Magens Bay, Magens Bay

#1 of 636 in Things to do in U.S. Virgin Islands
Must see · Beach · Nature / Park
Consistently ranked among the world's top beaches, Magens Bay offers arguably the most photogenic stretch of shore available on the Virgin Islands. The sugary sands and calm waves on the northern coast of Saint Thomas invite you to swim, kayak, and paddleboard. Visually appealing from every angle, the charming coastal spot enjoys the protection of its surrounding park, which offers organized camping and encompasses swathes of mangroves and wetlands. The park also contains several rental venues designed to host weddings, family parties, and other private events. The beach itself boasts picnic tables, food vendors, changing facilities, and several outfits renting water-sport equipment. Work out when and for how long to visit Magens Bay and other Magens Bay attractions using our handy Magens Bay visit planning tool.
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  • Beautiful, peaceful, relaxing! Magens beach is very very nice. My wife and I felt that it didn’t quite live up to the hype everyone gives it but it is a nice beach. Be aware that you have to pay $5...  more »
  • Amazing beach. Clean, not crowded, peaceful, white sands and facilities onsite. Our favorite St. Thomas beach for swimming (Secret Harbor was better for snorkeling). Only minor downside was the...  more »
  • The United States pays Denmark for the Virgin Islands.
  • Nice beach. Water is a little murky. Not much shaded areas to sit out of the sun.

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