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Frenchman's Cove

Port Antonio, Jamaica
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Ranked #4 of 17 Attractions in Port Antonio
Type: Beaches
Activities: Scuba diving, Sailing, Water-skiing, Wind-surfing, Snorkeling, Dining, Sunbathing, Swimming
Owner description: You've always wanted to enjoy elaborate, fruit-flavored cocktails on a beautiful tropical beach, so here's your chance; this beach offers spectacular... more » Owner description: 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. « less
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Fort Lauderdale, Florida
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014 NEW

I was born and raised in Port Antonio I now reside in Fort Lauderdale,FL but from my recent trip to Jamaica I completely forgot about this little piece of heaven yes it is small but if you want a nice clean beach to visit in Porty this is the spot I loved every bit of it I felt like a... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014 NEW

the fresh water mixing with salt water makes unique shades of blue and a mix of cold and warmer water. Very well kept, clean and organized. Nice fish at the beach restaurant. Nice local families and friends enjoying their weekend.

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Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
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34 attraction reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014 NEW via mobile

We enjoyed our time here. There is an entrance fee, but we'll worth it. It is a small beach with a river also feeding into to it. It was $10 person/US. There is a bar/cafe and excellent restroom/changing facilities on site. There are no vendors here to hassle you. There area is small but very much worth it. You can... More

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Den Bosch, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014

There's a reason why James Bond and a lot of other movies were shot on this beach, it's just breath taking beautiful! And the best thing was, it is in walking distance from Wilks Bay Resort.

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Toronto, Canada
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

I went there in January 2014, as we entered we were told that the price to enter was $800 instead of the $600 I was told a few days prior to my trip. This was rather shocking, but we had money to cover it all. I fell in love with Frenchman's Cove as a teen when I visited while I... More

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Kingston, Jamaica
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2014

Loved the layout, the cove for riding the waves and the quiet pool on the left to sit and relax, observr the fish and watch the children play in the shallow waters. Beautiful gardens for exploring....truly suitable for relaxation.

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Copenhagen, Denmark
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014

Beautiful Beach just a short taxi ride from Port Antonio. Entrance is 6 dollars (that means no Hustlers ;-)) but it's worth it

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Trinidad and Tobago
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2014

Looked exactly like the photos ..river flows into the sea. Nice place for a get together with friends and family. I prefer less populated places

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Chapel Hill, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2014

Frenchman's has been in several movies like Lord of the Flies, Knight and Day, Cocktail, and Club Paradise. Local hotel provides food service including drinks, grilled red snapper and jerk.

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Ripley, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014

A beautiful beach. Quiet and relaxing. Great food cooked on the beach for us. Jerk chicken, fish, salad, rice and fruit. Toilet facilities available. Would definitely return!

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