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“My niece's favorite beach”
Review of Francis Bay

Francis Bay
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US$199.99*
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British Virgin Islands Helicopter Tour
Ranked #14 of 93 things to do in St. John
Certificate of Excellence
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Owner description: A pretty and amenable bay on St. John’s north shore. Beware: no changing facilities here.
Oradell, New Jersey
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67 reviews
35 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
“My niece's favorite beach”
Reviewed 19 April 2014

Love the abundance of shade, the picnic tables, the wide beach, the great little hike with fiddler crabs and hermit crabs off the boardwalk. Just a super stop.

Visited April 2014
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Walnut Creek, California
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254 reviews
97 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
“Bring the bug spray”
Reviewed 17 April 2014

This is well worth the bumpy ride to get down to the parking. It's lots less populated. The beach is very wide and offers a good view of a large bay. Bugs were an issue in April, 2014 so be sure and pack lots of spray, apply and reapply. But don't miss it.

Visited April 2014
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3 Thank June K
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centerport,ny
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19 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
“Private beach”
Reviewed 15 April 2014

There is a nice sandy beach with shade to sit on. Some picnic tables are available. No crowds, nice snorleling.

Visited April 2014
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1 Thank jap179
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california
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37 reviews
17 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
“Nice beach”
Reviewed 28 March 2014

Francis Bay is a beautiful beach and it has some shade. The road into the beach is a bit rough, pot holes, but worth the bouncing. We always visit this beach when we come to St John. This day there was a surge going on so the waves were a bit high and a little rougher then usual. Snorkeling wasn't as good either because the water wasn't real clear. But don't let that cause you to miss this beach it is well worth the time to spend the day on Francis.

Visited March 2014
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1 Thank stjohnlover44
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Saint Louis, Missouri
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12 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
“my favorite beach on St. John”
Reviewed 22 March 2014

In the week we spent on St. John, we visited 6 different beaches and St. Francis was my favorite. We went in early afternoon and as the early risers were leaving we procured the BEST spot on the far right of the beach. It was private, plenty of sun and shade. It was close to the rocks where the snorkeling was perfect!

Visited March 2014
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1 Thank eyleras
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