Paynes Bay Beach, Paynes Bay

4.2
#1 of 8 in Parks in Saint James Parish
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. To visit Paynes Bay Beach on your holiday in Saint James Parish, and find out what else Saint James Parish has to offer, use our Saint James Parish journey planner.
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  • Clean water, plenty of space and no crowds! Excellent! Literally just across the road from where we stayed and we visited often. Parking and access is easy.  more »
  • We love this beach. Safe for the children who love to snorkel out to swim with the turtles which were there every day of our 2019 holiday. Unfortunately, the turtles didn’t make an appearance for us a...  more »
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  • Clear water and amazing white sand. Sea was the calmest out of all the beaches. Would get 5 stars if it wasn’t for the booze boats that rocked up for an hour disturbing the peace, haha I sound like an old man but the chilled vibes were rattled for a bit. Soon as the did one, it was back to tranquility. If you walk to the far end (right side facing sea) there’s a lady hiring out sun loungers who is awesome to talk to. She bosses about all the men who carry about the tables and parasols for her. Rihanna’s house is on the corner or just around it.
  • Lovely safe beach
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