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Day Trip to the Island of Prickly Pear from St Maarten
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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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  • Very good13%
  • Average3%
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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

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

1  Thank XaRal44
Reviewed 17 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.

Thank Ray S
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

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!

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.

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!

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

2  Thank autumnmyst21
Reviewed 30 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...More

1  Thank lavelle2000
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.

1  Thank Tanya B
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Edwin S
3 September 2016|
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Response from Scott_Smith6064 | Reviewed this property |
There is. I went on a boat out of Simpson Bay. The Boat crew is fantastic. Open bar of the boat and they supply lunch too. LAMBADA TO PRICKLY PEAR & ANGUILLA through a company called Aqua Mania Adventures
31 July 2016|
Response from TiraG | Reviewed this property |
Early morning is very quiet, the boats come in around 11. Saturday is the the least busy day. The rest of the time it all depends on the tour bookings for a particular day. There could be 20 persons or there could be 70. Or... More