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“Great snorkeling” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Prickly Pear Cays

Prickly Pear Cays
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$119*
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Prickly Pear Day Sail and Snorkel from St Maarten
Ranked #10 of 52 things to do in Anguilla
Certificate of Excellence
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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.
Denver, Colorado
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28 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 41 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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English first
Falmouth, Maine, United States
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46 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 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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4 Thank Will S
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Stavanger, Norway
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56 reviews
29 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 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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Vermont
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35 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 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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Cape May Court House, New Jersey, United States
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18 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
“best day of vacation”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2014

Went here by private boat Captain Nature Boy. What an oasis. Pristine, fun, great BBQ ribs cold beer and clear blue water

Visited February 2014
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1 Thank Phil B
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