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 edge of North Andros Island, You might want whether or not you're staying particularly close by. Goat Cay Beach is a distinguishable relaxation spot because it's the ideal location for escaping the typical tourist haunts. Many of the other beaches you'll come across in the Bahamas may be just as pretty, but are usually more cramped because they border some of the area's most popular resorts.

Amenities and Ambiance

Unfortunately, restrooms will not be available here, so if you're visiting with small children you might want to consider a different location. You will find the water here is fit for snorkeling, so bring your gear if you want to check out what lies beneath the surface.

Goat Cay Beach brings guests an angelic and relaxing environment, thanks to the fact that the area surrounding the beach contains little build-up and is free of urbanization.

What's Nearby


Found on the West coast of North Andros Island. Nearby accommodations include the Small Hope Bay Lodge, it can be found a mile and a half away, making it one of the most conveniently located hotels reachable from Goat Cay Beach, even though there aren't many additional attractions in the vicinity.

Cities and Towns

The nearby town of Andros Town is noted for its balance between seclusion and urbanization. From the beach, Andros Town isn't far off, roughly a mile and a half (three kilometers).


The number of other vacationers sharing this coastline can vary widely, depending on time of day, season, and how many people have booked rooms nearby. There aren't many major hotels nearby, but it can appeal to guests staying at some of the area's smaller options.

Beach-goers will find a fairly good assortment of hotel and resort options to choose from in the area around Goat Cay Beach. The most accessible of which are listed below.

Accommodations near Goat Cay Beach
Hotel Distance Direction Island Type
Small Hope Bay Lodge 1.5 mi. W Central Andros Lodge
Knoll's Landing -- -- North Andros Island Villa complex
Treasures of Andros 2.1 mi. W North Andros Island Cottages
Mount Pleasant Fishing Lodge 2.1 mi. S Central Andros Lodge
RedBay Sunset Lodge -- -- Central Andros Lodge
Kamalame Cay 9.4 mi. NW North Andros Island Hotel


You might not run into any places to grab a bit to eat close to this coast, so you may choose to plan a picnic for your day in the sun.

Other Beaches

North Andros Island has several beautiful beaches, so Goat Cay Beach is just one of your options.

You might also enjoy Small Hope Bay Beach, found only a short distance away. However, if that's not exactly what you're looking for, Andros Lighthouse Beach could provide a little more opportunity for excitement, and is closer to additional things to do and see nearby. You'll find it a mile and a half to the south.

Vacationers may also want to visit Love Hill Beach, located a mile and a half to the west.

Of course, there is much more to do besides lounge on the sand in the Bahamas, but Goat Cay Beach is both a refreshing place to relax, and a beautiful natural attraction.


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