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Sapphire Beach

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Address: St. Thomas
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+1 215-327-9420

A favorite of windsurfers, the beach has fine white sand and beautiful...

A favorite of windsurfers, the beach has fine white sand and beautiful views of St. John and offshore cays, and offers excellent snorkeling at the reef to the east, near Pettyklip Point.

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Cool beach with great views of BVIs

Lots of shade, clean and tidy, lovely coral to snorkel over, plenty space, beach bar and dive shop plus beds to sit on....

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Gill F
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30 reviews
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Reviewed yesterday NEW

Lots of shade, clean and tidy, lovely coral to snorkel over, plenty space, beach bar and dive shop plus beds to sit on....

Thank Gill F
Arlington, Virginia
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109 reviews
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Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

We had a great corner unit on Sapphire Beach for five days in March 2017. The pool was in a nice location, but needs to be better maintained - this goes for the tennis courts too. The beach however was very beautiful and made for a nice walk each morning and night. The beach bar has a nice happy hour... More 

Thank Amy_WithaViewTravel
Rockford, United States
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28 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed yesterday NEW

I have to say I was a bit disappointed with this place this time around. They are really letting the place run down including the beach area. Dirty sand, chairs broken everywhere, pool area run down and dirty with dishes laying around. This was once our favorite resort and beach to visit, sadly not any more.

Thank Renee E
Walnut Creek, California
1 review
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

For St. Thomas, this is a pretty nice beach. Although I nicknamed it "chain smoker beach" within the first 10 minutes of being there & it lived up to that all week. Maybe it was the luck of the draw with who happened to be there that week but there were a lot of smokers. The beach is pretty and... More 

Thank KimBecca
Stevensville, Montana
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4 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Great Beach for a combination of lounging, food, drinks, swimming, and snorkeling... Lounge chairs can be rented, and they have servers walking through the people, offering drinks and food. Restrooms are also available...

Thank ronorjudithp
Manhattan, New York, United States
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Not much to say really. Nice water. Beach is a little narrow but many natural shades and quite sandy. It does have a belt with some shells and do have spots with rocks. You still get a decent size to swim around but it does get crowded very soon.

Thank LesleyYang
Kirkland, IL
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14 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Sapphire beach is beautiful and the condo at sapphire beach resort is great for a clue or small family - they are basically studios so a large group might be cramped. Condo is clean and has everything you need for a beach vacation - and first floor is so convienent- just walk out the door and you are on the... More 

Thank Kathy12398
central missouri
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206 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 79 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Great views, great sand, nice people. The beach is smaller than we thought but was not crowded. If you want a long walk, be prepared to do a few laps!

Thank bobkat1955
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7 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The views from this beach are the best on St. Thomas. I saw more fish here while snorkeling than I did on St. John. There's a beach bar and they even bring you drinks while you're in the water. I'm a beach baby and this is a 10.

Thank Nancy T
Green Bay, Wisconsin
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26 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We came to Sapphire Beach to meet up with a fishing charter we were renting. The view is stunning of the east side of St Thomas. It overlooks several different small Cays and some of the British Islands. The day we were there the Tradewinds felt very strong which did keep you cool but it was almost too windy. The... More 

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