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Top Beaches In St. John U.S.V.I

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May 29, 2024

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In the heart of the Caribbean you will find the beautiful St. John, U.S. Virgin Islands. The home of Vibe Jewelry and the inspiration behind all of our designs. Known for its stunning beaches, crystal clear waters, and lush landscapes, St. John has some of the best spots for soaking up the sun and experiencing the island's unique beauty.

 

If you plan on traveling to the U.S. Virgin Islands sometime soon, you are at the right place! Whether you are already staying on St. John or coming from St. Thomas, you are only a ferry ride away from the most beautiful beaches in the world. If you do plan on traveling on the ferry from St. Thomas to St. John, once you dock you will be welcomed with many taxi drivers who can take you to any beach you desire! Continue reading to take a personal tour of the beaches we recommend visiting the most and why.

In This Article:

Trunk Bay Beach
Salt Pond Bay
Hawksnest Beach
Maho Bay Beach
Things To Know Before Visiting
Best Selling Waterproof Jewelry

Trunk Bay Beach

Trunk Bay Beach is a must visit destination if you are traveling to the island. Famous for its pristine white sand and turquoise waters, Trunk Bay offers an idyllic setting for a day of relaxation and adventure. The beach is part of the Virgin Islands National Park, ensuring its natural beauty is meticulously preserved. One of the highlights of Trunk Bay is its renowned self-guided underwater snorkeling trail, marked with signs that provide information about the vibrant marine life and coral formations.There is also a snack bar, facilities to rent snorkeling gear and beach chairs, and public restrooms. Before coming, keep in mind that there is an entrance fee of $5 per person, for ages 16 and up.

Salt Pond Bay

A serene escape.

Salt Pond Bay is a hidden gem away from the more frequented tourist spots. In order to get to this spot, it requires a bit of a hike, but once you are there you will understand why it’s worth the trek. It is perfect for those seeking tranquility and a closer connection with nature. The calm, clear waters of Salt Pond Bay make it one of the top spots for snorkeling. Discover an array of marine life including our favorite sea turtles! This beach is also a gateway to several hiking trails, including a path leading to Drunk Bay which is known for its unique rock formations and artistic coral sculptures. With its unspoiled beauty and peaceful ambiance, Salt Pond Beach is a perfect destination for adventurers and nature lovers looking to experience the less-trodden paths of St. John.

Hawksnest Beach

Right around the corner from Vibe Jewelry!

Hawksnest Beach is located on the North Shore of St. John and is one of the closest beaches to Cruz Bay where the Red Hook ferry comes in if you are staying on St. Thomas, U.S.V.I. It is a beloved spot for both locals and visitors seeking a picturesque and accessible beach experience. Known for its soft white sand and crystal-clear waters, Hawksnest Beach is perfect for families, thanks to its shallow areas ideal for young swimmers. The beach is surrounded by lush greenery and provides ample shade from sea grape trees and palms, making it a comfortable spot to relax even during the heat of the day. With its convenient location, ample parking, and picnic facilities, Hawksnest Beach is an inviting and hassle-free destination.

Maho Bay Beach

For those seeking a relaxing day at the beach.

Maho Beach is a favorite among visitors for its calm, shallow waters and family-friendly atmosphere. This beach is the perfect spot to spend an entire day laying in the sun and floating in the water, with convenient parking, amenities like food, drinks, shopping, beach rentals, and restrooms. Maho Beach is particularly renowned for its excellent snorkeling opportunities; the tranquil waters make it easy to spot sea turtles, rays, and a variety of colorful fish. The gentle slope of the sandy bottom ensures safe swimming conditions, making it perfect for children and less experienced swimmers. With its serene setting, abundant marine life, and convenient amenities, Maho Beach offers a quintessential Caribbean experience for beachgoers of all ages.

Things To Know Before Visiting

Help us maintain the island’s natural beauty.

Before visiting the stunning beaches of St. John in the U.S. Virgin Islands, please remember that as you enjoy the crystal-clear waters, and vibrant marine life, it's crucial to keep them safe and pristine for future generations. Simple practices like carrying out all trash, using reef-safe sunscreen, and respecting wildlife habitats can make a significant difference. Avoid stepping on coral reefs and disturbing sea creatures, as these actions can cause irreversible damage. By being mindful of our impact and taking proactive steps to preserve the environment, we can ensure that St. John's beaches remain a paradise for all to enjoy.

Best Selling Waterproof Jewelry

The perfect jewelry to take on your vacation.

Vibe Jewelry has two flagship stores located on St. John, U.S. Virgin Islands and all of our jewelry designs are inspired by the beauty of this stunning island. All of our styles are waterproof and can be worn throughout your summer vacations and beyond. Many of the local islanders never take their Vibe Jewelry off. If you are planning on visiting the island, make sure to stop by and say hi!

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