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Darkwood Beach

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Address: Antigua
Phone Number: 2684628240
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An excellent beach for snorkelling and beachcombing.

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Beautiful Beach!

The sand is really clean & soft. Not a very busy beach. Snorkeling was not good the whole length of the beach. Lounge chairs available from Darkwood Bar & Grill for $5.00 USD. A... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 4 days ago
Mukwonago, WI

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Mukwonago, WI
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210 reviews
78 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 145 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The sand is really clean & soft. Not a very busy beach. Snorkeling was not good the whole length of the beach. Lounge chairs available from Darkwood Bar & Grill for $5.00 USD. A nice place for R&R if you want to get away from the fast pace of life. The water was very clear.

Thank BiggPapa
Palmdale, California
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75 reviews
33 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Stopped here for some food and a dip in the water. Beautiful blue water. The food was decent, nothing special. Free Wifi if you order food. Worth a stop.

Thank LA_Deputy
Dorchester, United Kingdom
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33 reviews
15 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

So beautiful,you can always find a lonely spot, good snorkelling on the right day,similarly views of Montserrat and Redonda. Where we have chosen to spend the last 3 Christmas days. Heaven.

Thank PrudieDorset
Minneapolis, Minnesota
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20 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This was my second trip to Darkwood and it was as I remembered it 10 years ago. A nice beach with basic facilities and a good, affordable restaurant. Less crowded than some others on a cruise day, but busy enough to feel like its in the action.

Thank honeytraveler
Bradenton, Florida
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15 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Spent the day at Darkwood Beach Bar & Restaurant. Had the best lobster salad ever. Also really enjoyed Miss Cora's old fashioned rum punch. 2 was definitely my limit. Restaurant is right on this gorgeous beach. Friendly staff & excellent service. Don't miss this jewel if you are in Antigua.

1 Thank Jeremy C
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13 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Simply amazing, not much else to say, anyone who rates it less than 5 stars is surely impossible to please. One small word of warning, there is a decent current that could be dangerous for small children, but absolutely spectacular otherwise.

2 Thank Karenka J
Lugano, Switzerland
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71 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This beach is amazing... until the cruise ships come to port and pour out thousands of people who then get here. But they are only there between 11 and 3.30pm so be a bit patient because it's worth it. Sunbeds and umbrella available for rent (5 USD each).

2 Thank Sonia1979
Brighton, United Kingdom
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170 reviews
45 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 101 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Our taxi recommended this beach as we were a party of 10 including 4 children. The sea was calm with beautiful soft sand. Beach was uncrowded and we hired sun beds from the family run restaurant. This was about25 mins from the cruise terminal and we enjoyed a lovely day here.

1 Thank Josie C
Manhattan, Kansas
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4 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This beach was our favorite while visiting on our honeymoon. It was not over crowded, had lovely beaches, and was close to some good restaurants. A must if you visit the island! (My husband saw this beach as we drove to see Nelson's Dockyard and kept asking the whole day when we would make it to the beach - it... More 

1 Thank Courtney M
Montreal, Canada
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3 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Great swimming. Not very crowded and food and drink at either end of the beach. Beautiful and easy swimming for all!

1 Thank JoRico10

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