Nonsuch Bay South

If you're looking for a calm quiet beach experience, this is the spot. It's surrounded by beautiful scenery and hills and the beach itself is pristine.

Located on the eastern side of the island of Antigua, You might want whether or not you are staying in the immediate vicinity. Travelers who want to avoid long taxi rides will like how easy it is to reach Nonsuch Bay South. There are so many things to do in the area, as this beach isn't far from the center of the city's action.

How to Access The Beach

Nonsuch Bay is close to historic English Harbour. It's 45 minutes from the capitol, St. John's.

Amenities and Ambiance

Surrounded by hills and greenery, this cove is uniquely private and tranquil. The soft sand meets perfect turquoise water, calmed by the shape of the bay.

Unfortunately, public restrooms aren't available, which is something to consider if you're bringing the kids, or plan to spend all day outside. The water here is clear and good for snorkeling, so grab some gear if you are looking to do some underwater exploration.

What's Nearby


This spot is on the East coast of Antigua. It's located near Harmony Hall Gallery, which is situated a mile away, and it is among the attractions close-by.

History-focused attractions such as Shirley Heights Fort are the perfect compliment to an afternoon at Nonsuch Bay South, and give visitors the opportunity to learn more about Antigua's past, without having to stray too far from the beach. Actually, this shoreline is seven miles from this place of historical interest.

Being able to choose from some activities besides the beach will ensure you won't run out of ways to stay busy. The following table contains a list of nearby attractions.

Activities and Attractions Near Nonsuch Bay South
Attraction Type Distance Direction Island
Harmony Hall Gallery Art Gallery 1.0 S Antigua
Devil's Bridge Rock Formation 1.6 NE Antigua
Betty's Hope Museum 2.9 W Antigua
Monk's Hill Park Park 6.5 SW Antigua
Shirley Heights Fort Historical Site 6.8 SW Antigua

Cities and Towns

Nonsuch Bay South is in the Willikies area, so a trip into the city is a definite option. Cities near Nonsuch Bay South include Willikies, which is not heavily urbanized, though it will be a nice day out for guests wishing to get a better feel for the area.


The number of other vacationers sharing this coastline can vary widely, it depends on many factors: the time of sundown, happy hour, even how many people have booked rooms nearby. There are not many major hotels nearby, but it can appeal to guests from the few small lodgings in the area.

Travelers trying to find a place to stay near the beach shouldn't find it very difficult, as there are lots of accommodations to choose from in the immediate vicinity. You'll find the closest and most convenient booking options by viewing those listed in the table below.

Accommodations near Nonsuch Bay South
Hotel Distance Direction Island Type
Occidental Grand Pineapple Beach Hotel 1.0 N None Resort
Harmony Hall 1.0 S Antigua Resort
Verandah Resort And Spa 1.2 NE Antigua Hotel


When lunchtime rolls around and you start getting hungry, you'll have some great cuisine to choose from, so you won't have to wander too far away. One of the closest places to eat is The Bay Restaurant. The restaurant offers a menu of Caribbean food.

The table below lists places to eat near this beach.

Restaurants near Nonsuch Bay South
Restaurant Name Phone Cuisine Distance Direction Island
The Bay Restaurant (268) 562-8000 Caribbean 0.8 mi. SSW Antigua
Harmony Hall Restaurant (268) 460-4120 Mediterranean 1.0 mi. S Antigua
Mama Pasta -- Italian 1.1 mi. N None
Nicole's (866) 237-1785 Caribbean 1.2 mi. NE Antigua
Seabreeze (866) 237-1785 International 1.2 mi. NE Antigua
The Buccaneer (866) 237-1785 Caribbean, International 1.2 mi. NE Antigua
La Tartaruga (268) 460-9384 Italian 1.2 mi. NNE None
Le Zest (268) 562-8179 Caribbean, French 4.9 mi. SW Antigua

Other Beaches

Needless to say, Nonsuch Bay South isn't the only beach worth visitng in Antigua.

If the vibrant atmosphere of Nonsuch Bay South has you wanting more of the same, think about checking out Green Island Beach, a spot with the same type of electricity. It is located two miles to the east-southeast. If you'd rather try a more private, less popular location, you might find what you want at Nonsuch Bay North. You'll find it not far off the beach at all.

Another option worth considering is Harmony Hall Eastern Beach, located a mile away.

Antigua offers endless ways to discover its natural beauty, and dropping by Nonsuch Bay South is just one way to appreciate a pretty afternoon.


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