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We were fortunate to get to see this gem of a beach as there is only two parking spots in front of... read more

Reviewed 1 September 2017
Clarkston, Michigan
Fun beach, but there are better options!

This beach was small compared to others we visited. It's next to Trunk Bay, so one benefit might be... read more

Reviewed 28 July 2017
Springfield, Massachusetts
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Located right across the bay from Trunk Bay, this small beach has great snorkeling and is an ideal spot to watch magnificent sunsets.
  • Excellent57%
  • Very good33%
  • Average6%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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Virgin Islands National Park, St. John

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Reviewed 1 September 2017

We were fortunate to get to see this gem of a beach as there is only two parking spots in front of it. get there early

Thank turfterror
Reviewed 28 July 2017

This beach was small compared to others we visited. It's next to Trunk Bay, so one benefit might be that if you get parking here, you can walk to the other. The snorkeling was ok, but not has interesting as other island locations. Still -...More

Thank SDC372
Reviewed 23 July 2017

There is more parking here than in years past, but it fills up quickly. Try to go early. You can swim to the right all the way to trunk Bay. About half way we saw huge schools of small silver-side fish (like clouds) being herded...More

Thank donnp
Reviewed 19 July 2017 via mobile

Apparently the only beach on the island with a non english name but nevertheless we did not run into any ghosts, just turtles so it was a great experience

Thank Birgitta-Kenneth
Reviewed 9 July 2017

This wasn't my favorite beach in St. John, but I'm still giving it 5 stars, because---you're in freaking St. John! It was beautiful and I had a really lovely and easy snorkel. Lots of seagrass and beautiful silver fish, among other things.

Thank 500mollyn
Reviewed 2 July 2017

Jumbie Beach is a small quite beach with good snorkeling to the right by the Oppenheimer home. You can save time by walking from the Jumbie Beach to the Openheimer home. The parking is limited we always arrive early around 9 by 11 the parking...More

Thank Missionjas
Reviewed 9 June 2017

It's a little had to spot from the road but worth the short hike in. A nice sandy beach with some shade too. Saw turtles here.

Thank TravelMom058_10
Reviewed 24 May 2017

The path leading to it is precious. It's short, well maintained and full of bird noises. The beach is narrow and secluded, though you can hear the noise from the street which is right above it. The water is just fantastic. My friend fell asleep...More

Thank denisgianna
Reviewed 16 May 2017 via mobile

To get to Jumbie Beach, there are a few parking spots on the south side of the road between Peace Hill and Trunk Bay. Follow a short trail that leads to this secluded little beach. Very peaceful and lots of shade. There is a sign...More

1  Thank Kikibeanbag
Reviewed 21 April 2017 via mobile

A great beach, a bit of a step for water access. Palm trees and sea grapes for shade. Parking lot is small, no toilet. A good beach for viewing fish on the left and right sides. Can be busy.

Thank smpfen
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Mike I
9 September 2017|
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Response from Birgitta-Kenneth | Reviewed this property |
No idea about what you described above, never seen or heard anything about it
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1 April 2015|
Response from Goombagirl1 | Reviewed this property |
That's the one! There's actually a path, not a wooden staircase for Jumbie. To get to Jumbie it's past Hawksnest before trunk bay. The parking is on the right side of the road.