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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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Rented a house for a week

The flight from Provo to Salt Cay was a bit frightening but well worth the scare. We rented the Purple Conch for about a week, it was awesome. We brought some food, bought stuff... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 4 weeks ago
GennevieveBlair
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The flight from Provo to Salt Cay was a bit frightening but well worth the scare. We rented the Purple Conch for about a week, it was awesome. We brought some food, bought stuff at a small stand, and ate at Porter's Island Thyme (amazing food and staff). The house came with bikes so we rode around to all the... More 

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1 Thank GennevieveBlair
Grand Rapids, Michigan
1 review
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2016

Hidden gem in Salt Cay, pristine beaches on the north and rocky beachcombing on the south side. Highly recommend renting a golf cart to get around even though the island is small the heat is intense so walking is a hot endeavor and biking is a challenge on the rocky roads. The islanders are very friendly and helpful. We stayed... More 

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Rochester, New York
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25 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2016

Salt Cay is a wonderful place - quiet and no frills. This is not a place for people who cannot entertain themselves. The island has few year long residents but during the November to April time frame Northerners come to spend the winter. Some come for Whale watching from February thru March. Others come to scuba and snorkel. Some come... More 

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Newburyport, Massachusetts
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2016

This is probably not your place if you want luxury, room service, golf, tennis, tv, organized activities, artificially enhanced landscape, a Disney-fied experience. Maybe not right for everyone ... but perfect for me! The possibility of snorkeling with humpbacks during their winter migration was the siren's call that drew me to Salt Cay. During my week-long stay I explored the... More 

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Charlotte, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2016

We highly recommend Porter’s Island Thyme and Coral Reef Bar & Grille. Be sure to reserve your table and order before 3PM on the day you plan to dine, or even the day before. If you like wine, you can order a whole bottle and drink it over multiple meals or take the remainder with you. Porter’s features wings on... More 

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Rochester Hills
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2016

Location of the Castaway cottage was perfect! I can see why they call it the Castaway. You feel like you have the beach all to yourself. Private and just a step away to the crystal clear water with the most outstanding coral head reefs. Where else can you go where you can have your morning coffee on the beach while... More 

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Anna Maria Island, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2016

A place to just "be" and enjoy the peace and quiet. Life is simple here its like going back in time. Just a 2 day stay can leave you feeling refreshed and relaxed.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2016 via mobile

We came to Salt Cay to see the whale migration. We read all the reviews on Trip Advisor, which helped a lot! So read them! There were some things I didn't see that I wish we had known about. We took Jet Blue out of NY to Provenciale (Provo), we then waited about 3 hours to catch our flight on... More 

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Columbia, South Carolina
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4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2016

It is truly a treasure. We spent two weeks, mostly on the beach, reading a wonderful array of books from the library. We took long walks and bicycle rides. We made sure to turn off our lights by nine so that the cows could sleep, and woke up to a harmony of donkeys and roosters in the morning. We enjoyed... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2016 via mobile

Can you enjoy a vacation on Salt Cay? The answer is yes if you want to disconnect from everything. This is an island that feels forgotten. It feels like the Caribbean's version of a town that has sort of died - the industry it used to revolve around (salt) left. The island would like to be a tourist haven but... More 

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