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Banana Boat's "World's 50 Best Beaches 2024" ranks Trunk Bay, St. John USVI, as the World's Best Beach for 2024!

Trunk Bay on St. John has been named the world’s best beach for 2024, beating out 49 destinations worldwide for the top honor, and besting its sixth-place ranking in 2023.

The contest is sponsored by Banana Boat, which collaborates with more than 1,000 of the world’s “leading travel influencers and professionals, including many of the biggest names in travel such as Jyo Shankar, Pilot Madeleine, Voyagefox, Terplanet, Maria Ponomaryoya and others,” according to a press release Monday announcing the Top 50 beaches.

“Our goal is, and always has been, to create products designed to help you and your family enjoy more moments outdoors. And with summer quickly approaching, we are thrilled to sponsor this year’s list of world class beaches to help you achieve just that — unforgettable experiences at some of the most incredible beach locations around the world,” said Brianna Bostick, associate manager of public relations and brand partnerships at Banana Boat.

“It is with great pride that we celebrate this honor! Trunk Bay and the many beaches across the U.S. Virgin Islands hold a special place in the hearts of those who call our beautiful islands home as well as our returning visitors,” said V.I. Tourism Commissioner Joseph Boschulte. “We have long regarded our beaches as some of the best in the world, and this recognition helps us share that with the world.”

As anyone who lives in the U.S. Virgin Islands already knows, Trunk Bay on St. John ticks all those boxes, boasting pristine white sand, crystal-clear turquoise waters, and lush tropical surroundings. With its vibrant coral reefs and abundant marine life, the bay is known as a hot spot for nature-driven snorkelers. Visitors can explore the underwater world teeming with colorful fish and discover the underwater snorkeling trail.

To read the full article online visit: Trunk Bay Bests Destinations Worldwide to Win Top Beach Award | St. Thomas Source (