Is Maho Bay still open?
So all you former fans of Maho Bay Camps on the exquisite island of St. John can stop your mourning. Maho Bay has been replaced by near-equivalent facilities called Cinnamon Bay Resort & Campground. For further details, go to CinnamonBayResort.com.
How do I get to Maho Bay?
HOW TO GET TO MAHO BAY. From Cruz Bay – take Rte 20 ( North Shore Road) approximately 5 miles. There is a small parking area beach side or a larger parking area at the eastern end of the beach. On the western side – you’ll find restrooms, a covered pavilion with picnic tables and grills.
Where are the turtles in Maho Bay?
Maho Bay’s white sandy beach is the easiest beach to access by car. There is plenty of parking right across North Shore Road in a gravel parking lot. Snorkeling on the south side and directly in front of the beach will allow you to see sea turtles and stingrays.
Who bought Maho Bay?
Conservationist Jon Stryker
Conservationist Jon Stryker, the man who in late 2012 purchased the 13.8 acre parcel that used to house Maho Bay Camps, just did another amazing thing for our little island …
What kind of turtles are in Maho Bay?
Maho Bay is the place to go for sea turtles. The seagrass beds in the middle stretches of this shallow bay provide habitat for the green sea turtles that are seen more frequently in the early morning or late afternoon.
Where is Maho Bay beach?
Maho Bay is located on the island of St. John in the Caribbean and is part of the US Virgin Islands National Park.
Where can I see turtles in St John?
While there are several beaches to potentially swim with turtles on St. John – Maho Bay, Francis Bay, and Honeymoon – our current favorite site is the deserted Scott Beach.
When can you see turtles at Maho Bay?
Which US Virgin island has best snorkeling?
St John island
St John island is one of the top Caribbean destinations for snorkeling. With arguably the best shallow water snorkeling in all of the Virgin Islands – you’re sure to have a great experience.
Can you stay in Virgin Islands National Park?
Accommodations outside of the park vary from exclusive beach resorts to Bed and Breakfasts, guest houses, and vacation villas. All are within short distances of the Park.
Is Cinnamon Bay open for camping?
Cinnamon Bay Beach and Campground is accepting reservations! Visit Cinnamon Bay Beach and Campround’s official website to make reservations and see available amenities. After a long closure due to hurricane recovery and rebuilding damaged infrastructure, the campground reopened on January 22, 2022.
Can you swim with turtles in the Virgin Islands?
While you can definitely get lucky and spot a sea turtle when snorkeling just about anywhere in the USVI, there are a few snorkel spots, in particular, where they tend to gather in larger numbers, almost guaranteeing you a sea turtle sighting. We do rent snorkel gear on both St. Thomas and St.