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Address: St. John's, English Harbour, Antigua
Phone Number: (268) 481-5028
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ok for a marina.

We liked Falmouth Harbor better. More restaurants and shops at that location. Sailing week going on so plenty of boats to look at and admire.

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 3, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2015 NEW

We liked Falmouth Harbor better. More restaurants and shops at that location. Sailing week going on so plenty of boats to look at and admire.

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Derby, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2015 NEW

Brilliant. We saw the tall ships coming in and had an amazing afternoon. The atmosphere was buzzing and the wine was flowing. A very pretty place and an amazing taxi boat that gave us a short tour.

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Leeds, UK
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2015 NEW

Four of us got a cab from our hotel, Sugar Ridge, near Jolly Harbour. The cost was US$80 return and the driver waited for us. We spent two and a half hours here but you could easily spend longer if you had a wander a little further up towards the main harbour and looked at all the fabulous boats there.... More 

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Epsom, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2015 NEW

Enjoyed the visit, museum interesting, Not really suitable for young children, they may well get bored. That's about it. Only needed 2 hours.

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Beverly Hills
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2015 NEW

Historic site but some stores and places to eat. It was very nice and interesting. The museum has a nice place to look around with a gift shop.

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Eemnes, The Netherlands
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2015 NEW via mobile

Beautiful restored monumental marina in old houses and sheds. Mini-village, complete with small supermarket, liquorstore, laundry, showers and Some small restaurants (also for breakfast and lunch). Certainly worthwhile going there again.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2015 NEW

This historic harbor has been painstakingly rebuilt. It definitely gives one a sense of how hard life was on the high seas. This is a great place to stroll, take in the yachts coming and going, enjoy a meal at one of the many restaurants, brouse the shops for souvenirs and enjoy the scenery.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2015 NEW

We stopped here while on an excursion from a cruise ship. Our stop was for only 45 minutes and I wish I've could have stayed longer. In this area there is a shop, a museum and a restaurant which in order to do it justice you need more than a hour. If you want to see some yachts up close... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2015 NEW

My wife and I along with another couple recently took an excursion for a photo opportunity to Nelson's Dockyard while on a cruise to Antigua. We took a taxi from the cruise port that took us to several picturesque places on the island. The stop at Nelson's Dockyard was very nice. The view of the harbor from above is fantastic.... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2015 NEW

A very interesting and full of history place that is still highly used and popular around the world. A good day out.

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