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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.
  • Excellent72%
  • Very good23%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“sea turtles” (75 reviews)
“favorite beach” (46 reviews)
“fish” (64 reviews)
LOCATION
Virgin Islands National Park, St. John
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"sea turtles"
in 75 reviews
"favorite beach"
in 46 reviews
"fish"
in 64 reviews
"st john"
in 37 reviews
"beautiful beach"
in 39 reviews
"easy access"
in 20 reviews
"narrow beach"
in 10 reviews
"calm waters"
in 15 reviews
"bathroom facilities"
in 11 reviews
"sting ray"
in 12 reviews
"parking spot"
in 8 reviews
"great snorkeling"
in 16 reviews
"long beach"
in 6 reviews
"parking lot"
in 14 reviews
"my favorite"
in 7 reviews
"marine life"
in 5 reviews
"north shore"
in 7 reviews
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Reviewed yesterday

Wildlife every where you look on this beautiful beach. A lot of snorkeling spots. Beach is close to the road. Restrooms open. Plenty of parking across from the beach. Long beach but, not very wide.

Thank dawnd1970
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

It’s a beautiful beach and it’s pretty empty. This is amazing for snorkeling with sea turtles!!! So many stay there to eat. The water is clear but the beach is a little rocky mixed with the sand. So, be prepared. It’s beautiful to see the...More

Thank Brittani G
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The beach was pretty but in my opinion not among the best on the island. I prefer a more picturesque beach and didn’t find this particularly photogenic.

Thank TaylorMarie M
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This beach is by far the most enjoyable by everyone on our trip. If you want to swim with turtles you can, if you want to snorkel around some coral and exotic fish you can do that too. On our trip there we saw stingrays,...More

1  Thank phatknugz
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

A great spot to swim alongside sea turtles and snorkel in gentle waters. It's hard to beat any of the bays in St. John, but this one if a favorite for many, especially now that the turtles are visiting!

Thank MBFNCNative
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Reviewed 8 April 2018

This is a beautiful beach, but post-hurricane no longer has shade. still, worth the visit!! I saw a beautiful sunset there!

Thank Jessica G
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Reviewed 10 March 2018

Never crowded, gorgeous white sand, clean, crystal clear water, sea turtles. Maho. Do yourself a favor and go!

Thank Joanne_S1983
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Reviewed 12 September 2017

I will be upfront, and let you all know that it was years ago we were here, but from what I can tell, nothing has changed. This is a resort with individual tents, and if you are prepared for that sort of life, then all...More

2  Thank NHtrailrnr
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Reviewed 6 September 2017 via mobile

Mickey from Sunfari Adventures picked us up at our place in St Thomas, took us on the ferry to St John and then to Maho Beach for snorkeling and paddle boarding. So beautiful! Saw sea turtles, rays, and lots of fish. It was a hassle...More

Thank krista h
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Reviewed 1 September 2017

My favorite beach on St John. Not very crowded and the trees hang over the water so you can sit with your feet in the water.Great for snorkeling along the west shore

Thank turfterror
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Errol F
6 October 2016|
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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.
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