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  • Address: Rte. 35, at end of road on north side of island, US Virgin Islands
  • Hours: Open daily 8am - 5pm
  • Admission: Adults: $4
Magens Bay is just one of the reasons why the US Virgin Island of St. Thomas is such a popular holiday isle.

The island’s favorite beach is a curving arc of white sand and bright blue water. It’s protected by a forested arboretum and palm trees, ensuring calm waves for swimming and kayaking.

From the vantage point of Mountain Top, you can easily make out the bay’s unusual rectangular shape and mile of white-sand beach, but the best view is up close from the sand.

Being so popular, the beach has some great facilities, including lifeguards, showers, snack stall and windsurf rental.

A nature trail winds from Magens Bay Road down the beach, just over a mile, taking you through tropical forest and mangroves via boardwalks and well-maintained steps and paths.

Practical Info

Magens Bay scoops into the island’s central north coast, bordered by Tropaco and Picara Points. Charlotte Amalie is 10 minutes away by bus or car

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Magen's Bay Beach Tour, St Thomas, null
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Magen's Bay Beach Tour

4.5 star rating: Recommended 48 Reviews

Magen's Bay Beach is often voted one of the top beaches in the world! This beach has one mile of soft white sand and clear, blue water ready to explore! ...  Read more

Location: Charlotte Amalie, US Virgin Islands
Duration: 4 hours (approx.)

From USD $38.75
St Thomas Cultural and Historical Sightseeing Tour, St Thomas, Half-day Tours
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St Thomas Cultural and Historical Sightseeing Tour

4.5 star rating: Recommended 441 Reviews

A historical and fun adventure in St Thomas that brings to life its culture while painting a picture of its historical past. Embark on this sightseeing journey ...  Read more

Location: Charlotte Amalie, US Virgin Islands
Duration: 2 hours (approx.)

From USD $30.00
St. Thomas Island Tour and Shopping, St Thomas, City Tours
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St. Thomas Island Tour and Shopping

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St. Thomas - an island famous for beautiful views and vistas. Visit breathtaking Magens Bay, St. John and the ongoing chain of British Virgin Islands. Book ...  Read more

Location: St. Thomas, US Virgin Islands
Duration: 5 hours (approx.)

From USD $51.99
St Thomas Shopping, Sightseeing and Beach Tour, St Thomas, Half-day Tours
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St Thomas Shopping, Sightseeing and Beach Tour

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This tour includes a historical overview of the beautiful island of StThomas where you will visit some of the most important sights related to the history of ...  Read more

Location: St Thomas
Duration: 6 hours 30 minutes (approx.)

From USD $45.00

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