Francis Bay, St. John
Categories: Bodies of Water, Beaches, Nature & Parks, Outdoor Activities
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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Francis is probably my favorite beach, for relaxation, on that side of the island. The water is calm and clear, and it's usually not crowded.
St. John in itself is beautiful, but this part of the island in particular is spectacular and about with natural beauty. This part of the island is most frequented by locals - it's a hidden gem if you... read more »
Francis Bay is beautiful and mush less crowded than Trunk...most likely because it is further from Cruz Bay and a little more of a drive. That being said, it was beautiful and expansive. We did see a ... read more »
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