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Quiet beach

Small, quiet beach, parking is limited to maybe 6 cars. There is a 300ft. slight slope down to the... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
dawnd1970
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West Mansfield, Ohio
Get there early for a parking spot to get away from the crowds!

Jumbie Beach is not for those who want to open their car door and step out into the sand. JB... read more

Reviewed 15 April 2018
Michael L
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Located right across the bay from Trunk Bay, this small beach has great snorkeling and is an ideal spot to watch magnificent sunsets.
  • Excellent58%
  • Very good32%
  • Average6%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“limited parking” (10 reviews)
“trunk bay” (25 reviews)
“reef sharks” (2 reviews)
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Small, quiet beach, parking is limited to maybe 6 cars. There is a 300ft. slight slope down to the beach.

Thank dawnd1970
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Reviewed 15 April 2018

Jumbie Beach is not for those who want to open their car door and step out into the sand. JB requires that one takes a simple short hike (1/8 to 1/4 mile) down a smooth gravel path, arriving at a beautiful small beach where one...More

1  Thank Michael L
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Reviewed 26 March 2018

Just a very short 220 feet hike into Jumbie Beach to tranquil paradise. It was one of the few beaches that offered shade after hurricanes Irmaria. Really quite lovely.

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Reviewed 25 February 2018 via mobile

First timers so have fresh eyes but it seems like this tiny beach was not hit as hard by the hurricanes as the others. Plenty of spots you can snag with shade. We had the beach pretty much to ourselves. Got pretty windy but a...More

1  Thank travelbuggin83
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Reviewed 26 October 2017

Small white sand beach that is 'hidden' and not overcrowded. Lots of surf and a great view of Trunk Bay. The water is beautiful!! Limited parking.

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Reviewed 1 September 2017

We were fortunate to get to see this gem of a beach as there is only two parking spots in front of it. get there early

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Reviewed 28 July 2017

This beach was small compared to others we visited. It's next to Trunk Bay, so one benefit might be that if you get parking here, you can walk to the other. The snorkeling was ok, but not has interesting as other island locations. Still -...More

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Reviewed 24 July 2017

There is more parking here than in years past, but it fills up quickly. Try to go early. You can swim to the right all the way to trunk Bay. About half way we saw huge schools of small silver-side fish (like clouds) being herded...More

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Reviewed 19 July 2017 via mobile

Apparently the only beach on the island with a non english name but nevertheless we did not run into any ghosts, just turtles so it was a great experience

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Reviewed 9 July 2017

This wasn't my favorite beach in St. John, but I'm still giving it 5 stars, because---you're in freaking St. John! It was beautiful and I had a really lovely and easy snorkel. Lots of seagrass and beautiful silver fish, among other things.

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Mike I
9 September 2017|
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Response from Birgitta-Kenneth | Reviewed this property |
No idea about what you described above, never seen or heard anything about it
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VirginIslandsLover
1 April 2015|
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Response from Goombagirl1 | Reviewed this property |
That's the one! There's actually a path, not a wooden staircase for Jumbie. To get to Jumbie it's past Hawksnest before trunk bay. The parking is on the right side of the road.
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