Bay, like its neighbor Kiddel Bay,
is a cobble beach that offers seclusion and calm water on winter
days when the ground sea makes north shore beaches uncomfortable.
There's some beautiful bright white pieces of coral to be found on the beach, excellent for use as soap dishes and paperweights .
Take route 107 south 4.2 miles from the Moravian Church in Coral
Bay. Turn left on to the dirt road. Go 0.3 miles and turn right
where the road forks. When the road forks again, a little past
the first fork, turn right and go 0.2 miles to Grootpan Bay.
The salt pond behind the beach at Grootpan Bay is the largest
on the island and salt can be harvested when weather conditions
Southeast coast of St. John
An exciting snorkel option is to snorkel from Kiddel Bay to Grootpan
Bay. Starting from Kiddel Bay, snorkel around the point, proceeding
west along the rocky coastline to Grootpan Bay. Bring waterproof
footwear with you and you can enjoy a nice walk back to Kiddel.