Tropic Leisure Club at Magens Point Resort
Magens Bay Road
VI St. Thomas
00802 Virgin Islands
7 miles / 11 kilometers
Magens Bay Beach has been called one of the ten most beautiful beaches in the world by National Geographic Magazine. It has a long and interesting history. Local legend says that Sir Francis Drake used Magens Bay as an anchorage for his ships while he watched from a nearby hilltop for ships that he could plunder. Later, the local sugar cane plantations used Magens Bay as a shipping point for sugar, molasses and rum. The remains of an old brick road cane still be seen from the south end of the beach. Later, Magens Beach was acquired by the Fairchild family and then donated to the people of the Virgin Islands for their enjoyment.