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Beach at The Ritz-Carlton

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Beach at The Ritz-Carlton


We love to swim and float in the water a lot of time, but we read some reviews about the beach at RC that worried us. Someone wrote that the beach was unswimable. In the photos posted on TA we rarely see people within the water, instead there is a lot of dark zones. Can we swim without sea grass or reefs around us?

Thank you for your help.

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1. Re: Beach at The Ritz-Carlton

There is some seagrass in the bay but this doesn't mean you can't swim there. It is a nice beach that is very popular for watersports. Island Sol, located at the Ritz, rents kayaks and small sail boats and you will see people kiteboarding if it is windy (this is where I go to kite) so I can tell you I am in that water a lot and it is nice. Since there is lots of seagrass that means your chances of seeing turtles are pretty good if you swim out with some snorkel gear.

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2. Re: Beach at The Ritz-Carlton

There are plenty of gorgeous beaches on St Thomas and, right down the street from the Ritz is Secret Harbour, while further down you have Smith Bay Park, Sapphire and Coki. And, of course, you're not far from the Red Hook ferry terminal so you can go over to St John for a day and explore the beautiful beaches there!

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