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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.
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Of course, pictures don't do it justice, but you get the idea. A heart shaped strand of blue and turquoise waters at a pristine park where you can rent an umbrella, get a bite to eat, rent snorkel equipment, or just lay out under the...More

Thank Traveltruth1
Reviewed 4 days ago

Every time we've been to St Thomas we've been to this beach. Snorkling was amazing. Had drinks and a delicious lunch.

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Reviewed 6 days ago

Crazy drive to get to the beach. Winding, hilly road. Cost $20 for cab ride from port to beach. Takes about 20-30 minutes. Beautiful beach. Not crowded. Seems to go forever in each direction. Great bar for drinks and food

Thank Cathie P
Reviewed 6 days ago

Magen's Bay Beach is absolutely beautiful and a great way to spend your day at port. Great views on the drive to the bay from the cruise port. A $21 day; $16 round trip per person ride and a $5 beach entry fee. There is...More

Thank Janelle J
Reviewed 6 days ago

We spent a couple of hours here as part of an island tour organised by our cruise ship. This was a terrific beach with the best sandy beach to swim in to cool down. We just relaxed on the sand and made use of the...More

Thank Liz D
Reviewed 1 week ago

One of two great beaches on USVI. Nice white sand, rest rooms and changing facilities plus place to buy food/drinks. It is one of the places that is a must-see. There is however a cost to get in and to park.

Thank Frank-in-MI
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Was a gorgeous beach. And big! Bar was fun and it looked like the thing to get was fries. Or cheese fries. Or pizza! We didn’t eat but smelled delicious. Paid 5 bucks I think to park and get a day pass. Well worth it!

Thank Christina L
Reviewed 1 week ago

Maybe because I live 20 minutes from the sugar like sands of Siesta Key I have high standards for other beaches. Magen's Bay is small and there were so many people there we could barely walk around let alone find a place to sit. Paying...More

Thank Babardawg
Reviewed 1 week ago

We took a cab here from our Disney Cruise. I was not impressed. Yes, it's beautiful but it was overly crowded. We sat in the wrong section initially. It was a roped off section for an excursion. Then moved to different chairs once I realized...More

Thank Jeni K
Reviewed 1 week ago

Great beach which is fairly straight forward if you want relaxation. If you are looking for a little bit of snorkeling I would suggest going to the end of the beach where it runs into the hill. It will get a little rocky but at...More

Thank Brian F
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doctor-d1
29 September 2018|
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Response from KrisV850 | Reviewed this property |
The best way to get to and from Magens Bay is to take a taxi shuttle. There is a taxi stand at the cruise port and taxi stand in Meagan's Bay. They use open air trucks with multiple bench seats in the back. Taxi fare is... More
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Preston F
1 September 2018|
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Response from Heather L | Reviewed this property |
We went with a group on an excursion through our cruise ship, so our travel fee was included. It was quite the little ride to get there and the road were very steep and curvy. I’m sure you could get a decent priced taxi to... More
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karen c
25 August 2018|
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Response from Kirk E | Reviewed this property |
Not sure, under $20. Maybe $10?
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