Trunk Bay, Virgin Islands National Park

4.7
Watch the crystalline water gently whirling around cliffs and crags, lapping the soft coral sands of one of the most pristine beaches in the Caribbean at Trunk Bay. Rent snorkel gear and discover colorful sea life along the underwater trail of reefs. The inviting, warm waters are perfect for underwater photography enthusiasts. When you have had enough of swimming and basking in the tropical sun, cool off with a frozen cocktail or dine at one of the romantic restaurants. The shade of the national park hides many hiking trails for you to explore. Look for the ruins of historic sugar plantations, remnants of the colonial past. Note that the beach gets overcrowded sometimes. Put Trunk Bay on your schedule, and learn what else deserves a visit by using our Virgin Islands National Park tour itinerary planner.
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  • Plenty of fish and people (a Disney cruise excursion was there when we visited). Good sized beach with underwater markers and lots of different fish. Good facilities -- bathrooms, showers, snorkel ren...  more »
  • Trunk Bay was, hands down, the highlight of my trip to St. John & St. Thomas! It was my favorite beach out of both the islands, and my favorite in the world right beside the Bahamas! The water had no ...  more »
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  • The views at this beach are some of the most breathtaking views you will ever experience. What a gorgeous stretch of beach to behold. With the waves gently crashing, the nice calming breeze, and the most spectacularly soft sand—this beach definitely earns its praise as one of the best in the world. Pull up a beach chair and enjoy life!
  • Best place in St Johns for snorkeling. Unless if a cruise ship full of crowds come it is very calm and serene. This is also the beach to access the underwater coral trail where a variety of marine life can be observed from the surface of the pristine water.
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