Green Bay Isthmus Beach

Nothing more than a stretch of sand that connects what would otherwise be an island to the mainland, the Green Bay Isthmus Beach is back to back with Green Bay and Great Deep Bay.

Situated on the eastern edge of the island of Antigua, You might think about stopping by regardless of whether you are staying in the immediate vicinity. Green Bay Isthmus Beach is somewhat unique because it's a generally active beach, but it's not constantly overrun with crowds. If you prefer to avoid Antigua's quiet, secluded beaches, but also want to be able to claim a spot without any trouble, this beach offers a nice middle ground.

How to Access The Beach

You will need to take a combination of paved and dirt roads to reach the beach. Additionally, once you arrive, you will not find any official parking spaces, so be on the lookout for an open place to park.

Amenities and Ambiance

Both sides of the beach features clean calm water. However, the area to the north tends to be a little more populated than the south. Then again, if you do not like the view on one side, you can simply turn around and face the other.

Keep in mind that restrooms won't be found on-site, so those of you traveling with small children may want to consider another spot. You'll find the waters off-shore to be clear enough for snorkeling, so grab your equipment if you're looking to see what goes on beneath the surface.

What's Nearby

Attractions

Beachgoers will find Green Bay Isthmus Beach on the South East coast of Antigua. It is close to Harmony Hall Gallery, which is situated a mile and a half to the west-northwest, and it is one of a few attractions in the vicinity.

If you're interested in combining some cultural exploration with your trip to the beach, you may want to consider visiting Betty's Hope, one of the closest museums, and might make a nice break from the midday sun.

If you can't wait to see as many of Antigua's attractions as possible, this beach isn't far from any of the items in the following table.

Activities and Attractions Near Green Bay Isthmus Beach
Attraction Type Distance Direction Island
Harmony Hall Gallery Art Gallery 1.5 WNW Antigua
Devil's Bridge Rock Formation 2.7 N Antigua
Betty's Hope Museum 4.4 WNW Antigua
Shirley Heights Fort Historical Site 6.6 SW Antigua
Admiral House Museum 6.9 SW Antigua

Cities and Towns

Cities near Green Bay Isthmus Beach include Willikies, which is a fairly rural area, but it will be a nice day out for guests wanting to get a taste of local life.

Hotels

The mood here——social and lively, or virtually empty—— will depend on how many hotel guests decide to make the trip as well. There aren't many major hotels in the immediate vicinity, but it can appeal to guests from the few small lodgings in the area.

You'll find a decent number of hotel rooms a car ride away. A few of the more convenient choices are displayed in the following table.

Accommodations near Green Bay Isthmus Beach
Hotel Distance Direction Island Type
Harmony Hall 1.5 mi. WNW Antigua Resort
Tree Tops Resort 2.0 mi. SSW Antigua Cottages
Verandah Resort And Spa 2.5 mi. N Antigua Hotel
Occidental Grand Pineapple Beach Hotel 2.7 mi. NNW None Resort
St. James's Club 4.9 mi. SW Antigua Resort
Inn At English Harbour 6.7 mi. SW Antigua Hotel
The Ocean Inn 6.7 mi. SW Antigua Hotel
Antigua Yacht Club Marina Resort 6.8 mi. WSW Antigua Resort
Admiral's Inn 6.9 mi. SW Antigua Hotel
The Copper & Lumber Store Hotel 7.0 mi. SW Antigua Hotel

Food

It's no problem if you start to get the munchies while hanging out at Green Bay Isthmus Beach; there are lots of nearby options when it comes to dining. Harmony Hall Restaurant is one of the closest eateries. The restaurant serves Mediterranean cuisine. They are also famous for their pasta and seafood. You and your group can get to this restaurant and start eating in just a few minutes as it's only a short distance away.

The following table lists restaurants closest to this beach.

Restaurants near Green Bay Isthmus Beach
Restaurant Name Phone Cuisine Distance Direction Island
Harmony Hall Restaurant (268) 460-4120 Mediterranean 1.5 mi. WNW Antigua
The Bay Restaurant (268) 562-8000 Caribbean 1.7 mi. WNW Antigua
Nicole's (866) 237-1785 Caribbean 2.5 mi. N Antigua
Seabreeze (866) 237-1785 International 2.5 mi. N Antigua
The Buccaneer (866) 237-1785 Caribbean, International 2.5 mi. N Antigua
La Tartaruga (268) 460-9384 Italian 2.8 mi. N None
Mama Pasta -- Italian 2.8 mi. NNW None
Le Zest (268) 562-8179 Caribbean, French 4.8 mi. WSW Antigua
Piccolo Mondo (866) 237-2071 Caribbean, Italian 4.9 mi. SW Antigua
Coco Beach Restaurant (866) 237-2071 American, International 4.9 mi. SW Antigua
Docksider Grill (866) 237-2071 Caribbean 4.9 mi. SW Antigua
Rainbow Garden (866) 237-2071 International 4.9 mi. SW Antigua

Other Beaches

Antigua has several beautiful beaches, so if Green Bay Isthmus Beach doesn't suit you, you can still find a great spot.

You may also enjoy Great Deep Bay Beach, located only a short distance away.

There are countless experiences to enjoy in Antigua, and dropping by Green Bay Isthmus Beach is just one way to appreciate a pretty afternoon.

 

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