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Prickly Pear Cays

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Address: Anguilla
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This small island is located six miles from the Anguillan mainland and is...

This small island is located six miles from the Anguillan mainland and is popular among swimmers and snorkelers looking for a less crowded experience.

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Great day on the beach and eating

Alan at the bar is a blast, taught us some new bar tricks, the food was excellent and a bargain compared to other places in st martin and st Bart's, we had ribs and chicken and... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 3, 2015
Islandprincessss
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Boca Raton, FL
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Boca Raton, FL
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43 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

Alan at the bar is a blast, taught us some new bar tricks, the food was excellent and a bargain compared to other places in st martin and st Bart's, we had ribs and chicken and then lobster. Lobster was pulled from the ocean alive, fresh lobster without a doubt, portions we huge. They also had a nice veggie plate,... More 

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alabama
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7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015

Ok so this Cay is stunning!! The water is as bright blue as one can imagine. The beach is perfect. The bar was too much fun and entertainment...lots of laughs. Let Alan make you a rum punch!! Have fun!!

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3 Thank gazooba1
Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2015 via mobile

Besides the staff, we were the only ones at Prickly Pear first thing in the morning. Really enjoyed sitting at the little bar hut and visiting with Alan. We had a delicious lobster lunch, wandered around and did a bit of snorkeling. A very unique experience I won't soon forget.

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2 Thank irol0301
New York City, New York
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015

Loved Prickly Pear when we came with a tour. There's 2 restaurants and bars on the island and lots of room to wander around the beach exploring. Beautiful place and would recommend it.

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new york
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2015

I highly recommend Sail Chocolat with Captain Rollins. We had a lovely sail to Prickly Pear and although the snorkeling left a lot to be desired (the reef seems dead and there are few fish and way too many catamarans coming from St. Martin with hundreds of people at a time). The beach is gorgeous but the highlight of our... More 

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San Francisco, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014

Snorkeling was great. I think there was a local shark playing around with people, but I unfortunately didn't cross anything but a barracuda. Lovely reef. Afterwards, went over to Anguilla, an apparently uninhabited island aside from tourists. People ate. Ride back on catamaran, the cruise crew brings out the booze. I'll never forget the exciting chant of "RrrrrrrrrrrUUuuuuM Punch!" My... More 

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Phoenix, Arizona
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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!

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Denver, Colorado
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
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... More 

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Falmouth, Maine, United States
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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... More 

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Stavanger, Norway
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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!

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