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Address: northwest coast, Antigua
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1-268-770-9174

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One of my favorite beaches visited during my first trip to the Carribean

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... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 30 April 2016
Challi23
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Arlington, Texas
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Arlington, Texas
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41 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles 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. We were able to buy mixed drinks and rent loungers. Our loungers were placed under... More 

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Fife, United Kingdom
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65 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles 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 sea water. The entry into the water was excellent with no shells or rocks underfoot.... More 

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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 bubbles 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 to water acess. The nest restaurant is extremely crowded, total fiasco to getting seats, ordering... More 

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Saint Louis, Missouri
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4 of 5 bubbles 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.

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Notts
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18 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles 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 sun worshippers on that day and it was perfect - if you want serenity this... More 

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Villa Rica, Georgia
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5 of 5 bubbles 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 anything now. Does anyone remember any such hotel, we would love to find out what... More 

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Stratford upon Avon
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 December 2015 via mobile

Lovely beach and beach bar Good service and when taxi didnt return to take us back to ship one of the bar staff took us back

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3 Thank Anchorfast
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40 reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 November 2015 via mobile

A nice beach, however there is a strong undertow and not the best to swim in. Definitely do not walk there from the pier. Very dangerous neighbourhood. Catch a taxi

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Manchester
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 September 2015

We went to this beach whilst our cruise ship was docked. What a beautiful place, white sandy beach with a beautiful blue sea. Beach chairs and shades where available for $10 but that was nothing. We didn't even get bothered with people selling stuff which made a wonderful change. The people are also lovely, would recommend with out a doubt.

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Atlanta, Georgia
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 June 2015

We visited in June of 2015. While visibly beautiful, the odor of horse droppings is overbearing even though the area for the horses is designated. The restaurant, said to be updated, must have been a total shack before. I would not eat there. We stayed all of 15 minutes before calling the taxi to return for us.

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