Trunk Bay, US Virgin Islands

The Trunk Bay is a beach in the St. John area of the US Virgin Islands National Park. The beach area consistsĀ of two parts: the main Trunk Bay beach swim area and the Burgesman Cove on the west end of Trunk Bay near the Jumbie Bay.

The beach has been voted as the most pristine in the Caribbean a number of times. It has all the necessary facilities like clean showers, lockers, snack bar, and restrooms.

Entrance fee

Visitors also have to keep in mind that they have to pay the $4 entrance fee for the park, which is worth it.

On the beach, there are other things to buy like towels and food, as well as for rentals like beach beds, snorkels, and chairs.

The Trunk Bay Beach also has lifeguards on duty.

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Hotels near the beach

The accommodation facilities available for visitors in a close proximity to the beach include:

  • Caneel Bay Resort
  • Cruz Bay Boutique Hotel
  • The Westin St. John Resort
  • St. John Inn
  • Gallows Point Resort
  • The Westin St. John Villas (4 stars)
  • Cinnamon Bay Resort & Campground


  • Lifeguard
  • Toilets
  • Car Parking
  • Watersports
  • Showers
  • Sunbeds
  • Umbrellas

Beach on the map

St John, Virgin Islands National Park