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“An experience” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Prickly Pear Cays

Prickly Pear Cays
Anguilla
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Day Trip to the Island of Prickly Pear from St...
Ranked #7 of 24 Attractions in Anguilla
Type: Islands, Outdoors
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Owner description: This small island is located six miles from the Anguillan mainland and is popular among swimmers and snorkelers looking for a less crowded experience.
Phoenix, Arizona
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18 reviews 18 reviews
3 attraction reviews
Reviews in 8 cities Reviews in 8 cities
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
“An experience”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014

Yes, they take credit cards. Rent a boat for 4 or more hours and go to this island (and other places). You can rent chairs on the beach, swim, have lunch (the food is great!), order drinks, feed the little yellow birds right from your hand. Just a great little island with welcoming people!

Visited May 2014
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Denver, Colorado
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28 reviews 28 reviews
8 attraction reviews
Reviews in 13 cities Reviews in 13 cities
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
“Great snorkeling”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2014

We stopped here on our snorkeling tour. It had the best snorkeling available that we could find in Anguilla. There's a big reef around the island. We saw sea turtles, stingrays, & tons of fish. They water is the color of a pool so it's easy to see tons of sealife. Johnno's had a little bar on the island. If you didn't have money on you, he said you could pay him at his Sandy Ground location-something you definitely wouldn't see in the States!

Visited May 2014
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Falmouth, Maine, United States
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46 reviews 46 reviews
11 attraction reviews
Reviews in 15 cities Reviews in 15 cities
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
“Lovely Spot”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2014

Our family stopped at Prickly Pear Cays on a catamaran trip from Anguilla. It was lovely the day we arrived. Swam ashore, explored the island, and had lunch at one of the restaurants. We had decent bbq chicken and ribs for lunch. The lunch was included in our tour, so can't comment on the cost, but the beers and rum punches at the beach bar were cheap, and the bartender / chair rental / general character was delightful, friendly and entertaining.

Visited April 2014
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Bergen, Norway
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23 reviews 23 reviews
11 attraction reviews
Reviews in 17 cities Reviews in 17 cities
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
“Nice beach”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2014

Were here on a catamaran trip. All the boats arrive in the same bay, so it will soon be crowded. Better to have an own boat and find a silent spot. The sand is amazing!

Visited April 2014
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Stamford, Vermont
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23 reviews 23 reviews
5 attraction reviews
Reviews in 14 cities Reviews in 14 cities
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
“Great day snorkeling and dining at Prickly Pear”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2014

Great lunch and snorkeling! Came out here with Shoal Bay Scuba and had a wonderful day. The lunch was really quite good and the portions were large. Wonderful day at Prickly Pear.

Visited March 2014
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