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Beautiful water for snorkeling. Saw so many turtles.. the water was crystal clear. It is a must go... read more

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josephine c
Roselle Park, New Jersey
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Even with out a snorkel mask the water is so clear you can see lots of sea turtles. There many... read more

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North Shore Road, Cruz Bay, St. John

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Reviewed yesterday

Beautiful water for snorkeling. Saw so many turtles.. the water was crystal clear. It is a must go to beach.

Thank josephine c
Reviewed yesterday

Even with out a snorkel mask the water is so clear you can see lots of sea turtles. There many turtles around, so you can see turtle after turtle.

Thank DKtravelfun
Reviewed yesterday

The family saw turtles, rays, cuttle fish, and more every day. Clean and clear sand and water. Bring a lunch and stay all day.

Thank Johnstone075
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We went to trunk bay, good with beautiful fish; we went to cinnamon bay, good beach with some fish (my girl saw one stingray), but when we saw maho bay, is not pretty than the others, but seen the turtle it worth stopping. Recommendation: bring...More

Thank Carlos Q
Reviewed 2 days ago

A great beach and just a short swim around the point on the right coast will bring you to Little Maho Bay which has some of the best snorkeling at the point.

Thank MrsMtoZ
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Maho Bay is one of my favorite beaches on St. John. It is one of the best spots to see sea turtles! I went with my younger sister who was just learning how to snorkel and it was perfect for her. The water was calm...More

Thank lake_williamson
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Beautiful beach that should be a must to visit. The water in this bay provides a beautiful aquarium underneath. I have always found sea turtles during my visits and love swimming with them. REMEMBER turtles are endangered and should NOT be touched. You will need...More

Thank Finztotheleft
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Famous for its turtles apart from being absolutely gorgeous as well so if you are visiting the island do not miss out on this one and apparently the turtles will be here in the morning mostly

Thank Birgitta-Kenneth
Reviewed 5 days ago

You want turtles... go here. They're always enjoying grass right off beach. Water is not very deep so you can free dive with them. Very cool

Thank Jasonva941
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is the most gorgeous beach I have ever seen!!! If you stop at the look out you will get a gorgeous panoramic view of the whole beach...seriously stuff postcards are made of!!! Picked Maho over Trunk because we heard it's not as crowded and...More

Thank Karen B
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Ashley E
8 April 2017|
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Response from Angel9266 | Reviewed this property |
Yes, there is a public bathroom at the south end of the beach. This is a food stand for some beverages and snacks. You may bring your own Picnic there. Suggest to bring your own snorkeling gear. As I recall only Trunk Bay... More
21 February 2017|
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Response from TRUNKBAYMAN | Reviewed this property |
Low-key water sports
Steve V
31 December 2016|
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Response from Michael K | Reviewed this property |
Mahogany run is the only golf course in st thomas. St. John does not have one. I have never golfed there but I once rented a cart and drove the course and the scenery is magnificent. It is not far from Magen's Bay beach... More