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Sandy Bay Beach

Sandy Bay, Honduras
504-929-4720
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Ranked #11 of 11 attractions in Sandy Bay
Type: Beaches
Owner description: The property is unique to Roatan. Just off the main road to a private beach area. This area is part of the Roatan Marine Park preserve. The reef... more » Owner description: The property is unique to Roatan. Just off the main road to a private beach area. This area is part of the Roatan Marine Park preserve. The reef system parallels the white sand beach of Sandy Bay The closiest swim to a underwater ecologial paradise teaming with tropical fish and corals. This area is a quiet tranquil area of Roatan without high end hotels and condos but close to the tourist meccas. « less
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Oxfordshire, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014 NEW

You have to swim a long way out to snorkel so should be very careful of boats and currents. It was too strong for us to get back so had to swim accross into the neighbouring bay just to get out of the sea. Sand flies mean you can't lie on the beach. Be careful even walking across it... I... More

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The Woodlands, Texas
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

The best snorkeling we have ever experienced. Beautiful corals with all types of fish and sea life. Great visibility. Try both sides of the reef for different experiences.

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Zurich, Switzerland
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23 reviews 23 reviews
9 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

The beach is very natural - good for snorkelling - only thing take enough mosquito repellent with you

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Mountains of NC
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65 reviews 65 reviews
26 attraction reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

quiet secluded pretty, usually very calm,drive literally on the beach with some nice places to stop in for a drink or lunch

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North Royalton, Ohio
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86 reviews 86 reviews
19 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

Great place to walk on the docks and snorkel off of but not a beach that you lay on. It's actually a beach road!

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Lancaster, California
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12 reviews 12 reviews
6 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

I love ROATAN. I'd like to go back. These are the tree monkeys I saw and held. Men had them at the sand and I think I gave 10 dollars or so to take pictures. I'm not sure if it was at this beach or not and I can't find a monkey activity. This was not ran by a company... More

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Morristown, Tennessee
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11 reviews 11 reviews
4 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2014

We stayed in Sandy Bay in a house and this was our favorite place to hang out. The sand isn't as white as West Bay, but it's far less crowded and just a great place to walk or snorkel. So glad we stayed on this side of the island!

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Roanoke, Virginia, United States
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42 reviews 42 reviews
6 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2014

Great place to spend the day. Snorkel, explore, eat, drink, and relax. Not crowded! Check out Tranquil Seas and Blue Bahia!

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Bethlehem, Pennsylvania
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32 reviews 32 reviews
16 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2014

Lovely and quiet with excellent snorkeling! Close enough to easily visit West End by car, taxi or collective for dining or shopping, but far enough away to enjoy a peaceful stretch of beach and easily accessible reef for snorkeling with little boat traffic.

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Parks, Arizona
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2014

Anthony key resort was great and we went fishing and horse back riding on sandy bay. both were great and the horse's were not deadhead and loved to canter.

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