We had been to Sapphire Beach and really wanted to go to St. John, but didn’t want to do another catamaran ride since we had just done one the day before, and definitely didn’t want to take the long ferry ride there. So, we opted for Magen’s Beach Getaway even though the guy at the excursion desk tried to persuade us to go to Sapphire beach because he said that Magen's beach would be so crowded. We had been to Sapphire Beach and I really didn't think it would be that crowded since the excursion left at 2:00 PM. I was so right, the beach was not crowded at all, and they weren’t kidding when they said it is one of the ten prettiest beaches in the world. Our excursion left at 2:00 so that gave us plenty of time to shop beforehand. At 2:00, we took off in an open air bus and were on the beach around 2:25. They stopped along the way and let us off the bus to get that beautiful postcard picture overlooking Magen's Bay. We hopped back on the beach after everyone got their pics and headed to Magen's Bay. We placed our towels under the palm trees (there were no chairs available unless you wanted to rent them) and then we grabbed some beer from the bar there. We stayed on the beach for a little over two hours and then got back on our open air bus and headed back to port. It was a great, relaxing day.
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