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Cinnamon Bay

North Shore Road, Virgin Islands National Park 00830, St. John
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Perfect for having the beach almost to your self.

This beach has some coarse and powder sand. Easy smooth walk into the water. Didn't see a lot of... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
dawnd1970
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West Mansfield, Ohio
Meh pretty destroyed

Really destroyed and hasn’t been cleaned up. Guessed there’s a feud about who is to pick it up... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Callie D
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Phoenix, Arizona
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Situated in the unspoiled island refuge, Virgin Islands National Park, this beach offers a variety of water sports from snorkeling and kayaking to sailing and windsurfing, plus a popular beachfront cottage and campsite complex.
  • Excellent70%
  • Very good23%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“beautiful beach” (178 reviews)
“paddle boards” (42 reviews)
“st john” (100 reviews)
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North Shore Road, Virgin Islands National Park 00830, St. John
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Reviewed 3 days ago

This beach has some coarse and powder sand. Easy smooth walk into the water. Didn't see a lot of fish. The entrance to Cinnamon has had a lot of damage to the camping sites. Beach is nice.

Thank dawnd1970
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Really destroyed and hasn’t been cleaned up. Guessed there’s a feud about who is to pick it up. Private leaser or national park. Maybe go to Trunk or Hawksnest for now.

Thank Callie D
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This was our first stop for snorkeling and Trunk Bay did not disappoint. The underwater signs were informative. Make sure to stop at the scenic overlook on your way there.

Thank Michael M
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

This place use to be on of the nicest beaches with shade and little huts to spend your money. Now this was one of the worst hit bays on the island. All the shade trees are gone and all of the food huts/retail shop is...More

Thank phatknugz
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Reviewed 7 April 2018 via mobile

They are open at the beach. Many of the buildings are destroyed. Looks like they don’t plan to rebuild. That is too bad. The beach is still beautiful.

Thank Daniel S
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Reviewed 24 March 2018

We stopped at Cinnamon Bay briefly to see how it was. The campground and facilities were badly damaged and repairs and reconstruction had not yet begun. But the beach is still one of the loveliest on the island and it seemed deeper and whiter after...More

1  Thank BurtSue H
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Reviewed 6 March 2018

This is an easy to access beach with pretty views and easy parking nearby. We found the current so strong, however, that we were uncomfortable trying to swim here. Great location for a picnic and dip to cool off though.

2  Thank Martin M
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Reviewed 23 December 2017

We just returned from a week long stay in St. John. We usually stay at Cinnamon but the accommodations are not quite ready for visitors. The beach is open and as beautiful as ever! The terrain has changed a bit and the beach is a...More

3  Thank VIadict
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Reviewed 21 December 2017

Even though Trunk Bay is the famous one, Cinnamon is the best. Why? Less tourists since it's further away means it's usually fairly sparse with people. Your backdrop is forest, and your view is wide white sand beaches and crystal clear turquoise waters. There's even...More

1  Thank Robert K
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Reviewed 3 November 2017 via mobile

We traveled to St John before the hurricane and are wishing a speedy recovery. Cinnamon Bay is beautiful, it can get full pretty early though. The snorkeling is really nice, lots of sea critters. It is a must if you are visiting!

Thank Nikko_Traveler
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LindsayM09
23 February 2018|
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Response from Julie F | Reviewed this property |
It shouldn't be to difficult. The shuttle buses run all day.
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mitchpeters13
21 September 2017|
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Response from Julie F | Reviewed this property |
We were vacationing there last spring and summer. We met some friends and it is a real struggle for them because they survive and count on the tourism. We love that place and hope to be back soon!,
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Dolthack
5 May 2016|
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Response from benton2569 | Reviewed this property |
I have not been to any STJ beach at any time of day that resembles anything like this. most are deserted in the evening. Ive gone to the beach after dinner and have practically had the place to myself.
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