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Rainbow Beach

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Address: Frederiksted, St. Croix

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Beautiful beach, maybe the best on St. Croix

The beach is kept nice by the people who run the restaurant and rentals. Rent a lounge chair and umbrella for an all-day relaxing day at the beach. A Yamaha PWC can be rented... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 6 days ago
Patty F
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Waukon, Iowa
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Waukon, Iowa
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The beach is kept nice by the people who run the restaurant and rentals. Rent a lounge chair and umbrella for an all-day relaxing day at the beach. A Yamaha PWC can be rented right there.

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Cold Spring, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Riding my bike back from work, I pulled off to the side to take a dip and enjoy the water...cool, clean and clear.

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Addison, Illinois
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Everything you need---water spots (West End), great food and drinks (Rhythms), and best place to catch the sunset. The water was so clear and not too rocky---I found other beaches on the island to have more rocks. If going to the west end, would spend a beach day at Rainbow Beach!

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Williamsburg, Virginia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you are looking for a swimming beach, it's hard to beat this one, except Sandy Point. You can rent chairs, lounges, umbrellas at Rhythms ($20 for two nice beach chairs and an umbrella), but many people were in their own chairs. There is SOME shade, if it's not already taken. If the waves aren't crashing, it's a very pleasant... More 

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St. Croix
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This beach is really pretty, but was very crowded! Most beaches on the island are quiet and this one was full of people.

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Charlottesville, Virginia
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 January 2017 via mobile

Drove here after visiting Frederiksted. First, if you want to avoid crowds from cruises, you can easily find the cruise ship schedules online. We didn't go anywhere touristy on those days. Still, on a Wednesday, the beach was fairly crowded. Not a ton of parking, but there are other beach access points a couple of hundred meters up and down... More 

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Kearny, New Jersey
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 January 2017

To echo what most of the other reviewers have stated, this is a cruise beach. While the water is warm, calm, and crystal blue, it is noisy and crowded with beachgoers (most probably from the cruise ship). It's located a short (>5minutes) from the cruise terminal. It suited our needs for the day because we spent the morning on a... More 

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Denver, Colorado
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 January 2017

This beach is so beautiful and the water is calm and clear making it great for the whole family. the section right next to Rhythms is usually crowded, but if you drive a little past there are plenty of places to pull over and get your own private section of pristine beach.

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Ontario Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 January 2017 via mobile

We spent a few hours at Rainbow Beach as we stop here on our cruise. This beach is very close to the pier, good to walk, swim, snorkel, and relax. Some rocks in the water, but good to attract fish. Water was calm and clear with limited facilities.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 December 2016 via mobile

Beautiful white sand, blue water and a good amount of snorkeling sights for beginners. Great place to spend an afternoon

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