Magens Bay, Magens Bay

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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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  • I loved this beach!!! It is stunning. It was very easy to rent chairs. There was a good restaurant and bar. You could kayak or paddle board. I would highly recommend this beach. I can't wait to...  more »
  • We were able enjoy the sounds of the waves and fresh air while looking out at a beautiful beach and water. It was a great afternoon and easy taxi access.  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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