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Sandy Point Beach

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At Sandy Point, a strange phenomenon occurs in summer where the waves carry the sand to the west, forming six to eight-foot deep pools of water. In winter, the sand is moved back to the other side.

Recreational Opportunities

This beach is great for snorkeling and swimming, and is especially nice for children.

Seasons Accessible

Year Round

Fees: None

Accessibility Notes

Persons who are physically challenged or in wheelchairs might have difficulty maneuvering on the sand.

For More Information, Contact:

San Salvador Tourist Office

Queen's Highway, Cockburn Town, SS
(242) 331-1928 · fax (242) 331-1927
Administrator's Office-San Salvador
General Delivery, Cockburn Town, SS
(242) 331-2202 · fax (242) 331-2221
Related Places:
Grotto Beach located in Sandy Point, great for Picnics and private functions.
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Latitude: 24.077555000
Longitude: -74.476009000
Elevation: 35 FT (11 M)
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