Cane Garden Bay Beach or Virgin Gorda

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#1
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Joined Dec 2003
Hello all:

We have been to Virgin Gorda to the Baths used Speedy's and it was a great day.

We were planning on going back to the Baths on our upcoming trip, but have recently read that Cane Garden Bay Beach in Tortola is wonderful. But I have also read you can't get in the water (or shouldn't) due to contamination.

Any advice is appreciated.

Thanks
#2
Ocala, FL
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We are going both places,

we are doing the baths in the morning and after lunch we are taking a tour of Tortola which includes an hour or so at Cane Garden Bay. Most of the talk was over a report 14 years ago so I am not the least concerned.
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I was also thinking about Cane Garden Bay but heard that the snorkeling is not that good there and better at Brewers Beach. I am still torn as weather to go back to the Bath's or try Brewer's beach. My main attraction is the snorkeling?? Decisions, Decisions!!!
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glamourgal,

The snorkeling was horrible at Cane Garden Bay, while it is in a beautiful setting, the silt was so bad I could see practically nothing. On the other hand, I had great snorkeling at the Baths in Virgin Gorda and at Honeymoon Bay on St. Thomas. The snorkeling at Coki Beach was pretty good too.

Have a great trip!
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