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Great local little beach

This is what locals call a "country" beach because on weekends, its where the local islands head to to picnic and chill. Its not as perfect as the beaches in Anguilla with lots of... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 4 weeks ago
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Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

If you enjoy the beach this is the place. The water here is crystal clear. You can take a short hike to Happy bay from here which is beautiful. Nice beach bar so spend the day, you can rent chairs and umbrellas....do it. The water is calm and the people are all friendly.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a very secluded beach with super calm and turquois waters. Two little restaurants (the one towards the end of the beach is a little more upscale but not a tad better just more expensive). They even bring your drinks into the water. Almost the best day on the island.

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Thank Hans L
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We visited today but didn't stay. Difficult to find the way. The road is rutted and rocky and takes you by a foul smelling stagnant marsh (wetland preserve). Once at the beach we just weren't impressed based on comparisons with other beaches we have visited like Mullet and Anse Marcel. The sand is a little rocky and it was crowded.... More 

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Panama City Beach, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Access it from the south. Avoid the dirt road going straight in. The bay is gorgeous xv looking straight at Anguilla. Water is calm on this side of the island. There is a wonderful first class restaurant right there. Lots of locals coming by boat. You may want to try the hike up to happy bay. It's only about five... More 

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New York, New York, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is what locals call a "country" beach because on weekends, its where the local islands head to to picnic and chill. Its not as perfect as the beaches in Anguilla with lots of hard stones at the entry way into the water and in the water itself but its quite relaxing and friendly locals even share their wine with... More 

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Grand Rapids, Michigan
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2016

The drive to find Friar's Beach had us wondering if we were safe... Upon renting the car the agent said to "stay out of the places that look like you shouldn't be there." That is pretty much everything on our drive to this location. I was even unsure of leaving our vehicle - we were parked in a dirt lot... More 

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South Lyon, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2016

We had a local recommend this beach. The sand was soft and the water clear and calm. Rented chairs. Snorkeled a little. Enjoyed this beach the most

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Ancaster, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2016

We came to this beach many times. It is a favorite of ours. It is a small cove with tan coloured sand but the slope into the water makes it difficult to get in and out. Saw many people men and women wipeout here. It happened to me also. There are 2 places to rent chairs and umbrellas and they... More 

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San Francisco, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2016

This is a great calm beach and though it was just me and my wife, it would be perfect for a family with smail children because the waves are not large. The water is shallow/standing distance very far out from the beach making it super clear. The are two beach cafes hear to eat and hire a chair and umbrella... More 

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Los Angeles, CA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2016 via mobile

We went Easter Weekend and had the most amazing time of our trip. With both Kali's Beach Bar and a French beach restaurant down the way (cash only) there was more than enough to eat and drink. And we spent hours enjoying the warm water, watching the boats and soccer players and local kids and families enjoying themselves, and listening... More 

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