The Beautiful Beach of Magens Bay at Saint Thomas

If you are looking for a wonderful experience while having a vacation with your family or loved one, Magens Bay at Saint Thomas Island would be a great choice. Magens Bay is widely known for its beautiful long mile stretched white sand beaches and travel experts like the National Geographic  ranked this paradise island as one of the most beautiful beaches in the Caribbean.

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How to Get There

Magens Bay is located in U. S Virgin Islands and it is not that hard to go to this place. You can travel by plane, boat or on a road trip, but most tourists prefer to ride the plane since it is more relaxed and the point of having a vacation is not to stress yourself. The mode of transportation will depend on where you are currently residing or where your starting point is. People who prefer the road trip that will lead them to the Virgin Islands will enjoy the different views that they will be seeing along the way of their journey.

What to Do

There are many things to do once you are on this island. Foreign visitors who spend their vacation in this place go swimming, sun bathing, scuba diving, snorkelling, kayaking, and wind surfing. However, if you do not want to do any physical activities and you simply just want to enjoy the ambiance there are many restaurants or pubs that you can hang out to. If you want to stroll around the beach on St. Thomas, you have to pay a little amount of entrance fee. The fee that would be paid will go to the maintenance of the beach and its surroundings. Happy campers will also enjoy this beach since it has 2 acres of camping ground where you can spend it with your family or love one.

For people who prefer to rent rooms, there are 3 bath houses and 4 shed like structures that are usually used for weddings, anniversaries and birthdays. The sheds has the basic things like, picnic tables, table benches, and barbecue grills.

This heart shaped beach has tons of things to do especially for little kids. Since the water of this beach does not often produce large waves, people who enjoy surfing will be disappointed unless they will do a wind surfing. Jets ski is strictly prohibited in this place since they are protecting the corals and other natural resources that this beach has.

Things Prohibited

Other than Jet Ski, there are a few things that are prohibited while you are staying in this beach. Nudity is strictly prohibited and is punishable by law. Driving on the beach is also strictly prohibited, so as water bottles, generators, soliciting, fire arms, dumping of personal trash, and pets (except dogs). The people who are running this place only want to preserve the beauty of the beach. They are strict of their maintenance so that people who will be visiting this place will not pay more of their money since the beach is well maintained. There is no need for the administration to add more people to take care of the maintenance.

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