Hawksnest Beach, Virgin Islands National Park

Categories: Bodies of Water, Beaches, Nature & Parks, Outdoor Activities
Inspirock Rating:
4.5/5 based on 440+ 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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  • We visited Hawksnest twice during our week stay. Both mornings we had the beach to ourselves for several hours except one morning when a few locals came for their morning swim. To the right of the ent...  read more »
  • We snorkeled here and at Trunk Bay during our visit to St John. The reefs at Hawksnest are very close to the surface, so you need to be constantly aware of your position and stick to the edge of the r...  read more »
  • Different type of beach--more Rock areas --so more coral and fish to see. Beautiful Beach! It is a smaller beach--so it may get crowded if you go. 
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