Hawksnest Beach, Virgin Islands National Park

(4.5/5 based on 460+ reviews on the web)
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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  • Nice beach, not crowded, a bit rough but beautiful and peaceful. A real hidden jem and not too far from the ferry.  more »
  • wear something other than flip flops for the short hike to this beach as the beach itself is very rocky. This spot has some of the best coral on the island so it is well worth the effort to get there....  more »
  • Great beach, great bbq pits in the shade, fair amount of parking spots. Plenty of shade. The beach is not wide, but super nice. You will get some great waves for the kids  more »