1 | Caneel Bay
Surrounded by National Park lands on the northern coast of St. John, Caneel Bay has several beautiful white-sand beaches that match the luxury of this world-famous resort. The entrance to the main beach at Caneel Bay is through the resort, but all beaches in the Virgin Islands are open to the public.
Interested guests can find this beach a mile (a kilometer and a half) north-northeast of the center of downtown Cruz Bay.
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1 | Salomon Bay Beach
Almost always deserted, this beach is hidden away within the lush confines of the national park. It's any easy hike from either Caneel Bay or Cruz Bay.
This beach is just 0.7 miles (1.2 km) from downtown Cruz Bay, and is on the same premises as Salomon Bay Beach.
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1 | Cruz Bay Beach
While it may not be the largest or most tropical beach on the island, this beach remains one of the more popular spots to spend a day. This is because it will likely be the first beach you see as you approach St. John on the ferry from St. Thomas.
The center of downtown Cruz Bay is a couple hundred yards (a few hundred meters) to the east of this beach.
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1 | Frank Bay Beach
If you are looking for a spot to escape to, this may just be the place. Surrounded by much more famous beaches, Frank Bay offers much of the same, albeit a little smaller and with the benefit of being much less crowded.
You will find this beach in Estate Enighed, near the middle of Cruz Bay, just 0.3 miles (0.6 km) from the center of downtown Cruz Bay.
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2 | Turner Bay Beach
On the smaller side, this beach that does not often attract visitors unless they are staying on properties nearby. This does, however, make it a great place to head to if you are looking for a quiet escape from some of the more crowded beaches in the area.
This beach is a couple hundred yards (a few hundred meters) from Frank Bay Beach.
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1 | Great Cruz Beach
Located on the west coast of St. John, Great Cruz Bay provides a well-manicured beach area that is popular with tourists, due to its proximity to the Westin Hotel. The area is fairly well developed, with restaurants and shopping centers nearby.
This beach can be found 0.8 miles (1.3 km) southeast of the center of downtown Cruz Bay.
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