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Awesome beach

Stopped for a quick walk as we visited Fort James. This is one of the better beaches that we... read more

Reviewed 9 August 2018
Stoney Creek, Canada
A DAY In the SUN.... Close to Cruise Ship

Was told Fort James beach was as nice as the most popular Fryes Beach (longer cab ride and higher... read more

Reviewed 19 December 2017
Mark F
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Reviewed 9 August 2018

Stopped for a quick walk as we visited Fort James. This is one of the better beaches that we visited on the island. Nice soft sand and you can walk out quite a ways as it's shallow. There wasn't a lot of people as there...More

Thank klein3
Reviewed 22 April 2018

My wife and I like to rent a car and visit as many local beaches as we can while we're here. Some of them are hard to get to, but they're all so perfect. We visited Fort Bay on a Monday and we were literally...More

Thank mancusoracing
Reviewed 5 March 2018

Easily accessible, clean and spacious. It is a lovely place to spend time at. Even including a walk around Fort James, built to protect the harbour. There are enough bars to cater for food and drink, and even at busy times, the area is big...More

Thank Peter C
Reviewed 7 February 2018

a long white beach with plenty of shady areas. Several good bars with facilities, and very safe. One of the best beaches on Antigua.

Thank Malcolm K
Reviewed 29 January 2018

We went there a couple of weeks ago. We walked out of the port, past the shops to the street and grabbed a cab. The driver was Lew and he came back to pick us up at our agreed upon time. It cost $3 per...More

5  Thank Tuesday01
Reviewed 19 December 2017

Was told Fort James beach was as nice as the most popular Fryes Beach (longer cab ride and higher fare) so we tried it. This actually sits on the other side of Fort Bay which is the fort that protected the harbor we just entered....More

6  Thank Mark F
Reviewed 28 November 2017 via mobile

A lovely quiet beach with a small bar/restaurant, stopped here at the end of an island bike tour. Drinks were a bit overpriced but you are on the beach so its expected, food was lovely

1  Thank Stephen C
Reviewed 29 July 2017 via mobile

Great beach 30mins walk from town. Would definitely recommend to anyone. We lived along Fort road for months and never had any problems in Antigua. Exercise common sense as you would living in any country and you will have a great time.

Thank Michael M
Reviewed 23 May 2017

We purchased an excursion to a beach break from the RCCL cruise line. The water was a bit rough the day we visited at the end of March. You have to time your entry and exit of the water as the wave finishes breaking. A...More

Thank Karen P
Reviewed 16 March 2017

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...More

1  Thank Phil R
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bridget l
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Response from SydneyBambam | Reviewed this property |
Yes the drivers are very good. We arranged a return pick up time and the driver was ready and waiting. Good price as well.