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Address: Virgin Islands National Park, St. John
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The good news: this world-class stretch of white sand and turquoise water...

The good news: this world-class stretch of white sand and turquoise water is St. John's most photographed beach, which features a marked underwater trail for beginning snorkelers. The bad news: because of its popularity, it can get very crowded with cruise ship passengers and members of sightseeing tours.

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This is the only beach that will not allow floaty's. Will you small boards to flow while snorkeling they do not allow this. There are a lot of tourists at this location. They... read more

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NY
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475 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 127 helpful votes
Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

This is the only beach that will not allow floaty's. Will you small boards to flow while snorkeling they do not allow this. There are a lot of tourists at this location. They come in large groups. There is some beautiful coral formations and fish but other sites have them as well. It also costs to go to this location.

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Saint Mary's City, Maryland
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88 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Great beach with white sand and blue water. Only part I did not like was the $5 fee/person to use the beach. But this is the Virgin Islands and you are charged for everything. But for the fee, you do get some really nice facilities for shower and bathroom. Also, lifeguards on staff. They have items (snorkel) for rent which... More 

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18 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We got there early and had great parking. We found our spot next to the lifeguard stand across from the Cay. Unless you are a strong swimmer or have a snorkel vest on, do not do like us and swim AROUND the cay. The current is brutal. Stay on the trail side of the cay. The current is less and... More 

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Quakertown, Pennsylvania
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

we renewed our wedding vows on Valentine's Day with Ann Marie Porter as she does this every year. This beach is a popular place, and gets very crowded.

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Thank mels850
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414 reviews
234 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 153 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This is a very beautiful bay because it has a lovely little island you can snorkel out to and many interesting things to observe below.

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Roswell, Georgia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

A great beach, easy gentle sloping access. Palm trees and sea grapes for shade. Parking lot fills, pavilion, showers and toilet. A fair beach for viewing fish in the middle. Can be busy, especially when cruise ship day trippers arrive. Lifeguards provided by the National Park Service. Fee charged.

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Middleton, Wisconsin
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

This might be the most beautiful spot on earth. You must go here. It can be a pain to get to. We took the car ferry from St Thomas and then drove there. The beach is unbelievably beautiful. Words and pictures do not do this place justice. Just make sure you go there. You won't regret it. In fact, you... More 

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Atlanta, GA
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is, by far, the most beautiful beach I've ever been on. There are trees all along the shore, so you can be in shade, the sand is so soft. The amenities are great. They have a snack bar, a full bar (!) showers, bathrooms, cement walkways. However, the snorkeling is very...meh. The best is, as you face the water,... More 

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Wildomar, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 1 week ago

Wow! What an incredible beach! The sand was like talcum powder - so soft! Beautiful spot, long beach, restrooms, showers, concessions, shopping - it had it all! A must if you are on St. Johns! What a great day!

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Fort Saskatchewan, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

The fish life here is fantastic, in spite of the crowds that flood in. Arrive early for your best chance at a parking spot, but once you're there it seems that there is lots of beach space for everyone.Remove your garbage, do not touch anything in the sea, and bring your camera... this is one of the most photogenic places... More 

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