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Princess Alexandra National Park

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Most of the time there was no one else around. Walk out a bit and you're walking on top of beds of... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Champaign-Urbana, Illinois
Coral Reefs and Beaches

Smith’s Reef has good coral and fish including barracuda, and the beaches are world-famous. Bight... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Houston, Texas
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Thirteen miles of undeveloped, protected beach, part of an effort to preserve the natural beauty of the islands.
  • Excellent67%
  • Very good21%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“smith's reef” (21 reviews)
“coral gardens” (24 reviews)
“fish” (42 reviews)
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Reviewed yesterday

Most of the time there was no one else around. Walk out a bit and you're walking on top of beds of starfish. Saw several sea cucumbers and a large stingray. Wicked sunburn.

Thank Jesly303
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Smith’s Reef has good coral and fish including barracuda, and the beaches are world-famous. Bight Reef is also good; we saw a sea turtle there. Both sites have a handful of parking spaces. Smith’s Reef has ironshore, making it a little challenging to get in...More

Thank HalfWeekTripper
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Lovely snorkeling but the actual reef is a little hard to find once you're in the water. Saw an eagle ray and some fish

Thank dorisgodfrey
Reviewed 19 September 2017

A gorgeous beach. It was after Hurricane Irma so there was water and downed trees and a displaced boat. Despite this, you could still see the beauty of the park.

1  Thank flgrays
Reviewed 5 September 2017

Such a very beautiful beach and shallow water entry for young kids. I could of stayed at this beach all day. I loved it!

Thank Robert E
Reviewed 7 August 2017

you cant see this natural wonder and doubt God's hand in creating this paradise on earth. It is a dream location to walk and melt away stress by losing yourself in surroundings

Thank Mark W
Reviewed 6 August 2017

One of our favourites on the island and if you're here, definitely stop by for a lovely day at the beach. Bring your own beach chairs if you can.

Thank Beata M
Reviewed 4 August 2017 via mobile

This "park" is more of a part of the island than an actual park. More of a neighborhood with beaches.

Thank Andrew M
Reviewed 14 July 2017

Princess Alexandra National Park stretches for thousands of acres of shoreline and into the ocean. This area is pristine and protected. The waters and the sand in TCI are the most beautiful I have ever seen. You have to visit!

1  Thank KarenFromTexas
Reviewed 26 June 2017

it is a walking path to a small wood deck with two or three picnic tables. its more like a beach access path next to the beaches Resort.

Thank javierdts
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