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Lovely beach in unique setting

Generally quiet with plenty of space to have some peace and quiet. Spectacular setting, soft sand... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Westerham, United Kingdom
Lunch on a road trip around the island

Stopped here to admire the view and have lunch at the beach bar. Great shrimp wraps, very tasty... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Tony H
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Catch some rays while watching the surf at this beautiful pink sand beach.
  • Excellent64%
  • Very good23%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Generally quiet with plenty of space to have some peace and quiet. Spectacular setting, soft sand and away from the hussle of busier beaches

Thank AlexRowe2000
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stopped here to admire the view and have lunch at the beach bar. Great shrimp wraps, very tasty! Took a while, but worth the wait. Bay looks nice too. Bit too much seaweed for my taste, but quiet and wild, just how I like it!

Thank Tony H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Half Moon Bay is stunning. The local restaurant on the front is fabulous and my favourite place for lunch. Tippi the owner and her husband Avery are a delight and always very welcoming. The food is delicious a range of wraps - chicken, shrimp and...More

2  Thank LondonGipsy
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The view from the top on your way there is gorgeous. The water is rough, but go to the further left that’s a nice area for bathing. Lot of parking space.

Thank Sandra1336
Reviewed 18 October 2017 via mobile

This place is a little jewel. Situated right on one of the prettiest beaches on Antigua, Tippy and Avery serve excellent local cuisine with dollops of charm. Menu scribbled on bar counter: fresh fish, hot dog, grilled lobster. Ask keys for stand-alone loo. What is...More

1  Thank Henry S
Reviewed 14 October 2017 via mobile

This is an untouched beach - stunning location and rustic environment.. the food is delicious, cooked to order, friendly staff and a full bar service.. Shade in the restaurant next to the picturesque beach, an ideal way to spend the afternoon!

Thank Amandina69
Reviewed 3 October 2017

Antigua is not the best place to snorkel and after visiting many of its beaches Half moon bay was near the top of the list. The bay is only about 15 mins from nonsuch bay resort but quite far from other hotels - would be...More

Thank daffyduck625
Reviewed 1 September 2017

Been to this beach more than once it is quite remote, you need a car to come here. There is a small and popular cafe just by the beach with great fish. Reasonable prices And service. The beach is great to walk on although no...More

1  Thank Rosemary T
Reviewed 1 September 2017 via mobile

Clearly a beautiful beach, but choked by seaweed. Slight smell of rotting vegetation everywhere. Two lonely bars with no customers. There appeared to be some seaweed free sand at the far side of the beach, but it didn't seem worth the walk in the very...More

1  Thank Richard P
Reviewed 1 August 2017 via mobile

I would highly recommend a visit to Half Moon Bay. This is not like one of the West Coast beaches. The water is rougher because it is on the Atlantic side so great for body surfing. Maybe take a picnic and get some shade under...More

2  Thank nicksimpson61
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6 November 2016|
AnswerShow all 5 answers
Response from Sylvia H |
There is Smiling Harrys along the road, but we went to the Beach Bum Shack overlooking the bay a couple of weeks ago. Absolutely excellent. Can recommend the grilled chicken strips.
26 July 2015|
Response from SammyD47 |
Oops, posted ? in wrong spot...

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