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Princess Alexandra National Park

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Amazing

The beach is phenomenal. It deserves it's reputation as one of the best beaches in the world. We... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
BigTapioca
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Cleveland, Ohio
Provo National Park

Having traveled to numerous beaches this area is by far my favorite. The color of the water, the... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
jctv13
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Ohio
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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” (22 reviews)
“coral gardens” (26 reviews)
“fish” (42 reviews)
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Providenciales
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"smith's reef"
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"coral gardens"
in 26 reviews
"fish"
in 42 reviews
"grace bay"
in 36 reviews
"snorkeling area"
in 4 reviews
"natural beauty"
in 6 reviews
"great snorkeling"
in 7 reviews
"beautiful beach"
in 13 reviews
"snorkel gear"
in 4 reviews
"sea life"
in 6 reviews
"beautiful water"
in 5 reviews
"beaches in the world"
in 3 reviews
"snorkeling trip"
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"shore"
in 24 reviews
"turtles"
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"buoys"
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"sand"
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The beach is phenomenal. It deserves it's reputation as one of the best beaches in the world. We really liked Sunset Beach for it's beauty and because it was quieter than other areas.

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Having traveled to numerous beaches this area is by far my favorite. The color of the water, the powdery soft sand and the calm easy swimming/snorkeling/paddle boarding is fantastic. There was unfortunately damage from Hurricane Irma but hopefully with time the coral reefs will return...More

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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

30 years ago, the reef was teeming with sealife but after many years of people not respecting the underwater world, the authorities finally roped it off to help things improve. While you can still snorkel and see underwater life, the area has had too many...More

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Reviewed 1 March 2018

The Princess Alexandra National Park really refers to a quite large area of water off the coast of Providenciales. This, to my knowledge, includes all of Grace Bay through Bight and Smith Reefs. The protected water is gorgeous and there is ample space to spread...More

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Reviewed 3 January 2018

Beautiful snorkeling in this area. At Smith's Reef, you have to watch the boats because they are NOT watching you! But it is beautiful and teeming with sea life. At Coral Gardens, we saw several sea turtles, a small stingray and several parrot fish. At...More

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Reviewed 25 December 2017

Definitely check out Coral Gardens if you're looking for the best snorkeling - we saw a sting ray, sea turtles, lobsters, lionfish, and plenty of other colorful but unidentified creatures. It was the best snorkeling by far, even compared to the boat trip we'd taken...More

1  Thank Belastingdienst3
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Reviewed 14 December 2017

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.

1  Thank Jesly303
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Reviewed 2 December 2017 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

1  Thank HalfWeekTripper
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Reviewed 24 November 2017

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

1  Thank dorisgodfrey
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Reviewed 20 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
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