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Pink Sand

Barbuda is truly a Caribbean gem.  Barbuda’s sand beaches are pink and protected by barrier reefs and pink sand exists in only a few places worldwide.

On the southwestern shore, the beach of white and PINK sand stretches for 10 miles without interruption.

What makes the sand so pink?

The tropical coral reefs surrounding parts of the  island are home to millions of microscopic sea creatures called foraminifera. As their chalky, bright pink shells break off due to waves or passing fish, the coloured particles wash ashore along with bits of coral, white shells and sand. The result? Blushing pink sands.

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