Little Lameshur Bay

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A beautiful bay with smooth sand, Little Lameshur Bay is the perfect spot to plan a day of swimming and snorkeling.

The view from Little Lameshur Bay alone is worth the trip: Bordeaux Mountain, St. Thomas' highest peak is visible from the shore.

Location

Little Lameshur Bay lies near the heart of the island of St. John, 1.9 miles west of Friis Bay; it is 2.2 miles to the south-southwest of Coral Bay.

A dirt road just off Route 107 near Lameshur Bay Plantation Ruins leads to the beach.

Nearby Restaurants

If the time you spend visiting this body of water leaves your stomach stomach growling, don't fret -- you can find a plentiful supply of local dining spots in this area. The most convenient place to eat to Little Lameshur Bay is Cafe Concordia, which has a menu full of American meals. The restaurant is just around a mile and a half from this body of water, so check it out and dig in! Also nearby, you will encounter options such as Shipwreck Landing Restaurant & Bar and Miss Lucy's Restaurant where you and your companions might try a bit of Caribbean meals and enjoy the Virgin Islands scene.

Nearby Attractions

Travelers who are a fan of bays, and would like to see others, should check out Europa Bay and Great Lameshur Bay; the first of which is a quarter mile to the west of Little Lameshur Bay. You'll find at least one or two additional activities nearby, including Yawzi Point Trail, which is a quarter mile away St. John. You might also want to consider checking out Lameshur Bay Ruins, which is another attraction not far away.

There are options for close-by activities so you won't get bored. The attractions nearest to this particular outdoor site are listed in the following table.

Attractions Near Little Lameshur Bay
Attraction Type Distance Direction Location Island
Yawzi Point Trail GeoFeature 0.2 mi. (3.2 km) NNE 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
Lamshur Bay Trail GeoFeature 0.9 mi. (3.3 km) NW 2.0 mi. South West of Coral Bay St. John
Par Force Estate Ruins Historic Site 1.2 mi. (3.1 km) NW 1.9 mi. South West of Coral Bay St. John
Reef Bay Sugar Factory Ruins Historic Site 1.2 mi. (3.3 km) NW 2.0 mi. South West of Coral Bay St. John
Petroglyph Pool Waterfall GeoFeature 1.5 mi. (3.5 km) NW 2.2 mi. West-Southwest of Coral Bay St. John
Ram's Head Trail GeoFeature 1.6 mi. (4.4 km) ESE Concordia St. John
Petroglyphs Historic Site 1.6 mi. (3.5 km) NW 2.2 mi. West-Southwest of Coral Bay St. John

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Location: St. John

 

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