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“Paradise” 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.
New Orleans, Louisiana
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“Paradise”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2013

We went to Frenchman's Cove on a Saturday in June, and ended up spending the entire day at the beach without realizing it. It is a small beach, but the view out to sea is beautiful, and the water perfect. One of the best things about Frenchman's Cove is the river that flows into the cove - the river water is cool, clear, and still, making a great alternative to the sea waves. There is a restaurant and bar onsite, and plenty of chairs to use or rent (lounge chairs rent for only US$2). When we were there, there were a number of other visitors, making for a fun afternoon in the sun. The modest entrance fee is well worth the unforgettable experience.

Visited June 2013
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Kingston, Jamaica
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“Cozy”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2013

This is the closest beach to Goblin Hill, it's not large, but it's small and cozy. You can walk from the Villa to the beach. Really nice and clean. The cove is a nice place for your family to have fun.

Visited October 2012
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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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