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Beautiful Beach, Great Snorkeling

The beach at Maho was pristine. The water is clear to the bottom of the ocean floor and the... read more

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Kiersten R
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Chicago's North Shore, Illinois
Calm water & Turtles galore

Love this gem of a beach. Always calm, clear blue water and the snorkeling is amazing! Lots of... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Gisele V
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Reviewed yesterday

The beach at Maho was pristine. The water is clear to the bottom of the ocean floor and the snorkeling in this area was impressive. We saw a couple stingrays and several sea turtles. We went to this beach on more than one occasion because...More

Thank Kiersten R
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We took the ferry from Red Hook to St John- rented our snorkel gear from Beach Bumz and caught a taxi to Maho- so glad that we did! We were hoping to get a glimpse of a turtle or two; everyone in our group of...More

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Reviewed 2 days ago

Love this gem of a beach. Always calm, clear blue water and the snorkeling is amazing! Lots of turtles, stingray, etc. Parking lot is nice and large. Don't go after a hard rain because there is a lot of run off and the water is...More

Thank Gisele V
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Love Maho! Although a lot of beautiful trees were lost because of Irma and Maria hurricanes last year, Maho is still a gorgeous bay. The water is always calm. You can always see turtles and sting rays in the middle of the bay. Today we...More

Thank Phyllis10
Reviewed 1 week ago

We saw turtles galore when visiting Maho beach!! Just stunning! And the right side of the beach had beautiful coral and many varieties of fish...definitely a highlight of our trip!

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is a small Beach and not a lot of people. Most of the water is grassy so it's home to many sea turtles. We had a great time watching them and sing then swim around.

Thank bridges9597
Reviewed 1 week ago

Maho is located on the North Shore of St. John where it is very calm. You can walk out in the water that is only waist deep. I would recommend this beach for people have trouble walking in and out of the water. In addition...More

Thank NJSusan-7
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Took a drive down North Shore Road and knew we had to hit up Maho Beach to see if we could catch a glimpse of some sea turtles. At first we were a little weary, but after seeing that first sea turtle, we were hooked!...More

Thank sportstergirl25
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

If you need shade, bring an umbrella. Many of the shade trees have been removed by the recent hurricanes. The beach and water are still perfect.

Thank Angela T
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great Snorkel with Sea Turtles. Bring your cooler and snorkel gear as there is nothing to rent at this beach.

Thank Kelley T
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Karen F
7 October 2018|
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Response from Nancy H | Reviewed this property |
Any place in Cruz Bay is good depending on what style of food you want. Please take the ferry from Red Hook and do not drive over via the car ferry. They are not plenty and they are needed to bring cargo over and trash out... More
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Grace B
14 August 2018|
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Response from FloridaMapu | Reviewed this property |
You can either rent a car dockside or take a Safari bus to Maho. You should pick up picnic stuff because you can easily spend the whole day at Maho.
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7 March 2018|
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Response from danacummings | Reviewed this property |
Yes! Enjoy swimming with the turtles! One of my favorite beaches.
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