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OK Beach with lots of locals trying to sell

We purchased an excursion to a beach break from the RCCL cruise line. The water was a bit rough... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Karen P
McDonough, Georgia
Brilliant beach

I went to Fort James Beach a couple of times, beautiful views and nice and quiet. I walked up and... read more

Reviewed 15 March 2017
Phil R
Sunderland, England, United Kingdom
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Fort James, St. John's, Antigua

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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 15 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

Thank Phil R
Reviewed 11 March 2017

This beach is only 10 minutes and about $10 via cab from the cruise port. A beach chair set us back $5 and there was a small restaurant service expensive local beers. There was food service on the beach as well (but we didn't stay...More

1  Thank PRFamilyVacations
Reviewed 27 February 2017

After reviewing on here , made sure i made this a must go. wasn't disappointed. Once off the cruise ship, at St Johns there are plenty of Taxi drivers in orange shirts ready to take you. $14 one way. AND more importantly they come back...More

Thank amanda g
Reviewed 10 January 2017 via mobile

This is a beautiful beach close to the cruise port. There sand is beautiful, plenty of chairs on this public beach, umbrella can be rented for $10 each, there is a restaurant with a bar that you can get a break from the sun or...More

1  Thank Ken F
Reviewed 26 November 2016

This beach is called Fort James Beach on map and signs. Quite a long beach for Antigua there are restaurants at both ends, the ones at the North only seem to be open peak season or when cruise ships are in. The southern end has...More

1  Thank TitaniumMonkey
Reviewed 21 November 2016

A nice beach just a short taxi drive from town. There is a restaurant with showers and toilets adjacent. There are lounges and umbrellas to rent. A short walk along the beach will take you to other bars and a restaurant. The water is refreshing...More

Thank SydneyBambam
Reviewed 14 November 2016

A typical Caribbean beach, sun - sand and fun! There is a restaurant where you can buy drinks etc and the younger family members sell trinkets like bracelets, tee-shirts, wraps etc.

Thank John E
Reviewed 5 April 2016

Visited here while on our cruise and as we got off ship a welcome band was playing lovely noisy Caribbean music.

Thank Eileen G
Reviewed 3 February 2016

Our driver recommended this quiet beach as a personal favorite and my family and I found it to be very nice. Lots of space and plenty of facilities. There were showers to wash the sand off, bathrooms for a pit stop, and a covered restaurant/bar...More

Thank RyanP_KC
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bridget l
Can you trust getting a cab at the cruise port? I am traveling with 9 total people who just want a beach day but don't want a big hassle to get cabs
11 January 2017|
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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.