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“Out of the way but worth a visit”
4 of 5 bubbles Review of Half Moon Bay

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Owner description: Catch some rays while watching the surf at this beautiful pink sand beach.
Winchester, England
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654 reviews
158 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1,141 helpful votes
“Out of the way but worth a visit”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 19, 2012

We visited Half Moon Bay for a swim during a round-the-island trip in a rental car. It looks truly beautiful from a distance, as you survey it from a nearby hill. Close to, you can see some debris on the sand, but this is only to be expected on a beach that is not manicured by some nearby hotel. We had the entire bay to ourselves for a while before a local couple arrived and trudged to the far end for a secluded day to themselves. The swimming was great, calm water and soft sand below with no need for swimming shoes.

Visited September 2012
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St. John's, Antigua
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212 reviews
60 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 81 helpful votes
“One of the nicest beaches on earth in the movies”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 13, 2012

This beach is so nice it was mentioned in a movie with Antonio Banderas and Meg Ryan called "My Mom's New Boyfriend" Antonio got the story wrong the city was never destroyed but how to pronounce Antigua he got spot on along with the rest of the description.

Visited September 2012
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Naples, Italy
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20 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
“Paradise beach”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 24, 2012

One Of the best spot in Antigua, great For snorkelling And swimming still wild And with blue clear water

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Nampa, Idaho
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5 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“Lil of everything”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 12, 2012

Whether it was relaxing under the mangroves,body surfing, snorkeling or hiking...everyone in the family enjoyed this beach

Visited August 2012
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Lund, Sweden
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11 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
“The way a vacation beach should be”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 7, 2012

Half-moon Bay is a nice beach with no hotels and bars on the beach. We spent two days there and we were almost alone on the beach both times. The kids had a blast in the water and the not too big waves. There are no parasols or palm trees for shade, but there are some bushes where you can seek shade. Bring some food and drinks to this beautiful beach and enjoy the day away from the tourist crowd.

Visited February 2012
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