Nonsuch Bay North

Nonsuch Bay North boasts calm waters and pink sand. Villas line parts of the beach, but there's a wide patch of open sand for soaking up the warm Caribbean sun.

Located along the southeastern outskirts of Willikies, Nonsuch Bay North is on the East coast of Antigua. You should consider stopping by even if you aren't staying in the immediate vicinity. While Antigua has beaches that are more secluded than Nonsuch Bay North, it retains the right amount of intimacy and natural beauty to attract visitors who need a place to relax.

How to Access The Beach
Though two resorts border this beach, they do not bar public access. You can walk right out onto the beach and claim your spot on the sand.

Amenities and Ambiance

Tucked in an inlet and on a quieter side of the island, Nonsuch bay is very relaxing beach. The waters in the bay are calm and gentle, perfect for swimming or wading. There are no rentals or restaurants around, so bring what you need.

Unfortunately, public restrooms aren't available, which is something to consider if you plan to spend a full day in the sun.

What's Nearby


This beach is positioned on the East coast of Antigua. Harmony Hall Gallery is within a distance that tourists could probably walk or take a cab to, and it is one of the area's attractions.

If you want to combine culture with your visit to the beach, you might want to consider visiting Betty's Hope. It's not far from the shores at Nonsuch Bay North, so it would be an easy side trip to take after some time in the sun.

Beaches are a great attraction to visit, but there will be more options available in Antigua. The following chart includes some other attractions close-by.

Activities and Attractions Near Nonsuch Bay North
Attraction Type Distance Direction Island
Harmony Hall Gallery Art Gallery 1.2 S Antigua
Devil's Bridge Rock Formation 1.5 NE Antigua
Betty's Hope Museum 2.9 W Antigua
Monk's Hill Park Park 6.6 SW Antigua
Gobinet Gilly Art Gallery 6.8 WNW Antigua

Cities and Towns

Willikies is the closest city to Nonsuch Bay North. It is certainly not a bustling region, but it makes for a nice, quiet day trip for those who want to see more of the area.


Whether this spot is full of bodies or practically empty will depend on how many hotel guests decide to make the trip as well. There aren't many large hotels in the immediate vicinity, but you may meet visitors staying at smaller accommodations in the area.

Because this beach is located in a fairly popular tourist area, it usually isn't very difficult to find exactly the kind of hotel you're looking for nearby. If you and your party are looking to get a place that's on or near the ocean, the table that follows lists the options closest to Nonsuch Bay North.

Accommodations near Nonsuch Bay North
Hotel Distance Direction Type
Pineapple Beach Club 0.9 NNE Resort
Verandah Resort And Spa 1.0 NE Hotel
Harmony Hall 1.2 S Resort


Even after a restful afternoon at the beach, the day isn't truly complete until you visit a nearby restaurant, where you'll be able to dive into Antigua's specialty dishes, within just a few miles of this shoreline. One of the closest places to eat is Mama Pasta. The restaurant features Italian cuisine. Visitors often rave about their pasta and pizza.

Restaurants closest to this beach are shown below.

Restaurants near Nonsuch Bay North
Restaurant Name Phone Cuisine Distance Direction Island
Mama Pasta -- Italian 0.9 mi. N None
The Bay Restaurant (268) 562-8000 Caribbean 1.0 mi. SSW Antigua
Nicole's (866) 237-1785 Caribbean 1.0 mi. NE Antigua
Seabreeze (866) 237-1785 International 1.0 mi. NE Antigua
The Buccaneer (866) 237-1785 Caribbean, International 1.0 mi. NE Antigua
La Tartaruga (268) 460-9384 Italian 1.1 mi. NNE None
Harmony Hall Restaurant (268) 460-4120 Mediterranean 1.2 mi. S Antigua

Other Beaches

Visitors looking for a beach that's right for them will have plenty of other choices in Antigua besides Nonsuch Bay North.

If the exciting vibe at Nonsuch Bay North has you wanting more of the same, consider heading to Green Island Beach, a spot with the same type of electricity. You'll find it two miles to the southeast. If it's a bit of peace and quiet you're after, Nonsuch Bay South is a location which doesn't see as many crowds. You'll find it not far off the beach at all.

You may also enjoy Harmony Hall Eastern Beach, located one and a quarter miles away.

Maybe Nonsuch Bay North is a perfect spot for you to kick back, and at the same time perhaps not the the ideal fit; in which case there are other beaches (and other outdoor attractions) worth trying.


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