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.

Positioned on the eastern edge of the island of Antigua, You might want to drop by regardless of whether you are staying very close. You will generally find quite a number of places to throw down a towel, since the beach and its surrounding area is not extremely crowded.

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.

Unfortunately, restrooms will not be available here, but you may be able to find facilities at a nearby business. You'll find the waters off-shore to be clear enough for snorkeling, so bring along some gear if you want to see what lies beneath the surface.

What's Nearby


This pleasant stretch of sand known as Green Bay Isthmus Beach is on the South East coast of Antigua. It's located near Harmony Hall Gallery, which is only a short distance away. Visitors will have the option to take a taxi or to walk, and it is one of a few attractions in the region.

Historical attractions such as Shirley Heights Fort offer a great compliment to the natural beauty of Green Bay Isthmus Beach, and they give vacationers the chance to learn more about Antigua, without straying too far from the coastline. As a matter of fact, this coastline is located six and a half miles from this interesting historical site.

A selection of nearby activities will ensure that you never run out of things to do. Attractions close to this beach can be found 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 not heavily urbanized, though it will be a nice day out for guests wanting to scope out the local scene.


The popularity of this spot on any given day can vary, depending on everything from the time the sun sets to how many hotel rooms have been booked nearby. There are not many major hotels nearby, but it's often visited by visitors staying at some of the smaller accommodations in the area.

You'll find a decent number of places to stay which can be reached in the car. Some of the closest options have been displayed in the following table.

Accommodations near Green Bay Isthmus Beach
Hotel Distance Direction Type
Harmony Hall 1.5 mi. WNW Resort
Tree Tops Resort 2.0 mi. SSW Cottages
Verandah Resort And Spa 2.5 mi. N Hotel
Pineapple Beach Club 2.7 mi. NNW Resort
St. James's Club 4.9 mi. SW Resort
Inn At English Harbour 6.7 mi. SW Hotel
The Ocean Inn 6.7 mi. SW Hotel
Antigua Yacht Club Marina Resort 6.8 mi. WSW Resort
Admiral's Inn 6.9 mi. SW Hotel
The Copper & Lumber Store Hotel 7.0 mi. SW Hotel


If you're on the beach and start to get the munchies, don't worry, you'll have a variety of choices within a few miles. One of the nearest restaurants is Harmony Hall Restaurant. The restaurant has Mediterranean food. They also specialize in pasta and seafood. Some guests will choose to take a cab here, while others will want to walk since it's just a short distance away.

Restaurants closest to this beach are provided in the following table.

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 many nice beaches, and Green Bay Isthmus Beach is just one option.

Another sun-drenched spot to consider is Great Deep Bay Beach, which is located within a short distance.

Green Bay Isthmus 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 keep looking for a beach or natural attraction that suits your vacation style.


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