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Description: This island was once the site of a booming salt industry; now it's noted...
This island was once the site of a booming salt industry; now it's noted for its quaint seaside towns.
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Beautiful, isolated island. Best sure to rent a golf cart to see entire island.

My husband and daughter were skeptical about spending the money for a flight to Salt Cay. However, once we arrived the fun began. Debbie met us at the airport with a golf cart... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 25, 2015
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Mesa, Arizona
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Mesa, Arizona
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12 reviews
5 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015

My husband and daughter were skeptical about spending the money for a flight to Salt Cay. However, once we arrived the fun began. Debbie met us at the airport with a golf cart. She shared the history of the island and informed us about places to see on the island. We went to several beaches, a beautiful vista, and saw... More 

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Orlando, Florida
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2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

Salt Cay is like stepping back in time. If you want to unplug, get away from everything, this is the place. Guaranteed to give you the relaxation of a lifetime!!!

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Milton, Vermont
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3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015

Salt Cay is incredible. We arrived at the end of the season in May and were two of six tourists on the Cay. We rented a golf cart, which is not necessary is you want to just hang out near your rental, but we wanted to go all over. We were the only two people on beaches that stretched on.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2015

This is one of the best places to relax in the world. Quaint moderate accommodations but the beach and people on the island make up for that. Porters island Thyme is the best and the cleanest place to eat. Pats is really good to. Salt cay divers is the place to book your diving. Night life at porters is the... More 

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Georgia
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5 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2015

Quiet. Isolated. Peaceful. Friendly. If you like the Ritz and that level of service, this will not be for you. We had a wonderful week.

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World citizen
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15 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

Great way to go zen and learn to do one thing at a time again. Really slow down and enjoy each person you meet or each moment with nature! Beautiful. Historic . Unique. Off the beaten path.

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New York City, New York
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27 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015

Salt Cay is a hideaway from the world. When visiting, it's not so much as escaping, to returning to a home that feels as if you've always known it. Meeting people on the island is like seeing old friends. GO!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2015 via mobile

This is a small island with few people. We stayed at the Compass Rose house (very nice). There is little to no shopping but both Debbie's restraunt, Island Thyme, and Mrs. Pat's place have wonderful food. Beautiful Beaches, great diving!!

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Cornish, ME
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15 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2015

My family just returned from a vacation in Salt Cay. We were celebrating our daughter's high school and college graduations. My 18-year old had scuba diving on her bucket list so we booked a resort dive with Richard who is the Dive Master at SCD. It was the experience of a lifetime for her and she plans to continue on... More 

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Bozeman, Montana
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17 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2015

As much as we wanted to love this place in the end we just couldn't. It's quiet, remote, with a few cool places to visit - everything we were looking for. The other main reason we came here was to see Humpback whales during which it was the height of their mitigatory season. But the wind blew like crazy for... More 

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