dinner becomes a communal effort with neighbors collabo-
rating on the meal.
Bare sites have grills and picnic tables, but nothing else is
provided save the community facilities. Bring your own tent,
bedding, utensils and equipment. No rentals here.
A snack bar offers breakfast and lunch every day and the
T'ree Lizards restaurant is a perfect evening setting to en-
joy island specialties and barbecues.
While the commissary is good for extras
and fill-ins, you'd do better stocking up
on provisions in Cruz Bay. Try the Star-
fish Market in The Marketplace Mall,
on Southshore Road. It's open 7:30 am-9
pm every day. The Marina Market is
The on-site Water Sports Center rents sailboats, snorkel
gear and underwater cameras at a small fee. They'll arrange
scuba trips for certified divers and lessons for novices. There
are guided hikes, snorkel trips and evening lectures.
Camping is limited to 14 days (December-May 15th) and to
21 days (May 16th-November 30) in a one-year period. The
campgrounds are closed in September.
Guests from all over the US gather here and many fast
friendships have started at a communal shower.
Tip: Reserve early.
MAHO BAY CAMPS
Box 310, Cruz Bay
St. John, USVI 00831
(340) 776-6226, www.maho.org
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