Magens Bay, Magens Bay

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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  • The water was beautiful with gentle swales rolling in all afternoon. Recomend renting chairs or loungers to saoak up the sun, enjoy a peacful part of the beach and have drinks delivered. Well worth...  more »
  • This place was amazing! We brought full face snorkels and an inflatable life vest. We were out there for hours because the sea life was so awesome. We saw sting rays, a baby sea turtle, and adult sea turtle, and lots of different fish. Definitely something to check out!
  • was pleasantly surprised with how much I enjoyed this beach. I figured it would be crowded and dirty with how popular it is, but it was beautiful!

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