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Located just a short distance from Cruz Bay, you will find the Caneel Bay Resort and Caneel Bay Beach. Caneel is a nice beach for sunbathing, with public restrooms and restaurants on site.  This beach and resort also offer a public access trail to get to Honeymoon Beach and Salomon Beach. You can find some […]

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Ahhhhh… Beautiful Cinnamon Bay. With all the things you can do at Cinnamon, you could spend the entire day here!  In fact, you can spend the overnight too – as this beach offers camping and cabins, right off the beach. Cinnamon Baech has a very nice, consistent sand and a long stretch of beach.  Shower […]

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Ever walk out onto a beach and there is nowhere to put your towel?  Well, weekdays especially, you won’t find a problem at Francis Bay.  Francis is one of the longest beaches on St John, where you simply have to walk a little to the right or left and you will find plenty of room […]

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Located at the Westin Resort and Hotel, Great Cruz Bay is a calm, white sand beach.  Since it is located at the Westin Resort, facilities are readily available from toilets, to rental equipment, a restaurant and a bar.  Lounge chairs may be availble to use by Day visitors, but are reserved for guests of the […]

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There are two Lameshore Beaches and Great Lameshore is covered with smoothed cobblestones, not sand. You will find this beach particularly secluded due to its difficult reach from the main roads and the cobblestones.  There are no facilities on the beach.

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The first ‘car accessible” beach from Cruz Bay, Hawksnest Beach is less than a stones throw from the road.  It is also quite accessible for families and those that would prefer or require a short walk to the beach area. Snorkeling is a treat, with two coral reefs, located just a few feet off the […]

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Honeymoon Beach and Salomon Beach are located in the same bay and seperated by only a small rock outcropping.  These two beaches are wonderfully calm with the beautiful, powdery white sand that is common on the north side of St John. What makes these two beaches unique is the access.  Unlike other beaches with pull […]

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Close to Cruz Bay and one of the more secluded beaches on Route 20, Jumbie Bay is located at the bottom of a set of wooden stairs. This is a small beach, which is positioned in a way that become less ‘seen’ than others along St John.  You can see Trunk Bay from Jumbie, but […]

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All along the St John beaches, you can find good snorkeling.  At Leinster, you have access to Waterlemon Cay.  A short swim across a 20ft deep area, with a lot of sea grass, will get you to a very popular snorkeling area.  Keep your eyes out as you go across the sea grass, as you […]

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This beach is covered with sand, like most other popular beaches and unlike its sister beach, Great Lameshore Bay. This beach may be as secluded as its sister, since the road access is not paved, steep and winding.  A hike from the main roads takes about 15 minutes.  Taxis will not head down to this […]

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This bay is located near the Maho Bay Camps.  There is a parking area above the beach with a set of wooden stairs that lead down to the beach. On the way, you can pick up some itmes from the general store of Maho Bay Camps The Goat Trail connects Maho Bay, Little Maho and […]

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This beach can be found past Cinnamon Bay and is known for its calm, shallow waters, which makes it a great place to take your kids and worry less about waves and drop-offs. You can drive right up to the beach.  Parking is available along the roadside, but there is no parking lot.   Image Courtesy […]

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Salomon Beach, the companion to Honeymoon Beach is also located on the north shore and accessible by boat or by hike.  Snorkeling is available on the rocky point that seperates the two beaches. Beautiful sand and more seclusion than most popular beaches on St John are among the driving points for visiting this beach. Enter […]

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A short hike from the parking lot will get you to Salt Pond Bay, a more quiet beach due to its distance from Cruz Bay.  If you are staying near Coral Bay, this beach is more accessible than others on the North Shore. This beach is family and child friendly, has a beautiful white sand […]

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Trunk Bay has many amenities and is the most popular tourist beach on St John. The unique thing about Trunk Bay is the underwater snorkeling trail.  Plaques along the trail describe the various species of fish, and provide information about the coral reefs.  This 200 yard trail is excellent for novice snorkelers to get in […]

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