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Paynes Bay Beach, Saint James Parish

(4.2/5 based on 380+ reviews on the web)
Swim with the sea turtles at Paynes Bay Beach, an attractive strip of coastline. Rest in the shaded areas or on a rented deckchair, and head out into the water for a cooling swim. Try some sports on the water with a number of catamaran and jet ski rental facilities. Alternatively, head to the south of the beach to find the quieter areas, away from the cruise ship tour groups and noisy recreation. All along the coast, keep your eyes peeled for sea turtles feeding on the ocean floor. Plan to visit Paynes Bay Beach and other customer-reviewed, writer-recommended Saint James Parish attractions using our Saint James Parish tourist route planner.
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  • The beach at Paynes Bay is both beautiful and serene. With calm crystal clear waters of the west coast meeting its soft golden sand. It's a nice quiet beach perfect for relaxation.  more »
  • beautiful and peaceful. not much to do. bring a football, book. just hang out. take in the local food.  more »
  • We stayed a few minutes away from this beach and swam there most days of our 2 week holiday. The sea was quite rough the first week (although nothing compared to the south coast, as we found out) and ...  more »