Best beaches on the island

Antigua is said to have 365 beaches, one for every day of the year, and so the question of which beach, on which day is the best choice! Exploring on your own the Islands incredible beaches is the best way to sample as many as you like. While locals are reluctant to share their personal favourites, all beaches are open to the public so with a map and a companion- you can enjoy finding your own beach paradise.

  DICKENSON BAY   While all Antigua beaches are open to the public, some are dominated by hotels ...  More    

DICKENSON BAY

While all Antigua beaches are open to the public, some are dominated by hotels ... More

 

  HERMITAGE BAY   This is an undisturbed beach, perhaps due to its rough entrance…An off road type...  More    

HERMITAGE BAY

This is an undisturbed beach, perhaps due to its rough entrance…An off road type... More

 

  CARLISLE BAR BEACH   For a beautiful view beneath the waters as well as above, Carlisle Bay beach near...  More    

CARLISLE BAR BEACH

For a beautiful view beneath the waters as well as above, Carlisle Bay beach near... More

 

  CRAB HILL BEACH   If you’re feeling the heat of the Antigua weather, Crab Hill beach is cooled by gentle winds, and offers a great venue for topping up your...  More    

CRAB HILL BEACH

If you’re feeling the heat of the Antigua weather, Crab Hill beach is cooled by gentle winds, and offers a great venue for topping up your... More

 

  DARKWOOD BEACH   Crystal blue waters, great snorkelling and gentle breezes makes Darkwood...  More    

DARKWOOD BEACH

Crystal blue waters, great snorkelling and gentle breezes makes Darkwood... More

 

  GALLEY BAY BEACH   If your visit is well timed (and you are lucky!) you could witness the hatching of sea...  More    

GALLEY BAY BEACH

If your visit is well timed (and you are lucky!) you could witness the hatching of sea... More

 

  JABBERWOCK BEACH   This mile-long strip of soft white sand located on the north-eastern coast is...  More

JABBERWOCK BEACH

This mile-long strip of soft white sand located on the north-eastern coast is... More

  FORT BAY BEACH   Popular with locals and visitors, Fort Bay is a beach where you’ll likely find a...  More    

FORT BAY BEACH

Popular with locals and visitors, Fort Bay is a beach where you’ll likely find a... More

 

  HALF MOON BAY BEACH   On the South East of Antigua, around a 5 minute drive from Freetown village...  More    

HALF MOON BAY BEACH

On the South East of Antigua, around a 5 minute drive from Freetown village... More

 

  TURNERS BEACH   Turner's Beach on the south west coast, is cooled by gentle winds. This is a...  More

TURNERS BEACH

Turner's Beach on the south west coast, is cooled by gentle winds. This is a... More

  FRYES BEACH   Fryes beach is located at Fryes point on the west coast and features fine white...  More    

FRYES BEACH

Fryes beach is located at Fryes point on the west coast and features fine white... More

 

  GREEN ISLAND   Just off the east cost of Antigua, Green Island is an uninhabited island...  More    

GREEN ISLAND

Just off the east cost of Antigua, Green Island is an uninhabited island... More

 

  JOLLY BEACH   Jolly beach is a magnificent mile-long stretch of white sand, warm Caribbean...  More

JOLLY BEACH

Jolly beach is a magnificent mile-long stretch of white sand, warm Caribbean... More

  LONG BAY BEACH   Like many Antigua beaches, Long Bay beach has fine white sand and crystal blue waters making it a great place for snorkelling or just...  More    

LONG BAY BEACH

Like many Antigua beaches, Long Bay beach has fine white sand and crystal blue waters making it a great place for snorkelling or just... More

 

  PIGEON’S POINT BEACH   Pigeon's Point beach is a favourite spot for locals and visitors alike, and is great...  More

PIGEON’S POINT BEACH

Pigeon's Point beach is a favourite spot for locals and visitors alike, and is great... More

  RUNAWAY BEACH   There is something romantic about the name of runaway beach, and the popularity...  More

RUNAWAY BEACH

There is something romantic about the name of runaway beach, and the popularity... More

  VALLEY CHURCH BEACH   A truly beautiful spot; think soft white sand, warm, calm waters and local fishing...  More

VALLEY CHURCH BEACH

A truly beautiful spot; think soft white sand, warm, calm waters and local fishing... More