Fodor's Expert Review White Sands Beach and Boaby Rock Point
Just a half-mile walk from the cruise-ship terminal on the southern tip of the island, White Sands Beach and Boaby Rock Point offers a secluded alternative to the cruise crowds, with access to the terminal and shops (when a ship is in port). The old weathered fishing boats resting on the beach contrast with the big shiny cruise ships that loom behind them. There is off-the-beach snorkeling; as it is not as protected as along the west coast, you must be a competent swimmer here. The miles of beach offer wonderful exploring with excellent beachcombing. Amenities : food and drink. Best for : partiers; swimming; walking.