Trunk Bay, Virgin Islands National Park

(4.5/5 based on 2,200+ reviews on the web)
Watch the crystalline water gently whirling around cliffs and crags, lapping the soft coral sands of one of the most pristine beaches in the Caribbean at Trunk Bay. Rent snorkel gear and discover colorful sea life along the underwater trail of reefs. The inviting, warm waters are perfect for underwater photography enthusiasts. When you have had enough of swimming and basking in the tropical sun, cool off with a frozen cocktail or dine at one of the romantic restaurants. The shade of the national park hides many hiking trails for you to explore. Look for the ruins of historic sugar plantations, remnants of the colonial past. Note that the beach gets overcrowded sometimes. Using our international travel planner, Virgin Islands National Park attractions like Trunk Bay can form part of a personalized travel itinerary.
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  • My family and I spent a few hours at Trunk Bay because we had to get back to our cruise ship on St. Thomas by sunset. However, even if you can go for an hour it's well worth it! The sand, water and vi...  more »
  • They could charge more than $5 per person for this excellent beach. I recommend coming early to find parking (it gets very competitive as the day goes on).  more »
  • Gorgeous sand and water with good amenities. A fair amount of natural shade helps with the midday sun. Easy transportation from Cruz Bay.  more »