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“Straight out of a fairy tale” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Frenchman's Cove

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
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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.
Leiden, The Netherlands
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“Straight out of a fairy tale”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2013

Really nice bounty-beach. Has catering and free beach beds. Enjoy the site and take it all in. Must see when in Jamaica!

Visited June 2013
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Manchester, United Kingdom
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“Heaven”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2013

The most beautiful beach I have even laid eyes on. This beach reminds me of the happiest days of my childhood. Seeing my own children play here has been a dream come true.

Visited May 2013
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Charlotte, NC
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“Nice quiet beach”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2013

Visited here with some friends whose relatives live nearby. They serve drinks & food, so it's easy to lose track of the hours in the day. It costs about $10US per person, but well worth it. Clean, beautiful and serene.
It also has a creek that runs into it, making the water a bit cooler than other beaches in the Caribbean. You can also swim in the creek and you don't have waves beating you if the surf is Rough.
If they were to add a volleyball net, it would be perfect

Visited June 2013
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Schertz, Texas
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“Lunch on the beach”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2013

Frenchman's cove is beautiful, just watch out for the currents when you get further out into the sea. The water at the junction of the river and sea is pretty cold. Quite a few birds and plant fauna to see on the way there --- one tree was in full bloom and the parrots were eating the blossoms --- the pink flowers where slowly falling from the sky like a scene from heaven. Lunch on the beach is well worth it (just remember Lobster season is closed in May --- so you can't and shouldn't get them during this time) if lobster is in season, no better place to have it than on the beach at Frenchman's cove

Visited May 2013
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Kingston, Jamaica
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“Love Frenchman's Cove”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2013

This place is lush, green and breathtaking. There is the option of beach or the river. It has a great atmosphere.

dislike: the drinks are overpriced. I ordered iced tea and got quite a watered-down version of the drink but the ambience of the place made me overlook that. Next time I wont order iced tea lol

Visited May 2013
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