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.

Set on the island of Antigua, You might want regardless of whether you're staying particularly close by. This beach is not just another beach attraction, it is one of the more unique and quiet beaches in Antigua. While Little Pearns Bay Beach may be a little bit out of the way, it offers unparalleled relaxation opportunities.

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.

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.

What's Nearby


This spot is on the East coast of Antigua; the area hosts attractions such as Taino's & Millennium Galleries, which is one of the most conveniently accessible attractions.

If you want to discover more interesting facts about the history of Antigua, there are plenty of places where you can learn first-hand about the country's past. One of the closest attractions of this sort is Fort Barrington, which is easily reached by taxi.

With the choice of exciting activities nearby, you'll never run out of ways to stay busy. Attractions close to this beach can be found in the following table.

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

The town of Jolly Harbour is close-by and is noted for its balance between seclusion and urbanization. From the coast, Jolly Harbour is a fairly short distance away, maybe a mile and a half (two and a half kilometers).


Whether or not you encounter a lot of other visitors will depend on many factors, including the capacity of nearby hotels. You can typically expect to encounter a fair number of vacationers who are staying in the area.

Those hoping to find a room close to Little Pearns Bay Beach shouldn't find it very difficult, as there is no shortage of resorts and hotels to pick from close-by. Find the closest and most convenient lodging options by looking over what's shown in the table that follows.

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


A trip to the beach isn't complete until you try an area restaurant, where you'll be able to get a taste of the local fare, without having to go far. Castaways is one of the closest eateries. This restaurant offers both Asian and Creole dishes on the menu. They are also famous for their seafood.

The table below lists dining options 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

Little Pearns Bay Beach isn't the only beach worth checking out in Antigua.

Travelers who like this beach might also enjoy Jolly Beach, located only a short distance away. Others might prefer Pearns Bay South Beach, which offers a little more opportunity for excitement, and isn't far from additional things to do and see nearby. It's found a few hundred yards to the south west.

You might also want to visit Hermitage Bay, another great beach choice in Antigua.

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


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