Little Pearns Bay Beach

Located in one of the most natural places on Antigua, Little Pearns Bay is a destination of choice for eco-tourist and nature lovers visiting the island. Shrouded by a forest, and only one road on the peninsula it is located on, the remote beach is great for those looking to get as far from civilization as they can.

Located on the island of Antigua, You should consider stopping by whether or not you're staying in the immediate vicinity. Even if you love being in the middle of all the action, there are some perks to visiting a beach that isn't lined with high-rise hotels; beaches less-traveled like Little Pearns Bay Beach are perfect for getting away from it all.

How to Access The Beach
As stated, there is only one road on the peninsula, and at times it may seem more like a glorified hiking trail than a roadway. Nonetheless, you will be able to drive, bike, or hike to the beach. If you follow the sole road on the northern part, the second "intersection" will take you on a path to the beach.

Amenities and Ambiance

There is nothing but sand, water, and trees here. If you are up for a little exploring and a hike, you can head northeast a little bit and see some of the cliffs that make up part of the Antigua coast.

Unfortunately, restrooms will not be available here, so those of you traveling with small children may want to consider another spot.

What's Nearby


Little Pearns Bay Beach is always a lovely side-trip when you're in the area. Look for it on the East coast of Antigua. Taino's & Millennium Galleries is one of a number of attractions close-by.

If you want more information on the history of Antigua, many sites offer unique historical perspectives on the area. For example, you might enjoy a visit to Fort Barrington, which is a quick taxi trip away.

If you're looking for plenty of activities to keep you or your family busy, the following table shows the closest options.

Activities and Attractions Near Little Pearns Bay Beach
Attraction Type Distance Direction Island
Taino's & Millennium Galleries Art Gallery 1.6 mi. SE Antigua
Jolly Harbour Golf Course Golf Course 1.7 mi. SE Antigua
Royal Antiguan Gambling Arcade 3.0 mi. NNE Antigua
Fort Barrington Historical Site 3.3 mi. NNE Antigua
Greencastle Hill Park Historical Site 3.5 mi. E Antigua
Fort James Historical Site 4.1 mi. NE Antigua
King's Casino Casino 4.6 mi. NE Antigua
Gismary Art Gallery Art Gallery 4.6 mi. NE Antigua
ZEMI Art Gallery Art Gallery 4.6 mi. NE Antigua
Paradise Casino Casino 4.6 mi. NE Antigua
Asot's Arcade Slot Machine Arcade 4.7 mi. NE Antigua
The Museum of Antigua and Barbuda Museum 4.8 mi. NE Antigua

Cities and Towns

Little Pearns Bay Beach is close to Jolly Harbour, so exploring the city is a convenient option. The nearby town of Jolly Harbour is in an area with interesting things to do and see, but isn't as sprawling and crowded as some other areas. From Little Pearns Bay Beach, Jolly Harbour is just up the road, about a mile and a half (two and a half kilometers).


Whether this spot is full of bodies or practically empty will depend on many factors, including the capacity of nearby hotels. Typically, you can expect to share the sand with more than a few travelers staying at the closest accommodations.

Guests hoping to find a place to stay not far from the beach shouldn't find it that tough, as there are lots of resorts and hotels to pick from in the vicinity. You can find the closest lodging options by perusing what's shown in the following table.

Accommodations near Little Pearns Bay Beach
Hotel Distance Direction Type
Hermitage Bay 0.7 mi. E Resort
Tranquility Bay 1.6 mi. SE Hotel
Jolly Beach Resort & Spa 1.8 mi. SE Resort
Hawksbill Beach Resort 2.2 mi. N Resort
Cocobay Resort 2.3 mi. S Resort
Sugar Ridge Resort Limited 2.3 mi. SSE Hotel
Cocos 2.3 mi. S Hotel
Galley Bay 2.6 mi. N Hotel
Grand Royal Antiguan Beach Resort 3.0 mi. NNE Hotel
Coconut Beach Club 3.3 mi. NE Hotel


When lunchtime rolls around and you start getting hungry, the area around this beach has plenty to offer, and you don't have to go far from the sea. Castaways is one of the closest eateries. This restaurant offers both Asian and Creole menu items. They are also known for their seafood.

The table below lists dining options located near this beach.

Restaurants near Little Pearns Bay Beach
Restaurant Name Phone Cuisine Style Distance Direction
Castaways (268) 562-4446 Asian, Creole, International -- 1.4 mi. SE
Peter's BBQ Steak House (268) 462-6026 Steak house -- -- --
Saffron Restaurant (268) 562-4781 Asian, Eclectic, Indian Fine Dining -- --
Al Porto (268) 562-7848 Italian -- 1.6 mi. SE
Bocciolo Italian Restaurant (268) 462-0061 Italian -- 1.8 mi. SE
Hemispheres International Restaurant (268) 462-0061 International -- 1.8 mi. SE
Lydia's Caribbean Seafood Restaurant (268) 462-0061 Caribbean -- 1.8 mi. SE
Ustav Indian Cuisine (268) 462-0061 Indian -- 1.8 mi. SE
Melini's Ristorante (268) 562-4173 Italian -- 1.8 mi. SE
The Crow's Nest (268) 562-2637 International Very Casual 1.8 mi. SE
Sugar Club Restaurant (268) 484-3702 International Informal 2.2 mi. SE
Rafters (508) 506-1006 Caribbean -- 2.3 mi. S

Other Beaches

Travelers in search of the perfect beach will have plenty of other choices in Antigua besides Little Pearns Bay Beach.

Travelers who like this beach might also enjoy Jolly Beach, located just a little ways away. Others might prefer Pearns Bay South Beach, which offers a little more opportunity for excitement, and is closer to nearby attractions. It's found a few hundred yards to the south west.

Travelers may also want to consider Hermitage Bay, which is an additional nearby Antigua destination.

Little Pearns Bay 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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