Curtain Bluff Beach

Situated in a great area on the south side of island, near several good restaurants and accommodations, Curtain Bluff Beach is often overlooked. It can be seen from Old Road if you're driving and it's not sequestered by a resort like some beaches along the coast.

Situated on the southwestern coast of the island of Antigua, near John Hughes, You should consider dropping by even if you aren't staying particularly close by. You will generally find quite a number of places to throw down a towel, as the beach and its surrounding area is not overly populated.

How to Access The Beach
Curtain Bluff Beach is right off of Old Road, before you reach the Curtain Bluff Hotel. If you've hit the curve where Old Road becomes Fig Tree Drive, you've gone too far North.

Amenities and Ambiance

Curtain Bluff Beach has some of that famous Caribbean pink sand and crystalline waters. The waves have a slight chop to them, but nothing dangerous. There is not much to see snorkeling, but it's a great beach to sunbathe or wade in the warm water.

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


Beachgoers will find Curtain Bluff Beach on the South West coast of Antigua; the area hosts attractions such as Fig Tree Studio Art Gallery, which is one of the closest attractions.

If you're interested in combining a little culture with your trip to the beach, you should consider a trip to Admiral House, a lovely museum found five miles away, so it could be a welcomed alternative to hot afternoon activities.

With a selection of nearby activities, you'll never run low on things to do. Attractions close to this beach can be found in the following table.

Activities and Attractions Near Curtain Bluff Beach
Attraction Type Distance Direction Island
Fig Tree Studio Art Gallery Art Gallery 2.2 NE Antigua
Sweets Windmill Ruins Historical Site 3.3 NE Antigua
Antigua Rainforest Canopy Tour Zip Line Site 3.7 NE Antigua
Greencastle Hill Park Historical Site 4.1 N Antigua
Monk's Hill Park Park 4.4 E Antigua

Cities and Towns

Nearby, you'll find the town of Falmouth Harbour, which is an interesting area that brings together the quietude of the Caribbean and the urbanization of city life.


How many other people you encounter at Curtain Bluff Beach will depend on if you visit during a popular season, which is often indicated by how busy the hotels are. There aren't many large hotels nearby, but it's sometimes enjoyed by guests from smaller accommodations in the area.

Visitors looking for a place to stay close to Curtain Bluff Beach should find themselves in luck, as there are lots of hotels and resorts to choose from nearby. You can find the closest and most convenient booking options by viewing those shown in the table that follows.

Accommodations near Curtain Bluff Beach
Hotel Distance Direction Type
Curtain Bluff 0.1 mi. WNW Resort
Carlisle Bay 0.5 mi. E Resort
Keyonna Beach Resort 3.6 mi. WNW Hotel
Sugar Ridge Resort Limited 4.1 mi. NW Hotel
The Catamaran Hotel 4.2 mi. E Hotel
Cocobay Resort 4.4 mi. NW Resort
Cocos 4.5 mi. NW Hotel
Jolly Beach Resort & Spa 4.6 mi. NW Resort
Tranquility Bay 4.8 mi. NW Hotel
Antigua Yacht Club Marina Resort 4.9 mi. E Resort


If during your visit you start getting hungry, you'll have some great cuisine to choose from, and you won't have to look too far from the shore. One of the closest restaurants is The Sea Grape. This restaurant offers a menu of Italian food. They have become well-known, however, because of their pasta. Some guests will choose to take a cab here, while others will want to walk since it's not far off the beach at all.

Nearby dining options are included in the following table.

Restaurants near Curtain Bluff Beach
Restaurant Name Phone Cuisine Style Distance Direction
The Sea Grape -- Italian Informal 0.1 mi. WNW
The Tamarind Tree -- Eclectic Informal 0.1 mi. WNW
East (268) 484-0000 Fusion, Japanese, Pan Asian / Pacific Rim, Thai Informal 0.5 mi. E
Indigo on the Beach (268) 484-0000 Caribbean Informal 0.5 mi. E
Ottimo! (268) 484-0000 Italian Very Casual 0.5 mi. E
OJ's Bar and Restaurant (268) 460-1084 Bar and grill -- 3.0 mi. W
Turner's Beach Grill (268) 462-9133 Caribbean, International -- 3.4 mi. W
Gibsons (268) 562-2218 English, International -- 3.6 mi. WNW
Keyonna Beach Restaurant (268) 764-2133 Caribbean, International Very Casual 3.6 mi. WNW
Jacqui O's BeachHouse (268) 562-2218 French Informal 3.7 mi. WNW
Darkwood Beach Bar (268) 462-8240 Caribbean -- 4.0 mi. WNW
Captain's Quarters (268) 460-1036 International Informal 4.1 mi. E

Other Beaches

There are plenty of beautiful beach locations to choose from in Antigua, so if Curtain Bluff Beach doesn't sound like your type of scene, you have options.

Another location you may want to try is Morris Bay, located a quarter mile away.

There are countless experiences to enjoy in Antigua, and paying a visit to Curtain Bluff Beach is just one way you can spend your afternoon.


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