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Hailed as one of the world's most beautiful, this breathtaking bay along St. Thomas' rugged north coast is ideal for swimming and snorkeling with all the conveniences of parking, lifeguards, equipment rental, freshwater showers, restaurants and bars.
00802, St. Thomas
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Magens bay has it all. Beautiful pristine beach, chair rentals if you need, clean and tidy bathrooms, a fully stocked bar and restaurant. We spent the whole day here, sipping on painkillers and snacking on pizza. Would recommend this beach to anyone visiting the island...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank bethwO8652MT
Reviewed yesterday

This is one of our favorite beaches on St. Thomas. Was not crowded, great drinks from the bar, can rent chairs, umbrellas, etc. Concessions leaves some to be desired so pack a cooler and go enjoy the beautiful water!

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank willworkforbeach
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Visited Megans Bay on March 13, 2019. The beach itself was very beautiful, no rocks upon entering the water and very calm. The beach was extremely crowded with cruise ship folks. One of the gift shop workers was extremely rude to customers. When the customer...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank JillS259
Reviewed 2 days ago

Not sure what all the hype is about this beach. Yes the water is really nice. But it is really crowded. No good restaurants here. Had an ok time hee

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank William R
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We went on a Sunday with no cruise ships in port. The beach was simply amazing. No crowd and to the delight all people working were very nice unlike others have commented on TripAdvisor. Be prepared if you rent your own chairs and umbrellas you...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Greg D
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Only there an hour or so but that was long enough to cool off. Facilities are lacking still from hurricane but not terrible. We avoided change rooms. Pretty crowded. Water was warm.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank ricknielsen
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

The ride to the beach was good. Driver was great. The beach was beautiful, as most are in the Caribbean. Once we arrived at the beach, it was a completely different experience. Most staff members were rude, especially the bartenders. One of them got angry...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank jaramo66
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Our favourite Caribbean beach. Whenever we dock it’s our first destination. We always catch a cab alone to the beach as early as possible for a morning swim before the crowds. The water is clear as a bell, the beach soft with a gentle slope...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank RJTO
Reviewed 3 days ago

Clear calm waters, soft sandy beach, fun beach bar, Servers in bathing suits that bring you drinks to your beach chair. Large changing room, plenty of parking and taxis. Fun crowd. Family friendly.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Alexandria-Chili
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

I’m not sure how this was rated one of the top beaches in the world. The staff at the beach Rental Shack.... where they rent chairs/umbrellas/towels etc. were rude, condescending, and just out right belligerent!!!!!These people knew that their business relied on tourist, but treated...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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25 February 2019|
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Response from Kire6686 | Reviewed this property |
Cokie beach is best for snorkeling and you can get a cab fairly easy and ask them for their card or number and call them when you’re done, they’ll come pick you up! Everyone is very helpful and friendly
Barbara T
2 February 2019|
Response from VSattui1232 | Reviewed this property |
According to the Megans Bay Authority website there is a handicapped entrance to the beach. You will have to contact them directly regarding paying in advance for the beach chairs/loungers.
17 January 2019|
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Response from Gary P | Reviewed this property |
Loads of cabs available they tend to be buses. Just go when they’re full. I think it was $8 each way. Plus $5 entry to the beach to help pay for the work needed after Hurricane Irma.