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Address: Virgin Islands National Park, St. John
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This scenic bay on St. John offers a secluded beach with good swimming and...

This scenic bay on St. John offers a secluded beach with good swimming and snorkeling, plus a graded hiking trail leading to and from the beach and picnic area.

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St John Round-Island Snorkeling Tour from St Thomas
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GREAT snorkel spot!

I really loved it here to snorkel. You will walk down a long somewhat rocky area from where you park off the road but it is well worth the walk, about 10 minutes. It is more... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
Allen B
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Muskegon, Michigan
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Muskegon, Michigan
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I really loved it here to snorkel. You will walk down a long somewhat rocky area from where you park off the road but it is well worth the walk, about 10 minutes. It is more like an old ATV road in bad shape than it is a road or trail down to the water. Once you get there you... More 

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Waukesha, Wisconsin
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

The water was rocky and not the azure colors of the rest of the island. It was about a half a mile walk down tricky path and another up after the visit. Yes the water was calm on this side of the island but it wasn't that impressive in contrast to the other areas we explored...

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westchester ny
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Stunningly beautiful beach with wonderful snorkeling. It is a 10 minute walk down a steep path to the beach from the parking area. No amenities

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Houston, Texas
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We accessed this beach from Concordia eco resort where we were staying. It was off the beaten path so we were not expecting many people. It turns out that on Christmas Day there are a lot of people. It did have good snorkeling. The water was crystal clear and very calm. We saw fish and even a sea turtle.

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Thank Tracy D
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This beach is the furthest point the $1 bus goes to. So you are off the heavy traffic. If it's been real dry you can gather salt to take back home. There is a trail or two that is 1 to 3 miles. Then you will find like your own private beach. There is usually a drink stand but at... More 

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Mountain View, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Beautiful beach. Feels secluded but you'll have some company. We saw turtles, sting rays and eagle rays.

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Lake Placid, New York, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Salt Pond Bay will is a MUST if you have a jeep and are staying on the island. Park your car and begin the short hike down to the beach. People complained on here about how far it was, but it is nothing at all. 5 minutes. Bring all your gear. we even saw a group with two paddleboards! Find... More 

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Our party stopped here twice to hang out at the beach, hike and snorkel. We enjoyed how close it was to the rental homes that we were staying in and that you got a "small" little hike in before lounging around all day! The beach is clean and there is actually a lot of sea life right off of shore.... More 

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Bothell, Washington
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A bit far walk down a gravel hill to the beach , limited parking, small beach imo. Very little shade, so everyone crowds around the few shady trees,it was very crowded, but we came for snorkeling and it had a nice variety of fish to be seen. Wouldn't return. Not all that compared to many others to choose from.

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Long Grove, Illinois
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Second visit to this site. Excellent rocky, coral / fish displays along the shore, and a wonderful grassy bed mid-bay that large turtles visited. Not as heavily visited as other beaches, very nice!

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