Quick Answer: Is Magens Bay Beach Free?

How far is Magens Beach from cruise port?

3.7 milesGetting to Magens Bay St Thomas from Cruise Port Our first question was, how far is Magens Bay from the cruise port.

The answer is 5.8km (3.7 miles)..

How do I get to Little Magens Bay?

To access the little beach you must start at Magens Bay. Facing the water at Magens Bay, head right along the beach until you get to the end of the beach and then walk along the rocky shoreline. Little Magens is a pretty beach and is often sparsely populated.

Is St Thomas safe?

Thomas is no longer as safe as it once was. Crime against tourists has been on the rise, and muggings are frequent. Wandering the island at night, especially on the back streets of Charlotte Amalie (particularly on Back St.), is not recommended. For a town of this small size, there is an unusually high crime rate.

How long is Magens Bay?

Located on the North (Atlantic) side of the island, Magens Bay (Estate Zufriedenheit) features a well-protected white sand beach stretching for nearly three quarters of a mile.

Who owns Hassel Island?

The National Park Service acquired about 95% of Hassel Island in 1978, and is working to preserve and interpret the island’s rich history. Three sites on the island are owned by the Virgin Islands Government, and there are 3 private in-holdings.

What is the best month to go to St Thomas?

The best time to visit the U.S. Virgin Islands is April to June, when you can expect mild weather and very little rainfall. In the USVI’s peak season, from December to March, the temperature ranges from the mid-70s to high 80s with breezy evenings.

Will my cell phone work in St Thomas?

Re: St Thomas, St John USVI US Virgin Islands is domestic. Text, Data, and Calls are all on your current US plan. Your device is good to go, just pick a plan. You can use your domestic talk, text and data in the selected destination(s) at no additional charge.

How much does it cost to go to Magens Bay?

WelcomeEntrance FeesLocalsNon-residents/GuestsChildren under 12 yearsFreeFreeChildren 13 years & over$2.00$5.00Vehilcle Parking$2.00$2.00Passes (including vehicle)8 more rows

What time does Magens Bay open?

1, Magens Bay Beach hours will be 7 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. The Smith Bay Beach hours will remain unchanged at 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Does St Thomas use US dollars?

As a U.S. territory, the currency is the U.S. dollar. Automated teller machines (ATMs) can be found throughout all three islands. Most establishments accept credit cards and travelers checks. The most widely accepted credit cards are Visa and MasterCard.

Are there sharks in St Thomas?

Although there are sharks living within the waters around the Virgin Islands the likelihood of you seeing one is rare. On reef dives and sometimes while snorkeling it is possible to see nurse sharks; most other sharks avoid reefs during the day. Many shark species are shy but occasional attacks do occur.

What language do they speak in St Thomas?

EnglishThe official and most widely spoken language in the Virgin Islands is English. The literacy rate in the Virgin Islands is around 90-95%. It is common to hear French Creole and Spanish spoken, particularly on St. Thomas and St.