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Address: Fort James, St. John's, Antigua

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Great Beach, Big Waves

Our driver recommended this quiet beach as a personal favorite and my family and I found it to be very nice. Lots of space and plenty of facilities. There were showers to wash... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed February 3, 2016
RyanP_KC
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Olathe, Kansas
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Dublin
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2016

Visited here while on our cruise and as we got off ship a welcome band was playing lovely noisy Caribbean music.

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Thank Eileen G
Olathe, Kansas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2016

Our driver recommended this quiet beach as a personal favorite and my family and I found it to be very nice. Lots of space and plenty of facilities. There were showers to wash the sand off, bathrooms for a pit stop, and a covered restaurant/bar area with food and drinks and sun protection. Staff at the bar/restaurant were very friendly.... More 

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Hampton, New Hampshire
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2015

If you ever cruised and stopped in Antigua you have heard a band playing their Steel Pans. I would love to be able to play the dam things. No mater how hard I tried it didn't come out to well. Maybe had something to do with the 152% Rum available on the Island. Enjoy the music there is nothing like... More 

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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2015 via mobile

Wandered around the adjacent old fort area with loads of cannons insitu then down the deserted beach. Couple of stray dogs about but otherwise beautifull, safe and very clean . Need hire car to access but worth s look.

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Banbury, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015

There seem to be mixed reports re this spot. Maybe it depends which stretch you get to...the nearer the town the more likely you are to finding litter and poor stray dogs and cats....its not their fault they are left feral and not looked after.!!! The folk at this part do not seem to care for these poor creatures at... More 

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Providence, Rhode Island
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2015

This is a nice beach, not great just nice, there is a place to eat and a bar. Some shade the water is clear, but there was a lot of sand fleas which made it unbearable at times. Pass on this beach

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Chelmsford, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2015

This could be a nice beach as there appears to be a dump near by, there was standing water and it attracted attracted sand flies and dogs, cats and all sorts. The beach is nice and if the surrounding ares were improved is worth a visit, but there are many other better beaches on the island.

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2014

We recently got to spend some time at this beach at the end of a day-long tour of Antigua as part of a shore excursion (the cruise line contracted through Rendezvous Antigua). The beach fortunately wasn't crowded and after several hours on a bus, we were ready to cool off in the water. The beach itself was very nice -... More 

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2 Thank Tom H
Jamaica
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2013

i lone that beach, it is so clean, and relaxing, i would love to go back there before i leave antigua,

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Edinburgh
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2013

this is a great beach with a large resturant and bar with sunloungers to rent but gets very busy on days when cruise ships are in st johns

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