Turners Beach


This buzzing beach is anchored by an open-deck restaurant-bar, and has beach-chair, umbrella and water-sports rentals and souvenir stalls. If you seek peace and quiet, avoid it on cruise-ship days: it can get busy.

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Nearby Antigua attractions

1. Darkwood Beach

0.81 MILES

This road-adjacent swath of beige sand makes for a convenient swimming and snorkeling spot. The eponymous cafe here has a shower (US$1), changing rooms…

2. Ffryes Beach


This long, sea-grape-shaded sandy ribbon has barbecue facilities, showers and toilets, and is popular with local families on weekends. Grab a cocktail in…

3. Valley Church Beach

1.94 MILES

This pretty palm-lined beach has calm, shallow aquamarine waters and powdery white sand. It's a popular excursion for cruise-ship guests, for whom water…

4. Mt Obama

2.71 MILES

Antigua's 'Everest' rises a modest 1319ft in the island's southwestern corner as part of the Shekerley mountain range. Known as Boggy Peak until 2009 (Mt…

5. Morris Bay Beach

3.19 MILES

Hemmed in by coconut palms, Morris Bay is locally beloved for its calm waters and stretches all the way to the posh Curtain Bluff Resort, which has water…

6. Hermitage Bay

3.87 MILES

This dreamy secluded arc punctuates the end of a 2½-mile-long road (the last two are graded dirt road). Wave-tossed shells litter the white sand that…

7. Wallings Dam & Reservoir

4.31 MILES

Built by the British around 1900, this Victorian-style dam originally created a reservoir holding 13 million gallons of water and supplied it to…

8. Rendezvous Bay


After a 90-minute walk through the rainforest (or by a far shorter stony path from Springhill Riding Stables in Falmouth) you'll arrive at one of Antigua…