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Address: Sandy Bay, Roatan, Honduras
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504-929-4720
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The property is unique to Roatan. Just off the main road to a private beach...

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.

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Roatan Shore Excursion: Snorkeling Tour
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Loved Sandy Bay!

We stayed at a local AirBnB, Casa Argenta, right on the beach. Absolutely loved this area and all it had to offer. Tons of local diveshops, decent snorkeling right off the beach... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 days ago
Mandy B
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Charlottesville
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Charlottesville
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We stayed at a local AirBnB, Casa Argenta, right on the beach. Absolutely loved this area and all it had to offer. Tons of local diveshops, decent snorkeling right off the beach, plenty of restaurants right on the beach within walking distance of any where. Really recommend the Sandy Bay area, and we didn't even get to enjoy all it... More 

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Burlington, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We have stayed in West Bay for the 2 times we've been on the island because of activities and shops/restaurants nearby. But we liked the look of this area and thought to investigate more as the beach would be less crowded with cruiseship passengers.

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Vancouver, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

the beach is quiet, no cruise ships, and very few people. a great place for a quiet stroll along the beach

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Ottawa, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Another good beach in Roatan but this one you can drive your vehicle on the beach (even at high tide if you are very careful ... have fun)

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Surrey, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We are staying in Sandy Bay at Rock Poiny Villa's for 3 months, and have to admit that the beach is very nice. Very quite there and not alot of boat traffic. The reef is very close and easy access, great snorkeling. The nice part about Sandy Bay is you are half way to West End and half way to... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It's a long swim to the reef but we did it. The next time we used an inflatable kayak and anchored to a snorkeling buoy. Once there it was great! There were no waves or current so we could leisurely explore the island side of the reef.

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Thank Linda L
Los Angeles, California
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 6, 2017

I enjoyed sandy beach so much they have great locations for snorkeling and their reefs are so full of life, you will fall in love with this snorkeling spot! I will be going back very soon! I cannot not come jejejeje.

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Cincinnati
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 7, 2017

My husband and I stayed in Sandy Bay, toward the east end, in an area called Sunnyside. We loved having a view of the sunset from our porch and were excited about the proximity of the reef. The water was warm and shallow, and you could walk about 150 meters off the beach and still be only thigh deep in... More 

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Irvine, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 1, 2016

If you love snorkeling and diving it's hard not to love Sandy Bay and the west coast of the Island or Roatan. Roatan has excellent elevation, lush jungle, crystal clear waters, and reef just off shore. I've been many places in the world but this is our favorite, it keeps us coming back.

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Provo, Utah, United States
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 10, 2016

So much garbage and sea grass on beach - HOWEVER, if you can get out to the end of one of the many piers,the snorkeling is fantastic! AND, you hardly have any people because everyone is down the road at West End or West Bay. Bottom line, beach is pretty crappy, snorkeling great.

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