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“Amazing Beach”
5 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.
Orange County CA
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55 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
“Amazing Beach”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 5, 2009

Beautiful views and scenery. If you go before sunset the waves crash against the rocks to the left end of the beach and it makes for some great pictures. Most people are gone by that time of day as well so we had the entire beach to ourselves.

3 Thank topaz309
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“paradise, never forgotton”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 20, 2009

We got married by the beach here in August 1995 and spent a blissful 3 weeks. A month later the resort was damaged by a hurricane and has never been repaired. A great shame that either it cannot be rebuilt or removed as I doubt there can be a setting to rival it! It is totally stunning and if in Antigua it's a must for a visit - but I do remember it being a long drive!

10 Thank jan7474
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47 reviews
23 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
“Definitely the most exciting, non-developed beach I've been to.”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 8, 2009

Half Moon Bay is as described--a huge half moon of a beach with huge waves at one end and quiet waters at the other. The waves never stopped, but were always just right for riding. A walk along the entire length of the beach is a must. Even though one end is rocky and the water so rough you will get splashed, you must see the colors of the rock and the vistas of the beach as it extends along the island. This is a totally undeveloped beach area, so bring everything you want with you, especially suncreen and water. There is good shade from trees around the edges of the beach. Don't come here if you are looking to be entertained--this is nature at its best and delightfully uncrowded. Plan to spend the whole day and take lots of pictures!

10 Thank OneTravelerColorado
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5 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 18, 2009

it is little bit expensive if you cruising and you want to go there !! 68 $ round trip
but what we do is simple, we find some friend on the boat, so we were
4 sharing a taxi ofr a day, we pay 100 $$ us for all day long and we can go everywhere we
want on the island !! so actually it cost 25 $$ per person !! !! BUt half moon bay
when we were there, we were 8 persons incluning us on the beach !!
water is very blue, sand is very soft and white !!
you should go there...but if you have less budget, go to JOLLY BEACH
is not so far from the cruise but the beach is full of person and it is very nice
sea doo for 40 $$us for 30 minutes !!! was very nice !!!

7 Thank alex_1981a
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Atlanta, Georgia
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28 reviews
19 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
“Secluded and Beautiful”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 17, 2009

We asked locals where they recommend us to go while we had our rental car, everyone said Half Moon Bay. We drove to the southside of the island and we were not disappointed. We were the only ones there, the water was crystal clear, and the sand was soft and warm. After driving around the island, this is def. one of the best beaches on Antigua!

5 Thank aurora327
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