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 Long Island, in the general vicinity of St. John's, You might want even if you are not staying particularly close by. The beaches found throughout Antigua tend to be fairly quiet and secluded, but Long Island Beach West stands out as a pleasant exception to this rule.

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.

Unfortunately, restrooms will not be available here, but you may be able to find facilities at a nearby business.

What's Nearby

Attractions

This spot is on the West coast of Long Island. It is near Stanford Cricket Ground, which is found two and a half miles to the , and it is one of a number of popular spots in the area.

If you're interested in combining some cultural exploration with your trip to the beach, you should plan a trip to National Hero's Park. This museum is located four and a half miles to the south west, so it could be a welcomed alternative to hot afternoon activities.

If your taste for travel keeps you looking for new activity and attraction options, the following table shows the closest options.

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

Cities near Long Island Beach West include Willikies, which isn't a congested area, and it makes for a nice, quiet day trip for guests wanting to scope out the local scene.

Hotels

The number of other people sharing spots in the sand can vary widely, it depends on many factors: the time of sundown, happy hour, even how packed the nearby hotels are. There aren't many major hotels nearby, but it can appeal to guests from the few small lodgings in the area.

Because the beach is situated in a relatively popular tourist area, it shouldn't be a great challenge to find just the right type of hotel nearby. If you are hoping to book a place that's on or near the ocean, the following table lists the accommodations closest to Long Island Beach West.

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

Food

If the heat at the beach has you craving a cool cocktail and a bite to eat, you'll have many local dishes to choose from at nearby establishments. One of the nearest places to eat is The Estate House. This restaurant has Mediterranean cuisine. Some guests will choose to take a cab here, while others will want to walk as it's just a little ways away.

The following table provides a list of restaurant options near this shoreline.

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
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

Long Island has several beautiful beaches, so perhaps you can explore more than one.

You may also want to try Maiden Island Beach, which is generally a pretty popular beach. It is located three quarters of a mile to the south-southwest. If it's solitude and tranquility you're seeking, Long Island Beach North is an area removed from some more heavily-traveled spots. You'll find it not far off the beach at all.

You may also want to consider Runaway Beach, which is located six and a half miles to the west. 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.

Maybe Long Island Beach West is a perfect spot for you to kick back, and at the same time perhaps not the the ideal fit; if so, there are other beaches and natural attractions in Antigua you might like.

 

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