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Runaway Beach

Northwest Coast, Antigua
+1 268-770-9174
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Beautiful Beach spoilt by Mystic Bar

Took a taxi for a day out from the cruise port at $24. Arrived at a run down bar that were hiring... read more

Reviewed 27 July 2016
Kidderminster, United Kingdom
Great beach and bar

Walked to the beach and Mystic bar from our cruise ship. Had a great day. Beach, bar food and... read more

Reviewed 3 July 2016
Sunderland, United Kingdom
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  • Average10%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
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Northwest Coast, Antigua

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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

1  Thank jenandrich
Reviewed 3 July 2016

Walked to the beach and Mystic bar from our cruise ship. Had a great day. Beach, bar food and relaxation. The staff and service was excellent. We will be returning.

6  Thank nostir
Reviewed 21 May 2016

Went to Runaway beach on Antigua to avoid the big crowds that other beaches have. This is a lovely man made lagoon with clear blue water. Very quiet with chairs/umbrellas you can rent for $15. Restaurant with friendly staff to greet you. If you wish...More

2  Thank Kyle O
Reviewed 1 May 2016

We were very happy with our excursion to Runaway Beach... 1. the beach is relativly isolated...not too many buidings nearby. 2. The sand is nice quality 3. The beach chairs are not crowded together...everyone has some breathing space. 4. Bathrooms are clean 5. There's no...More

3  Thank Rogerdob
Reviewed 30 April 2016

I wasn't sure where I wanted to go but knew that I wanted to go to the beach! Myself and my family member took a taxi ride to Runaway Beach! It was not crowded! The water was beautiful and calm. The locals were very friendly....More

1  Thank Challi23
Reviewed 15 April 2016 via mobile

We visited ‘Runaway Bay Beach’ on a recent cruise. We got picked up in a bus from the port and had a 20 mins drive through St Johns then onto Runaway Bay. The beach was beautiful with talcum powder soft golden sand and crystal clear...More

1  Thank joshie01
Reviewed 8 April 2016

this is a very popular beach with crowds galore. It is long and great view of the water. You need to rent a umbrella and chairs and must pass the lines of people to get into the water. Beach sand is higher and has dip...More

Thank Gregory L
Reviewed 24 March 2016 via mobile

On a suggestion from another traveler, we went here after a zip-line. This was a nice beach for 90 minutes. Not much available other than a small bar.

Thank emdocmjk
Reviewed 29 February 2016

Went to Runaway beach on Antigua to Lobster Shack, now named Witteys! This is a lovely manmade lagoon with no waves just clear blue water. Very quiet with no rows of sunbeds and a bar and restaurant with lovely helpful staff. We were the only...More

3  Thank sunshineNotts
Reviewed 17 February 2016

30 years ago my wife and I spent our honeymoon at a hotel on Runaway Beach and are going back next year for our anniversary. We stayed at a small hotel with cottages close to the sea but looking at Google Earth we cannot see...More

4  Thank Neville B
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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