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Shell Beach Checklist

The Shell Beach Survivor Guide!Please note if you plan on a trip to Almond Beach to watch turtles or just visit, the following notes might help you pack. This is also useful for travel elsewhere in Guyana.General
*  Pack light.
*  Waterproof your belongings. You should put all clothes and items you carry into a waterproof bag (or garbage bag) and then put it into your luggage/backpack.
*  You may face rain and water spray on the rivers and the ocean when getting to Shell Beach.
*  There is no store in Almond Beach. If you come via Air to Mabaruma, you may pick up a few things there; or if you come by boat, you may pick up a few things in Santa Rosa (Kumaka). Pack what you need.
*  There is no medical facility on site. The nearest is in Mabaruma and Santa Rosa. Mabaruma is an hour and a half from Almond Beach and Santa Rosa about four hours. So pack personal medications you absolutely need.
*  There is electricity (solar powered) but bring extra batteries for your electronics.
*  Cell…

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