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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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This would be best for you to buy as an all day excursion or go on your own.Our package included Paradise Point. I was disappointed. Our actual time on the sand was less than 2 hours and about 4 hours shopping and traveling. This beach...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Shippensburger
Reviewed 2 days ago

When you visit St. Thomas, visiting Magens Bay is a Must!! It is a beautiful tropical area you will not want to miss. It is well worth the time, effort, and shore excursion price to see this restful sight.

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank Larry1002
Reviewed 2 days ago

Just returned home from sailing with RC with the family and although the beach was amazing, the service was exactly the opposite. Ordered drinks from a blonde female server who was walking along the beach. She took a really long time to come back so...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Smithfamily4879
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Clear turquoise water, beautiful white sand. My husband and I spent a lovely afternoon here. It wasn’t loud or too crowded. It would perfect for families as well.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Melissa J
Reviewed 3 days ago

Loved it--A must see. Clear water, beautiful scenery and the food at the concession was good. Plenty of places to sit in the sun or out of the sun. Something for everyone. Don't miss the chance to visit.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank csimymommy
Reviewed 3 days ago

This is a great beach to see and soak up the sun. Go early in the morning befor the ships come in, it make a huge differerence.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Onedaylady
Reviewed 3 days ago

This is by far one of the most beautiful beaches in the world. The sand is amazing. 2 people and a car $12.00 Total plus any chairs that you would rent. Nice Beach Bar on site. But they should serve their food on paper not...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Janet M
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

It’s a reasonably enclosed bay helping make the water smooth. The beach is sandy and faces away from the sun so you get plenty of shade from trees at the back of the beach. The seabed is gently sloping making swimming easy. Sadly the water...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank sleepybexhill
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Probably one of the most beautiful beaches I have ever seen! Highly recommend! White sandy beach. There are bathrooms and a place to grab a bite, have a drink, and buy a souvenir.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank 114christinae
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Natgeo called this one of the most beautiful beaches in the world and I would have to agree! We were a little hesitant to go because of some negative reviews on here but it seems that some people just love to complain! My advice: go...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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TravelblissJF
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.
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399deborahw
16 January 2019|
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Response from BigD045 | Reviewed this property |
They take credit cards at the gift shop, bar, and restaurant there, although you may have to pay cash at the front gate.
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JulieLue
7 January 2019|
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Response from BigD045 | Reviewed this property |
Yes; no restrictions enforced about beer on the beach -- and they have waiters that serve boat drinks from a bar on the beach.
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