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.

Set on the eastern side of North Andros Island, You should consider stopping by whether or not you're staying nearby. This beach is not just a tropical beauty, it also has a private beach feel——a unique quailty in a touristy place like the Bahamas. While Goat Cay Beach may be a little farther away, it allows you to relax without being bothered by the noise of the crowds.

Amenities and Ambiance

Unfortunately, you won't find any public restrooms along this coastline, so if you're visiting with small children you might want to consider a different location. You will find the water here is of good snorkeling quality, so grab your gear if you want to check out what lies beneath the surface.

If you tend to go for beaches that bring visitors a serene enclave, then think about trying out Goat Cay Beach; it's back within a more natural part of North Andros Island.

What's Nearby


Beachgoers will find Goat Cay Beach on the West coast of North Andros Island. It's located near the Small Hope Bay Lodge and any nearby accommodations, which can be found a mile and a half away, and is perhaps the closest place to stay near Goat Cay Beach, even though there aren't many additional nearby places of interest.

Cities and Towns

Goat Cay Beach is close to Andros Town, so travelers staying in town won't have far to go. The city of Andros Town is close-by and is a region with interesting things to do, yet is never overly congested. From the beach, Andros Town is a fairly short distance away, about a mile and a half (three kilometers).


The mood here——social and lively, or virtually empty—— will vary depending on the time of day, particularly in the high season when hotels overflow with tourists. The area is not home to many major hotels, but you may see visitors staying at some of the area's smaller options.

You'll find a pretty good variety of hotel booking options to choose from near Goat Cay Beach. The most convenient of which can be viewed 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 2.7 mi. SSW Central Andros Lodge
Kamalame Cay 9.4 mi. NW North Andros Island Hotel


Although you'll be hard-pressed to find many dining options nearby, you can still find some interesting eateries, especially if you are willing to drive a bit. One of the nearest restaurants is Andros Lighthouse Restaurant, which is a delicious choice during or after a day at the beach.

The table below lists nearby restaurants.

Restaurants near Goat Cay Beach
Restaurant Name Phone Cuisine Distance Direction Island
Andros Lighthouse Restaurant (242) 368-2305 -- 1.7 mi. S North Andros Island

Other Beaches

Of course, you'll find plenty of other beaches on North Andros Island, so perhaps you can explore more than one.

You might also enjoy Small Hope Bay Beach, found only a short distance away. But, if you're interested in a more active beach, you might enjoy people watching at Andros Lighthouse Beach. You'll find it a mile and a half to the south.

Vacationers may also want to visit 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 Goat Cay Beach is both a refreshing place to relax, and a beautiful natural attraction.


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