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Address: Virgin Islands National Park, Virgin Islands National Park 00831, St. John
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This narrow, sea-grape-tree-lined stretch of sand is a popular beach on St...

This narrow, sea-grape-tree-lined stretch of sand is a popular beach on St John, especially for island residents, which offers gazebos for parties, barbecues or family get-togethers.

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Great beach to watch the sun setting

There are parking spaces, picnic tables, grill facilities, changing rooms and bathroom facilities. The beach is Northwest facing and soft white sand. Come early to get parking... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 31 January 2017
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Monument Beach, Massachusetts, United States
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Monument Beach, Massachusetts, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 January 2017

There are parking spaces, picnic tables, grill facilities, changing rooms and bathroom facilities. The beach is Northwest facing and soft white sand. Come early to get parking and your spot on the beach. Protected cove perfect for snorkeling or lounging. Perfect for watching the sunset.

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Maui, Hawaii
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 January 2017 via mobile

This place is so gorgeous, but was way too crowded for me. Great place to snorkel. Beautiful white sand beaches. Public restrooms.

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Rockwall, Texas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 January 2017

Every beach on St. John is to die for! Hawks nest is small and not too deep of a beach. There are lots of trees by the water for shade and it is the closest Northshore beach to Cruz Bay.

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Kansas City, Missouri
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 January 2017

Great sand and amazing water. Snorkeling is good right off beach and we saw sea turtles ! not crowded and very serene and beautiful like a private lagoon.

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Amherst, New Hampshire
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 January 2017 via mobile

Great beach with little to no surf. Great for kids and easy access. Snorkeling is solid. Can get busy but always plenty of room. One of my favorites on the island.

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Pittsfield, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 January 2017

Great first time snorkeling , easy to park and get to, not crowded and great coral and lots of cool fish

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Lino Lakes, Minnesota
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 January 2017

We did some snorkeling on this beach and it was pretty good. It's a small beach with no amenities at all. No chairs, bars or restaurants but is a sweet get away.

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Waukesha, Wisconsin
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2017 via mobile

Just as many of the beaches on St. John - Hawksbest is beautiful and worth the trip. It is a thin beach but is right off the road and easily accessible for those who might not be able to walk to other beaches on the island. The views are stunning and it is worth a visit!

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Bonner Springs, Kansas, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 January 2017

We love hawksnest- great facilities, beautiful beach. Some days the water is a little rougher than others, but overall a great beach and usually uncrowded.

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Madison, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 January 2017

We ate lunch at a cafe in town and asked the waiter where we should go for the afternoon. He suggested t his beach and it did not disappoint. Great snorkeling and relaxing time. Easy access and parking. Nice sand and very clear water.

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