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Address: northwest coast, Antigua

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Antigua has over three hundred beaches we found this one ideal not crowded like some. It is a delightful place to visit. It also has a nice bar handy. Just a short trip from the... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 5 days ago
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27 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Antigua has over three hundred beaches we found this one ideal not crowded like some. It is a delightful place to visit. It also has a nice bar handy. Just a short trip from the port. give it a try.

Thank keirta
Kidderminster, United Kingdom
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51 reviews
25 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 81 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Took a taxi for a day out from the cruise port at $24. Arrived at a run down bar that were hiring chairs at $20 and another $10 for an umbrella which was so insubstantial it turned inside out whenever the wind blew. Mystic bar was not somewhere you would choose to visit given a choice and was one of... More 

Thank jenandrich
Sunderland, United Kingdom
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20 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2016

Walked to the beach and Mystic bar from our cruise ship. Had a great day. Beach, bar food and relaxation. The staff and service was excellent. We will be returning.

2 Thank nostir
Bentonville, Arkansas
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14 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2016

Went to Runaway beach on Antigua to avoid the big crowds that other beaches have. This is a lovely man made lagoon with clear blue water. Very quiet with chairs/umbrellas you can rent for $15. Restaurant with friendly staff to greet you. If you wish to be more to yourself, and have less crowds this will be the experience you... More 

1 Thank Kyle O
La Canada, California
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651 reviews
159 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 421 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2016

We were very happy with our excursion to Runaway Beach... 1. the beach is relativly isolated...not too many buidings nearby. 2. The sand is nice quality 3. The beach chairs are not crowded together...everyone has some breathing space. 4. Bathrooms are clean 5. There's no one trying to sell you stuff along the beach (a real big plus!). Overall, we... More 

1 Thank Rogerdob
Arlington, Texas
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41 reviews
25 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2016

I wasn't sure where I wanted to go but knew that I wanted to go to the beach! Myself and my family member took a taxi ride to Runaway Beach! It was not crowded! The water was beautiful and calm. The locals were very friendly. We were able to buy mixed drinks and rent loungers. Our loungers were placed under... More 

Thank Challi23
Fife, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2016 via mobile

We visited ‘Runaway Bay Beach’ on a recent cruise. We got picked up in a bus from the port and had a 20 mins drive through St Johns then onto Runaway Bay. The beach was beautiful with talcum powder soft golden sand and crystal clear sea water. The entry into the water was excellent with no shells or rocks underfoot.... More 

1 Thank joshie01
Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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12 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2016

this is a very popular beach with crowds galore. It is long and great view of the water. You need to rent a umbrella and chairs and must pass the lines of people to get into the water. Beach sand is higher and has dip to water acess. The nest restaurant is extremely crowded, total fiasco to getting seats, ordering... More 

Thank htcgreg07
Saint Louis, Missouri
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2016 via mobile

On a suggestion from another traveler, we went here after a zip-line. This was a nice beach for 90 minutes. Not much available other than a small bar.

Thank emdocmjk
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18 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 29, 2016

Went to Runaway beach on Antigua to Lobster Shack, now named Witteys! This is a lovely manmade lagoon with no waves just clear blue water. Very quiet with no rows of sunbeds and a bar and restaurant with lovely helpful staff. We were the only sun worshippers on that day and it was perfect - if you want serenity this... More 

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