Everything you need to enjoy Coki Beach while on St. Thomas
With a long list of amazing beaching on St. Thomas, deciding which beach you should visit can be a tough task. This site focuses on Coki Beach and all it has to offer both you and your family. Coki Beach is the perfect place to explore the fascinating world of snorkeling. The mesmerizing white sand, crystal-clear blue water, and the pleasant atmosphere make this beach a must-visit destination for all who visit St. Thomas.
Things that Make Coki Beach A “Must-See” destination
- Great snorkeling
- Family-friendly water (Calm with gradual increase in depth)
- Close to a Dive Shop
- You can rent or bring your own snorkel equipment
- Locals sell both food and drinks
- You can rent chairs and umbrellas
Coki Beach offers no natural shade but there are many beachside vendors who rent lounge chairs and umbrellas for your comfort. You can recline in total comfort and hear out the amazing sound of the waves as they lap on the beautiful shore.
You can also treat yourself with refreshing tropical drinks and island snacks such as delicious beef and fried pastry. These food items are sold by the beach sellers who are very friendly but will compete for your business. You will experience a wide range of offers such as hair braiding.P
You can also spend your time munching on the sweet Caribbean snacks while relaxing on the beach or across the street, away from the beach, you can rent jet-skis.
Coki Beach offers a lot of scope for trying out adventurous and fun-filled activities. These activities are loved by the tourists who visit the place just to enjoy doing such tasks. If you want to try any of the below-mentioned activities, then you should undoubtedly pack your bags to the Coki Beach:
Coki Beach is well-known all over the world for great snorkeling. It is often cited as the best place to snorkel in the Virgin Islands. If you are doing this activity for the first time, do not hesitate. There is a local dive shop with professionally trained and experienced guides. They are knowledgeable and rent equipment. So if you are traveling to the Virgin Island, Coki Beach has to be on your must-see list. Although check out our videos to and pictures to get a better sense of what you will experience while snorkeling at this great beach.
If multiple cruise ships are in port Coki can get crowded. We recommend that you always check the cruise ship schedule. Coki Beach is also a popular location for locals on weekends and holidays.
The pictures on this site that do not show chairs and umbrellas on the beach were taken before 8:00 in the morning. Shortly before 8:00, staff starts placing the chairs out in anticipation of visitors.
If you are arriving at St. Thomas via a cruise ship, check out our page Directions to Coki Beach.
Coral World Ocean Park
The Coral World Ocean Park is located just beyond Coki Beach. You can get guides who can explain all the aquatic wonders as you explore their facility which contains aquariums, tropical trails, and outdoor pools. You can earn essential knowledge about the beautiful marine life and delicate ecosystem.
As you stroll through the Coral World Ocean Park, you can witness a huge variety of amazing sea animals both indoor as well as outside. You can even get to hear exciting, fun facts regarding the park residents from the naturalists there. You can learn about mangroves, turtles, stingrays, birds, fishes, and many other facts.
You can even enjoy admiring a broad spectrum of marine creatures in the Caribbean Reef Encounter Exhibit. You can witness giant lobsters, tarpon, barracuda, sea cucumber, and starfish. You can consider checking out the Stingray Lagoon for these amazing animals hiding underneath the sand, before heading towards the Undersea Observatory Tower.
How to Reach the Coral World Ocean Park?
Getting to the Coral World Ocean Park is quite easy. If you visit our page with directions to Coki Beach, you will see how to get to the Park. You can even take a boat ride, available from Coki Point and Water Bay to dock at the Coral World Ocean Park.
What is the Best Time to Visit the Coral World Ocean Park?
The Coral World Ocean Park is open all through the year. However, the perfect time for visiting the place is early morning just when the ocean park opens. The park also hosts presentations and feedings all through the day.
• Night Diving If you are a certified diver, then this activity is highly recommended for you. During your night dive, you can witness the bustling marine world, which shelters just off the Coki Beach. While scuba diving, make use of your flashlight to witness eels, octopuses, and starfish swimming along the underwater ledges. You can also witness the truly mesmerizing rainbow-colored corals bursting all over the