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Trunk Bay

Listed under Beaches in U.S. Virgin Islands.

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Breathtaking bay, often voted the most beautiful in the Virgin Islands, with perfectly white powdery sand, swaying coconut palms, a gently shelving swimming area and great snorkelling in the St John Virgin Islands National Park. Heart shaped and a quarter mile long, with clear turquoise water, the beach was bought by Nelson Rockefeller and donated to the National Park, which he helped set up.

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Written by  beach_boy.

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“Trunk Bay – St. John’s most famous beach”

Trunk Bay – St. John’s most famous beach – as seen from the Peace Hill hiking trail. Rated as one of the top in the world by a few sources. We’ve not snorkeled there yet, as it’s always crowded with tourists, and it’… Read more...

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Trunk Bay

I am looking for a tour excursion from St. Thomas to Trunk Bay. Which do you prefer?

This is an incredible place

Part of the USVI National Park

Lots of things to do

Local beach rentals and food services yucked back into the woods and off the beach

Truly one of the most beautiful places on Earth

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