Hawksnest Bay, US Virgin Islands
A local favorite due to its convenient location and easy access, Hawksnest Bay is perfect for an all day beach stay or a quick dip to escape the heat. Located about 5 minutes from Cruz Bay on the North Side of the island, Hawksnest offers good parking along with public bathroom and showers until 4pm. There are picnic tables as well as grills for a fun Barbeque at the beach. The beach offers areas of full sun or areas in the shade. There are small trails along the wooded area of Hawksnest, where you may see an iguana in the tree. If you walk towards the right end of the beach there is amazing snorkeling, just watch out for sea urchins!
BBQ and picnic area offered with permits, Large parking lot, Restrooms, Great Snorkeling and Swimming