Uninhabited islands about six miles from Road Bay, known for their marine and bird life.

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Away Travel Expert: David Swanson
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RomanceExpert Rating 5.0 out of 5 Recommended for:
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  • Four miles off Anguilla, Sandy Island is not much more than a sandbar, but with a small grove of palm trees that cast their shadows into the lapping waves. Catch a boat from Sandy Ground; a beach bar keeps visitors satiated.
  • Captain Rollins Ruan—aka "Chocolat"—does day sails on his 35-foot catamaran out of Sandy Ground, stopping at offshore cays for fine snorkeling. The six-hour tour features a delicious lunch and drinks on Prickly Pear, and private charters are possible, as well as sunset champagne cruises.
Idling quietly six miles off Anguilla, the uninhabited Prickly Pear Cays indulge Robinson Crusoe fantasies. The eastern island has a long beach of ivory-hued sand, while snorkeling is great in the bay. Hitch a ride on the once-daily boat departing

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