Dickenson Bay, St. John's

Water Body · Hidden Gem · Beach
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If you're looking for a popular, busy beach with plenty to do and see, check out Dickenson Bay. The shoreline boasts a large number of resorts, restaurants, bars, and a wide selection of water sports. The long white beach offers plenty of room for sunbathing, and the calm waters are great for swimmers of all levels. If you prefer to explore, go island hopping along the string of uninhabited islands just offshore. Take your snorkeling gear if you want to stop on the coral reef and view the marine life up close. Add Dickenson Bay and other attractions to your St. John's trip itinerary using our St. John's road trip site.
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  • We have visited Dickenson Bay for 31 years and have seen it transformed from an idyllic Caribbean Beach into an offshoot of Sandals, which, in our opinion, has ruined the atmosphere of the beach. In....  more
    We have visited Dickenson Bay for 31 years and have seen it transformed from an idyllic Caribbean Beach into an offshoot of Sandals, which, in our opinion, has ruined the atmosphere of the beach. In....  more »
  • We went there quite a few times since we stayed at Sandals. White sand and pristine water, it was awesome to be there even on rainy days. I've read in the comments that some people were annoyed by... 
    We went there quite a few times since we stayed at Sandals. White sand and pristine water, it was awesome to be there even on rainy days. I've read in the comments that some people were annoyed by...  more »
  • I wouldn’t recommend visiting this beach for swimming purposes. It’s a great place to catch up with friends or meet new friends if you’re traveling solo. Because of the abundance of hotels and... 
    I wouldn’t recommend visiting this beach for swimming purposes. It’s a great place to catch up with friends or meet new friends if you’re traveling solo. Because of the abundance of hotels and...  more »
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  • Love the beach. A little crowded at times though. Recommended getting there on a timely fashion.
  • The waters are mostly calm here. I like the beach chair and umbrella access for shade.
  • Great beach , plenty of Sunbeds.bar and food available. 10 minutes drive to cruise port
  • Perfect nice stroll along beach
  • Warm water and cold beers ,perfect

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