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Galleon Beach

Freeman's Bay, English Harbour, Antigua
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“beach bar” (15 reviews)
“water taxi” (11 reviews)
“nice beach” (10 reviews)
Freeman's Bay, English Harbour, Antigua
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Reviewed 31 May 2017

The beach is very quiet good for snorkelling and swimming. The little restaurant on the beach’s corner (Inn At English Harbour Hotel) is offering very good food and wine selection – you would not be disappointed! Also you could have a nice trip to English...More

Thank Julia R
Reviewed 23 May 2017 via mobile

For me this is a great spot for sundowners at sunset; quaint little bar, relaxed vibe, lovely sandy beach, clear waters to easily spot the fish & see turtles if you're lucky! Rent sun beds there which are fine, take your own towels & just...More

Thank Rochelle M
Reviewed 15 May 2017

This really is a stunning beach best reached by water taxi at $20EC return each, but the water is cold compared to other beaches, more turtle grass and not as sandy underfoot. Sunbeds are $30EC for two so not a cheap option. The fact it...More

Thank Renee194
Reviewed 15 May 2017

I came here for a little bit with my b/f while perusing the island. we did not get to go in the water but if I come back to Antigua, I am definitely swimming/snorkeling here. it seemed like a really good spot. There is barely...More

Thank tracyrocks
Reviewed 8 May 2017 via mobile

We enjoyed watching boat vie for good anchorage after Race Week composition. The beach bar was a great spot for drinks and meeting locals or sailors.

Thank Saylor2017
Reviewed 4 May 2017

Had a great time on this beach. Hired 2 canoes from The Cheeky Marlin to go and look at the Pillars of Hercules. Then had a relaxing time on the beach enjoying delicious rum punch, piña colada and tasty bbq dishes. All combined with relaxing...More

Thank Costyn v
Reviewed 30 April 2017

The beach is fine - adjacent to our hotel and attracts boaties and a few locals. The only place to get any refreshment was a shabby chic beach shack called the Cheeky Marlin. Cheeky was right in terms of prices - £20 for a basic...More

Thank druceym2016
Reviewed 19 April 2017

Enough shade, loungers to hire, good value bar right on the beach, calm waters and view of super yachts - what more can you want? Nice beach and sun fitted as standard.

Thank EatalotGobbo
Reviewed 3 April 2017 via mobile

Most of the beaches in Antigua are in the western / south western coast. (Caribbean Sea ....& beautiful !). But if you're spending the day / staying on eastern (SE) side, its Atlantic Ocean. So can be huge crashing waves (ex. @ beautiful Half Moon...More

Reviewed 1 April 2017

The perfect Caribbean beach, with well-placed palm trees to shelter under. Unfortunately a bunch of rude Italians stole our place whilst we were swimming, but we just moved elsewhere to keep our cool. Water is silky smooth and warm and a wonderful turquoise colour. There's...More

Thank Nicola P
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Heather J
11 March 2015|
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Response from AidenAbet | Reviewed this property |
Yes, you can reach the beach by taxi from St. John's, the main cruise port on the island. The journey takes about 30 -40 minutes dependent on traffic conditions. The road to the beach is narrow. An alternative is to get a... More