Francis Bay, St. John

4.7
#4 of 14 in Nature in St. John
Water Body · Beach
Swim in tranquil blue water at Francis Bay, a family-friendly beach. Relax among soft white sand surrounded by mountains covered in thick, green plant life. Different sections the beach offer unique snorkelling experiences; you can see a vast array of colorful fish, rays, conches, and sea turtles. Take a paddleboard out on the calm waters and explore, if you feel confident enough venture to nearby bays. The park behind the beach offers a bird-watching, and some day tour hikes can be arranged. Use our Virgin Islands National Park holiday tool to arrange your visit to Francis Bay and other attractions in Virgin Islands National Park.
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  • Took the Francis Bay trail and we were the only ones there at first. We snorkeled to the left. My son saw 9 sea turtles. We saw wonderful life near the reef. Current back was a bit stronger then.....  more »
  • We loved Francis Bay. We snorkeled towards the right side. As soon as we got in the water, we saw turtles. So many we lost count! We also saw some large Southern stingrays. Along the right toward the....  more »
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  • Quiet beach, clear water, mt views. But doesn't feel Caribbean. Feels like your at a mountain lake in the states
  • Beautiful quiet beach. Would recommend if you want to avoid the crowds or want a low key beach.

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