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Mermaids Chair

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Ranked #19 in Saint Thomas Can't Miss Attractions
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  • Linda Y
    Linda Y
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    An Off the Beaten Path Adventure!

    From the moment I read about the hike to Mermaids Chair, I was hooked (no pun intended). This wild, natural western tip of St. Thomas is where the Caribbean Sea meets the Atlantic Ocean. The view does...

    Reviewed on /Date(1614072312000+0800)/
  • MrsGlade
    MrsGlade
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    Nice secluded spot

    Mermaid’a chair is a location at the western most tip of the island, tucked away inside the Preserve at Botany Bay that you can only get to on foot. This area is a section of beach where the Caribbean...

    Reviewed on /Date(1603089112000+0800)/
  • 343aarone
    343aarone
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    Sandy Beach not so sandy

    Check in at the guard shack was easy. Very friendly. Sandy Beach is completely washed out. Only thing are large rocks and rough surf. Not really worth it The hike back up was killer. If you are not i...

    Reviewed on /Date(1583845071000+0800)/
  • juliamhopper
    juliamhopper
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    Well worth the hike! My favorite spot on St Thomas.

    To start, it's quite a drive to get there and GPS isn't going to help. Just drive on Fortuna until you see the Botany Bay gates. The security guard was grumpy that her breakfast during her working hou...

    Reviewed on /Date(1583369803000+0800)/
  • PeterB103
    PeterB103
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    Tough hike but nice secluded spot to chill, some snorkling

    Like others say, park at the top, check in at the gate, long hike downhill, 350 feet of vertical, and you'll have to go back up, which is also a challenge. There was nobody else there. Had lunch n...

    Reviewed on /Date(1580387435000+0800)/