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Shore Excursion - Antigua Reef Riders Self-Drive Boat and Snorkeling Tour
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An excellent beach for snorkelling and beachcombing.
  • Excellent65%
  • Very good30%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“wave action” (3 reviews)
“smooth sand” (3 reviews)
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Antigua
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"bucket of beer"
in 6 reviews
"wave action"
in 3 reviews
"smooth sand"
in 3 reviews
"bar restaurant"
in 10 reviews
"turquoise water"
in 9 reviews
"taxi driver"
in 11 reviews
"small restaurant"
in 5 reviews
"cruise ships in port"
in 3 reviews
"small reef"
in 5 reviews
"jerk chicken"
in 4 reviews
"hired a car"
in 4 reviews
"changing facilities"
in 3 reviews
"rent chairs"
in 4 reviews
"few hours"
in 7 reviews
"caribbean side"
in 3 reviews
"sandy bottom"
in 3 reviews
"tropical fish"
in 3 reviews
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Beautiful blue water and the restaurant served great and tasty food. The staff was very friendly and the place is peaceful.

Thank thomas l
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We visited this beach on our cruise stop in Antigua. This was our first visit to this Island, so I chose this beach on others reviews. This beach didn’t disappoint. The water was calm, clear, and the sand soft. There are a lot of shells...More

Thank titanfan1
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Antigua has so many beautiful beaches, Darkwood Beach is another beautiful one, a few beach chairs and umbrellas and a cafe/bar. Beautiful turquoise sea, spend a few hours enjoying the water.

Thank aoletsgo
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Reviewed 16 May 2018

We stopped at Darkwood Beach on a tour of the island, and it turned out to be the only redeeming part of the tour. This beach has soft sand, calm, crystal-clear water, and a restaurant for food and drinks. Next time, we will just come...More

Thank Dianne A
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Reviewed 28 April 2018

Spent the day at this beautiful beach, sunbeds and brollies provided and not at all crowded, the restaurant was very good, had a nice meal, lovely staff, the only thing that let it down were the toilets, they real need to be cleaned up and...More

1  Thank Deefox
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Reviewed 18 April 2018

Beach Day Antigua at Darkwood beach, taxi approx 30$ return/cpl, services and washrooms there, beautiful, decent, clean and safe.

Thank Ed W
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Reviewed 8 April 2018

We took a shared taxi from the cruise port which was $8 each. Beautiful white sandy beach with crystal clear sea, 2 sun lounges a bucket of beer and umbrellas available for$20 Changing and toilet facilities which belong to the bar and restaurant. We were...More

2  Thank Karon B
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Reviewed 6 April 2018

Off Antigua's 366 beaches, this has to be the best. Its small, with a simple restaurant serving fresh lobster, burgers, simple drinks and beer. A small but clean bathroom and shower area, can rent 2 chairs, and umbrella and a bucket of beers for $25....More

1  Thank mlynnb
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Reviewed 3 April 2018

Took a shared taxi from the cruise terminal from St Johns $16 dollars per person return. Our taxi driver Beckie asked what time people wanted to return to St Johns at and as promised he arrive back at 12:30pm to pick us up and the...More

2  Thank BigSlimJim
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Reviewed 31 March 2018 via mobile

Snorkeling was off the hook good place to do it saw lots of different fish got drinks from the bar there

Thank mark d
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