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“prickly pear”(20 reviews)
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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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Reviewed 5 December 2018

Spent the day here with my husband on a catamaran trip. The water was breathtaking, snorkeling the clearest i have seen in a while and the food was delicious. Cant wait to go back.

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank 189jessica
Reviewed 23 November 2018 via mobile

We sailed to Prickly Pear and picked up a mooring (there are about 4). Otherwise you can anchor. What a beautiful beach and island! You can get cocktails on the beach and rent chairs. We were two families with 5 kids (ages 10-14) and they...More

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank thebruckers
Reviewed 17 December 2017

Anguilla provides a wonderful opportunity to relax in a stunning natural setting: a British overseas territory since 1982, so Anguilla has some features that are essential to know when travelling there, it's very nice to visit this natural island; the most important is probably driving...More

Date of experience: January 2017
Thank Manuela L
Reviewed 23 May 2017

This is an incredible "deserted island" about 10 minutes off the north coast of Anguilla. There is a restaurant on the island open from time to time but just a visit to the island by itself is worthwhile. It is only accessible by boat but...More

Date of experience: April 2017
4  Thank XaRal44
Reviewed 18 May 2017

On a day sail from St. Martin we stopped by for an enjoyable day in the water and on the beach. My island soul was soothed by the visit.

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank 957RayS
Reviewed 5 April 2017

We took a charter power boat ride but stopped at this island. It was small but lovely. The beach was clean And they were enough chairs and umbrellas on the beach if you wanted a little shade. There was a wonderful little restaurant for light...More

Date of experience: March 2017
1  Thank postingtrot3
Reviewed 3 April 2017 via mobile

Ive been to Anguilla before but this was my first time to Prickly. The weather was beautiful, the food was delish and the beach was stunning. Couldnt ask for a better day to Prickly!

Date of experience: March 2017
1  Thank Nicholet55
Reviewed 27 December 2016 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.

Date of experience: December 2016
1  Thank TiraG
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!

Date of experience: December 2016
1  Thank DK2LC
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...More

Date of experience: August 2016
3  Thank autumnmyst21
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