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A great beach, a bit of a step for water access. Palm trees and sea grapes for shade. Parking lot... read more

Reviewed 20 April 2017
Roswell, Georgia
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Great little spot off beaten path

Got the recommendation to visit from a fellow snorkeler. Not crowded area with plenty of good... read more

Reviewed 15 April 2017
scott c
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Located right across the bay from Trunk Bay, this small beach has great snorkeling and is an ideal spot to watch magnificent sunsets.
  • Excellent58%
  • Very good32%
  • Average6%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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Virgin Islands National Park, St. John

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Reviewed 20 April 2017 via mobile

A great beach, a bit of a step for water access. Palm trees and sea grapes for shade. Parking lot is small, no toilet. A good beach for viewing fish on the left and right sides. Can be busy.

Thank smpfen
Reviewed 15 April 2017

Got the recommendation to visit from a fellow snorkeler. Not crowded area with plenty of good snorkeling without the crowds and kids splashing around. Very short easy hike to beach, but limited parking

Thank scott c
Reviewed 13 April 2017 via mobile

There's only 5 parking places so you'd better get here early to stake out a place on this idilic beach. Its about 300 ft or so down a gentle path through the woods when your rewarded with a beautiful sight of Trunk Bay to your...More

Thank Gary C
Reviewed 2 April 2017 via mobile

This is a small little beach with just a few parking spaces. My guide from the previous day did not recommend it but I liked it. I was there very early so there was no one around. So go early or you may miss out.

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Reviewed 20 March 2017

We stumbled upon Jumbie when a parking spot opened up and we were glad that we did! The view was great and the beach beautiful but the best of all was that practically had the beach to ourselves!

Thank amk95
Reviewed 12 March 2017

This is a very nice small private little beach away from the crowds. There are only 6 parking spots so you must either get there early or late in the day, or be real lucky. There appears to be some good Snorkling here, though I...More

Thank Jeffrey L
Reviewed 27 February 2017

Small beach with only about 6 parking places - need to come by 9:30am to get one. Snorkeling in rocks on left side of beach is AMAZING. Pretty little beach with beautiful views.

Thank Catherine T
Reviewed 25 February 2017

We hiked down the little trail to Jumbie but the surf was rough that day and the sand is very very coarse compared to other beaches on the island.

Thank Debby Y
Reviewed 29 January 2017

There are only 7 parking spots, but this is a very small beach. The black rock to the side is very striking! The sand is soft and pretty easy access to this beach. The snorkeling is pretty good.

Thank backtotheislands
Reviewed 19 January 2017

Had avoided it because it doesn't have a lot of parking and thought the hike was longer than it is. Very pleasant and a decent snorkeling. It's closer in to Cruz bay so a few minutes shorter than going to Trunk which is around the...More

Thank hopexporer
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Mike I
8 September 2017|
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Response from Birgitta-Kenneth | Reviewed this property |
No idea about what you described above, never seen or heard anything about it
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31 March 2015|
Response from Goombagirl1 | Reviewed this property |
That's the one! There's actually a path, not a wooden staircase for Jumbie. To get to Jumbie it's past Hawksnest before trunk bay. The parking is on the right side of the road.