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Darkwood Beach, Antigua

(4.5/5 based on 280+ reviews on the web)
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. Take a look at our St. John's itinerary maker to schedule your visit to Darkwood Beach and learn about what else to see and do during your holiday.
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  • We arrived before the cruise ships and had the beach to ourselves for the first hour. Dixie the beach guy - who has the patience of a saint -sorted us out with a prime spot on the beach. Within an hou...  more »
  • The bar & grill is everything! The drinks are strong, food is fresh & bread pudding with ice cream is magnifique. Bring your own towels or you'll pay $10 to rent 1. There are many fish and chairs - re...  more »
  • Wild waves, right westerly direction in the evening, good beach bar. Not wild and origin - but very nice  more »