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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  • Just as many of the beaches on St. John - Hawksbest is beautiful and worth the trip. It is a thin beach but is right off the road and easily accessible for those who might not be able to walk to other...  more »
  • We love hawksnest- great facilities, beautiful beach. Some days the water is a little rougher than others, but overall a great beach and usually uncrowded. 
  • We ate lunch at a cafe in town and asked the waiter where we should go for the afternoon. He suggested t his beach and it did not disappoint. Great snorkeling and relaxing time. Easy access and parkin...  more »