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This crescent-shaped beach proves a great spot to just hang out and spend the day. The beach has shallow waters that are prime for swimming as well as some great sun exposure; perfect for folks looking to get a Virgin Islands sun tan.

If you're willing to swim a little further from the shore, the snorkeling here is amazing. Be on the lookout for rays, giant hermit crabs, and sea turtles. These animals love the dense seagrass beds surrounding the rock hump off the center of the bay.

While you're here, don't miss the hike to Ram Head and/or Drunk Bay.

Short Hike: ~.3 mi from the TH, and ~.6 mi roundtrip.

Family Friendly: If the kids are OK with a little hike, this beach is worth the effort.

Gem Type: Swimming

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Tom Robson

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Feb 25, 2021
Allison K
Snorkeled
Jul 25, 2019
Tori Small
Jun 7, 2019
Connor White
Gorgeous beach worth visiting!
Jun 7, 2019
Tony White
Great beach!
Dec 20, 2018
Andie Iannuzzelli
Quick hike to beautiful beach
Mar 11, 2018
K H
Apr 14, 2017
Kelly Wachholz
Aug 25, 2016
J Wehner

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