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Address: | The Big Bamboo, Anegada

Located on Anegada's northern shore, this is one of the best shore-entry...

Located on Anegada's northern shore, this is one of the best shore-entry snorkeling spots in the Caribbean, where visibility can exceed 100 feet on a calm day.

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great place for afternoon, Conch, Fish was very good and place is classic island, beach has excellent snorkeling

4 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
Scott M
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

great place for afternoon, Conch, Fish was very good and place is classic island, beach has excellent snorkeling

Thank Scott M
New York City, New York
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Visually beautiful, peaceful. However, the reef is dead. There are only rare areas where it shows signs of health.There are fish here to see, but not what one would see on a live reef.

Thank Journeysend5
Ocean Shores, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Loblolly is gorgeous! You can walk for miles. Aubry and Diane take care of the surrounding beauty, always welcoming visitors to their piece of Paradise. Big Bamboo serves up fresh lobster, great drinks, and lots of laughter. I have been many times, and it always will remain special in my heart. Stay sweet, and quiet, Anegada, what a gem!!

Thank Susan R
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2016 via mobile

A spectacular location and great snorkeling. My son spent 10 minutes snorkeling with a sea turtle. The beach is so nice we went back multiple times during our stay on Anegada. The Big Bamboo restaurant has great food and the staff is very friendly. You'll enjoy spending time there.

Thank John B
The Villages, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2016

After snorkeling (not much to see, but the water is great), this is a great place to sit, have a drink and relax. And if I may, I would like to recommend the Bushwhacker. It's kind of like an adult chocolate shake - I am hooked!

Thank Paula W
Phoenix, Arizona
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2016

Loblolly was very serene, but the staff was not as welcoming as other places. Drinks were good and the beach was peaceful.

Thank Wanderson122
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2016 via mobile

The snorkeling here was amazing. Lots of coral right off shore. I felt like I was part of a Discovery Channel show. Saw several coral fish and a stingray. Ate at Touch of Beauty Restaurant right off of the beach. Good burgers and beer! A nice beach to relax on after an afternoon of snorkeling.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2016

Beautiful beach with turquoise waters. We found Loblolly offers the best snorkelling on Anegada, when compared to the beaches off Anegada Beach Club and Cow Wreck where there isn't as much to look at. We were the first to arrive at Loblolly that morning so had the beach to ourselves for a little while before groups of people started to... More 

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Dallas TX
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2016

Great picture perfect beach that was almost deserted. Awesome water, good snorkeling and crazy views. Good beach bar (Big Bamboo) has good drinks and surprisingly good food

Thank texguy32
West Chester, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2016

We did make reservations and while its a bit of a drive from the main harbor, they offer free transportation too and from the restaurant. At first glance I thought the prices were a little steep but then I realized what we ordered came with soup, salad and desert as well as a good selection of vegetables. I should have... More 

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