Sandy Island Marine Park

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Sandy Island Marine Park is an island that remains untouched by human hands, and the crystal clear waters that surround it are a favorite amongst snorkelers.


Sandy Island Marine Park can be found on the island of Carriacou, in the vicinity of L'esterre; it's to the west of Hillsborough.

Sandy Island Marine Park is only accessible by boat.

Nearby Restaurants

Sandy Island Marine Park is in a good location for travelers who are seeking several nearby restaurants. The most convenient eatery to Sandy Island Marine Park is Off the Hook, which has a menu full of Caribbean dishes. Off the Hook is a brief ways off, but out of the way enough that you will probably want to make arrangements for employing a means of transport to get there. Oyster Beds and Lambie Queen Restaurant and Bar are additional restaurant options within reach of the nature preserve. At Lambie Queen Restaurant and Bar you and your party shouldn't ask for your check without ordering a plate of their specialty, barbecue, among others.

Nearby Attractions

Vacationers that enjoy nature preserves, and are interested in visiting others, should check out Belair National Park and White Island Marine Park; the first of which is 2.8 miles away from Sandy Island Marine Park. There are at least one or two other attractions nearby, including The Carriacou Museum, which is a mile and a half away Hillsborough. You might want to also consider heading over to Botanical Garden, which is another attraction in the vicinity.

Wildlife reservations are nice for a few hours here and there, but there's plenty else to see during your stay. The following chart includes some other attractions closest to Sandy Island Marine Park.

Attractions Near Sandy Island Marine Park
Attraction Type Distance Direction Location
The Carriacou Museum Museum 1.7 mi. (0.4 km) ENE Hillsborough
Botanical Garden -- 2.1 mi. (0.5 km) E Hillsborough
Anglican Rectory Garden -- 2.2 mi. (0.7 km) ENE Hillsborough
Old Sugar Mills Hillsborough Historic Site 2.6 mi. (1.3 km) ENE 0.8 mi. East-Northeast of Hillsborough
Ningo Well Historic Site -- -- 2.3 mi. North-Northeast of Hillsborough
Dover Ruins Historic Site 4.0 mi. (3.6 km) NE 2.3 mi. Northeast of Hillsborough
Carriacou Ruins Historic Site 4.0 mi. (4.4 km) NE 2.7 mi. North of Hillsborough
Gun Point Historic Site 4.8 mi. (5.7 km) NE 3.5 mi. North-Northeast of Hillsborough

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Location: Carriacou


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