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“The Most Beautiful Spot in an Already Beautiful Place”
Review of Hurricane Hole

Ranked #57 of 97 things to do in St. John
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Owner description: A storm-protected bay in the arms of mangrove trees with a lively and colorful nursery of fish.
Reviewed 28 August 2016

My very favorite... breathtaking... I could not stop looking at the beauty of this area of St.John... Away from the tourists and cruise patrons (visiting from St. Thomas), this is the place where the locals, or those wanting to get away from the crowds will go. The colors of the water range from turquoise to royal blue... and the snorkeling is out of this world. Find your way to this more remote part of the island, and you will be treated to... paradise on earth.

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Reviewed 25 June 2016

We were somewhat disappointed in this snorkel spot after reading the reviews. In order to see anything you had to get right up next to the roots of the mangroves in barely two feet of water with long sea grass below. There were not many fish to see when we were there and it was not really worth the effort.

1  Thank SoonerGirl93
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Reviewed 26 March 2016

I got here by a chartered boat and really enjoyed it. The mangroves make for great snorkeling. If you get a boat try to get to some of the smaller nearby bays that are harder to get to by land.

Thank Stephen S
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Reviewed 25 January 2016 via mobile

This site is a must if you're looking for good snorkeling and you have enough time to do it. The corals growing with the mangroves is absolutely beautiful! So many colors of corals and sponges and sea fans and fish! I snorkeled many locations and this is my favorite so far. If you have the time and transportation definitely add this to your list.

1  Thank Kelsey D
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Reviewed 31 July 2015 via mobile

Arawak tour with guide Scott.
BEST thing we did in St. John was snorkeling and kayaking in this bay. Snorkeling in the mangroves was a once in a lifetime experience! I saw things I never imagined I could see in person and close up! GORGEOUS!
My 10 and 12 year old girls snorkeled and paddled for 6 hours with not one complaint..THAT is how mesmerizing this place is.
Go here on a tour with Arawak Expeditions...it will change your life.

3  Thank EllicasMom
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