Hawksnest Beach, Virgin Islands National Park

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Relax and unwind on Hawksnest Beach, a quiet strip of sand offering extensive views of the bay. Popular mainly with local families, the beach remains more peaceful than many others on the island. Sunbathe on the fine white sand and take a dip in the clear blue waters. Because it is slightly more exposed than other beaches, expect some surf here and use caution when swimming or snorkeling with little children. The sea grape trees provide ample shade to get away from the blistering sun. Make Hawksnest Beach a centerpiece of your Virgin Islands National Park vacation itinerary, and find what else is worth visiting using our Virgin Islands National Park vacation generator.
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  • August 8, 2017
    Because it's close, go early, before 10AM. If you're in St John and have a car, go at 8AM, even if you think that people on vacation rarely should get up before noon. All the beaches on the North shor...  more »
  • August 8, 2017
    This is a great place to snorkel. You get to see mermaids chair and the tiniest beach on St. John. This is another great stop on Salute Charters tours. Check them out! If you get a chance check this p...  more »
  • August 5, 2017
    Went there today for 2 hours; was awesome. Lots of parking, not crowded. The coral is right off the beach and has thousands of fish; the current brings you back to the beach so it works out great for ...  more »

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