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Supposed to be best Snorkeling on VG but access more difficult

We found the sandy road down to the beach that is *somewhat* near Long Bay. A longtime tourist... read more

Reviewed 8 July 2017
Cathy L
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Lebanon, Ohio
Our go to spot

We find this area to be one of the best areas to snorkel plus it is secluded. You can go either... read more

Reviewed 1 April 2017
jackatie
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Dingmans Ferry, PA, USA
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A secluded beach area with fine swimming and snorkeling, with a sailboat or two in the distance as your closest neighbor.
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Reviewed 1 March 2018

Long Bay has been on my short list of beaches to snorkel. I'm sure conditions underwater are intact and doing well - so this review is only from a landlubber's perspective.. The access road from the main road down to the park lot near the...More

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Reviewed 8 July 2017

We found the sandy road down to the beach that is *somewhat* near Long Bay. A longtime tourist pointed to a distant sailboat and told us that the snorkeling on the far side of that boat is the best on the entire island. As I...More

Thank Cathy L
Reviewed 1 April 2017

We find this area to be one of the best areas to snorkel plus it is secluded. You can go either direction but be careful where you get out as the middle section is shallow and hard to access either way without getting scratched. Someone...More

Thank jackatie
Reviewed 14 February 2017

We stopped to check out beach in afternoon. Very little shade. Surf was up so we did not snorkel . Looks like it would be a good place if it was calm.

Thank cindygad
Reviewed 13 February 2016

Recommend hiring boat to take you for at lrpeast a couple of hours. We really enjoyed a quiet, peaceful afternoon here yesterday. If you snorkel close to the rocks along the shore, you are sure to see plenty of interesting fish. Water was a bit...More

2  Thank Adventurer2day
Reviewed 16 January 2016

Went to this beach to snorkel. The sand is clean, soft and small grained. The fish viewing was wonderful. Turtles, rays and a multitude of colorful reef fish to see. I would check the internet to see when the cruise ships are at the island...More

2  Thank JohnColo
Reviewed 14 January 2016 via mobile

This may have been the prettiest beach we saw. Many overlook it as it is sort of close to bitter end and Saba rock. However, the water here was gorgeous and the snorkeling great. We stopped there for lunch, then snorkeled and went to SABA...More

Thank Jim M
Reviewed 3 January 2016 via mobile

Took a taxi from pier about $30 one way. 25 min ride from the pier. We did not want to wait to fill up a jeep. We would have saved about $10. We were the only cruise ship in this day. Beach relatively empty, chairs...More

2  Thank Weatherhed21
Reviewed 19 December 2015

Beach is a bit rockier which volcanic rocks. They said there was a lot of sea glass but we didn't have any luck.

Thank RoBertie
Reviewed 31 August 2015

This a long stretch of uncorked beach. If you go mid-day, there's not much shade, so bring your sunscreen.

Thank S W
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