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Sandy Point National Wildlife Refuge

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Beautiful sand, water and turtle nests. Visit but do not disturb this secluded beach on the west... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
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We walked down the beach to Sandy Point because the refuge was closed. You could see the tracks... read more

Reviewed August 17, 2018
Macungie, Pennsylvania
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Beautiful sand, water and turtle nests. Visit but do not disturb this secluded beach on the west end of the island

Thank Slcokc
Reviewed August 17, 2018

We walked down the beach to Sandy Point because the refuge was closed. You could see the tracks left by the turtles in the sand as they made their way to the sea.

Thank TimPickel
Reviewed August 2, 2018

Whenever I visit St. Croix I am sure to take a Drive down to the Sandy Point National Wildlife Refuge. Be sure to Check the schedule, they are sometimes closed. And PLEASE DO NOT DISTURB the TURTLES!!!

Thank Y6800YAdenniss
Reviewed July 26, 2018

Arguably one of the prettiest beaches on the island. Only accessible certain times of the year, but if you can make it - absolutely go~! The big beach on the end of the Refuge is where the final scene of the movie The Shawshank Redemption...More

Thank Bill H
Reviewed June 8, 2018

This beach is extraordinary. If you are on the island between October and March, this is a must see beach. During the summer you will not be able to go as it is turtle nesting season. To really get the most out of your time...More

1  Thank Vanessa V
Reviewed May 18, 2018

What a wonderful beach to walk. Turtle tracks from the water to the nest in numerous locations. The beach is attained via the Sandy Point Park entrance or by, better, a great walk from the end of the road at Frederiksted.

Thank NeziMaine
Reviewed May 15, 2018

Sandy Point is a must see, but it's only open very short hours and certain times of the year. We usually go in February when its the perfect beach! Other times of the year it is closed for the sea turtle nesting. Closed from April...More

Thank Patricia R
Reviewed May 10, 2018

I have snorkeled in the waters at the edge of the refuge, and they are beautiful. Unfortunately, it hasn’t been open to the public when I’ve been here due to turtle conservation efforts.

1  Thank Kevin K
Reviewed April 16, 2018

This was the first beach I visited on my trip to St. Croix. It's only open on weekends and cruise ship days since it's a turtle preserve, so we visited on a Sunday when a cruise ship wasn't in. We went around 12PM... plenty of...More

2  Thank sydneyhollis
Reviewed April 9, 2018

Unbelievably beautiful beach! White white sand and crystal clear water. It closes for turtle nesting season so check before you make the drive. The water gets deep quickly so it is best for people who feel comfortable swimming. NO SHADE! Sunscreen is a MUST.

Thank Brenda28970
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April 24, 2018|
Response from DavidByk | Reviewed this property |
I would take an UBER
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January 16, 2018|
Response from Trisha M |
Not that we saw.