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Sapphire Beach

St. Thomas
+1 215-327-9420
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A favorite of windsurfers, the beach has fine white sand and beautiful views of St. John and offshore cays, and offers excellent snorkeling at the reef to the east, near Pettyklip Point.
  • Excellent56%
  • Very good30%
  • Average11%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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Reviewed yesterday

Wish we could have stayed a little longer. It's a beautiful beach with lots of amenities. The staff couldn't have been any nicer or friendlier. We would have loved to have stayed longer. Husband did some snorkeling while I enjoyed walking on the beach and...More

Thank Kathleen L
Reviewed yesterday

Not a very clean beach. When high tide comes in there is sea grass everywhere along with thousands of sea urchins

Thank Ben G
Reviewed 1 week ago

I usually don't love porting in St. Thomas while cruising, but we asked around for a beach still available after the hurricanes this year - and Sapphire Beach was requested. We had great fun - 10 of us in total - and Joey in the...More

6  Thank angieskinner5
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Took a cab on our own off the cruise ship. Joey at the dive shop set up two chairs for us ($10 each) under a tree. The beach is nice, lots of rocks (bring surf shoes); the recent storm has taken its toll on the...More

3  Thank Scott T
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The beach area was fine. There was a fee to have a chair for the day. The man Joey was very friendly. There was a woman selling dresses. There was a bar area. We had a nice day

2  Thank shop4ever
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We arrived on the Oasis of the Seas. We took a cab from Crown Point. $55 for the 5 of us one way. It was about a 20 to 25 minute ride. We spoke with the folks at the Dive Shop and they set up...More

4  Thank abcjjl
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We chose Sapphire Beach after reading many, many reviews on St Thomas beaches. We have teenagers who wanted to snorkel and the adults wanted to just relax and enjoy the scenery. We should've listened to our taxi driver who recommended Secret Harbour. The scenery is...More

6  Thank CTMom73
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The weather was overcast but the snorkeling was really nice. It took a while to find the good spots and I was starting to get disappointed...but then we hit jackpot! Great coral garden, saw plenty of fish, lobster and even an octopus. The coral were...More

2  Thank JmJay75
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Despite condos not open for rent the beach Is back in good shape and has the same vibe it always has had! Great views of St John, plenty of beach space, and great snorkeling!

1  Thank Pat G
Reviewed 18 December 2017 via mobile

Nice spot to have quality-family time. Great view, good for snorkel, parking available and bar-rest near by.

3  Thank Lilybeth S
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12 December 2017|
Response from bayview97 | Reviewed this property |
We visited Sapphire Beach last week. There are still some trees along the beach providing a fair amount of shade. Because we arrived early (~9AM), there were few people there and space was available under the shade trees. We... More
10 July 2017|
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Response from ethomas2016 | Reviewed this property |
Red Hook is about a mile and takes a minute or two from Sapphire Beach.
9 July 2017|
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Response from Tactical20 | Reviewed this property |
No fee to get, yes you can rent chairs , I think the price is $9 per chair. yes you can bring your own food and drinks. there is a bar there as well.