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Address: Fort James, St. John's, Antigua

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Convenient Cruise Beach

This beach is only 10 minutes and about $10 via cab from the cruise port. A beach chair set us back $5 and there was a small restaurant service expensive local beers. There was... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
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Sunderland, England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I went to Fort James Beach a couple of times, beautiful views and nice and quiet. I walked up and down the beach around 9 am and the only thing I saw was my own footprints! Plenty of people turned up a bit later but there is plenty of space.

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76 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This beach is only 10 minutes and about $10 via cab from the cruise port. A beach chair set us back $5 and there was a small restaurant service expensive local beers. There was food service on the beach as well (but we didn't stay for the food). The water was calm and beautiful shades of blue. There is a... More 

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Nottingham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

After reviewing on here , made sure i made this a must go. wasn't disappointed. Once off the cruise ship, at St Johns there are plenty of Taxi drivers in orange shirts ready to take you. $14 one way. AND more importantly they come back for you . We allowed ourselves 2 hours. We had to tell him 'yes ,... More 

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Windsor, Canada
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273 reviews
37 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 119 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 January 2017 via mobile

This is a beautiful beach close to the cruise port. There sand is beautiful, plenty of chairs on this public beach, umbrella can be rented for $10 each, there is a restaurant with a bar that you can get a break from the sun or get a cool drink. The best part is that you can get to the beach... More 

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Hampshire, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 November 2016

This beach is called Fort James Beach on map and signs. Quite a long beach for Antigua there are restaurants at both ends, the ones at the North only seem to be open peak season or when cruise ships are in. The southern end has a few smaller restaurants and bars which are open all year including the fabulous "BeachlimerZ"... More 

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Sydney
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105 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 November 2016

A nice beach just a short taxi drive from town. There is a restaurant with showers and toilets adjacent. There are lounges and umbrellas to rent. A short walk along the beach will take you to other bars and a restaurant. The water is refreshing and clean, and the beach area was also very clean.

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Biggleswade, United Kingdom
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117 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 November 2016

A typical Caribbean beach, sun - sand and fun! There is a restaurant where you can buy drinks etc and the younger family members sell trinkets like bracelets, tee-shirts, wraps etc.

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Dublin
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48 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 April 2016

Visited here while on our cruise and as we got off ship a welcome band was playing lovely noisy Caribbean music.

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Olathe, Kansas
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224 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 February 2016

Our driver recommended this quiet beach as a personal favorite and my family and I found it to be very nice. Lots of space and plenty of facilities. There were showers to wash the sand off, bathrooms for a pit stop, and a covered restaurant/bar area with food and drinks and sun protection. Staff at the bar/restaurant were very friendly.... More 

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Hampton, New Hampshire
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204 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 93 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 December 2015

If you ever cruised and stopped in Antigua you have heard a band playing their Steel Pans. I would love to be able to play the dam things. No mater how hard I tried it didn't come out to well. Maybe had something to do with the 152% Rum available on the Island. Enjoy the music there is nothing like... More 

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