Prickly Pear Island, St. John's

Island · Hidden Gem · Nature / Park
Prickly Pear Island is an islet approx. 650 metres off the north shore coast of the much larger island of Antigua, West Indies. The island measures approx. 50 metres north to south, and approx. 50 metres east to west. The island is uninhabited, but frequently used for recreational excursions.
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  • What a stunning little island, ones ideal beginner snorkeling sport, crystal clear water , absolutely stunning, can get a little crowdede with cruise day trippers.  more »
  • While staying in Antigua, we kayaked today to Prickly Pear Island. Due to COVID-19, the kitchen is closed. No one has maintained the island over quarantine. I did however get some amazing footage of....  more »
  • Absolute paradise and snorkelling was amazing. I would highly recommend, we went on a Saturday which is apparently much quieter (tours from cruise ships other days) the water was crystal clear and...  more »
  • Amazing private small Island. Went for the afternoon had a great time snorkelling , eating lobster and drinking rum punch!! Thanks for the great visit!
  • No Show despite booking with front desk at Hodges Bay Resort. We had the staff call the owner directly on his cell but despite this he did not come. The island is within view from the resort and many people staying at the hotel are referred. We could see him ferrying people from another resort but never stopped to get us. Blew a morning waiting. My understanding is if a larger booking is made yours will be dropped.
  • Its a tiny island inside nothing but reef. Still interesting, its got some potential to be a holiday destination nonetheless
  • Beautiful small island!
  • The smallest island I have ever been to. This place is beautiful and relaxing. I have been there twice. Once with a couple of friends for a chilling day and the other time I have been to an organized party and it was amazing!! Nice to get there windsurfing.

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