Salt Pond Bay, Virgin Islands National Park

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Take a trip down to Salt Pond Bay, an area of coastline that includes one of the island's most popular beaches. Located a moderate hike away from the road, the sheltered cove offers a white sand beach, as well as a biologically rich marine environment and multiple hiking routes. Head out into the shallow waters by the beach to spot sea turtles, rays, and hermit crabs during a snorkel, or take one of the coastal trails to cross areas of rugged coral shoreline and gain extensive views of the bay. Using our international travel planner, Virgin Islands National Park attractions like Salt Pond Bay can form part of a personalized travel itinerary.
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  • I really loved it here to snorkel. You will walk down a long somewhat rocky area from where you park off the road but it is well worth the walk, about 10 minutes. It is more like an old ATV road in ba...  more »
  • The water was rocky and not the azure colors of the rest of the island. It was about a half a mile walk down tricky path and another up after the visit. Yes the water was calm on this side of the isla...  more »
  • Stunningly beautiful beach with wonderful snorkeling. It is a 10 minute walk down a steep path to the beach from the parking area. No amenities