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Address: Hodges Bay, St. John's, Antigua
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One of the first beaches where kite surfacing was introduced on the island.

One of the first beaches where kite surfacing was introduced on the island.

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Not like other beaches

I think this is the only beach which is served by the atlantic ocean. So if your looking to ride some serious waves this is place go. Its very close to the airport so if your not... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
Smile D
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13 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I think this is the only beach which is served by the atlantic ocean. So if your looking to ride some serious waves this is place go. Its very close to the airport so if your not staying near by it makes sense to visit on your way to the airport to fly home. There are nicer beaches as jabberwork's... More 

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Thank Smile D
Treuddyn, United Kingdom
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66 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2016

Stopped at Jabberwock Beach on the way back to the airport. It's got that great sand like most beaches in Antigua, but it's a bit more breezy than most. Very pleasant to spend half an hour or so on and grab some snacks at the bar across the road.

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Thank Holsworth
Andover, United Kingdom
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39 reviews
7 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2016

new snack bar on the other side of the road- gets busy at weekends, but excellent watersport instruction

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Thank judie70
Frederick, Maryland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2016

Excellent beach area on the north side of the island. Close to the University and a few restaurants. Kind of a different feel than some of the other beaches.

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155 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2016

After 30+ visits to Antigua we finally made it to Jabberwock beach. It was a dull and windy morning but the beach itself was lovely and watching the kite surfers was exhilarating! A good place to walk your dog, get some exercise and blow away the cobwebs of life.

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Thank CharAp
Chantilly, Virginia, United States
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2016

As this beach was close to our accommodations we were hoping it was a go to spot but we found it kinda dirty, littered with trash, and filled with unfortunately sargassum. We walked to the end and found this building with graffiti and it kind of turned us off. It could use some TLC. The water is as always beautiful.

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Thank ToniThomasB
London
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2016

But as others have mentioned it is badly affected by the sargassum issue (see pictures). Jabberwock is up north towards the east side (which is also badly affected, specially on northeast side). For kite and wind surfers is a paradise though. Could be a beautiful beach as it has a beautiful shape and some reasonable sand stretch but right now... More 

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Thank Nuno M
London, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2016

Excellent as a wild beach to comb for interest or walk the dog. It is unmanned and unattended. There are many better beaches for swimming in. This is a popular beach for windsurfing or more these days kite surfing.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2015

If you're on your last day, or on the way to the airport, Jabberwock is only 5 minutes away. Get your last dip in the ocean or feel sand in your toes on last time before you go back.

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Thank Robert H
Ipswich, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2015

Great Barbecue beach away from the crowds - sheer Paradise. Warm water and soft sand trickling through your toes. definitely not to be missed

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