Drunk Bay

From Salt Pond Trail, most hikers continue on until they read Drunk Bay, which is known for the coral art work left behind by past visitors.

The rough waters of Drunk Bay are such that it is recommended that visitors not swim here.

Don't take in the appearance of Drunk Bay at first site and think that that's it. Instead, head to the left of the beach entrance where you will find a collection of large rocks that host a fun offering: coral art work. Visitors from the past have found inspiration in the coral rocks on the beach and after a day of sand combing it is common to leave a picture made from your findings.


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To access Drunk Bay, take the Salt Pond Trail. The rail begins at the east end of Salt Pond Beach and goes inland toward Salt Pond. From there, it is a quarter mile walk to Drunk Bay.

Drunk Bay is found on the southeastern part of the island of St. John, 1.1 miles south of Friis Bay; it's two and a half miles (four and a half kilometers) to the south-southeast of Coral Bay.

Nearby Restaurants

If you work up an appetite wandering around this bay, don't worry -- you will find a plentiful supply of food offerings within traveling distance. The nearest restaurant to Drunk Bay is Cafe Concordia, which offers American food. The restaurant is a small ways away, but distant enough that you might decide to make plans for employing some method of transportation to get there. Also within a short distance, you and your companions will encounter restaurants such as The Tourist Trap and Miss Lucy's Restaurant where you and your companions can eat some Caribbean fare and enjoy the Virgin Islands scene.

Nearby Attractions

Active travelers that enjoy bays, and would like to see others, might consider a trip to Saltpond Bay and Johns Folly Bay; the first of which is a half mile to the west-southwest of this page's natural attraction. Other types of nearby attractions include Ram's Head Trail, which is a quarter mile away Concordia. You might also want to consider making the trip to Yawzi Point Trail, which is another attraction nearby.

With the choice of exciting activities nearby, you'll never run out of things to do. The closest attractions are listed in the following table.

Attractions Near Drunk Bay
Attraction Type Distance Direction Location Island
Ram's Head Trail GeoFeature 0.3 mi. (4.4 km) WSW Concordia St. John
Yawzi Point Trail GeoFeature 1.8 mi. (3.2 km) WNW 2.0 mi. South-Southwest of Coral Bay St. John
Lameshur Bay Ruins Historic Site -- -- 2.0 mi. South-Southwest of Coral Bay St. John
Fortsburg Ruins Historic Site 2.5 mi. (1.0 km) N 0.6 mi. East of Coral Bay St. John
Lamshur Bay Trail GeoFeature 2.6 mi. (3.3 km) WNW 2.0 mi. South West of Coral Bay St. John
Emmaus Moravian Church Historic Site 2.8 mi. (0.2 km) N Coral Bay St. John
Par Force Estate Ruins Historic Site 2.9 mi. (3.1 km) NW 1.9 mi. South West of Coral Bay St. John
Reef Bay Sugar Factory Ruins Historic Site 2.9 mi. (3.3 km) WNW 2.0 mi. South West of Coral Bay St. John

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