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Darkwood Beach

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Address: Antigua
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An excellent beach for snorkelling and beachcombing.

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Paradise!

Fourth stop in our Caribbean cruise, I have to say my favorite location! The place was everything you can think of - white soft sand, crystal water, it was stunning! Very... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed June 5, 2016
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Cali, Colombia

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Cali, Colombia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 5, 2016

Fourth stop in our Caribbean cruise, I have to say my favorite location! The place was everything you can think of - white soft sand, crystal water, it was stunning! Very relaxing, quiet, not a lot of people and great service. We had our local beer, reasonable prices. Will have to come back again, recommended if you go on your... More 

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Chelmsford, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 5, 2016

this has to be one of my most favourite places in the world. Its so unbelievably chilled out. good food, people are lovely.....bla bla bla.....a must visit if you're in Antigua.

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Bognor Regis, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 4, 2016

We have visited Antigua a few times but not really explored the island on our own so to speak, so we decided to visit Darkwood and were not disappointed. From the moment we arrived (through the restaurant) we were made to feel extremely welcome. Marlon was our host and offered us sun loungers and a bucket of beer for $25... More 

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72653
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 25, 2016 via mobile

I took my family here yesterday for a day at the beach. I've been to a lot of beaches in the Caribbean and this was definitely in the top 5!! Marlon was very accommodating to all of us and was good with the children. They had good drinks and we had a fabulous lunch there as well. My wife and... More 

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Winchester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 9, 2016

This has to be the best beach on the island or was the best beach on the island. We just loved this place until some one decided to place a huge blow up inflatable bouncy castle just along the beach from this great restaurant/bar. How to destroy an absolute gem in one easy swipe. But focusing on the restaurant/bar, we... More 

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Texas
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 7, 2016

We went to Darkwood at the recommendation of one of the staff at Sugar Ridge. As far as aesthetic goes this beach is beautiful for the beach; however, the "tiki" huts are run down and the overall feel of the restaurant and toilet area could use some work. The best part of this beach day was not only the beach... More 

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Aboyne, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 7, 2016

Lovely beach to while away a day. Very good service especially from Marlon, who makes sure all guests have a great time while at Darkwood. The food is simple but very good.

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Ansonia, Connecticut
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 6, 2016

This beach is located close to our hotel South Coast Horizons. After all day touring we would make it to the beach about 3:30pm. Around this time the beach was mostly empty and very quite. I did not eat at any of the restaurants on the beach or play on the water slide. Overall it is a nice beach.

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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 4, 2016 via mobile

We called in here for s mid day snack, the staff were polite, the food was good, but our experience was ruined by the sand fleas!!!!!! I was eaten alive. !!! Don't know what you can do guys but please do something, twice we've been and twice we've had the same issue.

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Lakewood, Ohio
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 3, 2016

One of a the few places actually open on Labor Day. Wish we would have known for we were told everything was closed, so we took no cash/credit. Alas, it was beautiful.

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