Mamora Bay Beach

Mamora Bay Beach is one of two beaches at St. James's Club in Antigua, often used by guests of the resort for watersports in addition to swimming and sun bathing. Kayaking, pedal boating, and use of a catamaran is provided by the resort.

Situated in the heart of Mamora Bay, this beach is on the South edge of Antigua. You might want whether or not you're staying particularly close by.

How to Access The Beach
Guest of St. James's Club have immediate access to the beach through a gate on resort property, which is in place to prevent overcrowding by non-resort guests.

Amenities and Ambiance

Mamora Bay is protected by a horseshoe shaped shoreline that keeps the waters calm enough that even inexperienced swimmers can enjoy the crystal waters. Back on shore, the white sand is dotted with Mediterranean-style villas that are backed by a hill of palm trees.

For your convenience, restrooms are available at Mamora Bay Beach. Shower facilities are available, so you can rinse off before heading back to your hotel.

What's Nearby


This beach is positioned on the South coast of Antigua. It's located near Shirley Heights Fort, which is not very far away, so visitors have the option to walk or to take a cab, and it is one of a few area's attractions.

If you want to mix culture with your visit to the beach, you should consider a trip to Admiral House. This museum is located just a short distance away, and might make a nice break from the midday sun.

Beaches are one type of attraction you can visit, but there's even more to see during your stay. The following table contains attractions that are the closest.

Activities and Attractions Near Mamora Bay Beach
Attraction Type Distance Direction Island
Shirley Heights Fort Historical Site 1.6 mi. SW Antigua
Fort Berkeley Historical Site 2.1 mi. WSW Antigua
Admiral House Museum 2.1 mi. W Antigua
Rhythm Of Blue Art Gallery Art Gallery 2.1 mi. W Antigua
Dockyard Museum Museum 2.2 mi. WSW Antigua
Things Local Gallery Art Gallery 2.2 mi. WSW Antigua
Nelson's Ruins Southeast Historical Site 2.3 mi. WSW Antigua
Nelson's Ruins Northeast Historical Site 2.3 mi. WSW Antigua
Nelson's Ruins West Historical Site 2.4 mi. WSW Antigua
Shell Shot Photographers and Photographic Portrait Studios 2.4 mi. W Antigua
Monk's Hill Park Park 2.9 mi. WNW Antigua
Harmony Hall Gallery Art Gallery 4.4 mi. NE Antigua

Cities and Towns

Mamora Bay Beach is close to English Harbour, so you can explore the city after your visit to the beach. The city of English Harbour is close-by and is noted for its balance between seclusion and urbanization.


Whether this spot is full of bodies or practically empty will be influenced by everything from the time of day to the capacity of nearby hotels. You can generally expect to encounter a fair number of travelers staying at the closest accommodations.

You'll find a fairly wide variety of resorts and hotels to choose from in the area that surrounds Mamora Bay Beach. The most convenient of which are listed below.

Accommodations near Mamora Bay Beach
Hotel Distance Direction Type
St. James's Club 0.0 mi. E Resort
Inn At English Harbour 1.8 mi. WSW Hotel
The Ocean Inn 2.0 mi. W Hotel
The Copper & Lumber Store Hotel 2.1 mi. W Hotel
Admiral's Inn 2.2 mi. W Hotel
Antigua Yacht Club Marina Resort 2.2 mi. W Resort
The Catamaran Hotel 2.9 mi. W Hotel
Tree Tops Resort 3.2 mi. ENE Cottages
Harmony Hall 4.4 mi. NE Resort
Oceanic View Cottages 5.7 mi. NW Cottages


Because restaurants near the beach catch the freshest seafood and the balmiest breezes, don't miss your chance to enjoy a meal at an area restaurant, where you can dive into Antigua's specialty dishes, within a reachable distance. One of the nearest places to eat is Coco Beach Restaurant. The restaurant has both American and International dishes on the menu. They're perhaps most famous, though, for their hamburgers. You and your group can get to this restaurant and start eating in just a few minutes since it's not far off the beach at all.

Some nearby restaurant options are shown in the table below.

Restaurants near Mamora Bay Beach
Restaurant Name Phone Cuisine Style Distance Direction
Coco Beach Restaurant (866) 237-2071 American, International Very Casual 0.0 mi. E
Docksider Grill (866) 237-2071 Caribbean Informal 0.0 mi. E
Rainbow Garden (866) 237-2071 International Very Casual 0.0 mi. E
Piccolo Mondo (866) 237-2071 Caribbean, Italian Fine Dining 0.1 mi. N
The Hideout (268) 460-3666 Caribbean, Contemporary Informal 0.9 mi. NW
Le Zest (268) 562-8179 Caribbean, French Fine Dining 0.9 mi. NNW
Shirley Heights Lookout (268) 460-1785 American Informal 1.6 mi. SW
Catherine's Café (268) 460-5050 French Informal 1.8 mi. WSW
Terrace (268) 460-1014 Caribbean, French, International Fine Dining 1.8 mi. WSW
The Reef (268) 460-1014 Caribbean, International Very Casual 1.8 mi. WSW
Calabash Beach Bar (268) 562-4906 Caribbean, International Very Casual 1.8 mi. WSW
Ristorante Paparazzi (268) 562-8136 Italian Informal 2.0 mi. W

Other Beaches

Vacationers looking for a beach that's right for them in Antigua will have lots of options besides Mamora Bay Beach.

Travelers may also want to consider St. James Club Beach, which is located within a couple of miles.

Antigua offers endless ways to discover its natural beauty, and Mamora Bay Beach is just one of many incredible attractions you can choose from.


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