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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 arrived here around 10:00 a.m. and there was nobody in sight. There are a couple picnic tables, grills and outhouses. We snorkeled for about an hour. There is no coral and just a few fish near some...  more »
  • Stunningly beautiful beach with wonderful snorkeling on both ends with turtles and rays in the grasses between. Long beach, so easy to walk to get a little privacy. Lots of shade under the trees. Picn...  more »
  • The beach was excellent with white sand, turquoise and cristal clear water. The sea was very calm. We saw a few turtles, sting rays, and loads of fish. It was like being inside an acquarium, surrounde...  more »