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.

Located in Mamora Bay, this beach is on the South edge of Antigua. You might want to drop by whether or not you're staying nearby.

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.

Restrooms are available at Mamora Bay Beach. You'll appreciate that showers are available, so you don't have to spend the rest of the afternoon covered in sand.

What's Nearby


This pleasant stretch of sand known as Mamora Bay Beach is on the South coast of Antigua. It is close to Shirley Heights Fort, which is found a mile and a half to the south west, and it is one of a number of area's attractions.

Beaches and museums may seem an unlikely combination to some, but at least a few travelers find that museums like Admiral House (situated just a short distance away) offer rare insight into Caribbean life and help visitors understand Antigua's interesting past.

If your taste for travel keeps you looking for new activity and attraction options, this beach isn't far from any of the items in the following table.

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

Not far away you'll find English Harbour, a town which is a neat region that strikes a balance between island tranquility and urbanization.


Whether or not you encounter many other people will be influenced by everything from the time of day to the capacity of nearby hotels. You can typically expect to see a fair amount of visitors from lodgings in the area.

Guests will find a decent range of hotel booking options to pick from near Mamora Bay Beach. The most convenient of which can be viewed 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


One of the tastiest ways to compliment a balmy beach afternoon is to visit a nearby restaurant, where you can sample the local chefs' favorite dishes, without having to stray too far. One of the closest restaurants is Coco Beach Restaurant. This restaurant offers both American and International dishes on the menu. They're perhaps most famous, though, for their hamburgers. Some guests will choose to take a cab here, while others will want to walk since it's only a short distance away.

The table below provides a list of nearby dining options.

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

Of course, you'll find plenty of other beaches in Antigua, so if Mamora Bay Beach doesn't suit you, you can still find a great spot.

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

You may find that Mamora Bay Beach is a great fit for your vacation, but maybe you want to see more; in which case there are other beaches (and other outdoor attractions) worth trying.


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