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Runaway Beach

Northwest Coast, Antigua
+1 268-770-9174
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Good place for a beach chill-out for a few hours

We visited this beach on a trip from our Cruise Ship which was moored in St Johns. I am a little... read more

Reviewed 21 December 2016
Arthur_Tash
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Hampshire, United Kingdom
You try it you go back

Antigua has over three hundred beaches we found this one ideal not crowded like some. It is a... read more

Reviewed 19 August 2016
keirta
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Manchester
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  • Average11%
  • Poor5%
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“cruise ship” (8 reviews)
“an umbrella” (4 reviews)
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Northwest Coast, Antigua
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+1 268-770-9174

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Reviewed 21 December 2016

We visited this beach on a trip from our Cruise Ship which was moored in St Johns. I am a little confused by reviews saying that it was walkeable from St Johns. It was about a twenty minute drive and the price paid for our...More

3  Thank Arthur_Tash
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Reviewed 19 August 2016

Antigua has over three hundred beaches we found this one ideal not crowded like some. It is a delightful place to visit. It also has a nice bar handy. Just a short trip from the port. give it a try.

4  Thank keirta
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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Reviewed 16 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
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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
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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
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Kaitlyn B
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We just went to the beach, did not notice any foul smells Hope this helps
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