Rainbow Beach

Rainbow Beach, Frederiksted: Address, Phone Number, Rainbow Beach Reviews: 4.5/5

Rainbow Beach
4.5
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Stephanie S
New York City, NY8 contributions
Wouldn't Pick Rainbow for the Beach Alone
Jul 2021
Rainbow Beach is the place you want to be for water sports... jet skiis, kayaks, paddle boards and the only location we found in St Croix you can rent those items. It's nice having bathrooms and the restaurant option there also. Other than that, we wouldn't pick this location again for the beach itself. Very rocky entry and really all over. My teenagers wanted to leave at first but finally ventured out further and there was some OK snorkeling. Honestly was a bit disappointed with all the hype.
Written 25 July 2021
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LauraR
Pittsburgh7 contributions
Very rocky
Jul 2021
Not very impressed. After reading a lot of positive reviews, we were excited to spend the day here. We rented chairs and an umbrella ahead of time (on line) so didn't need to worry about finding a spot. The beach is not very wide and is EXTREMELY rocky. It was difficult for both of us (and many others that we saw) to get in and out of the ocean. The sand basically ended where the water began and it was all rock. Very tricky and slippery to maneuver. I honestly don't know what all of the hype is about, just an average beach.
Written 24 July 2021
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Jonathan R
9 contributions
Must experience!
Jul 2021 • Family
The atmosphere is great! Good place to spend the day with the family. Umbrellas, chairs, snorkeling, and games all available for a fee. The local restaurant, Rhythm, is fantastic! We frequent often.
Written 24 July 2021
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dataminn
Minnesota31 contributions
Not a Great Beach
Jul 2021
Rainbow Beach has a nice restaurant. It has jet skis because it is on the west end and not affected much by wind, so the water is calm. The water is also very clear due to a lack of wave action. The chair providers are quick and friendly, Unfortunately, this beach is very rocky with little sand. It is also not very big. We found the beach to be extremely overrated. We would not return if given the chance. We did swim at two exceptional beaches, Carambola (Davis) Beach and Turtle Beach on Buck Island. Carambola was a tropical dream with fun wave action for older children, teens, and adults. It has free access via a swanky resort. Turtle Beach is on Buck Island and requires a tour. Although we didn't swim there, Protestant Cay in Christiansted looked like a good beach for families with young children.
Written 19 July 2021
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Kassie R
3 contributions
Great rentals
Jul 2021 • Couples
We went to a bunch of different beaches. This one was one of the favorites. It was still a little Rockey so if you have small kids get them swim shoes. Didn’t really see a bunch snorkeling but the drinks from the bar are amazing! Rented 2 chairs and a umbrella for $30. Staff was friendly. Get their early to get the best seats. Pretty busy beach.
Written 19 July 2021
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mrl984
15 contributions
Terrible experience
Jun 2021 • Solo
So this beach is the exact opposite of what one would be expecting on a beautiful tropical island. We came here because it was highly rated and my daughters wanted to jet ski. The beach itself is relatively long but narrow. And as soon as you get into the water it’s all rocks, so not a pleasant swimming experience.

The vibe of the place is terrible. Large gangs of young people squealing tires on motorcycles and cars. Blasting music from outward facing speakers mounted in car windows! I could have had this on a beach in Jersey and saved the 1700 mile trip. The one restaurant on the beach ran out of food at 4:30.

Two stars since my daughters enjoyed the jet skis.
Written 11 July 2021
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kittymlk212
New York City, NY81 contributions
Ok
Jun 2021
There are jet ski's and other things to rent- if you like that, this beach is for you. It wasn't as tranquil and pretty as many of the other beaches we went to- so while nice, not our favorite.
Written 3 July 2021
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M T
Arizona18 contributions
Great Beach for Jet skiing
Jun 2021
Beautiful beach - not great snorkeling. This beach is next to a jet ski rental company - so you have jet skiers going back and forth.
It's a great beach if you are on top of the water doing SUP or jet skiing - but not the best in my opinion for snorkeling.
Written 23 June 2021
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Sightsee258674
Pittsburgh, PA15 contributions
Decent Beach
Jun 2021
This is not a "must" for your trip to St. Croix but a nice beach and very interesting rocks. Not too crowded.
Written 13 June 2021
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Matthew C
5 contributions
Very peaceful!
May 2021
Nice and quite place to just relax. Nice to just have a place to enjoy the sun and beach. Would love to go back anytime.
Written 1 June 2021
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