Goat Cay Beach

Technically, there is no beach on Goat Cay, but there is a sandy area on the northwest part of the island that visitors to this private island use for a place to swim.

Located on the eastern side of North Andros Island, You might think about stopping by whether or not you are staying particularly close by. This beach is not just a pleasant attraction, it also has a private beach feel——a unique quailty in a touristy place like the Bahamas. While Goat Cay Beach might be a little farther away, it allows you to relax without being bothered by the noise of the crowds.

Amenities and Ambiance

Unfortunately, restrooms will not be available here, which is something to consider if you're bringing the kids, or plan to spend all day outside. You'll find the waters off-shore to be of good snorkeling quality, so bring your gear if you're looking to see what goes on beneath the surface.

What's Nearby


Found on the West coast of North Andros Island. You can stay at the nearby Small Hope Bay Lodge, which can be found a mile and a half away, and is perhaps the most conveniently located hotel accessible from Goat Cay Beach, despite the fact that there aren't many additional attractions you can drive to.

Cities and Towns

The nearby town of Andros Town is not an overly urbanized area, but still has its fair share of things to do. From the coast, Andros Town is not far away, roughly a mile and a half (three kilometers).


The popularity of this spot on any given day can vary, depending on everything from the time of day to how many people have booked rooms nearby. There are not many major hotels nearby, but you may see visitors staying at some of the smaller accommodations in the area.

You'll find a reasonably varied selection of places to stay which can be reached in the car. A list of the closest choices are seen in the following table.

Accommodations near Goat Cay Beach
Hotel Distance Direction Island Type
Small Hope Bay Lodge 1.5 mi. W Central Andros Lodge
Treasures of Andros -- -- North Andros Island Cottages
Andros Lighthouse Yacht Club and Marina 1.7 mi. S North Andros Island Hotel
Quality Inn Staniard Creek 2.1 mi. S North Andros Island Hotel
Stafford Creek Lodge 2.2 mi. S North Andros Island Lodge
Mount Pleasant Fishing Lodge -- -- North Andros Island Lodge
Kamalame Cay 9.4 mi. NW North Andros Island Hotel


You might not find any places to eat in the vicinity of this shore, so it would be a good idea to plan a picnic for your time spent at the beach.

Other Beaches

Travelers looking for a beach that's right for them on North Andros Island will have lots of options besides Goat Cay Beach.

If you like the ambiance at this beach, you might also like Small Hope Bay Beach, situated just a short distance away. But, if you're interested in a more active beach, you might enjoy people watching at Andros Lighthouse Beach. It's located a mile and a half to the south.

Travelers may also want to consider Love Hill Beach, located within a short distance.

Of course, there is much more to do besides lounge on the sand in the Bahamas, but visiting Goat Cay Beach or the other beautiful beaches in the area can make your time in the Bahamas even more memorable.


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