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A small beach island known for its snorkeling.

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Pretty beach

Pretty beach. It was a little too rough on the day we visited. Nice day trip with Isle De Reef tour.

4 of 5 starsReviewed 2 weeks ago
Connie06
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Pennsylvania
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Pennsylvania
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183 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Pretty beach. It was a little too rough on the day we visited. Nice day trip with Isle De Reef tour.

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Thank Connie06
Oakland, Maryland
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5 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

As small deserted islands go, they don't look much better than this one. We stopped off here for a snorkel afternoon coming by Curtis' water taxi from Paradise Beach. Water was clear blue and perfect. Could do with some trash cans on the island and someone coming buy to collect/pick up trash and dead foiliage (would be 5 stars if... More 

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Thank George O
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

an absolutely stunning island. So happy I was able to go. The ariel view is amazing if you are able to google it.... and to be able to say you were there is AWESOME!!!!!!!!

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Thank Ehaley01
Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great place to drop anchor for a while and enjoy the escape from civilization. Saw a few turtles / very relaxing.

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Thank rollngstone
Vancouver, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

When driving by on the main road and seeing this sliver of brilliantly white sand punctuated with dozens of swaying palms, there is an irresistible pull to visit. Walking from my accommodation, I took a small road to the beach facing Sandy Island and made a deal with a (stoned) Rastafarian to rent a kayak for the afternoon. I paddled... More 

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1 Thank Lesly D
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2015 via mobile

Pure peace and tranquility!! You can only reach this tiny unspoilt island by boat.. We had a beautiful afternoon and evening just watching the yacht's sail by...

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1 Thank Sandie0312
Redcar, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2015

Several boat tour operators use this small offshore island for lunch or barbecue breaks. The former estate house is a ruined shell but quite interesting to explore. The beaches are superb - you cold create your own Robinson Crusoe fantasy. Scuba enthusiasts will enjoy the waters and marine wild life. Depending on the tide and wind, the crossing can sometimes... More 

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2 Thank Steve M
London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2015

This is well worth visiting. Take a bus to Paradise Beach, $3.50 EC each from Hillsborough. The Number 10 bus leaves Hillsborough from the bus station behind Ade's Dream Guesthouse. The Hard Wood Bar at Paradise Beach has a boat which will take you to Sandy Island for $40 EC each, return. We spent two hours here, but I'd have... More 

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Edmonton, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2015 via mobile

Soooo many fish. Easy mooring ball. Privatish. ... sweet spot for all levels. Pure heaven. Huge schools of Spanish makerel. .parrot fish..lion. ..many colorful species we couldn't identify...and pelicans overhead passively monitoring their home. We loved it.

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Port of Spain, Trinidad
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2015

Great place to Relax and Enjoy! Quite a rough boat ride to get there - not for the timid - but worth it for those who do.

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