Darkwood Beach, Antigua

4.5
#3 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. 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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  • August 12, 2017
    We stayed at sandals and rented a car. This was best beach we found in island. Quiet. But so beautiful  more »
  • August 11, 2017
    One of the most beautiful beaches in antigua ... water from beautiful colors ... tranquility and relaxation are the words d order in this beach!
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  • July 30, 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 ...  more »

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