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Long Bay

Address: Antigua
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Type: Beaches, Bodies of water, Outdoor Activities, Nature & Parks
Owner description: On the far-eastern coast, you'll find coral reefs in water so shallow that you can actually walk...
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Type: Beaches, Bodies of water, Outdoor Activities, Nature & Parks
Owner description: 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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Bowmanville, Canada
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40 reviews 40 reviews
8 attraction reviews
44 helpful votes 44 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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7 helpful votes 7 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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44 reviews 44 reviews
6 attraction reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2014 via mobile

We visited long bay and got hassled by the guy running water sports rental hut to pay $75: for three beech chairs even thou we were only staying an hour but he was so pushy I paid. The next few times we visited this beech we just sat on the beech and used the natural shade of the trees which... More 

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Terrebonne, Canada
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95 reviews 95 reviews
11 attraction reviews
124 helpful votes 124 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2014

We spent a few hours there on a Shore Excursion Tour during a Cruise. Beautiful clean beach. Not too crowded when we were there. A must for cruisers and about 9 miles from St. John's where the ships dock if you go on your own.

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41 reviews 41 reviews
5 attraction reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014

This beach was in the next bay along from our resort, had the opportunity to walk here in just a few minutes. This is a beach worth seeing and taking in: there are corals walking distance into the sea, and snorkelling can be good here. Watch out for the poisonous tree!

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Montreal, Canada
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465 helpful votes 465 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2014

This public beach is not too big, and most of it is occupied by a resort, but the sand is very fine, the water calm and it is very picturesque. Snorkelling wasn't great and the constant buzz of salespeople trying to sell you everything from activities to drugs was slightly annoying. Do not bring valuables as there are a lot... More 

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Tring, United Kingdom
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12 reviews 12 reviews
6 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

The highlights of my visits to Long Bay have to be the white sand and clear blue water that instantly creates a picture-perfect memory. Delving deeper, the snorkelling is great too. If you're on the look out for Blue Tangs, Sergeant Majors and the odd Angel Fish, you're in for a treat!

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Caribbean
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16 reviews 16 reviews
8 attraction reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014

Long Bay is a family beach on the Eastern side of the Island of Antigua. it is close to Devil's Bridge. The beach was attractive to me as there was a little walk between parking and getting to the water. There was a little pool for toddlers which I found appealing to families with toddlers. I visited the beach on... More 

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Sheffield, United Kingdom
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25 reviews 25 reviews
4 attraction reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

We stayed at the Verandah and this beach is outside the complex so we decided to have a short walk to see it. The beach is ok, however the locals are very off-putting. Before we even set foot on the beach we were approached to see if we wanted boat trips, food, sun loungers, drugs!!! A shame and not really... More 

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