Salt Pond Bay, Virgin Islands National Park

4.7
#2 of 26 in Nature in U.S. Virgin Islands
Must see · Water Body · Beach
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Take a trip down to Salt Pond Bay, an area of coastline that includes one of the island's most popular beaches. Located a moderate hike away from the road, the sheltered cove offers a white sand beach, as well as a biologically rich marine environment and multiple hiking routes. Head out into the shallow waters by the beach to spot sea turtles, rays, and hermit crabs during a snorkel, or take one of the coastal trails to cross areas of rugged coral shoreline and gain extensive views of the bay. To visit Salt Pond Bay and get the most from your holiday in Virgin Islands National Park, create itinerary details personal to you using our Virgin Islands National Park trip planner.
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  • Nice spot to snorkel and swim. It was a little hike to the beach but worth it. Snorkeling was good, but I feel there are better places on the island. However, there were wild donkeys around and... 
    Nice spot to snorkel and swim. It was a little hike to the beach but worth it. Snorkeling was good, but I feel there are better places on the island. However, there were wild donkeys around and...  more »
  • This beach is encountered right after you pass through Coral Bay. (Don’t pass by the painted pink building - right where you turn towards Salt Pond Bay - in the last photo - without stopping; they... 
    This beach is encountered right after you pass through Coral Bay. (Don’t pass by the painted pink building - right where you turn towards Salt Pond Bay - in the last photo - without stopping; they...  more »
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  • Great beach. Calm waters. Limited shade, so if you need it get there early to save your spot. picnic tables available. Decent hike down to beach. Small snack stand on main road near entrance.
  • The hike to Rams Head is fantastic. The snorkeling is great, and we even got to see some turtles.

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