Gorgeous beaches, swaying palm trees and flawless weather are just a glimpse of the attractions Fish Bay offers visitors to this part of the Saint John Island of the United States Virgin Islands. They will discover why this island has been consistently named as having the most beautiful beaches in the world by leading travel magazines. Visitors will not only have this magnificent scenery at their disposal, they will have a plethora of activities to do and sites to see. They will find diverse modes of accommodation available to them including beautiful 2 to 6 bedroom holiday homes, some with private pools, deluxe Caribbean villas as well as charming cottages.
Saint John Island has a number of trails for the eager hiker to wander about on. One of them is the Reef Bay Trail which offers travellers views of dense forests of indigenous trees and the chance to see the Taino petroglyphs (ancient drawings on rock surfaces). Those who wish a little historical detail to their site-seeing can ask for the services of a tour guide. A boat is available to take the hikers back to their starting point. As with most exotic coastal locations, snorkelling and scuba diving are part of the menu of activities at Fish Bay.
A detour to Trunk Bay, declared the world’s second most beautiful beach in the world by no lesser than the National Geographic is certainly worth the trouble. Apart from admiring the magnificent crystal clear waters and bleached, powdery sands, visitors to these parts can look forward to underwater expeditions in which they will get up close with rare fish species. Those looking for a more secluded spot from which to savour the coastal delights of St. John can try the Cinnamon Bay. The Honeymoon Bay, as the name suggests is a dreamy spot and provides tourists the most relaxing environment they could ever wish for.
The beauty with Virgin Islands is that even if visitors pick any date on the calendar to head there, they will be sure to get sublime weather. So those destined for Fish Bay are well advised to pack their suitcases with vests, swimming trunks and sunscreen. Temperatures average in the thirties on the higher side and 25°C on the cooler side. Precipitation is high in the months leading up to the close of the year with October having the most number of rainy days on average.
Cyril E. King Airport on the St. Thomas Island is the closest airport to Fish Bay. This airport is one of the eastern Caribbean’s busiest and is less than half an hour from St. John, the island on which Fish Bay is located. It handles traffic mainly from the US mainland with flights from New York, Philadelphia, Boston, Miami and other states landing here. Car rentals and taxis are there to provide ready transport.