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 center of the island of Man of War Cay, Cemetery Beach is on the South East coast of the island, You might think about stopping by even if you aren't staying particularly close by. Although there are a lot of choices to be made on vacation, choosing the right beach can make all the difference. the Bahamas is full of fun options, like Cemetery Beach.

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.

Please note that public restrooms are not available, so if you're visiting with small children you might want to consider a different location.

What's Nearby


Visitors will find this beach on the South East coast of Man of War Cay. It is near some interesting sites like Pelican Cays National Park, which is found 14 miles away, and it is among the the area's interesting attractions.

Being able to choose from some activities besides the beach will ensure you won't get bored. The following table contains a list of nearby attractions.

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

Cities and Towns

Not far away you'll find Marsh Harbour, a town which is an area with plenty to do, but yet isn't overcrowded. From Cemetery Beach, Marsh Harbour isn't out of reach at five miles (eight kilometers) away.


The number of other people sharing spots in the sand can vary widely, depending on time of day, season, and how many hotel rooms have been booked nearby. There aren't many major hotels in the immediate vicinity, but it's often visited by guests staying at some of the smaller accommodations in the area.

Beach-goers will find a decent range of hotels to choose from near the beach. The most accessible of which are listed in the table below.

Accommodations near Cemetery Beach
Hotel Distance Direction Island Type
Schooner's Landing Resort 0.2 mi. WSW Man of War Cay Villa complex
Island Breezes Hotel 4.4 mi. SW Great Abaco Hotel
Abaco Beach Resort & Boat Harbour 4.5 mi. SW Great Abaco Hotel
Pelican Beach Villas 4.5 mi. SW Great Abaco Hotel
Conch Inn Hotel & Marina 4.6 mi. SW Great Abaco Hotel
Lofty Fig Villas 4.6 mi. SW Great Abaco Villa complex
Abaco Lodge 8.6 mi. W Great Abaco Lodge


One of the best ways to round off a laid-back trek to the beach is to visit a nearby restaurant, where you'll be able to sample the local chefs' favorite dishes, without going too far from the coast. One of the nearest restaurants is Dock & Dine Restaurant. The restaurant serves delicious eclectic cuisine. Some guests will choose to take a cab here, while others will want to walk as it's not far off the beach at all.

The following table lists restaurants closest to this beach.

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
Bliss Coffee House (242) 367-5523 Caribbean 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
Snappas Grill & Chill (242) 367-2278 American 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

Vacationers in search of the perfect beach will have lots of choices besides Cemetery Beach.

You may also like Tahiti Beach, which is generally a pretty popular beach. You'll find it 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. You'll find it 18 and a half miles away.

Another sun-drenched spot to consider is Sandy Cay, which is located less than a mile to the south-southwest.

There's plenty to see and do in the Bahamas, and Cemetery Beach offers just one way to spend time outdoors.


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