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Address: Port Antonio, Jamaica
Activities: Scuba diving, Sailing, Water-skiing, Wind-surfing, Snorkeling, Dining, Sunbathing, Swimming
Description: You've always wanted to enjoy elaborate, fruit-flavored cocktails on a...
You've always wanted to enjoy elaborate, fruit-flavored cocktails on a beautiful tropical beach, so here's your chance; this beach offers spectacular sand, surf and service.
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The perfect beach

For a small admission fee, first class beach & service. On 3 visits, our group of 6 was basically the only people there. Have travelled extensively through beach vacations in... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 27, 2015
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2015 NEW

For a small admission fee, first class beach & service. On 3 visits, our group of 6 was basically the only people there. Have travelled extensively through beach vacations in Hawaii, Caribbean and central america and very difficult to think of a place that comes close to this. Ocean water was very clear and warm and connected to a freshwater... More 

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Ontario NY
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14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2015 NEW

Great beach, sunbeds, restaurant, restrooms, security. Swimming in ocean or river. Golden sand, calm waters. Nice gardens to stroll through. A little stall with jewelry and souvenirs as you leave.

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Michigan
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64 reviews 64 reviews
3 attraction reviews
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2015 NEW

$10 US per person ($5 for under 12) for a beautiful and clean beach. Amazing location where the freshwater river meets the Caribbean Sea. Great waves in the sea, and calm shallow water in the river. The food was decent and reasonably priced to have lunch on site.

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miami
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19 reviews 19 reviews
4 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2015

laze on the beach, have lunch and drinks brought to you right where you lay .. nothing better than a dip in the cool river which meets the sea.

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Kingston, Jamaica
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27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2015

Although rough, its one of the best beaches in Jamaica. Children will love the river. The food is also very good.

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Chester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015

Sea, sun, food, just stunningly original. Unchanged really since it was first discovered. Totally uncommercialised.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015

Lacking local atmosphere but is the most breathtaking cove beach ever, cool river winds through tropical gardens to a fantastic beach cove. Delicious food (takes ages so order early) go for steam fish with okra and veg! Not cheap but a lovely place to visit.

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Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey
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10 reviews 10 reviews
3 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2015

We only stayed for a few minutes as it started to rain but the beach looked great. Small and private. Easy to swim especially if you have kids. There was a restaurant on the beach.

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Bloomfield, MI
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015

Frenchman's Cove has hurricane damage and not as nice as it once was. Also, they now charge to even look at the beach. $10/person. Seems a high cover charge for even a peak. Go to San San instead.

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85 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015

We stay at the Frenchman Cove resort, than our acess to the beach was free. The nature is so so amazing, and you feel the real happiness. The clear river runs to the beach, you can see the fishes and the bottom of the see/river. It's better swim in sunny days, you dont feel cold and the water stays more... More 

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