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Turtle Bay

Caneel Bay 00831, St. John
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Gorgeous beach in St John

Gorgeous beach in St John, easily accessible by car or taxi (they wait out front). Trunk Bay has a... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Boston, Massachusetts
Blue water and relaxing beach

Turtle bay is excellent for snorkel or just swimming. It is not crowded and at times I felt like I... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Mariana B
Cranbury, New Jersey
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Caneel Bay 00831, St. John
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Gorgeous beach in St John, easily accessible by car or taxi (they wait out front). Trunk Bay has a snorkel trail (with reasonable rentals), a gift shop, a great snack bar and a bar with frozen drinks. Also has restrooms with showers which is convenient...More

Thank bostonbeachy
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Turtle bay is excellent for snorkel or just swimming. It is not crowded and at times I felt like I was in a private beach just for my family. We had a lot of fun and the kids definitely loved this place.

1  Thank Mariana B
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

This is a very beautiful swimming spot on St. John. Turquoise waters and plenty of big trees for shade.

1  Thank Tl D
Reviewed 2 April 2017 via mobile

This beach was featured in Sports Illustrated's Swimsuit Edition a couple of years ago and is a lovely smaller beach at the Caneel Bay Resort. I did some snorkeling here but the water in the central area is much too deep for the turtles to...More

2  Thank jehenson81
Reviewed 27 February 2017

Came here after honeymoon beach for more snorkeling. enjoyed moving around checking locations everything was different

Thank Abert S
Reviewed 4 January 2017

Nothing really to see. One turtle and some trash. I got bitten by water bugs on my arm and my legs got attacked badly by mosquitos at this location. Trunk Cay is prettier and more to see.

Thank AbigailJay
Reviewed 15 December 2016 via mobile

Turtle Bay is one of many superb beaches on the Caneel Bay resort. I believe there are 7 beaches on the property. If you are looking for a romantic, beautiful Caribbean beach, go no further. It is not one of the popular spots so you...More

Thank Michael K
Reviewed 9 December 2016

the sheer natural beauty of this beach is purely spectacular. The water is clear as can be. you wont be disappointed that's for sure.

Thank jimpatsch
Reviewed 9 December 2016

If your swimming at Turtle Bay then your staying at my favorite hotel anywhere in the world. The best beaches are just a short walk away when your staying at Caneel. Go for a week and pick a beach a day, all a two minute...More

1  Thank Peter L
Reviewed 8 November 2016

You cannot go wrong with any beach at St John Turtle Bay is where we got married so we always end up going back.

Thank koenmarc
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Where can I stay there?
4 February 2015|
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Response from DaveMC311 | Reviewed this property |
Turtle Bay is for guests of Caneel only. There are rooms only a few steps from Turtle Bay beach (beachfront) or rooms elsewhere on the property that you can be close to Turtle Bay. It's very quiet and secluded most of the... More
Your review stated that this beach is for Caneel Bay Resort guests only -is that correct? No one is not staying at that resort will not be permitted on this beach?
15 January 2015|
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