Lindquist Beach

Top choice in US Virgin Islands

Part of protected Smith Bay Park, this narrow strand off Smith Bay Rd is a beauty all right: calm, true-blue water laps the soft white sand, while several cays shimmer in the distance. Hollywood has filmed several commercials here. There's a lifeguard, picnic tables and a bathhouse with showers, but no other amenities. It's low-key and lovely for a swim. Parking costs US$2. Cash only.

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