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Lovely beach

Dark wood beach was near the port terminal so a taxi ride for 4 of us was quite cheap. Hire brolly... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Derby, United Kingdom
via mobile
Beautiful white beach

Beautiful white sand beach with an ocean full of colours. There is a restaurant and beach... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
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An excellent beach for snorkelling and beachcombing.
  • Excellent67%
  • Very good27%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“smooth sand” (3 reviews)

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Dark wood beach was near the port terminal so a taxi ride for 4 of us was quite cheap. Hire brolly and sun beds. Beach and sea lovely and plenty of shells. A bar there but little else.

Thank Amanda2005book
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Beautiful white sand beach with an ocean full of colours. There is a restaurant and beach facilities which are quite expensive. There is only a single WC that was crowded and not very clean.

1  Thank dvl_eyes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent beach stopped here for a while. Husband had a go at beach fishing . Lots of shells to collect/look at . No good for snorkelling. The water was very cloudy . Most of antiqua the water is cloudy . The best place to snorkel...More

2  Thank julesndavid
Reviewed 17 October 2017

We came in August, which is in the low season, and even though most people at the beach were from the ship it was still pretty empty. We took a tour, and had lunch included in the price, plenty to eat and talk about on...More

Thank Travelfrquently
Reviewed 5 October 2017

Beautiful soft sandy beach, the colour of the water will amaze you, views of Monserratt in the distance. We hired a car, parked up on the side near the beach and went for a quick dip. Even the photos on here do not do it...More

2  Thank daffyduck625
Reviewed 12 September 2017

Visited here Twice, absolutely fantastic beach, great views and a great place to spend the day and watch the sun going down.

Thank alansC5873NW
Reviewed 29 August 2017 via mobile

Amazing camp site nothing too much trouble sanitary facilities best we have seen for a long time lovely owners will definetly be returning and will recommend to all our friends 10 out of 10

Thank Prewelli
Reviewed 24 August 2017

An absolute perfect beach, lots of clean sand, sparkling clear water, not many tourists, in fact very quiet when we were there. Unfortunately we did not come equipped with snorkelling gear and being out of season there was no where to hire. People snorkelling a...More

2  Thank Nunngo
Reviewed 13 August 2017 via mobile

We stayed at sandals and rented a car. This was best beach we found in island. Quiet. But so beautiful

2  Thank jenchuck4997
Reviewed 30 July 2017

We visited in the off season and Darkwood was one of our favorite beaches. It was very quiet - the bar/restaurant was closed for the season, so there were no amenities to speak of. However, there was a lot of wonderful shallow snorkeling, perfect for...More

2  Thank TanyaLW
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7 July 2017|
Response from Louise W | Reviewed this property |
Hi, most of the hotels, including Curtain Bluff, take booking for the tennis courts from non-residents, you may pay more than in lest exclusive resorts!
Danielle F
6 May 2017|
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Response from KimBocaRaton_Florida | Reviewed this property |
I don't know! I only had a lunch and walk there. It was very low key outdoor place.
11 October 2016|
Response from Sarah I | Reviewed this property |
Jolly beach area is the part nearest St. John's that has snorkeling. TBH, dark wood beach isn't the best area for snorkeling around coral.