St. John Sights

Salt Pond Bay Beach

  • Rte. 107 Map It
  • Concordia
  • Beach–Sight

Published 09/15/2015

Fodor's Review

If you're adventurous, this rocky beach on the scenic southeastern coast—next to rugged Drunk Bay—is worth exploring. It's a short hike down a hill from the parking lot, and the only facilities are an outhouse and a few picnic tables scattered about. Tide pools are filled with all sorts of marine creatures, and the snorkeling is good, particularly along the bay's edges. A short walk takes you to a pond where salt crystals collect around the edges. Hike farther uphill past cactus gardens to Ram Head for see-forever views. Leave nothing valuable in your car, as thefts are common. Amenities: parking; toilets. Best for: snorkeling; swimming; walking.

Sight Information

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Rte. 107, about 3 miles (5 km) south of Coral Bay, Concordia, Saint John, U.S. Virgin Islands

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Website: www.nps.gov/viis

Published 09/15/2015

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