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Old June 21st, 2009, 08:12 PM
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Can anyone recommend a nice snorkel beach in St. Thomas with perhaps a bar/restaurant and lounge chairs to rent? We will take a cab wherever.

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Maybe visit http://www.vinow.com and see what they have as far as guides on local beaches. They also have a board like this one where the locals help out.

There are the usual haunts and then there are the out of the way places, too. Maybe look at going over to the Baths.

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I just checked out the website..............thanks. We've been to St. Thomas many times and are tired of shopping (my husband likes the street chicken!). I think we will try the baths, perfect!
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Just keep in mind that, unless I am mistaken, the Baths are in BVI so you will need a passpaort to go there.

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If you want to stay on St. Thomas proper i would consider Sapphire or Fishermans Reef. IF you want to jaunt over to St. John there are lots of nice beaches to choose from, no alcohol on the beaches on St. John
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Between Sapphire and Fisherman's Reef, which do you think it better for swimming in calm waters? I need to rent a lounge chair also because I do not like laying right on the sand. Thank you for the suggestions!
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My personal preference would be Sapphire but you can't go wrong with either beach. Never have had anything but calm waters in St.Thomas. The only time the water may get stirred up is if there is a storm
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Thanks Lisa...........Sapphire it is!
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My personal preference would be Sapphire but you can't go wrong with either beach. Never have had anything but calm waters in St.Thomas. The only time the water may get stirred up is if there is a storm
We are a family of four thinking about spending our day at Sapphire Beach. I have read that the restaurant(on this beach) has been closing on and off. Do you know if it is open now in the late summer months? We are going in August(18). We were hoping to spend the day, get lunch, and snorkel. Sapphire looks very nice, but we were hoping a restaurant would be open and we could rent chairs. Any other info would be greatly appreciated. Some boards are saying Secret Harbour is also nice, as well as Lindquist(beautiful...but no facilities). What would you recommend. Above all, a clean and safe beach good for snorkeling and just relaxing on the beach.
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