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Francis Bay, St. John

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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 Virgin Islands National Park, use our Virgin Islands National Park vacation generator.
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  • My family with teens loved this beach. There is plenty of shade to relax and the critters in the water are so much fun to see! We saw rays, turtles, an octopus and lots of other fish. There is somethi...  more »
  • Snorkeling here is ok but the beach has a nice sandy area as well as rocky snorkel area. Water was a little less clear then other beaches but think the surf was out of the north so all the north beach...  more »
  • This beach is probably one of the harder ones to get to. It is just past the Greater and Lesser Maho beaches and my driver stated that it was quite a hike to get to the beach. I think that is what is ...  more »