Harmony Hall Western Beach

This small beach is located just off the main road and offers visitors a quick place for a day at the beach. You will find it much quieter than most tourist beaches, and is definitely more of a beach for relaxing than a beach party.

Located in Nonsuch Bay, Harmony Hall Western Beach is on the East coast of Antigua. You might want even if you aren't staying in the vicinity. Although Antigua has beaches that are more secluded than Harmony Hall Western Beach, it has the right combination of charm and personality to attract small crowds.

How to Access The Beach
Harmony Hall Beach (and Harmony Hall in general) is only accessible by one road; The Freeport-Harmony Hall Road, a notoriously rough and bumpy dirt road. If you plan on drving here, it is important that you have either a car made for a little off-roading, or at least one with high clearance.

Amenities and Ambiance

If you decide to visit Harmony Hall Beach, you will find that the beach has plenty of shade, with palm trees growing throughout. The beach itself is located at the end of a deep cove, making the water calm enough to easily wade in the water to cool off.

Please note that public restrooms are not available, so if you're visiting with small children you might want to consider a different location. The water here is clear and good for snorkeling, so grab some equipment if you're looking to see some exciting marine life.

What's Nearby

Attractions

You'll find this beach on the East coast of Antigua. It is close to Harmony Hall Gallery, which is only a short distance away, so tourists could take a cab or probably walk to this attraction, and it is one of the popular spots in the area.

If you're interested in learning more about the history of Antigua, there are plenty of places where you can learn first-hand about the country's past. The nearest historical attraction is Shirley Heights Fort, which is easily within taxi range.

If you're looking for other nearby attractions or activity options, you'll find the closest ones in the following table.

Activities and Attractions Near Harmony Hall Western Beach
Attraction Type Distance Direction Island
Harmony Hall Gallery Art Gallery 0.2 NW Antigua
Devil's Bridge Rock Formation 2.6 NNE Antigua
Betty's Hope Museum 3.0 WNW Antigua
Monk's Hill Park Park 5.9 WSW Antigua
Shirley Heights Fort Historical Site 5.9 SW Antigua

Cities and Towns

Harmony Hall Western Beach is very close to Willikies, so exploring the city is a convenient option. Cities near Harmony Hall Western Beach include Willikies, which is certainly not a bustling region, but it will be a nice day out for those hoping to get a taste of the local scene.

Hotels

The mood here——social and lively, or virtually empty—— will depend on if you visit during a popular season, which is often indicated by how busy the hotels are. This spot is not near many large hotels, but you may encounter guests from the few small lodgings in the area.

Since the beach is situated in a pretty popular tourist destination, it is not typically that difficult to find a hotel close-by that suits your needs. If you and your group are looking to find a place that's on or near the water, the table that follows shows the accommodations closest to Harmony Hall Western Beach.

Accommodations near Harmony Hall Western Beach
Hotel Distance Direction Type
Harmony Hall 0.2 mi. NW Resort
Pineapple Beach Club 2.1 mi. N Resort
Verandah Resort And Spa 2.1 mi. NNE Hotel
Tree Tops Resort 2.2 mi. S Cottages
St. James's Club 4.3 mi. SW Resort
The Ocean Inn 5.9 mi. SW Hotel
Antigua Yacht Club Marina Resort 5.9 mi. SW Resort
Inn At English Harbour 6.0 mi. SW Hotel
The Catamaran Hotel 6.1 mi. WSW Hotel
Admiral's Inn 6.2 mi. SW Hotel

Food

If you visit the beach around lunchtime the area near this beach provides some viable options, and you don't have to go far from the sea. One of the nearest restaurants is Harmony Hall Restaurant. This restaurant features Mediterranean food. They are also known for serving pasta and seafood. You'll have the option of walking or taking a cab as it's only a short distance away.

Some nearby restaurant options are included in the following table.

Restaurants near Harmony Hall Western Beach
Restaurant Name Phone Cuisine Distance Direction Island
Harmony Hall Restaurant (268) 460-4120 Mediterranean 0.2 mi. NW Antigua
The Bay Restaurant (268) 562-8000 Caribbean 0.4 mi. NW Antigua
Nicole's (866) 237-1785 Caribbean 2.1 mi. NNE Antigua
Seabreeze (866) 237-1785 International 2.1 mi. NNE Antigua
The Buccaneer (866) 237-1785 Caribbean, International 2.1 mi. NNE Antigua
Mama Pasta -- Italian 2.2 mi. N None
La Tartaruga (268) 460-9384 Italian 2.3 mi. N None
Le Zest (268) 562-8179 Caribbean, French 4.0 mi. SW Antigua
Piccolo Mondo (866) 237-2071 Caribbean, Italian 4.3 mi. SW Antigua
Coco Beach Restaurant (866) 237-2071 American, International 4.3 mi. SW Antigua
Docksider Grill (866) 237-2071 Caribbean 4.3 mi. SW Antigua
Rainbow Garden (866) 237-2071 International 4.3 mi. SW Antigua

Other Beaches

Needless to say, there are other beaches in Antigua besides Harmony Hall Western Beach worth visiting.

You might also want to visit Harmony Hall Eastern Beach, located within a short distance.

Maybe Harmony Hall Western Beach is a perfect spot for you to kick back, and at the same time perhaps not the the ideal fit; in which case you should find a beach with a seclusion factor that suits you.

 

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