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Address: St. John
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A home decidedly away from home for a number of U.S. expats who now reside...

A home decidedly away from home for a number of U.S. expats who now reside in this eclectic community.

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My One Particular Harbor!

Coral Bay is so quaint and it is much quieter than the Cruz Bay side. The only 2 downsides to Coral Bay are the smell of the mangroves by the dumpsters that you HAVE to pass (just... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 weeks ago
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Rockwall, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Coral Bay is so quaint and it is much quieter than the Cruz Bay side. The only 2 downsides to Coral Bay are the smell of the mangroves by the dumpsters that you HAVE to pass (just take a deep breath and hold), and you can't see sunset here. The views are awesome! I love the donkeys and goats on... More 

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Monument Beach, Massachusetts, United States
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 277 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

it is a bit of a drive from Cruz Bay to Coral Bay (about 45 minutes, give or take depending on how many donkeys are in the road) but it is well worth it to experience this side of the island. Several nice bars and great beaches and trails, very nice for snorkeling. Several nice little shops as well. makes... More 

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Charlotte, North Carolina
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed in Coral Bay for three nights at a wonderful VRBO and loved the area. The roads are HILLY and not for the faint of heart, but you will so enjoy the scenery and views. Take a charter boat out for access to incredible snorkeling spots (we recommend Pirate Girl). Things do close a bit early here, but you... More 

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upton, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 December 2016

Coral Bay is lush and beautiful. The roads are steep and hairpin turns are the norm - not for the faint of heart. Every inch of the island offers postcard views. You will find wild chickens, goats and donkeys everywhere and the most gorgeous beaches with very few people.

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St. John, US Virgin Islands
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 December 2016

If you appreciate natural beauty, Coral Bay will satisfy! I stunning and pristine natural harbor, this bay was the original major bay on St. John. About 8 miles from Cruz Bay, the natural beauty and relative lack of developmenmt make it a rare and stunning experience. Sunrises are spectacular!

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Thank needham
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 December 2016

We have been to St. John twice and both times stayed in Coral Bay. It is much quieter than Cruz Bay and has some lovely little restaurants and beautiful views.

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Bridgeton, New Jersey
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 December 2016

They say the "townies" never visit this small town on the east side of St. John. It is quiet and small and the only souvenirs are the beachwear and beach supplies. Not to mention, the road is curvy and steep to get there, Even though it is less than 8 miles to get there, it is a half hour drive... More 

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St. Thomas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016

It would be a shame to simply remain in Cruz Bay when visiting St John, USVI. Coral Bay has a TON to offer as well and is Well Worth the Treck Across the Island. Recommended!

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Atlanta, Georgia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 September 2016

My husband and I stayed on Coral Bay in an AirBNB for 3 nights. We wish we stayed longer. We are in our early thirties and prefer more of the quiet areas with less tourists. It's about 20-25 minute drive from Cruz Bay. We rented a Jeep in St. Thomas and then took the car ferry (paid $50 for round-trip... More 

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Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 August 2016

If you prefer to stay away from the hustle-and-bustle (often more touristy) side of places, then you should choose the Coral Bay side when vacationing in beautiful St.John. Just rent a jeep when you arrive and make your way to Coral Bay - a 20 minute ride away. This side is where many of the locals (and expats) live. You... More 

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