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Castaway Cottage

Location of the Castaway cottage was perfect! I can see why they call it the Castaway. You feel... read more

Reviewed 4 April 2016
Rochester Hills
The simple life.................

A place to just "be" and enjoy the peace and quiet. Life is simple here its like going back in... read more

Reviewed 1 April 2016
Anna Maria Island, Florida
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This island was once the site of a booming salt industry; now it's noted for its quaint seaside towns.
Salt Cay
Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 26 December 2004

I have recently spent my most wonderful vacation--nine incredible days on the isle of Salt Cay, where my wife and I encountered people of out of the ordinary. There is only one place I would stay away from--The Windmills. My wife and I were riding...More

47  Thank Freedom1299
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Reviewed 22 July 2006

I have mixed feelings about writing a negative review about anything. However, I use Trip Advisor often and I have dodged some bullets in the past based on the frank information that I have found on the site. So here goes... First of all all...More

40  Thank BobandSara
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Reviewed 4 April 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...More

3  Thank SnorkelFanatics71
Reviewed 1 April 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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Reviewed 12 March 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...More

4  Thank KiteflyerNY
Reviewed 16 January 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,...More

Thank Julie M
Reviewed 2 January 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...More

1  Thank Nancy H
Reviewed 7 November 2015

Three of us boarded a tiny plane at Provo airport destined for a day on Salt Cay. The flight alone was an adventure! Flying over the islands of the T&C was absoultely breathtaking. We landed on a small grassy airstrip and were greeted by....well, nobody....More

Thank marignyjane
Reviewed 11 October 2015

Salt Cay is incredible - the island is home to about 60 people. There are more animals around than people by far! This island is not for the those looking for luxury and it is quite rustic and charming. We stayed for 2 nights and...More

1  Thank Renee C
Reviewed 25 July 2015

My husband and daughter were skeptical about spending the money for a flight to Salt Cay. However, once we arrived the fun began. Debbie met us at the airport with a golf cart. She shared the history of the island and informed us about places...More

1  Thank JGChristiansen
Reviewed 18 July 2015

Salt Cay is like stepping back in time. If you want to unplug, get away from everything, this is the place. Guaranteed to give you the relaxation of a lifetime!!!

Thank SuRi32821
Reviewed 26 June 2015

Salt Cay is incredible. We arrived at the end of the season in May and were two of six tourists on the Cay. We rented a golf cart, which is not necessary is you want to just hang out near your rental, but we wanted...More

3  Thank kfountain44
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Response from Bob K | Reviewed this property |
There are flights from Provo to salt Cay via caicos express takes only 30-45 minutes
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Response from 970hillaryw | Reviewed this property |
Porters Island restaurant closed as they retired. They sold the restaurant and the new owners are building a house. So now there are only 2 restaurants on the island. I believe the castaway cottages are still available to... More