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Runaway Beach

Northwest Coast, Antigua
+1 268-770-9174
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I wouldn't stop off here, head a further 5 mins round the corner to Dickensen's Bay

We had the choice between Runaway Beach and Dickensen's Bay and personally, the difference between... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Burgess Hill, United Kingdom
Runaway Beach

this beach was very quiet, and looking "at" the beach, it's beautiful. However, the smell there was... read more

Reviewed 22 May 2017
Anne-Karine G
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  • Average9%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
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Northwest Coast, Antigua
+1 268-770-9174

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Reviewed 5 days ago

We had the choice between Runaway Beach and Dickensen's Bay and personally, the difference between the 2 of them left no comparison and Dickensen's Bay is the winner!

Thank emmakelly496
Reviewed 22 May 2017

this beach was very quiet, and looking "at" the beach, it's beautiful. However, the smell there was pretty bad. We did not use the beachbar at all, which was pretty empty. The staff never came to ask if we needed anything. the chairs were not...More

1  Thank Anne-Karine G
Reviewed 18 April 2017

We loved the Runaway Beach by the Mystic Bar in Antigua. Lots of shade and could rent two lounges and beach umbrella for $20. The people were very friendly and the bar had a nice rest room, shower and changing room. A bonus was a...More

2  Thank balmybreeze552
Reviewed 16 April 2017

This is a nice beach when quiet with Mystic Bar at the Southern end. However, when Cruise Ships are in this is one of their standard "tours" to the beach so it gets quite busy, particularly near the bar (Antigua now gets upon to 3...More

1  Thank Richie R
Reviewed 6 February 2017

Spent a nice day at the Mystic Bar, we have spent a few holidays at Runaway Bay and although this bar was at the other end of the bay it was great to be back there. Staff were very friendly. We came on a trip...More

1  Thank patricia w
Reviewed 27 December 2016

After reading the reviews yesterday I decided to give this Beach a try. SInce there were no buses running because of the holiday, I had to take a taxi from the ship's port for $12 for one person one way for a 10 minute ride....More

1  Thank mjmoore1953
Reviewed 24 December 2016 via mobile

Great beach, friendly staff, bar service is good, wifi available for $1, slow but works well Ordered the Mahi Mahi it was great

1  Thank Brent H
Reviewed 21 December 2016

We visited this beach on a trip from our Cruise Ship which was moored in St Johns. I am a little confused by reviews saying that it was walkeable from St Johns. It was about a twenty minute drive and the price paid for our...More

2  Thank Arthur_Tash
Reviewed 19 August 2016

Antigua has over three hundred beaches we found this one ideal not crowded like some. It is a delightful place to visit. It also has a nice bar handy. Just a short trip from the port. give it a try.

3  Thank keirta
Reviewed 27 July 2016

Took a taxi for a day out from the cruise port at $24. Arrived at a run down bar that were hiring chairs at $20 and another $10 for an umbrella which was so insubstantial it turned inside out whenever the wind blew. Mystic bar...More

Thank jenandrich
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Kaitlyn B
26 March 2017|
Response from Brent H | Reviewed this property |
We just went to the beach, did not notice any foul smells Hope this helps