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Pristine clear water

Starfish & stingrays were at the bottom on the sand in the middle of the bay before you get to... read more

Reviewed 7 December 2004
MissouriTraveler
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Fenton, MO
Worth the walk, great snorkeling

Don't be put off by the longish walk from the road to the beach. That's what keeps the crowds away... read more

Reviewed 15 August 2004
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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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  • Very good25%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
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Virgin Islands National Park, St. John

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Reviewed 7 December 2004

Starfish & stingrays were at the bottom on the sand in the middle of the bay before you get to where boats are moared. There was a fairly large fish that would lay on the stingrays that were resting at the bottom of the ocean....More

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Reviewed 15 August 2004

Don't be put off by the longish walk from the road to the beach. That's what keeps the crowds away. If you're looking for a snorkelling beach, Saltpond is one of the top 3 on St John. The reef on the left (east?) side and...More

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Reviewed 2 July 2004

The walk is about a 1/2 mile of rocky road but is very much worth it once you get there!

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Reviewed 4 April 2004

Salt Pond Bay is nice, but crowded. In my opinion, the real hidden gem here takes a little more work. Hike around Salt Pond Bay along an obvious trail. After a little elevation gain, you'll come to a second, smaller bay, which is not labeled...More

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Reviewed 22 August 2003

Saltpond Bay is one of the areas that I feel is a "must visit" if you are vacationing at St. Johns. It is an out-of-the-way bay located at Coral Bay, but after the hot, tiresome 8 minute walk, you will find that it was well...More

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Mymailbox
14 November 2016|
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Response from Kathy D | Reviewed this property |
I don't recall seeing any mud at all. The bay is surrounded by white sand. You might see some hermit crabs.
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Jerseygirl198
19 April 2015|
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Response from Kathy D | Reviewed this property |
The Salt Pond Bay that I visited is in St. John, Virgin Islands.
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