Francis Bay, St. John

4.6
#8 of 19 in Nature in St. John
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. Use our Caneel Bay holiday tool to arrange your visit to Francis Bay and other attractions in Caneel Bay.
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  • We saw at least 10 different turtles snorkeling on Francis Bay and a wide variety of fish (especially along the rocks on the right as looking at the water)  more »
  • A must when you stay on St John's. Saw it all here from turtles to stingray and 4 sharks, tarpons fish. This place has it all going on! Go and see this great beach!  more »
  • This place is so beautiful, my daughter said it looked like it was green-screened in behind me. We loved this beach because it was paradise with very few people. If you are looking for a truly tropica...  more »
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