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“Water Cay is beautiful”
Review of Utila Cays

Utila Cays
Ranked #2 of 14 things to do in Utila
Certificate of Excellence
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Reviewed June 6, 2013

We chose to pay $40 for a private boat to take us to Water Cay. There are many signs in Utila advertising this trip to shop around for the best price.
Water Cay was beautiful and was one of the highlights for me whilst at Utila. The sand is pure white and the sea pure blue. We took snorkels but found the water too shallow to properly swim around the coral so that was a slight disaster.
Be careful with paying the caretaker. We paid 15 to our boat captain who passed on the money, because on the island they make you pay 50 and then supposedly skim off the top.

Thank Lucindaaaa
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Reviewed May 7, 2013

If you visit Utila, the Cayes are perfect for relaxing, while Utila town is where you want to be to party hardy and live it up. There's not much to do on the Cayes...the top activities there are beach combing, swimming, kayaking, stand-up paddle boarding, laying in a hammock with a book, snorkeling, and self-reflection. There's a small, close-knit fishing community spanning Jewel Cay and Pigeon Cay, which are connected by a bridge of questionable integrity. The dock at Cay View restaurant is a great place to listen to local gossip (which is a hoot). Try a Fishburger at "Fishburger" or buy the catch of the day off of some local fishermen...we loved their snapper! The snorkeling on the back side of all of the Cays is very good...Diamond Cay was our favorite.

We'll definitely go back, but we'll spend half our time in town and half of it in the Cayes, and get the best of both worlds!

Thank Linda R
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Reviewed May 5, 2013

Excellent snorkeling on west end, enter water via sandbar then penetrate the wall about 400 feet offshore and go out just a bit to a great reef. Look out for tide change currents though!

Thank FlaHomeGrl
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Reviewed April 30, 2013

Stunning and utterly relaxing! Take your snorkel and enjoy! I met some lovely people on Utila who were more than happy to boat around the cayes! These islands are the most beautiful of islands... really spectacular :) Utila has a very special place in my heart :)

Thank Kath E
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Reviewed April 21, 2013

The bluest water you have ever seen ! Great way to spend the day,snorkeling around the island. Ask around for prices to run you out to the lsland ! You shouldn't pay more than 50.00 U.S. for the boat (return) if they try to charge you per head move on find someone else to take you out. Keep an out for Ocean, the mysterious dog that came swimming through the water from no where to greet us and then entertained us as he tried to catch fish.

Thank nanc701
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