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Old January 4th, 2008, 05:51 PM
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Default shore excursions st thomas, st maarten, and san juan

I have two boys 18 and 15 any ideas or best snorkeling places
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When you are at St. Thomas, try going to Coki Beach. All you have to do is catch a cab and ask him to take you there. It is a smaller (yet amazing and beautiful) and offers many different things for very little money. It is one of our favorite places to go!
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In St. Maarten, the America's Cup Regatta is a fabulous excursion. I bet the boys would LOVE it!

In St. Thomas, there are some great snorkeling beaches. I haven't been to Sapphire Beach, but people say it is gorgeous and has great snorkeling. St. John is just a taxi (or local bus) and a ferry ride away. It is absolutely beautiful! We like snorkeling over at Cinnamon Bay there.

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Definitely hop a ferry and go to St. John's Trunk Bay. It's wonderful for snorkeling. My kids 14 & 17 can't wait to get back there and snorkel.
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yes Sapphire Beach on St. Thomas is a beautiful beach, but if you want the best snorkeling in St. Thomas you really need to head over to St. John Island its just a taxi, ferry, and taxi ride to the beach. go to www.vinow.com for beach and taxi info.
St.Maarten another great family excursion would be the Golden Eagle Catamaran Sail - its sailing, swiming, snorkeling, beach time and all around good fun.
San Juan - make the effort to take a tour of the El Yunque Rainforest it is an amazing adventure for the family
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