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Go to the reef!

We stayed on Sandy Bay and while the beach itself is nothing spectacular, just off shore is... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Montreal, Canada
Okay to walk - usual sand flies

There are a couple of restaurants but it's not really a touristy beach spot - which is good / bad... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Minneapolis, Minnesota
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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...more
Sandy Bay, Roatan, Honduras
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All reviews spooky channel blue bahia boat traffic west end or west bay nice quiet beach small resorts anthony's key cruise shippers sand fleas sea life favorite beach great snorkeling shallow water laid back reef docks seas
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed on Sandy Bay and while the beach itself is nothing spectacular, just off shore is incredible snorkeling. Take a kayak and get to the reef. It's well worth it. You'll have the whole place to yourself-- with the sea turtles, eels, and rays.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank picklebird
Reviewed 1 week ago

An excellent beach for a walk orma jog, minimal car tradfic, two restaurants and a dive emporium capped at the east end by Antoney’s Resort housing diving, lodging and a small museum. There is a horse stable to rent and ride on the beach.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank MichiganZumbido
Reviewed 1 week ago

There are a couple of restaurants but it's not really a touristy beach spot - which is good / bad. Lots of private homes and small resorts along here. Watch for the sand flies, just like all of Roatan!

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank SpahkeeTrav
Reviewed 7 January 2019

Swim out past the rock and you will find the best snorkel spot!!! Eels, octopus, barracuda, tons of fish. Plus we had the reef to ourselves each time we went.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Jennifer J
Reviewed 7 January 2019

We stopped and ate at Blue Bahia (I think it is called). The food is great and the little resort looks lovely. The beach here is in a beautiful bay and would be a great place to hang out. But you are trapped there unless...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Tpaaw
Reviewed 7 January 2019

Nice quiet beach on Roatan away from the crowded areas full of tourists and cruisers in West Bay and West End.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Wiltse
Reviewed 7 December 2018 via mobile

Not so great beach. The only benefit is if you have a kayak, you can get out to the reef system. But for the most part, it is sand fly ridden and full of trash, with raw sewage run off going straight to the ocean....More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank funhousechris
Reviewed 28 August 2018 via mobile

We were a group of 6 and we stayed at Casa Maria in Sandy Bay at Sundancer Villas the House was big enough for six people, but it surely needed a little upgrade do to the fact that it is being use as a rental...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank 179sergior
Reviewed 12 August 2018

We stayed at a private rental listed on VRBO. It was directly on the beach. Your front yard was the beach! We were there for 9 days in total. The views from our beach house were unbelievable. The place we stayed at was called the...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 6 August 2018 via mobile

Want to get away from the hustle and bustle of West End or West Bay? Then find a place on Sandy Bay Beach. I would recommend SeaDancer Villas.

Date of experience: July 2018
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11 September 2015|
Response from Climb14ers | Reviewed this property |
The reef is about 100 yards off shore all along Sandy Bay. You should be able to swim out to the reef no matter where you are staying. Any where along the reef will be good for snorkling. In many places the water is only... More
16 August 2015|
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Response from Mmartinez25 | Reviewed this property |
Dan is correct, there's not all inclusive hotels, most of them offer breakfast but lunch and dinner is on you.
17 January 2015|
Response from painnurse | Reviewed this property |
Have not heard of Spooky Channel. Recently came back from a month at Sandy Bay. It is a long stretch of beach several miles. The sand is not beautiful. Very few people lie in it. Depending where you stay, there may be one... More