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Galley Bay Beach

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Address: Five Islands Village, St. John's, Antigua
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$55*
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So looking forward to going " HOME "

We stayed at Galley Bay last September/October and had such a wonderful time we have booked to go again this September. As you exit the airport there are taxis waiting. They are... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 17, 2015
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Watford
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6 reviews 6 reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2015

We stayed at Galley Bay last September/October and had such a wonderful time we have booked to go again this September. As you exit the airport there are taxis waiting. They are allocated at a desk and a porter will take you to your cab. It is roughly a 15 minute drive to the resort and then you enter Paradise.... More 

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Islamorada, Florida
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17 reviews 17 reviews
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32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2015

This is one of the many great beaches we visited on Antigua. Rent a car and have a GPS and many of the beaches are in the Points of Interest memory of the GPS. Calm clear water and nice white sand beach.

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London, United Kingdom
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23 reviews 23 reviews
5 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2015

The Galley Bay resort was our ideal get away for 10 days in paradise. The staff were wonderful, the scenery blissful and the food terrific. The only buffet is on Caribbean Night and at other times, the main restaurant is a la carte. There are three restaurants, Seagrape (Included), Gaugin (included) and Ismays ($35 surcharge). Ismays is a beautiful place... More 

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Washington
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7 reviews 7 reviews
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2015

A couple of the days the water was so rough and wavy that you couldn't get in to swim. Difficult to navigate getting in and out the first couple of days. Nice beach to walk and enjoy the scenery and sunset

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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2015

Lovely grounds, great food, excellent food and activities...marine activity center for sailboats, paddle boats, snorkeling, hikes. You can relax or take excursions throughout the entire Island of Antigua.

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Killingworth, Connecticut
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17 reviews 17 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2015

Ocean blue waters, great waves and the softest sand ever! Temperature of the water was great you could just walk right in no problem!

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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81 reviews 81 reviews
50 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015

This is a picture perfect beach from the hotel. We have stayed on the other side of Antigua. We both just loved to relax with a cool drink and watch the world go by. The hotel needs some TLC in areas but the staff were very friendly and the food was good. So what more could you ask for in... More 

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Suffolk
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46 reviews 46 reviews
63 helpful votes 63 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2015

Plenty of room for sunbathing although the beach sunbed frames were old and some were broken, while the newer recoverings were poorly fitted and made them uncomfortable.

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Lake District UK
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32 reviews 32 reviews
7 attraction reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2015

Whilst staying nearby we thought we would go and have a look at this hotel with a view to possibly staying here next year. I was put off by the high walls and top security surrounding this site. We have been to many hotels and resorts in the Carribean and have never had any problems over access. Here we allowed... More 

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Boston, United Kingdom
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15 reviews 15 reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2015

Golden sands, absolutely spotless, turquoise seas, 30 yards from hotel bedroom door. Watching cruise liners entering and exiting the nearby St Johns Harbour. Sipping cocktails in a rocking chair on the bar patio.

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