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Dickenson Bay

Lashings | Northwestern coast, Antigua
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Ranked #39 of 83 activities in Antigua
Type: Beaches, Bodies of Water, Dance Club/ Discos, Game/ Entertainment Centers, Tours
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114 reviews 114 reviews
26 attraction reviews
87 helpful votes 87 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2014

We stopped here for the day off our cruise and we decided to go all the way to the left of the beach where there was nobody all morning. It was a very peaceful beach with calm water, perfect for little kids. We would definitely be back here!

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New York City, New York
4 reviews 4 reviews
3 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

no cruise ship booking needed, just take a short taxi ride. lots of activities my kids did the horseback ride along the beach(nick's horses) and COCONUT oil massage by husband and wife tandem, highly recommended!!! Kevin and Mai beach massage was amazing. they are located near sandals resort.

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Coeur d'Alene, Idaho
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46 reviews 46 reviews
18 attraction reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2014

It can be overwhelming trying to find a great beach to spend the day, especially if you are on a cruise ship and only get one chance. We ended up in Dickenson after we decided to share a taxi cab with some fellow cruisers. It was a hard decision because Antiqua has so many beach options. Dickenson is very close... More

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Portsmouth, United Kingdom
12 reviews 12 reviews
10 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2014

Nice pleasant beachfront and the view is great. The 'hawkers' only ask once and then leave you be. Busy, but not imposing.

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Tamworth, United Kingdom
18 reviews 18 reviews
5 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2014

Visited this beach as part of an organised trip whilst on a cruise holiday . The beach has glorious soft white sand and fantastic turquoise blue water . Sunbeds and parasols are available for hire as are jet skis . The beach was life guard protected and also had toilets present . Snacks and drinks available from the beach bar... More

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Terrace, Canada
15 reviews 15 reviews
13 attraction reviews
118 helpful votes 118 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2014

The soft, powdery sand beach at Dickensen Bay is flanked by unbelievable greenish-blue seas that merge with an unobstructed horizon of azure blue skies.When you first walk onto the beach and see the ocean you are just awestruck by the colors.The bay is protected by protruding land masses on either end. This beach, on the northwest side of Antigua, is... More

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5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2014

The best beach in Antigua if you have active children in our opinion. We would recommend you stay in a hotel near it, and maybe try one of the catamaran day trips around the island - very worthwhile! There are beach vendors but they're not too problematic.

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Kearny, New Jersey
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37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2014

Each time we go to Antigua we head to a different beach. Dickinson is a short taxi ride from the center of town and the drivers will come back to get you.( We've been there twice already.) Share a taxi with someone to cut costs. The water is the beautiful azure blue and there are water sports if you are... More

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Joplin, Missouri
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33 reviews 33 reviews
16 attraction reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2014

My wife and I took an excursion to Dickenson Bay because we heard the beach there was super. It was! We had a peaceful and relaxed day of just sunning and swimming in the gentle surf. The sand was clean and white, and the water was clear and unmarred by pollutants. The gentle breezes ruffled our rental umbrella ocassionally; but... More

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Arrochar, United Kingdom
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23 reviews 23 reviews
3 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2014

Only had a very short morning visit - but well worth the trip. Lovely clean white sand and warm clear water. Lifeguards on hand but water safe for swimming. Jet skis available. Very friendly locals. drinks a bit pricey.

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