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Galley Bay | North west of the island, on the peninsula of Five Islands, St. John's, Antigua
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 31 January 2017

We recently returned from Galley Bay resort on Galley Beach and had an amazing time on a incredible beautiful beach. We've traveled 3-4 times a year for several years, mainly in the Caribbean, and my husband thought it was the favorite beach of all times....More

14  Thank sunmama09
Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed 19 February 2015

All beaches are public property in Antigua but land owners build right up to the beach making access difficult. Galley Bay beach resort has completely taken over this beach with bedrooms right up to the sand. The hotel grounds are patrolled by several large females...More

24  Thank SootyCumbriaEngland
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Galley Bay beach is pretty to look at, but the waves make it difficult to swim. Not one of the best beaches on Antigua and really not good for swimming.

Thank Jill C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A stunning beach with beautiful water. Can be rough at times but just look for a clear way into the water

Thank fatwineguy
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Galley is far from a 4-5 star resort, more like a high class campground. Service is terrible, rooms.

Thank telawson52
Reviewed 19 September 2018

Enjoyed multiple walks along this beach as well as drinks at the boardwalk Rum Shack. The view is wonderful and the beach is always clean.

1  Thank NewarkScubaDiver
Reviewed 17 September 2018 via mobile

A very nice place to stay is the best hotel o have ever stayed at. The food fantastica well well job well done their.

1  Thank noah45678
Reviewed 27 August 2018

Galley Bay Beach was beautiful although the public access point was a bit tricky to find. If you miss it just keep driving up and up and up and you will come to some rocks that block the road, park in the grassy area off...More

1  Thank MyislandsTours
Reviewed 6 August 2018

Antigua has 365 different beaches and they are all open to the public. After reading reviews, my wife and I chose Galley Bay Beach. It didn't look like we were going to be able to get in to it, but our taxi driver talked to...More

2  Thank Ed M
Reviewed 26 June 2018

nice beach to visit if you are sick of sitting around. Went out to get get out of the property, Have to make it.

1  Thank J p
Reviewed 9 April 2018

couple of places had some coral that made it rough on the feet but the water is amazing. Loved every minute there

Thank Ken M
Reviewed 21 February 2018

Nice sand! Cleaned regularly and Galley Bay has Security Guards posted. Sandy bottom ocean floor. May see a movie star strutting along the beach!

2  Thank maaavelousman
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21 October 2018|
Response from NewarkScubaDiver | Reviewed this property |
The rooms are all single storey. To explain, some units have one room on the ground level and another room above it. Nevertheless, they do have single storey, single rooms - they are more expensive but very enjoyable.
4 July 2017|
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Response from girgo | Reviewed this property |
there is literally nothing except vendors hiding in the bush and once they see human life they come out and try to sell you whatever they have. Hope that helps