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Hansen Bay Beach

Open Now: 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Open today: 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
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Fantastic day on a beautiful beach, with a gracious hostess!

We always make it a point to make that crazy trek out to the East End at least once during our... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Tomball, Texas
Calm waters, relaxedness

Tranquil setting - we were exploring the east end of St. John and happened upon this little beach... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Springfield, Massachusetts
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“small fee”(5 reviews)
The beach offers a very calm bay with excellent snorkeling, turtles, stingrays and an array of assorted fish. Food Truck and clean bathrooms available along with ample parking.
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East End Road, East End 00830, St. John
+1 407-622-9452
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We always make it a point to make that crazy trek out to the East End at least once during our trips. This time, I knew I wanted to make it to Hansen. In doing my research, I knew that a donation was requested to...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Tranquil setting - we were exploring the east end of St. John and happened upon this little beach. Did some snorkeling and it was better than what we’d seen earlier this week on the north shore ( rip tide warnings all week). Will definitely return!

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank samAAsc
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had a great day at Hansen bay. The women running it were great and fun! The water was soooo calm!! There is some good snorkeling there, but the water is so calm and warm you can float around all day! The island is still...More

Date of experience: November 2018
2  Thank Fitzyandkt
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Girls on an adventure came across Thalia and Hansen Bay Beach on Thanksgiving day. Thalia is an amazing host, as Hansen Bay Beach is private, requiring a small entrance fee - Well worth it. Waters are calm, beach is not over crowded with tour buses,...More

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank STENN23
Reviewed 22 September 2018

We had a great snorkel here if you go out to the left .....if you’re feeling ambitious and are a good swimmer Beautiful wreath to see about 200 yards past the point .... it’s quite a swim around the rocks on a calm day only...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 28 August 2018

visited this beach 3 times. great, calm, beautiful and soothing at time a little current farther out

Date of experience: July 2018
3  Thank floridalin
Reviewed 24 August 2018 via mobile

After a necessary trip to Skinny legs we ventured over to Hansen Bay - a locals beach. We were greeted with open arms by the owner and all the locals. The locals actually thanked us for coming back to the island after Irma’s wrath. Hansen...More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank NegronsSTJ
Reviewed 20 August 2018 via mobile

We can knowing no one and left hours later having met several amazing people. The company, music, food, and beach are all wonderful. Potluck Sunday funday was a hit.

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank X4526DOjimc
Reviewed 10 August 2018 via mobile

My husband and I are spending 8 days on St John, our first time back since the storms. Our previous favorite spot, Frances, is destroyed as far as snorkeling goes. So we decided to check out East End. After a long pleasant snorkel at Haulover...More

Date of experience: August 2018
2  Thank thehoodcrew
Reviewed 8 August 2018

The beach is well kept, very clean with plenty of parking, Snorkeling to the left side was fantastic both days we were there. Contact me if you lost a ring, mhiggins05@gmaildotcom

Date of experience: September 2017
3  Thank MichaelAnne2010
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3 September 2018|
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Response from thaliarey | Property representative |
Thank you for your inquiry, Hansen Bay Beach is a privately owned family beach, access to it, other than public access, is on private property, it is not National Park. Those pet owners that use the beach should be well... More
28 April 2018|
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Response from thaliarey | Property representative |
The food truck is no longer available, sorry for the inconvenience.