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Address: Virgin Islands National Park, St. John
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Mayho Bay is a popular beach in St. John and home to the Maho Bay...

Mayho Bay is a popular beach in St. John and home to the Maho Bay

Campground, 114 tent-cottages constructed in respect for the environment, making it one of the most publicized eco-tourism destinations in the world.

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Excellent beach that is well protected and great for snorkeling. Beautiful views, clear water, and restroom facility. Parking can be an issue since this beach is so popular.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 days ago
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Lincoln, Rhode Island
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Lincoln, Rhode Island
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Excellent beach that is well protected and great for snorkeling. Beautiful views, clear water, and restroom facility. Parking can be an issue since this beach is so popular.

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

Beautiful beach with good snorkeling! Parking lot across street on corner and easy access! The water is beautiful with many shades of blue and a Long Beach. We will definitely be back!!

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Bonner Springs, Kansas, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

close parking- gorgeous beach, un-crowded, sometimes sea turtles. One of my favorite beaches. Water is very calm

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Phoenix, Arizona
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I was here in November and again in December. In November I just stopped at the beach during a tour around the island. It was very pretty and had lovely soft sand. In December we came by boat so I had a different view and being out in the water we were able to see lots of turtles come to... More 

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Whatever you do, don't skip this lovely spot just b/c reviewers say it's crowded. We're so glad we went. Maho Bay/Beach draw plenty of people-- for good reason! They're spectacular. When we arrived at Maho, we knew we wouldn't have the beach to ourselves. It also started to drizzle just as our feet hit the sand. No problem! In USVI,... More 

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Caldwell, New Jersey
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was a nice beach, but very small and narrow. We went planning to snorkel for a bit, and then lay on the beach. However, there was really not much room to lay on the beach. The beach was fairly quiet and not very crowded, and most people there brought chairs to sit on rather than towels to lay on.... More 

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Kansas City, Missouri
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 December 2016

This is the beach we visit most each time we are in St John. It is wonderful for daily family time, snorkeling, and also we had family pictures done here.

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Louisville, Kentucky
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 December 2016

We enjoyed spending time at Maho Bay and we think it is one of the most beautiful beaches in the Caribbean. The sand is soft and just like sugar and the water is a calm Emerald Green. The day we were there it was not very busy as other ones have been. We were fortunate to see a Sea Turtle... More 

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Virginia Beach, Virginia, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 December 2016 via mobile

I have been to St. John many times over the years and in my opinion there are spectacular beaches here. One of my favorites is Maho Bay, a little further out on the island on Rt 20, heading toward Coral Bay. The water is usually crystal clear, there are not a lot of waves as it is protected by the... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 December 2016

This was boat, taxi, ferry, taxi to get to this beach, but it was WELL worth it! The day that we attended, it was rainy and overcast, but the warm water and beautiful views were worth it. This beach is perfect for little swimmers. We had 5 kids under the age of 9 in our group and they swam safely... More 

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