making it one of the most publicized eco-tourism destinations in the world.
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Virgin Islands National Park, St. John
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Our day trip guide sunfari tours took us here . It was a great beach with very little people and great snorkeling

Thank shampt0n
Reviewed 5 days ago

As you enter the water swim along the rocks to the right all the way to the point. The beach is nice but there is no parking lot, just street parking. Another beautiful north shore beach.

Thank Steveh3Texas
Reviewed 1 week ago

This beach was one of my favorites because I finally figured out my snorkeling gear to go out far enough to see turtles grazing at the bottom like cows! They were fine with all the attention too. Also saw iguana and rooster on the beach....More

Thank Texas154
Reviewed 1 week ago

Maho is always a good alternative if you're shut out of Trunk Bay. It offers the closest beach to your parked jeep. Most folks go down the the east side and park across the street in the parking area. Usually some good spots for shade...More

Thank rcholden
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a blast spending a few hours on this beach snorkeling with Sea Turtles. There is really no amenities at this beach.... One primitive bathroom that we didn't use.... Good beach for snorkeling but there is a lot of grass on water floor which...More

Thank Mike M
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Didn't see much other than shells and fish. However it's a beautifully calm beach and easy to access

Thank deepwaterwolf
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

When I say that, people ask me why. Because it's protected, accessible, cobalt blue and gorgeous. Going in that water is like being hugged by a blanket of bliss. It is crowded in high season, but crowded in St John is definitely not like a...More

Thank denisgianna
Reviewed 17 May 2017

This is the most beautiful beach on St. John IMO. We visited lots of others and ended up returning to Maho over and over. Parking was easy and only steps from the beach. There is plenty of sun and shaded areas. The snorkeling is so...More

Thank Cancun_Lover04
Reviewed 3 May 2017

Our family all agree that this is our favorite beach on St John. Calm waters made for the novice snorkelers in our party to have a comfortable environment to improve their skills, and the sea turtles grazing on the kelp bed were amazing. If you...More

Thank swarnock02
Reviewed 27 April 2017

A long beautiful protected beach only steps from the parking lot. Great for young children and adults alike. There is a large grassy area in the middle of the bay known as a feeding ground for turtles. Put on a snorkel mask and you will...More

Thank janbill16
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Errol F
Do they rent gear
6 October 2016|
Response from aburton2 | Reviewed this property |
No they don't. There are no facilities of any kind on the beach, just sand and beautiful water.