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Sandy Point National Wildlife Refuge

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St. Croix
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This is a must see for visiting St. Croix. BUT, it is only open weekends I think. Anyways check... read more

Reviewed 22 May 2017
jeannie m
Naples, Florida
Nice beach, when its open

Took a tour out here, interesting tour, but the beach is only open to the public at certain times... read more

Reviewed 14 April 2017
Florissant, Colorado
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Reviewed 22 May 2017

This is a must see for visiting St. Croix. BUT, it is only open weekends I think. Anyways check on this and they are closed during the time of turtle nesting. We made it on the last day, this was in March.

2  Thank jeannie m
Reviewed 14 April 2017

Took a tour out here, interesting tour, but the beach is only open to the public at certain times, I think just on the weekends, and for organized tours. Beautiful sands, some wildlife, mostly birds, and really blue water, just wish you could go out...More

3  Thank JThobe
Reviewed 2 April 2017

This beach is as beautiful as one would imagine a beach in Zihuatanejo would be! In case you did not know, this is where the final scene in the Shawshank Redemption was filmed where this beach was said to be in Mexico. Its only open...More

3  Thank Ray C
Reviewed 1 April 2017

The color of the water is enough to stun you. I have never seen so many shades of blue. Sands and beach were equally as pristine as the water. When open this is a beach you don't want to miss. By far my favorite on...More

3  Thank tinmanthatlady
Reviewed 29 March 2017

Remote. Longish drive on gravel roads to get there. You keep driving until you can't anymore. Dream beach as far as sand, location, water, and scenery. There is kind of a big drop when you first go in the water, so be prepared. At least,...More

3  Thank Saffron R
Reviewed 20 March 2017

Very beautiful beach for an afternoon. This is only open on weekends due to the nesting area for turtles. We didn't see any and the beach is mostly for swimming and not much for snorkeling. There are no facilities so plan the bathroom and necessities...More

3  Thank traveltime92
Reviewed 14 March 2017

Wow wow and wow. I am so glad I researched when this beach would be open, if we could have, we would have gone back everyday we were in St. Croix. Miles of white sand, calm water (break is a little rough) and stunning photo...More

4  Thank mep43221
Reviewed 10 March 2017

The long white sand beach reminded me of the Outer Banks in North Carolina. It is an unspoiled/undeveloped beach with literally hundreds of turtle nesting sites, some active. We saw dozens of tiny turtle prints in the sand from two separate nests that had hatched...More

2  Thank whopper007
Reviewed 3 March 2017

This beach has silky soft sand, incredibly clear water and is rarely crowded. Only downside is there is no shade, but we could stay out the water so it didn't matter! Even saw dolphins! Highly recommend.

2  Thank suewithgary2017
Reviewed 26 February 2017

Three beach areas, but only open on weekends (or when cruise ships in port). Also closed during turtle nesting season. We were there early (10:00 am) on a Saturday and only a few folks were around. Easy to find a quiet place on the beach...More

1  Thank Craig71188
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19 August 2016|
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Response from 2Karma | Reviewed this property |
No, hit the restroom back in town before you go to beach.