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Old May 26th, 2008, 08:53 PM
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My wife and I will be leaving 5/31 on Carnival Liberty celebrating our wedding aniversary (May 15) and her birthday (June 1). One of our stops will be St. Thomas and we were looking for a different beach to go to. We've been to St Thomas before and have seen Magens Bay, Trunk Bay (twice) and Honymoon Beach (via catamaran). I was thinking either Coki Beach or Sapphire beach.
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I found sapphire beach to be the nicer of the two.....less crowded and more relaxing.
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Saphire Beach has the most amazing water I have ever seen in the Caribbean!
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We liked Coral World, which is a siteseeing stop with aquatic attractions including underwater tunnels, several species of local animals - fish and terrestrial. It costs about $15 per person, but it is worth it. And it is next to a very nice beach where you can rent snorkle gear and other things.

Just catch a bus when you get off the ship. You can negotiate a round-trip price and the driver will come to pick you up.
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Thank you. Appreciate the response.
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We just went to Sapphire beach in early May we loved it.
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We went to Coki Beach, the local beach. Its smaller, but everyone was so nice and fun. They really took care of us, got a cab for about 11 cruisers to take us all back together, different ships.

Coki Beach has clearer water if you want to see fish is why folks love to snorkel there.

It was $10 to rent equipment with dog bones, and I tipped the guy $10 for taking care of us. Every thing else was no charge. They didnt charge for chairs etc as the more touristy beachs do.
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We went to Coki beach in November and it was a lot less crowded and really enjoyed ourselves!!! Have a fantastic time!! 8)
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We chose Sapphire Beach. The beach was nice and you could look across the waters to St John (Trunk Bay) and Tortola. The beach was not crowded and is free, unlike Megan's Bay and Trunk Bay. There is a place where you can rent chairs (we just spread our towels under the trees) and things, rest rooms, and even a place to buy lunch. Just be on the lookout for the iguanas and ducks, but they really don't bother you.

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We chose Sapphire Beach. The beach was nice and you could look across the waters to St John (Trunk Bay) and Tortola. The beach was not crowded and is free, unlike Megan's Bay and Trunk Bay. There is a place where you can rent chairs (we just spread our towels under the trees) and things, rest rooms, and even a place to buy lunch. Just be on the lookout for the iguanas and ducks, but they really don't bother you.

It is $10/person each way plus tip from the dock to the beach.

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