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Sandy Bay Beach

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Address: Sandy Bay, Roatan, Honduras
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504-929-4720
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The property is unique to Roatan. Just off the main road to a private beach...

The property is unique to Roatan. Just off the main road to a private beach area. This area is part of the Roatan Marine Park preserve. The reef system parallels the white sand beach of Sandy Bay The closiest swim to a underwater ecologial paradise teaming with tropical fish and corals. This area is a quiet tranquil area of Roatan without high end hotels and condos but close to the tourist meccas.

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Roatan Shore Excursion: Snorkeling Tour
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Quite beach time

We are staying in Sandy Bay at Rock Poiny Villa's for 3 months, and have to admit that the beach is very nice. Very quite there and not alot of boat traffic. The reef is very... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
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Surrey, Canada
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Surrey, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

We are staying in Sandy Bay at Rock Poiny Villa's for 3 months, and have to admit that the beach is very nice. Very quite there and not alot of boat traffic. The reef is very close and easy access, great snorkeling. The nice part about Sandy Bay is you are half way to West End and half way to... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

It's a long swim to the reef but we did it. The next time we used an inflatable kayak and anchored to a snorkeling buoy. Once there it was great! There were no waves or current so we could leisurely explore the island side of the reef.

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Los Angeles, California
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I enjoyed sandy beach so much they have great locations for snorkeling and their reefs are so full of life, you will fall in love with this snorkeling spot! I will be going back very soon! I cannot not come jejejeje.

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Cincinnati
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 January 2017

My husband and I stayed in Sandy Bay, toward the east end, in an area called Sunnyside. We loved having a view of the sunset from our porch and were excited about the proximity of the reef. The water was warm and shallow, and you could walk about 150 meters off the beach and still be only thigh deep in... More 

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Irvine, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 November 2016

If you love snorkeling and diving it's hard not to love Sandy Bay and the west coast of the Island or Roatan. Roatan has excellent elevation, lush jungle, crystal clear waters, and reef just off shore. I've been many places in the world but this is our favorite, it keeps us coming back.

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Provo, Utah, United States
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 October 2016

So much garbage and sea grass on beach - HOWEVER, if you can get out to the end of one of the many piers,the snorkeling is fantastic! AND, you hardly have any people because everyone is down the road at West End or West Bay. Bottom line, beach is pretty crappy, snorkeling great.

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Mexico City, Mexico
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 August 2016

Sandy beach is not a crowded area and you get some fantastic areas that one can easily access and have a great day. Some areas of the beach are for private hotels but some are just open to walk. Best during sunset

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Santa Monica, CA
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 July 2016

The waters are calm and clear for swimming/wading. Lots of action here. Soliciting for beach activities and souvenirs. Avoid on "cruise ship days", I've been told.

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Oakhurst, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 July 2016

We really enjoyed the Sandy Bay Beach because it was quieter than the crowded beaches at West Bay. You can snorkel to the reef or walk a long way along the sand. Just an awesome place.

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Honduras
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 June 2016 via mobile

Be prepared to find on a beach mostly for yourself. Enjoy the view of white sandy beaches and blue water. Perfect place to enjoy a picnic.

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