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“Beautiful to sunbath on, not so good for swimming.”
Review of Galley Bay Beach

Galley Bay Beach
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$57.00*
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Shirley Heights Lookout
Ranked #2 of 57 things to do in St. John's
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Amelia Island, Florida
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36 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
“Beautiful to sunbath on, not so good for swimming.”
Reviewed June 20, 2013

This is a beautiful beach to sunbath on, but not so good for swimming. If you just want to be alone with nothing to do but read a good book, then this beach is for you.

Visited May 2013
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English first
UK/Antigua
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95 reviews
26 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 105 helpful votes
“This is Galley Bay Beach, NOT Galleon Beach @ English Harbour”
Reviewed June 16, 2013

A lot of confusion here because it's misnamed. This is the beach in front of the Galley Bay Resort at Five Islands, on the west coast of Antigua.

There are NO public amenities here. No bars, restaurants or access to the resort, which is all-inclusive. It is still a public beach, and is perfectly nice but not one that most visitors not staying at the resort would particularly want to bother with.

Visited May 2013
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5 Thank mizgeorge
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Southern England
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15 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
“A great beach”
Reviewed January 18, 2013

A long quiet beach if that is what you like. Good to swim from most of the time. A bit of a drop at the low water line.

Visited January 2013
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1 Thank SandyBeach76
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nyc
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17 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
“Vendors”
Reviewed December 10, 2012

We did not like the vendors selling us on the beach...one, a more heavyset guy was a very hard relentless seller...coming from a New Yorker..thats quite a fete. He also seemed to go on the property which I found strange.

Visited January 2012
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1 Thank sheppsy
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Birmingham UK
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18 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
“It must be one of the most beautiful beaches in the world”
Reviewed November 30, 2012

The clear blue and turquoise sea combined with the fantastic beach must make this one of the beautiful resorts in the world. It certainly has the " WOW" factor.

Visited November 2012
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5 Thank PaulbirminghamUK
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