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Address: Grenada
Activities: Swimming, Snorkeling, Sunbathing
Description: A small beach island known for its snorkeling.

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Mini Paradise

Just a beautiful little spot that is almost pristine, which I was lucky enough to visit and enjoy a fish BBQ with some friends in April. Very priviledged to be taken there by my... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 4, 2015
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Hastings, England, United Kingdom
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Hastings, England, United Kingdom
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21 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2015

Just a beautiful little spot that is almost pristine, which I was lucky enough to visit and enjoy a fish BBQ with some friends in April. Very priviledged to be taken there by my friends and enjoy a little celebration and fresh fish and a beer. A little bit of heaven. Bring your snorkel and factor 50+ sunscreen, but keep... More 

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Fairford, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2015

Some of our group were "abandoned" here by Deefer Diving while others went diving. You do need to bring all your own stuff here as there is no facilities, what you would expect on a desert island really! It was quite windy when we were there, so the current was quite strong. Snorkelling off the northern tip was very good,... More 

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St. Petersburg, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2015

This beach has a nice expanse of white sand. It is a nice walk for a bit of exploration. It is not a good idea to swim around to the back side of the beach where the current is very strong, but the swimming in the cove at the good side of the beach is fabulous. Accessible by boat, Sandy... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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58 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2015

We spent a couple of hours moored here and snorkeled all along the northeast side of the island. There were a lot of large schooling fish and hard corals. There was a slight current but we were able to swim against it initially then float back to the boat effortlessly.

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Lofoten Islands, Norway
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2015

At our island-hopping summer 2014 we visited Sandy Island and went snorkling there. It is perfect for snorkling, and the beach is really not big. Just beautiful for a bit relaxing. You need to go there by boat.

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Toronto, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2015

A nice few hours of snorkeling. The snorkelling is pretty good. Really accessible form the beach. The island is small and hot so probably don't want to be there for more than a couple of hours.

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Calgary, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015

Just five minutes off the Paradise beach in Carriacou, Sandy Island is still an undiscovered gem. I loved every minute spent here. How to get here? From Hillsborough take the bus # 10 and ask the driver to drop you off at the Hardwood Cafe at Paradise beach. Once there, look for Joy who can arrange a water taxi for... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015

While recently visiting Carriacou I spent an afternoon on Sandy Island with my husband. We were the only 2 people on the island and we had a lovely time. It is only a short (4min) boat trip from Paradise Beach. It has amazing views of Carriacou, great snorkelling and a beautiful white sandy beach. I didn't want to leave!

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Gilroy, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015

great for anyone loving a nice sandy beach with Palm Trees. Also nice for snorkeling right from the beach. The water is turquoise blue and very nice and shallow.

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Carbondale, Colorado
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4 attraction reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2015

Don't get me wrong. It is a nice little spit of sand. It has been hurt by the last hurricane. The coral has been beat up. I think the boats are allowed to anchor too close. The north end has some nice coral and fish.

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Address: Address: Grenada
Location: Caribbean  >  Grenada  >  Carriacou Island

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