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Sandy Point National Wildlife Refuge

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St. Croix
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Most beautiful beach on island

Sandy Point is THE most beautiful beach on St. Croix. The water is crystal clear, the beach... read more

Reviewed 8 December 2016
Great Snorkel. Relaxing!

If you are looking for an easy snorkel experience, here it is. The reef is walking distance with... read more

Reviewed 27 November 2016
New Orleans, Louisiana
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Reviewed 8 December 2016

Sandy Point is THE most beautiful beach on St. Croix. The water is crystal clear, the beach extremely clean, and never overcrowded! Also, one of the rangers, Mike, is super friendly and helpful if you need anything or have any questions during your visit. Pack...More

2  Thank cstew6ko
Reviewed 27 November 2016

If you are looking for an easy snorkel experience, here it is. The reef is walking distance with the most beautiful fish right below the surface. The break is rough, but the water is beautiful, and many places to sit and chill under trees... Great...More

Thank kwverrett
Reviewed 8 November 2016

This beach is amazing. So natural and we were very surprised when seeing it. The sand turns in to a steep hill towards the water, which is actually really cool. (Don't worry, you'll be able to get up and down). If renting a car this...More

Thank Nalexa
Reviewed 23 September 2016

We walked the beach at Sandy Point--long road off the main road to the parking lot, then a short hike to the beach. Amazing U-shaped beach, saw snorkelers and fisherman. Amazing views of the water.

1  Thank ml3456
Reviewed 3 August 2016

Arrived to find the beach access closed. This site is seasonal so check the hours and days before going. We were however able to see the beach from a sailboat the following day. Looks like it would be fun to visit.Maybe next time.

1  Thank VinoBambinos
Reviewed 18 June 2016

Traveled here knowing that the beach area is closed during several months for turtle hatchlings, but not that the refuge would also be closed. Disappointing.

1  Thank Kathryn B
Reviewed 16 June 2016 via mobile

Depending on when you visit you'll see different things. I know that some months the beach is open to the public. However when I was there a week ago I was at the end of egg laying season and beginning of hatching season!! I came...More

4  Thank Natalie K
Reviewed 10 June 2016

People tell you Sandy Point is a beautiful beach, and you can see it in the pictures, but it's so much more in real life! The water is that blue and the sand is that perfect! Being a national reserve and a turtle nesting beach,...More

3  Thank Love F
Reviewed 16 May 2016 via mobile

We stopped here after a long day of traveling. Wish we would have had several hours to spend at this completely empty and beautiful beach! We were only able to stay about an hour, but really enjoyed it. Took some great photos on the simply...More

Thank jaredc252016
Reviewed 1 May 2016

This is one of the most beautiful beaches on earth. It's also a nature preserve to turtles. Only open on weekends February thru April. No fee or facilities. So bring your lunch, your cooler, and a trash bag to take everything back with you. This...More

1  Thank S F
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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.