Consistently ranked among the world's top beaches, Magens Bay offers arguably the most photogenic stretch of shore available on the Virgin Islands. The sugary sands and calm waves on the northern coast of Saint Thomas invite you to swim, kayak, and paddleboard. Visually appealing from every angle, the charming coastal spot enjoys the protection of its surrounding park, which offers organized camping and encompasses swathes of mangroves and wetlands. The park also contains several rental venues designed to host weddings, family parties, and other private events. The beach itself boasts picnic tables, food vendors, changing facilities, and several outfits renting water-sport equipment. Work out when and for how long to visit Magens Bay and other Magens Bay attractions using our handy Magens Bay visit planning tool.
Tours To Magens Bay
Budget Magens Bay Beach BOOK WITH VIATOR FROM $36
Duration: 3 to 4 hours
Private Luxury Yacht. 47' Catamaran Full or Half Day for Sail, Beach, Snorkel. BOOK WITH VIATOR FROM $950
Duration: 4 to 8 hours
Magens Bay Reviews
On a recent cruise stop to St. Thomas, we ventured over to Magens Bay. We had been there before and really liked it the last time but wow, what a difference a few years makes. First off, 5 cruise... more »
this place was beautiful. It cost us $22 to enter, and we brought chairs and an umbrella. They do have things you can rent though. I would recommend showing up early. It got packed later in the... more »
This is considered one of the top beaches in the world, and I agree! I stopped here both times I've visited St. Thomas and have never been disappointed. I would recommend going to the far side of the beach (southern half) as most of the tour groups tend to stick near the park entrance.
Best beach we experienced in St Thomas. Entry fee, but plenty of parking available. Long stretch of sand that is walkable. Excellent bar right on the beach. Get the run punch for best deal or spend a little more for a frozen cocktail. Proper bathroom facilities. If you have to pick one experience, come here first.
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