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Pristine Beaches and Protected Marine Life

Princess Alexandra National Park stretches for thousands of acres of shoreline and into the ocean... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Austin, Texas
not really a park

it is a walking path to a small wood deck with two or three picnic tables. its more like a beach... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Cairo, Egypt
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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” (21 reviews)
“coral gardens” (24 reviews)
“grace bay” (34 reviews)
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Princess Alexandra National Park stretches for thousands of acres of shoreline and into the ocean. This area is pristine and protected. The waters and the sand in TCI are the most beautiful I have ever seen. You have to visit!

Thank KarenFromTexas
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

it is a walking path to a small wood deck with two or three picnic tables. its more like a beach access path next to the beaches Resort.

Thank javierdts
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had a great snorkeling experience at Smith's Reef. We saw so many beautiful fish, a lobster, a sea turtle and a barracuda not to mention the gorgeous reefs. We took a taxi from our hotel which was about 5-10 minutes away on Grace Bay....More

Thank MLA40
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This place is gorgeous! Clean white sand, beautiful water reflecting every shade of blue you can imagine and crystal clear. The only thing I didn't like about this park is that there were no open bathrooms, the only one we found was locked (like the...More

Thank Meg O
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This was our second trip to TCI staying at the West Bay Club roughly 500 meters down the beach from the national park. This go round I took my 8 year old niece on her first Snorkeling trip through the underwater park. We saw a...More

Thank jtischauser
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We accessed the reef through the public beach access at Grace Bay Hotel. The reef is roped off here to protect it so you swim around the perimeter. Tons of fish and a few turtles. Really good visibility. There are a lot of spots to...More

Thank karen b
Reviewed 25 May 2017

we enjoyed the soft white sand beach and the beautiful water. it was nice to be able to walk and walk and walk without barriers.

Thank ipbchlvr
Reviewed 19 April 2017

The Coral Gardens and snorkeling are great, but for us, the best part was the eastern end where it was much less crowded.

Thank phat_dawg_21
Reviewed 17 April 2017

Well we stayed in Coral Gardens right along the park, although it is baracaded off by bouys and rope you are still able to see abundant sea life!

Thank Allison c
Reviewed 11 April 2017

Fantastic for snorkeling, kid safe, amazing walks. Probably the most beautiful beach I've been to. Bring your own snorkel gear, fins optional, and a bottle of water. Lots of nearby hotels. We walked from ours.

Thank evacali
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