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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  • This was a beautiful beach that is closest to Cruz bay. Very big beach and was not crowded when we went. Plenty of parking  more »
  • Beautiful views, warm water, found parking. What more could you want? We went with 2 teenage boys and they had a blast snorkeling and tossing the football around.  more »
  • we stopped here after a quick rain storm late in the day. There was ample shade and areas of sun. We brought our snorkel equipment and were glad we did. We spotted an octopus, several stingrays, loads...  more »

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