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An excellent beach for snorkelling and beachcombing.
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All reviews bucket of beer bar restaurant taxi driver beautiful white sand cruise ships in port small reef calm waters few hours hired a car rent chairs low season changing facilities sandy bottom galley bay warm water an umbrella half moon bay
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Reviewed 2 days ago

After arriving at the port on our cruise ship I asked a few locals to recommend a beach where the locals go. So no mass of passengers. This hit the nail on the head a 15 min drive from the port and a relaxing beach...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank 773Neil
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great Beach with beautiful sand and a water park to keep the kids bouncing! On the sheltered west coast of Antigua

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank sailcork
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Last year when I was in Antigua I was exploring all the island and (almost) all the beaches and Darkwood Beach was my favorite. This year I spent another week in Antigua and I enjoyed “my beach “ several times. I like this beach the...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank 706didav
Reviewed 5 November 2018

Lovely beach, kept spotless by the elegant, charming and exclusive resort at Galley Bay. The water can be lively on occasions so not always the ideal for sea based activities but the beach is glorious.

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank TeganThomas
Reviewed 30 September 2018

As a solo female traveler, I traveled to a few beaches with other female travelers to Darkwood Beach, Jolly Beach, Deep Bay Beach and other points in town. We had the pleasure of meeting an amazing cab driver that wanted to show us around and...More

Date of experience: September 2018
5  Thank _anastasiakalmykov
Reviewed 16 September 2018 via mobile

Bucket of beers/sodas and chair rental deal was awesome. Beach was amazing!!!! We only had couple of hours to spend, but next visit we will plan a whole day.... This Beach is a must do!!!

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank travelgalusa
Reviewed 8 September 2018

Is this place for you? There are so many beaches in Antigua, is this one for you? First, I must say that we were there in August the low season (even some hotels are closed during this time of the year) and no cruise ship...More

Date of experience: August 2018
3  Thank JLC-mtl2015
Reviewed 8 September 2018

White sandy beach with warm Caribbean Sea. What more could you ask for? Friendly locals and staff and brilliant inflatable course. Never laughed so much. Make sure you get the price for the inflatables in US dollars as when we enquired we were quoted in...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Bummuffin
Reviewed 30 August 2018

This was just the greatest time spent in warm Caribbean waters and white sand beaches! Local people are happy to meet you! The sea is a paradise for swimmers...

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank dramenard
Reviewed 24 August 2018 via mobile

Fantastic beach been there many times and a great beach with turquoise waters and shells. This year there is a new aqua park which is great fun for all ages

Date of experience: August 2018
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20 July 2018|
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Response from Karon B | Reviewed this property |
I think we paid $20 for 2 lounges a brolly and a bucket of beer.
10 July 2018|
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Response from Karon B | Reviewed this property |
We got a taxi and got a group of people to share then arranged a mutual time to be picked up.
Joe G
14 May 2018|
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Response from Karon B | Reviewed this property |
Yes toilets and a shower also excellent food.