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.

Situated on the western coast of Long Island, near St. John's, You should consider dropping by even if you are not staying nearby. You may notice that beaches throughout Antigua tend to be pretty quiet, but Long Island Beach West is the exception.

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.

Please note that public restrooms are not available, so those of you traveling with small children may want to consider another spot.

What's Nearby

Attractions

Found on the West coast of Long Island; it will be near other attractions like Stanford Cricket Ground, which is two and a half miles away.

If you want to combine culture with your visit to the beach, you should plan a trip to National Hero's Park. This museum is located four and a half miles away, and might make a nice break from the midday sun.

Beaches are nice for a few hours here and there, but there's plenty else to see during your stay. The following table includes the closest attractions.

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

The closest city to Long Island Beach West is Willikies, which is not heavily urbanized, though it can be an interesting destination for guests looking to check out the local scene.

Hotels

The popularity of this spot on any given day can vary, it depends on several things: the season, the weather, even how many of the nearby hotel rooms have been booked. The area is not home to many major hotels, but it's sometimes enjoyed by guests staying at smaller lodgings in the area.

Since the beach is situated in a fairly popular tourist area, it shouldn't be very difficult to find a hotel nearby that suits your needs. For vacationers wanting to find a place that's near the water, the table below lists the closest options 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 you start getting hungry during your afternoon at the shore, this beach has many nearby restaurants, so there's no need to go too far from these sands. One of the closest restaurants is The Estate House. This restaurant offers a menu of Mediterranean food. You'll have the option of walking or taking a cab since it's just a short distance away.

The table below lists nearby restaurant options.

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

Of course, there are more fantastic beaches besides Long Island Beach West on Long Island.

If the exciting vibe at Long Island Beach West is one of the features you love, think about checking out Maiden Island Beach, a spot with the same type of electricity. 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. It is located just a little ways away.

Another location you may want to try is Runaway Beach, 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.

Of course, Antigua has hundreds of natural wonders to discover, but a trip to Long Island Beach West could end up a family favorite.

 

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