Green Island Beach

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One of the many small islands off the Antiguan coast, Green isle is a privately owned island, which has belonged to the Mill Reef club since 1947. If you visit, you will discover several beautiful, secluded beaches. Snorkeling is great right offshore, so be sure to bring your mask and fins.

Located on Green Island, this beach is on the West coast of the island, You should consider stopping by regardless of whether you're staying particularly close by. This isn't just another pretty beach, it's one of the rare "quiet" beaches in Antigua. While Green Island Beach may be a little bit out of the way, it allows you to relax without being bothered by the noise of the crowds.

How to Access The Beach

You can only reach Green Island by boat, but many charter services from Antigua make frequent visits here.

Amenities and Ambiance

This island is a popular stop for many sea charter boats and tours. There are a few strips of velvet soft white sand with a backdrop of lush foliage. It's isolated and calm, a true paradise.

Unfortunately, public restrooms aren't available, 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 purchase or rent some equipment if you're looking to see some exciting marine life.

Green Island Beach offers visitors a quiet and relaxing retreat, as the location that surrounds the beach is free of city-life and traffic.

What's Nearby


This spot is on the West coast of Green Island. Harmony Hall Gallery is found two miles away, and it is one of a few favorite local destinations.

If you're interested in mixing a little culture with your trip to the beach, you may want to consider visiting Betty's Hope, one of the closest museums, giving beachgoers the chance to escape that hot midday sunshine.

The beach is one type of attraction you can visit, but there's even more to see during your stay. The following table contains attractions that are the closest.

Activities and Attractions Near Green Island Beach
Attraction Type Distance Direction Island
Harmony Hall Gallery Art Gallery 1.9 W Antigua
Devil's Bridge Rock Formation 2.2 N Antigua
Betty's Hope Museum 4.7 W Antigua
Shirley Heights Fort Historical Site 7.3 SW Antigua
Monk's Hill Park Park 7.5 WSW Antigua

Cities and Towns

Willikies is the closest city to Green Island Beach. It is certainly not a bustling region, but it will be a pleasant day trip for those wishing to get a better feel for the area.


Whether or not you encounter many other people will be influenced by everything from the time of day to the capacity of nearby hotels. There aren't many major hotels nearby, but you may meet guests from some of the area's smaller options.

Vacationers will find a pretty nice variety of resort and hotel options to choose from near Green Island Beach. The most convenient of which can be viewed in the following table.

Accommodations near Green Island Beach
Hotel Distance Direction Island Type
Harmony Hall 1.9 W Antigua Resort
Verandah Resort And Spa 2.1 NNW Antigua Hotel
Occidental Grand Pineapple Beach Hotel 2.4 NW None Resort


If you start getting hungry during your afternoon at the shore, you'll have some great cuisine to choose from, and you won't have to look too far from the shore. One of the nearest places to eat is Harmony Hall Restaurant. This restaurant features Mediterranean food. They are also famous for their pasta and seafood. You can find it two miles away.

Nearby dining options are shown in the table below.

Restaurants near Green Island Beach
Restaurant Name Phone Cuisine Distance Direction Island
Harmony Hall Restaurant (268) 460-4120 Mediterranean 1.9 mi. W Antigua
The Bay Restaurant (268) 562-8000 Caribbean 2.0 mi. W Antigua
Nicole's (866) 237-1785 Caribbean 2.1 mi. NNW Antigua
Seabreeze (866) 237-1785 International 2.1 mi. NNW Antigua
The Buccaneer (866) 237-1785 Caribbean, International 2.1 mi. NNW Antigua
La Tartaruga (268) 460-9384 Italian 2.4 mi. NW None
Mama Pasta -- Italian 2.5 mi. NW None

Other Beaches

There are other beaches on Green Island you might like besides Green Island Beach.

You might also enjoy Nonsuch Bay South, situated two miles to the west-northwest. If you're on the lookout for more active and social, you might find that Green Bay Beach is just right.

You might also want to visit Green Bay Isthmus Beach, which is located three quarters of a mile to the south west.

While Antigua has many alluring attractions, visiting Green Island Beach or the other beautiful beaches in the area can make your time in Antigua even more memorable.


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