St. John Beaches
Many people travel to St. John to enjoy the white sand beaches and rocky shorelines. The beaches on the northern coast are located in the Virgin Islands National Park. The beaches within this park are the most pristine and popular beaches on the island. Tourists can find less crowded beaches on the southern and eastern coasts.
A lot of people congregate on this narrow beach. On the eastern section of the bay, there are excellent spots for snorkeling.
Trunk Bay Beach
This excellent, picturesque beach is considered by some to be the islandís premier beach. Likewise, some people consider this the best spot on the island, and the Caribbean, to snorkel since an undersea 650 foot trail is located here. Trunk Bay Beach is also an ideal spot for sailing, scuba diving, and other water sports.
Cinnamon Bay Beach
This beautiful, picturesque beach is located at the campgrounds in the Virgin Islands National Park. Tourists will be able to find hiking trails, vendors renting equipment for water sports, and great spots to enjoy the natural beauty of the park.
Maho Bay Beach
This is a great spot for snorkeling, and tourists can find places to camp near the beach.
Francis Bay Beach
Many local residents spend time on this beach. The rocky shore makes it perfect for snorkeling, and it is usually not crowded.
Salt Pond Bay
Tourists can snorkel in tide pools on this rocky beach. Salt Pond Bay is a secluded gem.
This secluded and tranquil beach contains great spots for snorkeling off the shore. It is also an ideal spot to escape the crowds.
Local residents frequent this beach. Guests can reach Waterlemon Cay, a small island, from this beach. Tourists can reach the island after a very short swim. There are great spots for snorkeling off the coast of Leinster Bay.
Honeymoon Beach is located on Caneel Bay with six other beaches. It is located in the Virgin Island National Park. Snorkelers can find neon-colored reefs off the shore of Honeymoon Beach. It is a great spot to sunbath on white sand and observe the sailboats just off the shore.