Long Island Beach West

Located on adjacent Long Island, Long Island Beach West is a popular beach. A resort is nearby but not obtrusive to the beauty of this beach. This beach is beautifully lined with rows of tall palms and the ocean floor is clearer than other beaches on Long Island, great for swimming.

Located on the western edge of Long Island, near St. John's, You should think about stopping by regardless of whether you are staying nearby. Vacationers who prefer to walk rather than drive around Antigua will like how easy it is to reach Long Island Beach West. The area surrounding this beach has so much to offer because it isn't far from the city's major hubs.

Amenities and Ambiance

Narrow but long enough for a good stroll, this beach boasts a dock and a significant sandbar. It is surrounded by highly rated resorts such as Jumby Bay. This beach is accessible by boat only, though charter boats make the trip here daily from Antigua.

Keep in mind that restrooms won't be found on-site, so if you're visiting with small children you might want to consider a different location.

What's Nearby


Positioned on the West coast of Long Island; the area hosts attractions such as Stanford Cricket Ground, which is two and a half miles away.

If you want to combine a cultural experience with your visit to the beach, you might want to consider visiting National Hero's Park, a lovely museum found four and a half miles away, so it could be a welcomed alternative to hot afternoon activities.

If you can't wait to see as many of Antigua's attractions as possible, you'll find the closest ones in the following table.

Activities and Attractions Near Long Island Beach West
Attraction Type Distance Direction Island
Stanford Cricket Ground Attraction 2.5 WSW Antigua
Gobinet Gilly Art Gallery 2.9 SW Antigua
Old Sugar Factory Historical Site 4.1 SW Antigua
Old Sugar Mill Ruins Historical Site 4.2 WSW Antigua
Cedar Valley Golf Club Golf Course 4.4 W Antigua

Cities and Towns

Long Island Beach West is near Willikies, so a trip into the city——for snacks, drinks, and other attractions——is a convenient option. Willikies is the closest town to Long Island Beach West. It is certainly not a bustling region, but it will be a pleasant day trip for those looking to check out the local scene.


The popularity of this spot on any given day can vary, depending on time of day, season, and how many hotel rooms have been booked nearby. There aren't many large hotels in the immediate vicinity, but you may see guests from the few small lodgings in the area.

Those trying to find a place to stay close to Long Island Beach West shouldn't find it very difficult, as there are lots of hotels to choose from in the surrounding area. You can find the closest, most convenient booking options by looking over what's listed in the table that follows.

Accommodations near Long Island Beach West
Hotel Distance Direction Type
Jumby Bay 0.4 mi. E Hotel
Antigua Beachcomber Hotel 2.0 mi. W Hotel
Dutchman's Bay Cottages 2.0 mi. W Cottages
Hodges Bay Club 3.0 mi. WNW Resort
Sandpiper Reef Resort 4.7 mi. W Hotel
Blue Waters Hotel 5.1 mi. W Hotel
Serendipity Cottages 5.1 mi. W Cottages
Trade Winds Hotel 5.4 mi. W Hotel
Dickenson Bay Cottages 5.6 mi. W Cottages
Oceanic View Cottages 5.6 mi. SSW Cottages


When you get hungry for an afternoon snack, you'll have some great cuisine to choose from, so there's no need to go too far away. The Estate House is one of the closest eateries. The restaurant features Mediterranean cuisine. You and your group can get to this restaurant and start eating in just a few minutes as it's not far off the beach at all.

Nearby restaurant options are shown below.

Restaurants near Long Island Beach West
Restaurant Name Phone Cuisine Distance Direction Island
The Estate House (268) 462-6000 Mediterranean 0.1 mi. S Long Island
The Verandah (268) 462-6000 International, Mediterranean 0.1 mi. S Long Island
Cecilia's High Point Cafe (268) 562-7070 Caribbean, European 1.9 mi. W Antigua
Big Banana 17° 61° (268) 480-6979 International 2.4 mi. WSW Antigua
Sticky Wicket Restaurant and Bar (268) 481-7000 Caribbean 2.5 mi. WSW Antigua
Le Bistro (268) 462-3881 Caribbean, French 3.0 mi. W Antigua
Le Bistro Restaurant (264) 497-6111 Bistro 3.0 mi. W Antigua
Kohili (268) 462-2300 Eclectic 3.0 mi. WNW Antigua
Taboo (268) 462-2300 Fusion, International 3.0 mi. WNW Antigua
Delightful Restaurant II (268) 460-1688 Chinese -- -- Antigua
KFC Old Parham (268) 481-1527 American -- -- Antigua
Subway Parham (268) 562-6860 American 3.6 mi. SW Antigua

Other Beaches

Needless to say, there are other beaches on Long Island besides Long Island Beach West worth visiting.

If the active mood at Long Island Beach West is one of the features you love, you'll want to consider heading to Maiden Island Beach, another destination with a good amount of excitement. It is located three quarters of a mile to the south-southwest. However, if you're looking to enjoy a quieter scene, Long Island Beach North is a location secluded from lots of tourists and buildings. It is located just a short distance away.

You might also want to visit Runaway Beach, which is located six and a half miles away. Sugary white sand and tranquil waters distinguish Antigua's Runaway Beach. A popular spot for vacationers, the beach is located next door to another popular beach area, Dickinson's Bay. Visitors to Runaway Beach will enjoy its sparkling blue water and fantastic sunsets.

Antigua has plenty to offer its visitors, and Long Island Beach West is just one of many incredible attractions you can choose from.


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