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Sandy Point National Wildlife Refuge

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Unique, unspoiled, a national treasure

Sandy Point is unique geographically, unspoiled by humans. Limited access and if you're lucky... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Dallas, Texas
Best beach on the island.

Only open on the weekends and on cruise ship days during season, this beach is pristine and faces... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Bret V
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Sandy Point is unique geographically, unspoiled by humans. Limited access and if you're lucky enough to access this incredibly raw and natural beach, you will see and experience what the Island was like 100 years ago.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank louz971
Reviewed 4 days ago

Only open on the weekends and on cruise ship days during season, this beach is pristine and faces West. No facilities or vendors, just beautiful beach. This beach is where they filmed the last scene of the “Shawshank Redemption”, in the movie was supposed to...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Bret V
Reviewed October 12, 2018

Visited in September so we missed the turtles but you could still see the large nests left in the sand. Beautiful beach.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Denise B
Reviewed September 1, 2018 via mobile

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

Date of experience: September 2018
1  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.

Date of experience: August 2018
1  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!!!

Date of experience: March 2018
2  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

Date of experience: July 2018
2  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

Date of experience: March 2018
2  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.

Date of experience: April 2018
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

Date of experience: February 2018
1  Thank Patricia R
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April 24, 2018|
Response from DavidByk | Reviewed this property |
I would take an UBER
April M
January 16, 2018|
Response from Trisha M |
Not that we saw.