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My friend and I took our teenage boys for a week. What an amazing experience, every minute was an... read more

Reviewed 7 May 2018
Karen L
A truly unique place

Salt Cay offers a different Caribbean experience than most people are used to. There are no... read more

Reviewed 13 April 2018
Karlsruhe, Germany
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This island was once the site of a booming salt industry; now it's noted for its quaint seaside towns.
Salt Cay
Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 26 December 2004

I have recently spent my most wonderful vacation--nine incredible days on the isle of Salt Cay, where my wife and I encountered people of out of the ordinary. There is only one place I would stay away from--The Windmills. My wife and I were riding...More

47  Thank Freedom1299
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Reviewed 22 July 2006

I have mixed feelings about writing a negative review about anything. However, I use Trip Advisor often and I have dodged some bullets in the past based on the frank information that I have found on the site. So here goes... First of all all...More

40  Thank BobandSara
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Reviewed 7 May 2018

My friend and I took our teenage boys for a week. What an amazing experience, every minute was an adventure. The Island is very rural and has more animals than people, I called it the "Galapagos of the Caribbean", wild donkeys, cows, iguanas, roosters, hermit...More

1  Thank Karen L
Reviewed 13 April 2018 via mobile

Salt Cay offers a different Caribbean experience than most people are used to. There are no resorts, only cottages and apartments for rent, and only a couple of restaurants and shops on this small island. It is a tight-knit community of Belongers and expats. People...More

2  Thank Unelma333
Reviewed 6 April 2018

Our visit to Salt Cay began aboard a six-seat plane flying that gave us a bird's eye view of this little, triangular island. The airport is a simple landing strip and a small, bright yellow building. Our luggage was piled onto golf carts and we...More

1  Thank JiffMan
Reviewed 15 March 2018

This was my third trip to Salt Cay over 18 years. I've previously gone for hopeful whale watching on day trips and wanted more than a few hours 'spotting' – our 2 weeks stay didn’t disappoint! But it wasn't just the numerous magnificent humpback whale...More

Thank ebgascoyne
Reviewed 12 March 2018 via mobile

Secluded island. Snorkeling and diving are what most people come for. Many winter residents. Come and enjoy a laidback vacation or winter.

Thank DublinIslanddreamer
Reviewed 5 March 2018 via mobile

Just got back from Salt Cay. If you want to unwind dive and see whales then you need not look any further. Thus place has great diving and the longest you will spend in a boat is 15 minutes traveling to one of the many...More

1  Thank Bob K
Reviewed 2 June 2017 via mobile

Salt Cay was absolutely perfect for our anniversary. There were zero distractions from one another making it a perfect getaway/adventure for couples. This is not a party island. This is a very quiet, safe, back-to-nature place where you can reconnect with yourself and others in...More

6  Thank Chelsea G
Reviewed 14 April 2017

If you want to escape to the most beautiful, undeveloped place on earth, this just might be it. It's certainly the most accessible of this kind--4-hr flight from US/CA plus 1/2-hr jumper. It's also surprisingly affordable, depending on your approach. It's a stunning, private island...More

4  Thank sarahyaw72
Reviewed 17 March 2017 via mobile

This really was the most relaxing vacation I've ever had. If you at looking for a quiet remote place, where you can go swimming in turquoise waters, walking in ruins, going for whale watches, or just sitting on your tush relaxing and reading a book;...More

Thank 970hillaryw
Reviewed 13 March 2017

Salt Cay is a quiet corner with fascinating history, and stunning waters. It is a tiny 2.5 square mile island, largely taken up by abandoned salt ponds. The beaches are stunning.

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11 March 2018|
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Response from Bob K | Reviewed this property |
There are flights from Provo to salt Cay via caicos express takes only 30-45 minutes
14 August 2017|
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Response from 970hillaryw | Reviewed this property |
Porters Island restaurant closed as they retired. They sold the restaurant and the new owners are building a house. So now there are only 2 restaurants on the island. I believe the castaway cottages are still available to... More