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Amazing beach crystal clear water and very safe. We stayed at the Royalton and enjoyed the warm... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
julie t
Great. Calm clear beach.

Stayed at the royalton and enjoyed this beach for a week. Very calm all week and clesr near the... read more

Reviewed May 22, 2019
Toronto, Canada
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Amazing beach crystal clear water and very safe. We stayed at the Royalton and enjoyed the warm waters every day. So nice that locals also enjoy it at weekends and who can blame them? Lucky. Travelled all over Antigua and other that Ffyres beach this...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank julie t
Reviewed May 22, 2019 via mobile

Stayed at the royalton and enjoyed this beach for a week. Very calm all week and clesr near the shore. Snorkeling along rhe far end rocks was ok.. nothing special..also pick you day well and go early. Visability is poor once the tour boats start...More

Date of experience: May 2019
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Reviewed May 5, 2019 via mobile

Lovely white sand beach. Crystal clear water with good coral along the headland for nice snorkelling with plenty of fish to see. Popular with local folks at the weekend coming out for BBQ. Nice to hike up to the ruins of Fort Barrington for a...More

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank Paul034
Reviewed April 16, 2019

We were close to this beach and it is a good beach, white sand and long enough, calm waters, good snorkeling close to the reef, but party boats and cruise visitors can make it a bit boisterous. On the weekends, a great beach with locals.

Date of experience: April 2019
1  Thank Margi Z
Reviewed April 3, 2019

got a taxi from the port, $8pp each way. Whole group agreed what time to go back and our driver was waiting forms at the time. Beach is nice, couple of beds and 2 parasols for $25, not too bad. there are changing rooms, toilets...More

Date of experience: March 2019
1  Thank malcolmd384
Reviewed February 19, 2019 via mobile

Stopped here for an hour on catamaran tour. Clean soft sand. Some snorkeling spots at the North end along the cliff under the old fort up above on the heights. Not far from town. They are redeveloping an old resort on the site and there...More

Date of experience: February 2019
1  Thank JoeC7777
Reviewed February 4, 2019 via mobile

Superb beach , sandy, no rocks. Very sheltered bay so even if sea is rough at other beaches it’s always calm and good for swimming. Some construction at far end of beach, restaurants, pier, some new blocks on beach coupled with makeover of old hotel,...More

Date of experience: February 2019
9  Thank maeveGlos_
Reviewed January 23, 2019 via mobile

We traveled by SUV (4x4 advised )this beach which was via some very rough tracks we opted for the route upto base of fort Barrington.This as small parking area you can then walk across small bridge to short beach path to Deep bay beach or...More

Date of experience: January 2019
1  Thank m00seyman
Reviewed January 12, 2019

We stopped here as part of a catamaran tour. The beach was virtualy deserted! We noted one person camped out on the beach and what appeared to be a resort undergoing renovation on the far end as well. What makes this beach unique is Fort...More

Date of experience: January 2019
7  Thank bassaidai88
Reviewed January 7, 2019

The spot is like it came from a cart postal . Palm trees to rest and deep beautiful waters! Also there is a fort up in the hill you can hike to ! Amazing view from up there !

Date of experience: November 2018
3  Thank emilylybe
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April 24, 2019|
Response from m00seyman | Reviewed this property |
Yes very good there is a wreck off shore according to travel guide but not sure where ? Obliviously depends on weather conditions can be poor visibility on windy days but I found it good
April 3, 2019|
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Response from m00seyman | Reviewed this property |
The water is pretty clear occasionally milky depending on tide /weather but the beach slopes off quite quickly on the entering but then remains at about 5 or 6 feet depth for quite a good distance .
February 15, 2019|
Response from maeveGlos_ | Reviewed this property |
Yes you can see my pictures of the construction site. It's not a new build as such but a refurbishment of an old hotel, plus new restaurants, pools, over water bungalows etc etc