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Visit Cinnamon Bay VIIS

Virgin Islands National Park

Cinnamon Bay Beach
Spend half a day or more at Cinnamon Bay.
There are several options on how to spend your time. Cinnamon Bay offers a long white sand beach, sloping into clear blue waters where fish, corals and more can be seen. This beach is accessed through the Cinnamon Bay Campground. Facilities include a restaurant, small store, restrooms and showers. Windsurfers, kayaks, paddle boards and other equipment can be rented at the beach shop.
Cinnamon Bay Lab

Be sure to visit the Cinnamon Bay Heritage Center and Archaeology Lab, located on the beach by the rental shops. Check with the museum staff for tips on snorkeling to the Taino fish holding pen and the 1940s sunken plane.

Cinnamon Bay Factory Wall
Across the street from the campground, a boardwalk trail runs through the ruins of a sugar mill and bay rum factory. Continue on to the loop nature trail through the bay rum trees, looking out for the wayside information signs.
1/2 Day at Cinnamon Bay VIIS
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    Cinnamon Bay Archeology (Past to Present)

    • Activity Fee: No (Entrance fees may apply)
    • Reservations: No
    • Activity: Cultural Demonstrations
    • Age: 1–90 years old
    • Pets: No
    • Location: Cinnamon Bay St. John
    • Duration: 10–60 Minutes
    • Season: Winter, Spring, Summer
    • Time of Day: Day
    Visit Cinnamon Bay Heritage Education Center

    Learn about the history of St. John from the arrival of humans (about 840 BC), through plantation and maritime eras to present. The archaeological exhibits surround the laboratory within a preserved 17th century structure.

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    Cinnamon Bay Beach and Snorkeling

    • Activity Fee: No (Entrance fees may apply)
    • Reservations: No
    • Activity: Snorkeling
    • Pets: No
    • Location: Cinnamon Bay Beach
    • Duration: 1–8 Hours
    • Season: Winter, Spring, Summer, Fall
    • Time of Day: Day
    Cinnamon Bay Beach

    Cinnamon Bay offers a long gently sloping snow white beach to stick your toes in, or go for a leisurely stroll. The crystal clear waters provide many delights for even a novice snorkeler. Turtles and fish of all sizes and colors can be seen here.

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A Day at Cinnamon Bay VIIS
  • Virgin Islands National Park

    Cinnamon Bay Beach and Snorkeling

    • Activity Fee: No (Entrance fees may apply)
    • Reservations: No
    • Activity: Snorkeling
    • Pets: No
    • Location: Cinnamon Bay Beach
    • Duration: 1–8 Hours
    • Season: Winter, Spring, Summer, Fall
    • Time of Day: Day
    Cinnamon Bay Beach

    Cinnamon Bay offers a long gently sloping snow white beach to stick your toes in, or go for a leisurely stroll. The crystal clear waters provide many delights for even a novice snorkeler. Turtles and fish of all sizes and colors can be seen here.

    View Details
  • Virgin Islands National Park

    Cinnamon Bay Archeology (Past to Present)

    • Activity Fee: No (Entrance fees may apply)
    • Reservations: No
    • Activity: Cultural Demonstrations
    • Age: 1–90 years old
    • Pets: No
    • Location: Cinnamon Bay St. John
    • Duration: 10–60 Minutes
    • Season: Winter, Spring, Summer
    • Time of Day: Day
    Visit Cinnamon Bay Heritage Education Center

    Learn about the history of St. John from the arrival of humans (about 840 BC), through plantation and maritime eras to present. The archaeological exhibits surround the laboratory within a preserved 17th century structure.

    View Details

Last updated: May 7, 2017