The Caneel Bay Resort in St. John offers access to exquisite reef ecosystems that have been largely protected over time. Off Caneel Bay’s Scott Beach you find a beautiful, clear patch of turtle grass, and unsurprisingly you may expect to encounter geen sea turtles grazing along the shallow bottom.
Green Sea Turtle Grazing off Caneel Bay, St. John, USVI
Sea turtles are internationally and federally protected species; give them a wide berth and take no action that might disturb their natural behavior. But pause to enjoy their majestic presence as they swim gracefully by and surface for air between belly-fuls of turtle grass.