Scott Bay Beach

Scott Bay Beach, Caneel Bay: Address, Scott Bay Beach Reviews: 5/5

Scott Bay Beach
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Located on St. John's north shore, this is one of Caneel Bay's seven secluded beaches.
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Debra P
Canyon Lake, TX96 contributions
Jan 2022 • Family
Only accessible by boat. Hopefully they'll restore or replace the former hotel sometime. It has potential to be very.n8ce.
Written 11 January 2022
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George B
Puerto Rico1,004 contributions
Jul 2021 • Couples
Very nice beach, it was our first stop out of Cruz Bay Wharfside Zodiac rental. We had to tie to a mooring and swim to shore. Very good experience. Was slightly rough but manageable on the boat ride through the north shores of St John. Recomended.
Written 22 July 2021
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Matt D
Sugar Grove, NC142 contributions
May 2021 • Couples
Beautiful beach that takes some work to get to… but it’s worth it! Part of the Caneel Bay resort, we took kayaks from Cruz Bay along the north shore to this beach. Beautiful white sand and decent snorkeling. Decent coral and an abundance of fish on the right-hand side of the bay.
Written 10 June 2021
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BK Broiler
McLean, VA28 contributions
Jan 2021
We made a great stop at Scott Beach at Caneel Bay during our VI Ecotours kayak tour last week. It was an easy paddle from Honeymoon Beach and virtually empty with Caneel Bay Resort still closed and with no available land access to the beach. We had stayed in one of the rooms on Scott Beach the summer before the 2017 hurricanes, and it was incredibly sad to see these rooms completely destroyed and still not rebuilt. Fortunately, the beach remains pristine (it's my favorite on St. John) and can still be accessed from the water. After relaxing on the white sand soaking in the sun, we snorkeled in the clear, calm water and spotted five sea turtles. After continuing down to the rocks at the south end of the beach, we spotted stingrays and a octopus. There also is a rock ledge on the north end of the beach with lots of fish that you can see close up in very shallow water. All and all, it's a great location to visit by boat or kayak if you plan on visiting Honeymoon Beach.
Written 2 February 2021
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JohnRiolo
Hilton Head, South Carolina54 contributions
Feb 2020
We kayaked and snorkeled with a fantastic guide from Virgin Island Ecotours from Honeymoon Beach. Beautiful area to kayak and viewing the green sea turtles and stingray through crystal clear water with a white sandy bottom made the snorkeling fantastic.
Written 25 February 2020
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Teri & Paul
16 contributions
Jan 2019 • Couples
We saw Sea Rays & Turtles. We kayaked over to the beach mid day from Honeymoon Beach and only took two swipes across the bottom before we saw them.
Written 19 January 2019
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Nancy R
Dayton, OH17 contributions
Jan 2019 • Couples
this is a great beach for snorkeling but difficult to get to as it is part of the closed Caneel Bay resort and only accessible by water. Best bet is a VIecotours tour.
Written 9 January 2019
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stjohnkris
79 contributions
Dec 2018 • Couples
Maybe just beautiful.
This is one of the great beaches St John has.

I get to it by boat. Sailboat at that. True boating. No noise cutting through the water by wind. Ohhh
Ahhh

Actually most people miss the true unique spots as they do not go out by sailboat and find the private beaches as no one is there so private.. 🏖

There are so many beaches that only can be reached by boat.

Caneel is still closed.

St John is full of love, but it’s in the water and the air. You will not want to leave.
Written 19 December 2018
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Marcus H
6 contributions
Jun 2018 • Couples
We couldn’t bring our phones since we kayaked here but wow the sea turtles! Bring snorkeling gear because we saw many fish, sea turtles, star fish, sting rays, and jelly fish. We even saw an octopus! When the sea turtles go up for air you can get really close to them.
Written 21 June 2018
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ba801
Daphne, AL17 contributions
Dec 2016 • Family
Beautifully clear water, views of the mountains and passing sailboats, plenty to do, or great for just hanging out with a drink!
Written 12 November 2017
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