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Prickly Pear Cays

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Address: Anguilla
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This small island is located six miles from the Anguillan mainland and is...

This small island is located six miles from the Anguillan mainland and is popular among swimmers and snorkelers looking for a less crowded experience.

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Prickly Pear Day Sail and Snorkel from St Maarten
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Leave the world behind.

The feeling you get here is that you've left the world behind. With sugar white beaches, clearest waters and Allan Ruan to talk to to and mix the best drinks I can't think of a... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 weeks ago
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68 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The feeling you get here is that you've left the world behind. With sugar white beaches, clearest waters and Allan Ruan to talk to to and mix the best drinks I can't think of a more relaxing day.

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Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 December 2016

We had some of the best snorkeling in Anguilla at Prickly Pear Cays. Saw huge Parrot Fish with some crazy looking teeth (I was a little scared of the really big one we saw). We even saw some pretty big Sting Rays. So fun!

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Hamilton, New Jersey
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 August 2016

What a fun day- starting with the men's hoisting of the sails of the catamaran and the peaceful sail to Anguilla. We arrived at Prickly Pear Cay and were provided with all of the snorkling equipment we needed to enjoy the goregous reef and sea life. For those who chose not to snorkle, they had a dingy to take them... More 

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Irvine, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 July 2016 via mobile

Eight of us arrived at Prickly Pear island and walked over to the restaurant there. I got an excellent mango daiquiri. The food was really good. The highlight was when we ordered a lobster. The owner was suddenly gone, and then he returned all wet with a live lobster that he just pulled from the ocean! The seating is outdoors... More 

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San Dimas
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 June 2016 via mobile

Went a a boat tour with gotcha and they brought us here for lobster which was amazing. Super big lobsters with rice, green salad, and Coleslaw for sides. Water super clear. A little bit too many people for my liking.

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Virginia Beach, Virginia, United States
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 June 2016

This island to west of Anguilla's main island and requires a boat trip to get to it, but it is worth the trip. The beach on the island is very beautiful. Additionally, the water is wonderful for swimming and there is reef right off shore for snorkeling. There is a very small bar on the island for get some drinks... More 

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Portland, Oregon
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 May 2016 via mobile

We visited here for lunch, a few cocktails on the beach, and some snorkeling. The snorkeling was great! There is a bit of a current if you get too far out. You can rent beach loungers and umbrellas and the cocktails from the small beach bar were great!

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Anguilla
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 April 2016

This is an absolute must on your trip to Anguilla! Charter a boat and you won't be disappointed. Great beach, great, food, great beach bar. You feel like you're on your own private island!

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Boston, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 March 2016

It's a Robinson Caruso experience with excellent food, great people and wonderful vistas. We'll give the boat crew $50 or so... to take us by Little Bay, Crocus Bay, DaVidas and The Grand Outlook Castle... (that's a plug folks) on the way back to Sandy Ground. Prickly Pear is the only place we order lobsters because we can really clean... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 March 2016

Took a couple friends from Texas for another fabulous and relaxing day. They both absolutely enoyed it, a highlight of a vacation that was filled with high points. Owner of the restaurant, Alan, was there with his usual charm and the my friends loved the lobster lunch.

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