Maho Bay Beach, Cruz Bay

#2 of 37 in Parks in St. John
Beach · Nature / Park
Easily accessible and idyllic, Maho Bay Beach offers travelers a calm, pristine escape from the crowds. Weekends bring a larger influx of people, but you can easily find plenty of peaceful spots on the weekdays. Suitable for children due to its shallow waters and gradual incline, the beach remains an outstanding snorkeling destination. While there, you can also spot manta rays and swim with green sea turtles that feed on sea grass. Before you head to Cruz Bay, plan trip itinerary details with our user-friendly Cruz Bay attractions planner, to make sure you see all that Cruz Bay has to offer, including Maho Bay Beach.
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  • There are lots of food trucks which is new at the beginning of the beach across the road. Beach has come back nicely after hurricane - new plantings and sand o. Beach- shade as well if you get there....  more »
  • A St. Thomas local told us that Maho is their fave St. John Beach. By the looks of the crowded parking lot and cars on the side of the road, a lot of people must agree. It has all the right stuff...  more »
  • Our favorite beach on the whole island!!! So many turtles.
  • An outstanding snorkeling spot. Great relaxation and local flair.

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