Rendezvous Bay

If you like to feel secluded on your beach trip, it might be worth it for you to find your way to Rendezvous Bay. You're not likely to find a crowd here, because it's off the beaten path.

Set toward the center of the island of Antigua, Rendezvous Bay is on the South coast of the island, You should consider dropping by even if you aren't staying nearby. Travelers in search of a tranquil, secluded setting should check out Rendezvous Bay, a pretty, but less popular part of the coast.

How to Access The Beach
Access to Rendezvous Bay is not simple. There is a footpath there, not a road and it requires a thirty to forty minute hike to access. Some tour companies will walk you there from Wallings Dam.

Amenities and Ambiance

Rendezvous Bay's white sand beach is set against a beautiful backdrop of lush greenery and crystal clear bay waters. It's a beautiful, quiet spot.

Please note that public restrooms are not available, though you may be able to use the facilities at a nearby business. The water here is of good snorkeling quality, so grab your equipment if you're looking to see some exciting marine life.

Rendezvous Bay brings visitors a quiet and tranquil experience, as the surrounding area won't be overly crowded.

What's Nearby


Visitors will find this beach on the South coast of Antigua. It is close to Fig Tree Studio Art Gallery, which is one of a few local attractions.

Museums and beaches may seem an odd combination to some, but plenty of visitors find that museums like Admiral House (situated three miles away) offer an entertaining diversion and help visitors understand Antigua's interesting past.

If you're looking for plenty of activities to keep you or your family busy, the beach is located near the attractions in the following table.

Activities and Attractions Near Rendezvous Bay
Attraction Type Distance Direction Island
Fig Tree Studio Art Gallery Art Gallery 2.1 mi. NNW Antigua
Monk's Hill Park Park 2.4 mi. ENE Antigua
Antigua Rainforest Canopy Tour Zip Line Site 2.5 mi. N Antigua
Shell Shot Photographers and Photographic Portrait Studios 2.5 mi. E Antigua
Nelson's Ruins West Historical Site 2.7 mi. E Antigua
Sweets Windmill Ruins Historical Site 2.7 mi. N Antigua
Nelson's Ruins Northeast Historical Site 2.8 mi. E Antigua
Nelson's Ruins Southeast Historical Site 2.8 mi. E Antigua
Rhythm Of Blue Art Gallery Art Gallery 2.9 mi. E Antigua
Admiral House Museum 2.9 mi. E Antigua
Dockyard Museum Museum 2.9 mi. E Antigua
Things Local Gallery Art Gallery 2.9 mi. E Antigua

Cities and Towns

Rendezvous Bay is in the Falmouth Harbour area, so a trip into the city is a definite option. Nearby, you'll find the city of Falmouth Harbour, which is in an area with interesting things to do and see, but isn't as sprawling and crowded as some other areas.


The mood here——social and lively, or virtually empty—— will depend on many factors, including the capacity of nearby hotels. There aren't many large hotels nearby, but it can appeal to guests staying at the few small lodgings in the area.

Those looking for a room near Rendezvous Bay shouldn't find it that tough, as there are lots of hotels and resorts to choose from in the immediate vicinity. Find the closest and most convenient booking options by viewing what's listed in the table that follows.

Accommodations near Rendezvous Bay
Hotel Distance Direction Type
Carlisle Bay 1.6 mi. W Resort
The Catamaran Hotel 2.1 mi. E Hotel
Curtain Bluff 2.2 mi. W Resort
Antigua Yacht Club Marina Resort 2.7 mi. E Resort
Admiral's Inn 2.9 mi. E Hotel
The Ocean Inn 2.9 mi. E Hotel
The Copper & Lumber Store Hotel 2.9 mi. E Hotel
Inn At English Harbour 3.3 mi. E Hotel
Oceanic View Cottages 4.6 mi. N Cottages
St. James's Club 4.9 mi. E Resort


Don't worry if your stomach starts rumbling while sunbathing at Rendezvous Bay; you'll have your pick of different cuisines and dining styles nearby. One of the closest places to eat is East. The restaurant offers both Fusion and Japanese dishes on the menu. 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 listed below.

Restaurants near Rendezvous Bay
Restaurant Name Phone Cuisine Style Distance Direction
East (268) 484-0000 Fusion, Japanese, Pan Asian / Pacific Rim, Thai Informal 1.6 mi. W
Indigo on the Beach (268) 484-0000 Caribbean Informal 1.6 mi. W
Ottimo! (268) 484-0000 Italian Very Casual 1.6 mi. W
Captain's Quarters (268) 460-1036 International Informal 2.1 mi. ENE
Bumpkins (268) 562-2522 Caribbean -- 2.2 mi. E
The Sea Grape -- Italian Informal 2.2 mi. W
The Tamarind Tree -- Eclectic Informal 2.2 mi. W
Cambusa Italian Restaurant (268) 562-2226 Italian -- 2.2 mi. E
Pasta Rite Ya (268) 764-2819 Italian -- -- --
Sweet T's (268) 460-1854 -- -- 2.3 mi. E
Skullduggery Cafe (268) 463-0625 -- -- 2.5 mi. E
Cafe Club -- -- -- 2.5 mi. E

Other Beaches

Visitors searching for the perfect beach will have plenty of other choices in Antigua besides Rendezvous Bay.

Another location you might enjoy is Carlisle Bay East, another place which offers plenty of peace and seclusion. Carlisle Bay is a secluded ocean oasis for travelers seeking a quiet and private vacation experience. Snorkeling is fabulous at this beach and the locals are friendly. Though there aren't many activities, the pristine beach and warm Caribbean waters are all you need for a tranquil Antiguan vacation. If you're looking for a more active beach scene, you might find that Windward Beach is just right. You'll find it two and a half miles to the east.

Travelers may also want to consider Pigeon Point, another great Antigua beach site.

You may find that Rendezvous Bay is a great fit for your vacation, but maybe you want to see more; if so, Antigua offers a variety of beaches for travelers who wish to try elsewhere.


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