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 island of Antigua, close to John Hughes, You should consider stopping by even if you aren't staying in the vicinity. Antigua's beaches are hardly known for being secluded, but Curtain Bluff Beach is a little bit further from the crowds, which makes it an excellent attraction for those of you who'd like a less hectic scene, but one that's not completely empty.
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.
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, public restrooms aren't available, so if you're visiting with small children you might want to consider a different location.
Beachgoers will find Curtain Bluff Beach on the South West coast of Antigua; it's located near attractions like Fig Tree Studio Art Gallery, which is one of the most conveniently accessible attractions.
Historical attractions such asoffer a great compliment to the natural beauty of Curtain Bluff Beach, and they give vacationers the chance to learn more about Antigua, without having to venture too far from the coast. In fact, this site can be found three and a half miles from this place of historical significance.
If a visit to the Curtain Bluff Beach isn't enough to keep you busy all afternoon, the following table shows the closest options.
|Fig Tree Studio Art Gallery||Art Gallery||2.2||NE||Antigua|
|Zip Line Site||3.7||NE||Antigua|
|Greencastle Hill Park||Historical Site||4.1||N||Antigua|
Curtain Bluff Beach is in the Falmouth Harbour area, so a trip into the city is a definite option. Not far away you'll find Falmouth Harbour, a city which is noted for its balance between seclusion and urbanization.
Whether or not you encounter many other people will vary depending on the time of day, particularly in the high season when hotels overflow with tourists. The beach is not located close to many large hotels, but you may encounter guests staying at some of the smaller accommodations in the area.
Guests looking to find a place to stay close to Curtain Bluff Beach won't have a difficult time, as there are lots of hotels and resorts to pick from in the area. You can find the closest, most convenient hotel booking options by perusing those shown below.
|Curtain Bluff||0.1 mi.||WNW||Resort|
|Carlisle Bay||0.5 mi.||E||Resort|
|Keyonna Beach Hotel||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|
|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 you visit the beach around lunchtime the area around this beach has plenty to offer, so there's no need to go too far from these sands. One of the nearest places to eat is The Sea Grape. This restaurant features Italian cuisine. They are also known for their pasta. You and your group can get to this restaurant and start eating in just a few minutes as it's just a little ways away.
Restaurants closest to this beach are provided in the following table.
|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|
|(268) 460-1084||Bar and grill||--||3.0 mi.||W|
|(268) 462-9133||Caribbean, International||--||3.4 mi.||W|
|(268) 562-2218||English, International||--||3.6 mi.||WNW|
|Keyonna Beach Restaurant||(268) 764-2133||Caribbean, International||--||3.6 mi.||WNW|
|(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|
Of course, Curtain Bluff Beach is just one of many beaches you might like in Antigua.
Another option worth considering is Morris Bay, which is located a quarter mile away.
Curtain Bluff Beach could be the ideal stretch of sand, but it is possible that it may not be the best choice for your family; in which case you should find a beach with a seclusion factor that suits you.
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