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Paynes Bay Beach

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  • Average7%
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Places to snorkel and swim. Just watch out for the 'shelf' of loose shingle pushed up by the tide which can make it tricky to get in and out until you master the technique!

Thank EssexMabes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I went all around the island and decided this was the best beach I've been for swimming. Clear blue water, perfect sands, palm trees, nice and quiet beach. Beach chairs are available. Only down side was loud catamaran cruises which stayed there for a little...More

Thank Giz_ogc
Reviewed 17 June 2017 via mobile

I visited with some friends and some beers in the evening time and the water was crystal clear and the aura very chilled since there were very few visitors (week day) Only disappointment was very little natural shade but umbrellas we available for rental.

Thank theoxora
Reviewed 7 June 2017 via mobile

What a nice little beach. We parked at the Paynes Bay Pentecostal church for a donation and walked across the street, down a public path. Nothing negative about this place other than a few overly aggressive vendors. A simple "no thank you" should do. Some...More

1  Thank Keith H
Reviewed 3 June 2017

We took a morning out towards the last day of our holiday to visit Paynes Beach. I wish we would have gone there sooner I would have gone every day to see this beautiful beach. The water is so green and against the white sand...More

1  Thank Tabs Q
Reviewed 30 May 2017

At low tide there may be 40' of beach, 25' at high tide. The sand is as soft as Steamboat powder and not at all hot on your feet in May. You can walk north on the beach for a mile or two which I...More

Thank Geary B
Reviewed 16 May 2017

lovely people , super beaches, great hotel, quite expensive and very hot and humid, we had a really good holiday.

Thank kathleen s
Reviewed 14 May 2017

Unfortunately, the cruise ships visit this beach quite often and there are now quite a few apartment blocks there which often makes this lovely beach quite crowded.

Thank jeangenieLondon
Reviewed 14 May 2017

We stayed at The House. THe beach was soft white sand and it felt very safe. When we were there thre was stones in the shallows which made getting in and out of the sea a bit difficult for soft-footed business people arriving straight from...More

1  Thank Jo T
Reviewed 30 April 2017 via mobile

We spent 3 weeks walking Payne's Bay Beach and we were never disappointed..Beach is a buzz with lots of activity and fun to watch. With an on shore breeze, the seas are normally very calm but a nice breeze. There's a constant parade of catamarans,...More

2  Thank JOHN W
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29 June 2017|
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Response from Tony C | Reviewed this property |
10 mins in a taxi
12 March 2017|
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Response from Jules C | Reviewed this property |
Personally yes I would prefer
4 February 2017|
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Response from Geechi56 | Reviewed this property |
Lock them in your car.