Stony Horn Bay Beach

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.

How to Access The Beach

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.

Amenities and Ambiance

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.

What's Nearby

Attractions

Stony Horn Bay Beach is on the East coast of Antigua. It is near some interesting sites like Taino's & Millennium Galleries, 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.

Activities and Attractions Near Stony Horn Bay Beach
Attraction Type Distance Direction Island
Taino's & Millennium Galleries 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
Gismary Art Gallery 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

Cities and Towns

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).

Hotels

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.

Accommodations near Stony Horn Bay Beach
Hotel Distance Direction Type
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
Cocos 2.3 mi. S Hotel
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

Food

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 Castaways. The restaurant serves both Asian and Creole cuisines. They also specialize in seafood.

A list of nearby restaurants is shown below.

Restaurants near Stony Horn Bay Beach
Restaurant Name Phone Cuisine Style Distance Direction
Castaways (268) 562-4446 Asian, Creole, International -- 1.4 mi. SE
Peter's BBQ Steak House (268) 462-6026 Steak house -- -- --
Saffron Restaurant (268) 562-4781 Asian, Eclectic, Indian Fine Dining -- --
Al Porto (268) 562-7848 Italian -- 1.6 mi. SE
Bocciolo Italian Restaurant (268) 462-0061 Italian -- 1.7 mi. SE
Hemispheres International Restaurant (268) 462-0061 International -- 1.7 mi. SE
Lydia's Caribbean Seafood Restaurant (268) 462-0061 Caribbean -- 1.7 mi. SE
Ustav Indian Cuisine (268) 462-0061 Indian -- 1.7 mi. SE
Melini's Ristorante (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

Other Beaches

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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