Enclosed on either side by cliffs, and backed by a dense forest, Stony Horn Bay Beach is protected from the outside world, making the beach a perfect spot for anyone looking to get away from the cities and people.
Located on the island of Antigua, You might want even if you are not staying particularly close by.
The beach is located on a peninsula that only has one main road that goes in a circle. If upon entering the road you head north, then the first branch off further north will take you towards Stony Horn Beach. Once you find a place to park, you will likely need to hike a little before reaching the water.
The waves at Stony Horn Beach can be a little rough, but there are definitely larger waves elsewhere on the island, as the cliffs that are located here help block some of the rough waters. Visitors will be able to explore the cliffs, and the entire forest behind them, as long as they are up for a hike.
Unfortunately, public restrooms aren't available, which is something to consider if you plan to spend a full day in the sun.
Stony Horn Bay Beach is on the East coast of Antigua. It is near some interesting sites like, which is one of a few favorite local destinations.
If you want to mix culture with your visit to the beach, you should plan a trip to The Museum of Antigua and Barbuda. It's not far from the shores at Stony Horn Bay Beach, and might make a nice break from the midday sun.
Being able to choose from some activities besides the beach will ensure you won't run out of ways to stay busy. The attractions nearest to this beach are listed in the following table.
|Art Gallery||1.5 mi.||SE||Antigua|
|Jolly Harbour Golf Course||Golf Course||1.6 mi.||SE||Antigua|
|Casino at Jolly Beach||Casino||1.7 mi.||SE||Antigua|
|Royal Antiguan||Gambling Arcade||2.9 mi.||NNE||Antigua|
|Fort Barrington||Historical Site||3.2 mi.||NNE||Antigua|
|Greencastle Hill Park||Historical Site||3.4 mi.||E||Antigua|
|Fort James||Historical Site||4.0 mi.||NE||Antigua|
|King's Casino||Casino||4.4 mi.||NE||Antigua|
|Art Gallery||4.5 mi.||NE||Antigua|
|ZEMI Art Gallery||Art Gallery||4.5 mi.||NE||Antigua|
|Paradise Casino||Casino||4.5 mi.||NE||Antigua|
|Asot's Arcade||Slot Machine Arcade||4.6 mi.||NE||Antigua|
Stony Horn Bay Beach is very close to Jolly Harbour, so you can explore the city after your visit to the beach. The closest town is Jolly Harbour, which is not an overly urbanized area, but still has its fair share of things to do. From the shore, Jolly Harbour is just up the road, roughly a mile and a half (two and a half kilometers).
Whether or not you encounter a lot of other visitors will be influenced by everything from the time of day to the capacity of nearby hotels. You can typically expect to encounter a fair number of other guests who are staying close by.
Beach-goers looking for a room not far from Stony Horn Bay Beach won't find it very difficult, as there are plenty of accommodations to choose from nearby. Find the closest and most convenient booking options by looking over those shown below.
|Hermitage Bay||0.6 mi.||E||Resort|
|Tranquility Bay||1.5 mi.||SE||Hotel|
|Jolly Beach Resort & Spa||1.7 mi.||SE||Resort|
|Hawksbill Beach Resort||2.1 mi.||N||Resort|
|Sugar Ridge Resort Limited||2.3 mi.||SSE||Hotel|
|Cocobay Resort||2.3 mi.||S||Resort|
|Galley Bay||2.5 mi.||N||Hotel|
|Grand Royal Antiguan Beach Resort||2.9 mi.||NNE||Hotel|
|Coconut Beach Club||3.2 mi.||NNE||Hotel|
If you visit the beach around lunchtime this beach has many nearby restaurants, so there's no need to go too far from the shore. One of the closest restaurants is. The restaurant serves both Asian and Creole cuisines. They also specialize in seafood.
A list of nearby restaurants is shown below.
|(268) 562-4446||Asian, Creole, International||--||1.4 mi.||SE|
|(268) 462-6026||Steak house||--||--||--|
|(268) 562-4781||Asian, Eclectic, Indian||Fine Dining||--||--|
|Al Porto||(268) 562-7848||Italian||--||1.6 mi.||SE|
|(268) 462-0061||Italian||--||1.7 mi.||SE|
|(268) 462-0061||International||--||1.7 mi.||SE|
|(268) 462-0061||Caribbean||--||1.7 mi.||SE|
|(268) 462-0061||Indian||--||1.7 mi.||SE|
|(268) 562-4173||Italian||--||1.8 mi.||SE|
|The Crow's Nest||(268) 562-2637||International||Very Casual||1.8 mi.||SE|
|Sugar Club Restaurant||(268) 484-3702||International||Informal||2.2 mi.||SE|
|Carmichael's||(268) 562-7700 ext. 329||Caribbean||--||2.3 mi.||SSE|
Antigua has many nice beaches, and Stony Horn Bay Beach is just one option.
Vacationers may also want to visit Hermitage Bay, one of the many great Antigua beach sites.
There are plenty of natural wonders to behold in Antigua, and Stony Horn Bay Beach is just one of the many options.
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