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Address: Virgin Islands National Park, St. John
Phone Number: +1 340-776-6201
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The good news: this world-class stretch of white sand and turquoise water...

The good news: this world-class stretch of white sand and turquoise water is St. John's most photographed beach, which features a marked underwater trail for beginning snorkelers. The bad news: because of its popularity, it can get very crowded with cruise ship passengers and members of sightseeing tours.

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Nice scenery

We actually skipped this beach this year. We did the snorkeling trail in 2009. Why skip it? The swells were either too high or it was too packed. There's other places to snorkel... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
HoodlumOfMercy
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Fort Worth, Texas
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Fort Worth, Texas
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We actually skipped this beach this year. We did the snorkeling trail in 2009. Why skip it? The swells were either too high or it was too packed. There's other places to snorkel for free, and less crowded.

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Jefferson, Wisconsin
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great snorkeling and beautiful beach. Nice sized reef and beautiful fish. Take a catamaran ride to get there.

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Thank Leslie E
Hampton, Virginia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This beach and its facilities are amazing. It is easy to get to by rental Jeep or taxi shuttle. We rented a Jeep and checked out the island's many beaches. This is the only beach that we went twice during our week long stay. It is a beautiful white, sandy beach. They have limited parking for Jeeps, so get there... More 

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Syracuse, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This beach was so private, I was there in Sept and it was stunning and maybe only one other couple there at the same time... I didn't want to leave it was so pretty and felt so exclusive!

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Thank deenell3
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We were staying in St. Thomas and a couple we met recommend Trunk Bay and boy were they right! It was so beautiful, super clean, and the water was so clear! We only stayed for a little bit but we will make sure to make it a day long trip next time!

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Jersey Shore, New Jersey
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Spent an enjoyable day here. Concession available for food/drinks/chair rental. Reasonable admission fee (Note: if you are a senior and have a national park pass be sure to bring it as admission is then free).

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Thank CArOlT4242014
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

One of the best snorkeling beaches around with clear water, white sand and gorgeous landscape. There are facilities to get food and drink and rent snorkeling equipment and kayaks too.

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Toms River, New Jersey
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Don't miss this beach if you travel to St. John. Underwater snorkel trail is really cool. A national park gem.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Make sure to stop at the overview on the road leading up to Trunk Bay. Best place on the island to take photos. Incredibly scenic. Some nice snorkeling around the islands in the bay. Have seen squid and a great variety of fish there!

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Charlotte, North Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Went to Trunk Bay twice while we were visiting St John! It is a gorgeous beach and very clean! The snorkeling is awesome! The have a trial you can follow with lots of interesting facts! The water is so clear you can see your toes while standing chest deep in the water! Nice shower and bathrooms! Can rent chairs and... More 

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