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Paynes Bay Beach, Saint James Parish
(4.1/5 based on 360+ 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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  • This is a lovely beach, very Sandy and lovely clear water for swimming. There are sun beds and brollies to rent 
  • Rewarding beach. Walk over shallow surf, slightly sloping. Beautiful scenery and Caribbean feeling.
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  • As great fans of beach walking, this is one of our favourite and usually daily walks. Stop and chat to the fishermen or just stroll and enjoy the wonder of the Caribbean