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Address: Antigua
Description: On the far-eastern coast, you'll find coral reefs in water so shallow that...
On the far-eastern coast, you'll find coral reefs in water so shallow that you can actually walk out to them. Along the beach are the Long Bay Hotel and the rambling Allegro Resort Pineapple Beach.
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Gorgeous Beach - Aggressive Water Sports guy

We were staying at the Verandah and walked over to Long Bay a few times during our stay. Both times it was later in the afternoon - around 2 pm. The guy on the beach rents chairs... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed February 1, 2015
mickeychickcanada
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Bowmanville, Canada
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Fredericton, Canada
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52 reviews 52 reviews
13 attraction reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2015 NEW

A wonderful beach for single , couples, and families. The sand is pink prouder and the water pristine. It is swim able and well snorkable. Perfect in every way. Our child who is almost three met many local children and people and was constantly entertained. very very safe if you have a youngster who gets in and out of the... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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13 reviews 13 reviews
8 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

A great beach with an interesting mini reef on its right hand side where you can see a variety of fish simply by standing in the water or if you snorkel around you will see additional species too. The water is crystal clear and without any real current to speak of making it safe for all. If you like to... More 

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St. John's, Antigua
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4 reviews 4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2015

Beautiful white sand, clear water, and easy snorkeling from the beach! This place is great for kids!

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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57 reviews 57 reviews
40 attraction reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015

Have tried 11 beaches in antigua and have also visited a good amount of the world...... This is the best beach I have ever been to in my life!!!!!! Snorkelling fantastic..... No waves pure bliss , gorgeous sand gorgeous ocean just heaven..... Do not go to antigua without going to this beach please!!!! You will not regret it !!!! Has... More 

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Kuwait City, Kuwait
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46 reviews 46 reviews
20 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2015

This was yet another beautiful beach that we visited during our stay on Antigua. I am starting to feel like a broken record as all the beaches we visited were breathtaking.

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Farnham, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015

we stayed here and what a pleasure it was beach was cleaned everyday and water so clear it was perfect

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Long Island, NY
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015

This is my favorite beach so far in Antigua, white sand, blue water (what's new) but the gentlest of waves....love it

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Bowmanville, Canada
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41 reviews 41 reviews
8 attraction reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2015

We were staying at the Verandah and walked over to Long Bay a few times during our stay. Both times it was later in the afternoon - around 2 pm. The guy on the beach rents chairs for $5 per day so my sister asked politely if we could have 2 chairs for $5 since there were only 2 hours... More 

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Guelph, Canada
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22 reviews 22 reviews
12 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015

easy access to snorkel right off the beach, the reef is close and waters calm and clear on most days. Lots of chairs to rent, food for purchase, and a really great restaurant on the beach. This beach is very busy with cruise ship tourists when 4 large ships are in port. Plan to go early.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2015

Beach is nice in Long Bay. We had rented a car and were looking for a nice place to snorkle. A really nice local woman recommended we try Long Bay. She said we could walk on to the reef and she was right! We rented a beach chair from a local restaurant for $5 for the day...dropped our stuff and... More 

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