Hawksnest Beach, Virgin Islands National Park

4.7
#3 of 26 in Nature in U.S. Virgin Islands
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Relax and unwind on Hawksnest Beach, a quiet strip of sand offering extensive views of the bay. Popular mainly with local families, the beach remains more peaceful than many others on the island. Sunbathe on the fine white sand and take a dip in the clear blue waters. Because it is slightly more exposed than other beaches, expect some surf here and use caution when swimming or snorkeling with little children. The sea grape trees provide ample shade to get away from the blistering sun. Make Hawksnest Beach a part of your Virgin Islands National Park vacation plans using our Virgin Islands National Park vacation app.
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  • We arrived to St John around 2PM and thought we wouldn't be hitting the beach anymore but decided to stop at the very closest beach right after leaving the Mongoose Junction... and it turned out to... 
    We arrived to St John around 2PM and thought we wouldn't be hitting the beach anymore but decided to stop at the very closest beach right after leaving the Mongoose Junction... and it turned out to...  more »
  • This was the best snorkeling spot we visited on Saint John. The coral here was amazing - purple, yellow, and in sizes and shapes we had never seen elsewhere on the planet! Other good features are... 
    This was the best snorkeling spot we visited on Saint John. The coral here was amazing - purple, yellow, and in sizes and shapes we had never seen elsewhere on the planet! Other good features are...  more »
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  • A lot of rocks close to shore but still an AMAZING place to snorkel. So many fish and reef to see. The water is clear as glass and beautiful.
  • Beautiful beach, what more can I say.

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