Darkwood Beach, Antigua

4.8
#2 of 19 in Beaches in Antigua and Barbuda
Unwind away from the crowds at Darkwood Beach, an Antiguan beach that offers great snorkeling and a secluded retreat. Turquoise clear waters and a small reef close to the shore provide an excellent spot for beginners to practice their snorkeling or swim in calm waters. A long stretch of white crystal sands is interrupted only by a beach bar, which rents snorkeling equipment, as well as serving refreshing snacks and offering restrooms. If you’ve got the kids with you, then the inflatable aquatic playground often set up in the bay will keep them entertained for hours, while you enjoy a cold drink and some peace and quiet. Make Darkwood Beach part of your personalized Saint Mary's itinerary using our Saint Mary's trip maker website .
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  • We went here to enjoy the sunset and we loved it ! The beach is lovely. Not too crowded, clean, at least by the time we visited this place.The water is crystal clear and the wave is not too big. Perfe...  more »
  • We rented a car to get here and it was wroth the trek. The beach was nice and clean not as busy as the others. I would say it was one of the better beaches in Antigua. There was only 1 stall that sell...  more »
  • In nine days In Antigua I visited a lot of beachec (I rented a car), but this is my favorite. Beautiful sandy beach and one of the rare beaches without hotel guests. There’s no hotels along this beach...  more »
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  • About perfect spot. Can park within feet of the beach. Great sand, water does get deep a few feet in but then not too bad.
  • Lovely beach. Clear water. Good snorkelling in the reef. Quiet during the week. Restaurant at the south end of the beach (left when facing the water).
  • Perfect beach to relax, lovely family
  • Fantastic beach with resturant

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