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Address: St. John
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A home decidedly away from home for a number of U.S. expats who now reside...

A home decidedly away from home for a number of U.S. expats who now reside in this eclectic community.

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St John Day Trip from St Thomas: Island Sightseeing and Snorkeling at Trunk Bay
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Peaceful retreat

If you like peace quiet and want to kick back away from the crowds, this is the spot for you! Beautiful beaches close by, no problem with crowded restaurants or parking. We love... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
holly y
Raleigh, North Carolina
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Raleigh, North Carolina
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14 reviews
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

If you like peace quiet and want to kick back away from the crowds, this is the spot for you! Beautiful beaches close by, no problem with crowded restaurants or parking. We love the casual atmosphere and friendly folks in Coral Bay. Can't wait to go back for our third year in a row!

Thank holly y
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1,656 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 584 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 April 2017 via mobile

Coral Bay is the other bay to visit on St John and is just a short drive from Cruz Bay on Center Road. There are a few little restaurants and houses to rent here. No hotels. There are lots of boats there and from what my driver told me there is talk of building a marina and a hotel there... More 

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Dallas, Texas
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72 reviews
39 attraction reviews
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Reviewed 31 March 2017

Coral bay is a wonderful little bay we had a view of from the porch of our house. We had all 3 meals each day on the porch and it is a beautiful view!!

Thank Evelyn U
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574 reviews
187 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 285 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 March 2017

Rented a jeep and drove out to east side of the island. When we arrived late morning (1100ish) not too crowded. We mainly hit places to eat and shop and walked around before driving to Salt Pond. As beaches go we thought Salt Pond much nicer but Corral Bay is beautiful and drive, while certainly twisty was lots of fun.... More 

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Chagrin Falls, Ohio
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5 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 March 2017

We had a wonderful week in a house overlooking Coral Bay. St John is a great island but a jeep is a must!

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Rockwall, Texas
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228 reviews
76 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 January 2017

Coral Bay is so quaint and it is much quieter than the Cruz Bay side. The only 2 downsides to Coral Bay are the smell of the mangroves by the dumpsters that you HAVE to pass (just take a deep breath and hold), and you can't see sunset here. The views are awesome! I love the donkeys and goats on... More 

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Monument Beach, Massachusetts, United States
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593 reviews
237 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 299 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 January 2017

it is a bit of a drive from Cruz Bay to Coral Bay (about 45 minutes, give or take depending on how many donkeys are in the road) but it is well worth it to experience this side of the island. Several nice bars and great beaches and trails, very nice for snorkeling. Several nice little shops as well. makes... More 

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Charlotte, North Carolina
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76 reviews
48 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 January 2017

We stayed in Coral Bay for three nights at a wonderful VRBO and loved the area. The roads are HILLY and not for the faint of heart, but you will so enjoy the scenery and views. Take a charter boat out for access to incredible snorkeling spots (we recommend Pirate Girl). Things do close a bit early here, but you... More 

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upton, United States
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7 reviews
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Reviewed 30 December 2016

Coral Bay is lush and beautiful. The roads are steep and hairpin turns are the norm - not for the faint of heart. Every inch of the island offers postcard views. You will find wild chickens, goats and donkeys everywhere and the most gorgeous beaches with very few people.

Thank Kelly C
St. John, US Virgin Islands
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52 reviews
16 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 December 2016

If you appreciate natural beauty, Coral Bay will satisfy! I stunning and pristine natural harbor, this bay was the original major bay on St. John. About 8 miles from Cruz Bay, the natural beauty and relative lack of developmenmt make it a rare and stunning experience. Sunrises are spectacular!

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