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Buck Island Cove

St. Croix
+1 340-773-2628
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Beautiful

Buck cove is absolutely beautiful. One side of the island is all sandy and shallow while the other... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Diane P
Stunning

Epitome of the Caribbean. Blue green waters and clean white sand beaches. Spectacular views... read more

Reviewed 5 weeks ago
PLazar
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About two miles northeast of St. Croix, Buck Island Cove, with its large and spectacular reef, is a snorkeler’s dream.
  • Excellent80%
  • Very good13%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“beautiful beach” (12 reviews)
“buck island” (56 reviews)
“fish” (26 reviews)
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St. Croix
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Buck cove is absolutely beautiful. One side of the island is all sandy and shallow while the other side deep. The fish on the deep side are beautiful. Make sure you go on one of the many tours offered. If not for the knowledge also...More

Thank Diane P
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Epitome of the Caribbean. Blue green waters and clean white sand beaches. Spectacular views. Take the time to see it.

Thank PLazar
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Reviewed 20 September 2017

This is such a beautiful beach with the softest sand. I love that the island is unspoiled by humans. It is just amazing. The water is crystal clear, and snorkeling is great. The water is super calm and fabulous to be in. One of the...More

1  Thank Donna S
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Reviewed 7 September 2017

One of the island's best kept secret is the Buck Island Cove. Shells along the beach, beautiful white sand, and the water is extremely pretty and clean. You cannot take anything from the beach.

Thank livey17
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Reviewed 29 May 2017 via mobile

Incredible beach. Perfect sand Amazing...!!!!! We want thru Caribbean Sea adventures and they were phenomenal. The staff was great. 100% recommended.

Thank Mishel M
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Reviewed 28 May 2017

You won't swim with the sharks but if you walk around the point you see in the picture, they might be playing in the shallows there. We saw three baby lemon sharks and a turtle. Best white beach I've been to. Lovely to just float...More

1  Thank Tracy H
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Reviewed 17 May 2017

We took at catamaran trip to Buck Island / Turtle Beach & it is absolutely beautiful. The water is amazing. One of my new happy places. When you go into the water from the beach it has a sand bottom so no worries about stepping...More

1  Thank Roxane E
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Reviewed 9 May 2017

Do not miss out on Buck Island!! The beach is amazing and so clean. The water is breathtaking in itself. Make sure if you go to St. Croix that you make a trip to Buck Island!

Thank Caitlin D
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Reviewed 6 May 2017

My husband and I had the best day of sailing. Someone had recommended Captain Llewellyn and we decided to go with him. Fantastic choice. He is a terrific top notch sailor and we had so much fun just sailing to and from Buck Island. When...More

Thank mrsdms01
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Reviewed 29 April 2017 via mobile

A glorious place untouched by man. The beaches are amazing! We could have stayed longer. The bluffs are interesting with cacti growing out of ledges. Very pretty! We saw several huge turtles swimming about when we sailed into the beach.

Thank Terrie N
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Nancy R
23 May 2016|
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Response from CaptCriox |
Buck Island is an uninhabited National Monument accessible by boat only. Caribbean Sea Adventures does a great job and would be happy to take you there.
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mhodgson
28 January 2015|
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Response from CaptCriox |
Hurricane Hugo is really the one to blame for the destruction of the reef back in 1989. Since then the National Park service has implemented bold but effective conservation practices that have encouraged coral growth and... More
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