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Francis Bay, St. John
(4.6/5 based on 280+ reviews on the web)
Swim in tranquil blue water at Francis Bay, a family-friendly beach. Relax among soft white sand surrounded by mountains covered in thick, green plant life. Different sections the beach offer unique snorkelling experiences; you can see a vast array of colorful fish, rays, conches, and sea turtles. Take a paddleboard out on the calm waters and explore, if you feel confident enough venture to nearby bays. The park behind the beach offers a bird-watching, and some day tour hikes can be arranged. To visit Francis Bay on your trip to Maho Bay, use our Maho Bay vacation generator.
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  • We have been to St. John a couple of times and have visited many of the beaches. We like to stay in Coral Bay so Francis Bay is convenient. It is a breathtakingly beautiful beach with clean white sand...  more »
  • Francis is one of my favorite St. John beaches; usually not crowded and shady spots are available. Great snorkeling all along eastern edge; lots of turtles and rays. 
  • It was paradise on earth. The most beautiful place we have ever visited. We will definitely go back. Safe peaceful place with no hassle