Sandy Bay Beach
Sandy Bay Beach
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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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NatureExplorerGal
United States3,479 contributions
Apr 2023 • Solo
I stayed in Sandy Bay as places in WE were much more expensive. But the beach area was filthy, not a good place to lie out in the sun. Didnt like the restaurants here. Shared taxi drivers cheated me if I didn't have exact fare. Went to WE one day, didn't like the tourist crowd and the small beach.
Written 17 April 2023
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Wistfulvision
17 contributions
Feb 2023
The beach itself is stunning and beautiful although it does have sand flies. We rented an Airbnb that advertised as beach front and it was NOT. We actually inquired after another that said right in the beach and it was NOT. So be aware! They had pictures of the beach and the house and it looked like beach views. If it’s near Lawson Rock there is nothing there. No restaurants, nada. We moved to West End and couldn’t be happier.
Written 12 February 2023
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Karen B
4 contributions
Feb 2022 • Couples
We stayed on east Sandy Bay road, and part of the beach was well maintained by homeowners, and part was so littered with trash, it was totally disgusting. It's a protected marine area, but apparently beach trash is ok.
Written 18 February 2022
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Matt B
Park Rapids, MN112 contributions
Jul 2020 • Friends
We came to West End to do some shopping and relax one afternoon after diving. We got local ice cream, some souvenirs, and a great day to sit on the beach that was very busy. There are some cool businesses to visit as well.
Written 14 July 2020
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Ana S
4 contributions
Feb 2020
The view is awesome, the sand, the corals at swimming distance. You must take or rent in the place the snorkeling gear to see - with caution - the coral area.
Written 17 February 2020
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Destination229402
22 contributions
Jan 2020
Was here when we had a bad rainy day so I really missed the beauty of this beach-- Not a heavy used beach which I liked so you could actually relax on the beach if it wasn't raining.
Written 1 February 2020
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Steve P
5 contributions
Jan 2020
I contacted Jensen and he was willing to drive us to Carambola Gardens and Sandy Bay for a snorkeling afternoon. You can swim out from the beach, about 100 yards or so, then snorkel along the reef and wind up down the beach several hundred yards later. It's a pretty long snorkel and one needs to be a good swimmer. There is lots of healthy coral and lots of fish. As you swim out, the coral gets very close to the surface so be careful. Jensen is a great guy and can drive you anywhere on Roatan. I would use him again anytime.
Written 23 January 2020
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JOSEPH B
3 contributions
Nov 2019
Excellent snorkeling right off the beach. Calm waterfront. Good underwater structure and marine life.
Written 17 November 2019
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Suzie Baxter
Wilmington, NC58 contributions
Oct 2019
This was a great little residential area. We were able to walk to Bahia Beach Grill. And snorkel from our home. Loved this area.
Written 4 November 2019
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RoniTC
Houston, TX87 contributions
Aug 2019
Rent a private home. Have dinner at the local, small restaurants on the beach. Take a flashlight for you walk back after drinks or dinner.
If you need a crowd, there are boats for rent that will take you wherever you desire.
Enjoy most of all being among the locals! So friendly.
The beach area at West Bay is beautiful!
Written 15 September 2019
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