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The best Bay ever!!!

This one of the best bays ever. It is absolutely gorgeous. Definitely the best RNR. The Sea Turtles... read more

Reviewed 17 September 2017
Escondido, California
Sea Turtles Everywhere

This was the highlight of our St. John Trip. We Visited Trunk, Cinnamon, Salomon and Honeymoon... read more

Reviewed 6 September 2017
Corriganville, Maryland
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North Shore Road, Cruz Bay, St. John

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Reviewed 17 September 2017

This one of the best bays ever. It is absolutely gorgeous. Definitely the best RNR. The Sea Turtles are amazing!!

Thank lakers8862
Reviewed 6 September 2017

This was the highlight of our St. John Trip. We Visited Trunk, Cinnamon, Salomon and Honeymoon beaches. Why Trunk Bay was probably our favorite, Maho was a very close 2nd. Its like a big bathtub. Very calm water, no coral but Sea Turtles were everywhere....More

Thank lobaker1
Reviewed 31 August 2017

In my opinion this is the best beach in St John. Primarily because the trees drape over the water and offer shade while sitting with your feet in the water. The sun is very hot

Thank turfterror
Reviewed 30 August 2017

Such a great place to bring beginner snorkelers to see turtles, rays, and more! Easy conditions, sandy entry, dramatic results! Want to come here again and again!

Thank Matthew B
Reviewed 29 August 2017 via mobile

We spent the day here relaxing and swimming with sea turtles. Beautiful and clean beach. There is a small campground type bathroom here but that is about all. Plan to bring food and drink with you. I enjoyed the day here and loved that it...More

Thank fredbB2291FW
Reviewed 27 August 2017 via mobile

Maho is the quintessential Caribbean beach. Calm, clear waters, and photogenic palm trees! It's right off the road so no long hike in. High chance of encountering sea turtles when snorkeling there. Great for young kids as it's almost always calm. Mosquitoes can get bad...More

Thank williamsfamilycov
Reviewed 25 August 2017

This was our favorite beach to visit. It is beautiful and has a lot of creatures to see when snorkeling.

Thank Jackie W
Reviewed 23 August 2017

Our favorite beach...we rented a jeep and drove aimlessly around St. John stopping at several beaches. Maho was a great suprise!!! It was raining a bit, so the crowd had cleared but a few braved it out...we snorked around and swam with the sea turtles...it...More

Thank aadams88
Reviewed 19 August 2017

We loved this beach and thought it was definitely worth the drive. We saw several different sea turtles, sting rays, and other fish. There is not much around, just the beach, but it is set in a lush green forest.

Thank Greekmom2005
Reviewed 17 August 2017

Absolutely beautiful beach. amazing snorkeling. snorkeling along the left side if youre looking from the beach is amazing. so many schools of different fish. and of course the turtles!! we went later in the afternoon and there they were 5 enormous turtles just eating in...More

Thank Krista P
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Ashley E
7 April 2017|
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Response from Angel9266 | Reviewed this property |
Yes, there is a public bathroom at the south end of the beach. This is a food stand for some beverages and snacks. You may bring your own Picnic there. Suggest to bring your own snorkeling gear. As I recall only Trunk Bay... More
20 February 2017|
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Response from TRUNKBAYMAN | Reviewed this property |
Low-key water sports
Steve V
30 December 2016|
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Response from Michael K | Reviewed this property |
Mahogany run is the only golf course in st thomas. St. John does not have one. I have never golfed there but I once rented a cart and drove the course and the scenery is magnificent. It is not far from Magen's Bay beach... More