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Paynes Bay Beach

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Address: Barbados
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US$ 86.99*
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Lunch and Snorkel Sail in Barbados
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Simply Beautiful

This beach was just across the road from the Beach View apartment where we stayed in August 2016. The beach was had lovely clean sand and the sea was just a few steps away, with... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 16 September 2016
Catherine B

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 September 2016

This beach was just across the road from the Beach View apartment where we stayed in August 2016. The beach was had lovely clean sand and the sea was just a few steps away, with inviting, clear, blue waters. There weren't many people there and it was just so peaceful.

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Charleston, South Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 August 2016

Paynes Bay Beach is easy to get to, near bus stops, food, fresh fish for cooking, roti and gas station.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 August 2016

Used local services for chairs and umbrellas; limited snacks, bring your own, gets noisy when the tourist boats arrive, including The Jolly Rodger!!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016

White sand, warm sea. Great for snorkelling as good sea life. Sheltered bay Downside jet ski's. Dangerous would ban if I could

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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 August 2016 via mobile

Tamarind Barbados, Ticks all my Boxes, weather Brill,Hotel Fab, Staff Service Excellent,It's just Paradise,Swimming really Good, Endless water activities, plus all local diving at so many different sights magnificent,Eating out can be expensive but you don't get treated like it anywhere that I have been to that can equal St James, Barbados⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ ⭐️⭐️

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 August 2016

beach at paynes bay is beautifull the sand its so soft and there is a small bar on beach that my husband said was good

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 August 2016

We visited for a day (cruise) and ended up in Paynes Bay per our taxi driver's recommendation. It wasn't my favorite spot of the trip, but we did have an awesome experience of swimming with sea turtles. The beach section where we were taken was a bit small. There were lots of hotels on the beach with chairs and umbrellas... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 August 2016

This Beach was located directly across the street from our condo, it was very clean and offer various water sports.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 July 2016

We stayed at the Beach View which is across the street from the beach at Paynes Bay. This beach is used by both locals and tourists and has a fish market located on it. We walked the beach nearly every day but did not do a lot of swimming on it because of the fact there was not a roped... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 July 2016

A quiet beach when we visited on several occasions, but it was still possible to rent a jet ski. The beach is rocky with sharp edges, and sea urchins, so some sort of footwear is recommended.

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