Cemetery Beach

Lined with palm trees and containing a few residences, this infrequently traveled spot makes for a pleasant afternoon in the sun on the beautiful Man-O-War Cay.

Located near the middle of the island of Man of War Cay, Cemetery Beach is on the South East edge of the island, You might think about stopping by even if you aren't staying very close. Although there are a lot of choices to be made on vacation, choosing the right beach can make all the difference. You will find that beaches like Cemetery Beach are some of the best options in the Bahamas.

How to Access The Beach

From Queen's Hwy, take Cemetery Road northeast, away from Man-O-War Harbour. This will lead you right out to the beach.

Amenities and Ambiance

On the southern end of the island, and on the east coast, is where you'll find the quiet Cemetery Beach. The calm, translucent Bahamanian ocean here is perfect for wading or swimming in, and the soft white sandy beach is a prime spot for a picnic.

Unfortunately, you won't find any public restrooms along this coastline, which is something to consider if you're bringing the kids, or plan to spend all day outside.

What's Nearby


Cemetery Beach is on the South East coast of Man of War Cay. It's located near Conch Pearl Galleries, which is situated five miles away, and it is one of a number of area's attractions.

The beach is one type of attraction you can visit, but there's plenty else to see during your stay. The table below lists other attractions that are nearby.

Activities and Attractions Near Cemetery Beach
Attraction Type Distance Direction Island
Conch Pearl Galleries Art Gallery 5.1 SW Great Abaco
Pelican Cays National Park Nature Sanctuary/Wildlife Reserve 13.8 S Great Abaco
Johnston Foundry & Gallery Art Gallery 18.6 S Great Abaco
Pete's Pub & Gallery Art Gallery 18.6 S Great Abaco
The Abaco Club on Winding Bay Golf Course 20.6 S Great Abaco

Cities and Towns

The closest town is , which is a neat region that strikes a balance between island tranquility and urbanization. From Cemetery Beach, Marsh Harbour is about five miles (eight kilometers) away.


Whether this spot is full of bodies or practically empty will be influenced by everything from the time of day to the capacity of nearby hotels. The beach is not located close to many large hotels, but you may encounter guests from smaller accommodations in the area.

Though you'll find very few hotels close-by, the nearest ones are shown in the following table.

Accommodations near Cemetery Beach
Hotel Distance Direction Type
Abaco Beach Resort & Boat Harbour 4.5 mi. SW Hotel
Pelican Beach Villas 4.5 mi. SW Hotel
Conch Inn Hotel & Marina 4.6 mi. SW Hotel
Abaco Lodge 8.6 mi. W Lodge


If you're looking for a place to eat after, or even during, your visit to the beach, you'll have your pick of different cuisines and dining styles nearby. One of the nearest restaurants is Dock & Dine Restaurant. This restaurant has a menu featuring eclectic cuisine. Some guests will choose to take a cab here, while others will want to walk as it's only a short distance away.

A few nearby dining options are shown below.

Restaurants near Cemetery Beach
Restaurant Name Phone Cuisine Distance Direction Island
Dock & Dine Restaurant (242) 365-6139 Eclectic 0.2 mi. W Man of War Cay
Hibiscus Cafe (242) 365-6380 American, Caribbean 0.3 mi. W Man of War Cay
Island Treats Snack Bar (242) 365-6501 -- -- -- Man of War Cay
Jamie's Place Restaurant 367-2880 -- 4.3 mi. SW Great Abaco
Jib Room Restaurant & Bar (242) 367-2700 American 4.4 mi. SW Great Abaco
Java Coffee -- -- 4.4 mi. SW Great Abaco
Angler's Restaurants 367-2158 -- 4.5 mi. SW Great Abaco
Conch Crawl (242) 367-4000 American, Caribbean 4.6 mi. SW Great Abaco
Mangoes Restaurant & Boutique 367-2366 Caribbean 4.6 mi. SW Great Abaco
Munchie's Take Out -- -- 4.7 mi. SE Elbow Cay
Munchies Restaurant (242) 366-0434 Caribbean 4.7 mi. SE Elbow Cay
Hope Town Coffee House (242) 366-0760 Caribbean 4.7 mi. SE Elbow Cay

Other Beaches

Of course, there are lots of other spots along the coast of Man of War Cay, so if Cemetery Beach doesn't suit you, you can still find a great spot.

If the exciting vibe at Cemetery Beach has you wanting more of the same, you'll want to consider checking out Tahiti Beach, another destination with a good amount of excitement. It is located six and a half miles to the south. The isolated shores of Tahiti Beach are ideal for vacationers who want to get away from it all. If you were hoping to find a tranquil beach scene with few crowds, you might find what you want at Treasure Cay Beach. It is located 18 and a half miles away.

Another location you may want to try is Sandy Cay, located less than a mile to the south-southwest.

Maybe Cemetery Beach is a perfect spot for you to kick back, and at the same time perhaps not the the ideal fit; in which case you should find a beach with a seclusion factor that suits you.


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