The Virgin Islands of the United States, or the U.S. Virgin Islands lie in the Caribbean Sea, east of Puerto Rico. This group of islands consist of the main islands of Saint Thomas, which is home to the capital city of the U.S. Virgin Islands, Saint John, Saint Croix, Water Island and other surrounding minor islands.The climate here is classified as tropical savanna climate, mostly affected by moderate trade winds.
St. Thomas is home to a wide variety of fish species, corals, as well as shipwrecks. The island boasts many dive sites that promise an enjoyable diving experience! Coki beach is situated adjacent to Coral World Ocean Park.
The sandy beach with the crystal clear waters provides excellent snorkeling and diving conditions. Divers of all skill and experience levels visit the spot to explore an interesting marine life, full of reef fish and many hard and soft corals. Stingray, nurse sharks, barracuda, eels and turtles can be seen passing by. It is generally a shallow dive, as the average depth is 8 m/26.2 ft and the maximum is 15 m/49.2 ft. Visibility is excellent, as it can reach more than 30 m/98.4 ft and can be higher depending on weather conditions.
In addition, the average water temperature varies from 75°F/24°C in winter to 80°F/27°C in summer, offering good diving conditions all year round. Last but not least, it is also a great site for night diving. So, if you feel like exploring the underwater world, Coki beach is a must visit place!!!