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 should consider stopping by regardless of whether you are staying particularly close by.
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.
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.
You will be able to use a public restroom at Mamora Bay Beach. Shower facilities are available, so you don't have to go back to your hotel sandy.
This beach is positioned on the South coast of Antigua; the area hosts attractions such as Shirley Heights Fort, which is not very far away, so some will want to take a cab, while others will find it a nice walk.
If you're interested in mixing some cultural exploration with your trip to the beach, you should consider a trip to Admiral House, a lovely museum found fairly close-by, giving you a chance to see, and learn about, even more of the area.
If you're looking for other nearby attractions or activity options, the beach is located near the attractions in the following table.
|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|
|Art Gallery||2.2 mi.||WSW||Antigua|
|Historical Site||2.3 mi.||WSW||Antigua|
|Historical Site||2.3 mi.||WSW||Antigua|
|Historical Site||2.4 mi.||WSW||Antigua|
|Photographers and Photographic Portrait Studios||2.4 mi.||W||Antigua|
|Harmony Hall Gallery||Art Gallery||4.4 mi.||NE||Antigua|
English Harbour is the closest town and is noted for its balance between seclusion and urbanization.
The number of other vacationers sharing this coastline can vary widely, it depends on several things: the season, the weather, even how many people have booked nearby hotels. Typically, you can expect to share the sand with more than a few other guests who are staying close by.
You'll find a good number of places to stay within driving distance. A list of the closest choices are seen in the table below.
|St. James's Club||0.0 mi.||E||Antigua||Resort|
|Inn At English Harbour||1.8 mi.||WSW||Antigua||Hotel|
|The Ocean Inn||2.0 mi.||W||Antigua||Hotel|
|The Copper & Lumber Store Hotel||2.1 mi.||W||Antigua||Hotel|
|Admiral's Inn||2.2 mi.||W||Antigua||Hotel|
|Antigua Yacht Club Marina Resort||2.2 mi.||W||Antigua||Resort|
|The Catamaran Hotel||2.9 mi.||W||Antigua||Hotel|
|Tree Tops Resort||3.2 mi.||ENE||Antigua||Cottages|
|Harmony Hall||4.4 mi.||NE||Antigua||Resort|
|Oceanic View Cottages||5.7 mi.||NW||Antigua||Cottages|
If you're on the beach and start to get the munchies, don't worry, you'll have a variety of choices within a few miles. One of the closest restaurants is Coco Beach Restaurant. This restaurant serves both American and International cuisines. They are also known for serving hamburgers. You and your group can get to this restaurant and start eating in just a few minutes since it's just a little ways away.
The table below provides a list of restaurants closest to this beach.
|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|
|(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|
Vacationers in search of the perfect beach will have plenty of other choices in Antigua besides Mamora Bay Beach.
You might also want to visit St. James Club Beach, which is located a couple hundred yards away.
Antigua has plenty to offer its visitors, and dropping by Mamora Bay Beach is just one way to appreciate a pretty afternoon.
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