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Sandy Bay Beach

Sandy Bay, Roatan, Honduras
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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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Sandy Bay, Roatan, Honduras
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We went here for snorkeling and the reef fish are plentiful but the beach itself is not the best for swimming.

Thank seafare74
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

beautiful long stretch of white sand with docks to sit on locals drive on the beach some of the beach is swimable mainly used to kayak out to reef to dive or snorkel

Thank Marella W
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

One of the best beaches on the island. Has boutique resorts. Low key, not as crowded. Reef is a swim 200 meters away with some of the best fish. Restaurants on the beach.

Thank Juma B
Reviewed 10 July 2017

This beach is on the northern side of the island and is part of a marine park. The water is clear and full of life. It's very quiet and it feels you are on your own private island. There are many docks that are great...More

Thank CarlosMu97
Reviewed 9 July 2017 via mobile

This is a very cool area that has a long stretch of beach line as well as a few restaurants down the way. We were able to drive or rental car down the side road that then turned into the beach road lol. We took...More

Thank Nolaboy70
Reviewed 6 July 2017

The beach is smallish, but the water is clear and full of life. Most outfits on this side of the island have their own docks and boats and can take you diving on the reef.

Thank Andrei C
Reviewed 7 June 2017

It's very quiet, almost private like. The beach is not like the sandy beach of west bay. I don't mind the sea grass, but you can snorkle and see amazing sealife here.

Thank wvillamil
Reviewed 31 May 2017 via mobile

Had a great time here on our Honeymoon. Snorkeling was amazing and so was the kayaking out front at the private dock. We stayed in the guest house next to the main house. We got so much good information from Sandra and Al and they...More

Thank patrickkaroly
Reviewed 17 April 2017

Nice beach to walk. Lots of birds to see and often saw schools of bone fish too. Turtle grass so no easy to wade out for a swim.

Thank MLMacLeod
Reviewed 12 April 2017

Having gotten to visit many of the world's amazing beaches from Hua Hin & Koh Samui in Thailand to Panama City Beach, Florida; Waikiki,Hawaii; to several Tahitian islands... this is the one we selected to call home. Coupled with easy access to the USA, it...More

Thank qwa2
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11 September 2015|
Response from Climb14ers | Reviewed this property |
The reef is about 100 yards off shore all along Sandy Bay. You should be able to swim out to the reef no matter where you are staying. Any where along the reef will be good for snorkling. In many places the water is only... More
16 August 2015|
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Response from Miguel M | Reviewed this property |
Dan is correct, there's not all inclusive hotels, most of them offer breakfast but lunch and dinner is on you.
18 January 2015|
Response from painnurse | Reviewed this property |
Have not heard of Spooky Channel. Recently came back from a month at Sandy Bay. It is a long stretch of beach several miles. The sand is not beautiful. Very few people lie in it. Depending where you stay, there may be one... More