- 2 years ago
Most visitors and locals will agree that when it comes to beaches on St. John a 'good to best' scale just would not do. The scale for describing St. John's beaches is 'Great', 'Greater' and 'It's a secret so I am not telling anyone'. All beaches on St. John are open to the public. Beachfront property however, in many cases is private and a few popular beaches have hotels nearby. Respect private property when accessing beaches. It is illegal to collect shells from beaches in the Virgin Islands; shells are confiscated at airport customs. There are no clothing-optional beaches in the Virgin Islands.
General Beach Information:
Don’t feed marine life or sea birds. Food not naturally in their diet, like various human foods, can create health problems for these animals.
All beaches in the U.S. Virgin Islands are open to the public. Beyond a beach's tree line however is typically private property.
Resort beaches are open to the public; only some, however, rent chairs and wa