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Sandy Island

Ultimate guide (August 2022)
Sandy Island is a tiny uninhabited islet near the airport of Carriacou Island, Grenada. A water taxi from Paradise Beach costs US$15 per person. This is expensive for a 5 minute ride, but it is worth it. There is no a living soul during the hurricane season (from June to October). But there are a lot of boats on the mooring in the high season. So the place becomes not so secluded. There is a great lobster bar, - unfortunately not cheap. The beach itself, as well as snorkeling are pretty nice, but far from the best compared to some other Caribbean destinations. Perfect for a half day visit. Shore and seabed: sand, stones. [edit]
This beach ranks #5 of the "Best beaches in Grenadines"
Rating: 8.7 - 330 votes [vote]
Coordinates: 12.485585, -61.482005
See also: Carriacou island

Hotels [edit]

There are no hotels on the Sandy Island, while overnight camping is prohibited. However, on the nearby Carriacou Island, there is a good choice of hotels with rooms' rates starting from US$70 per night.

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How to get there [edit]

Fly to Grenada international airport (GND), next fly to Carriacou island airport (CRU).

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When to go [edit]

The best time for a beach holiday on the Sandy Island is a dry season from January to June.

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Rating: 7.9 (89 votes)
Grenada, Carriacou, Anse La Roche beach 8.2
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Location: Caribbean, Grenadines, Carriacou
Rating: 8.1 (318 votes)
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