Hawksnest Beach, Virgin Islands National Park
(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 spent a little time here on a recent cruise visit to St. Thomas. We took the ferry over to St John. 
  • 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...  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...  more »