The lovely Half Moon Bay is located in
the south eastern corner of Antigua. The pink sand stretches
for almost a mile around the curved bay and it is reputably
one of Antigua's finest beaches. The Atlantic surf is
restrained by a coral reef which allows snorkeling close to
the beach and beyond the reef windsurfers play in the
Nearly always fairly quiet,
you can find a peaceful spot away from the crowds with a
cooling breeze. There are more sheltered beaches in Antigua;
however, for the combination of tranquillity and the natural
setting, it would be hard to beat Half Moon Bay.
The Editor understands that since our visit to Half Moon Bay
the hotel on the beach has been destroyed by a hurricane.
When, or if, it will be rebuilt is not known.