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Maho Beach, Cruz Bay

4.8
#2 of 32 in Parks in St. John
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Easily accessible and idyllic, Maho Beach offers travelers a calm, pristine escape from the crowds. Weekends bring a larger influx of people, but you can easily find plenty of peaceful spots on the weekdays. Suitable for children due to its shallow waters and gradual incline, the beach remains an outstanding snorkeling destination. While there, you can also spot manta rays and swim with green sea turtles that feed on sea grass. Take a look at our Cruz Bay vacation builder to schedule your visit to Maho Beach and learn about what else to see and do during your holiday.
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  • Among the finest I've seen. Unexploited. Crystal clear waters, wonderful snorkeling, turtles, large gaudy fish on small sharks. Lizards and "deers" in the dense jungle. Unreal. Lianas from the tall trees, coconut palms which grow above the water's edge. A little expensive taxis to get here. Bring lunch from the village. Buy freshly made sandwiches and drink at the North of the village, Deli bring drinks in a cooler. We had two wonderful days at Maho. Go here instead of Trunc beach which is much more touristic.
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  • Absolutely gorgeous venue. We say turtles and rays and water was inviting and calm. A lot of people there including rambunctious group of children. Very impressive and well worth the visit.  more »
  • Went twice just for the turtles. Narrow beach. First trip about 4 not busy. Second trip was busier, about the same time. Will do again.  more »

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