Goat Point

Goat Point is a little cape near the Northern tip of Barbuda. It is beautiful and isolated, with blindingly white sand and flawless turquoise waters. If you want an escape from reality, a place where you can forget what hustle and bustle mean, this is it.

Situated on the northern coast of Goat Island, You might think about stopping by whether or not you are staying very close. You will generally find yourself with plenty of room to stretch out, since the area surrounding the beach is not extremely crowded.

Amenities and Ambiance

Almost too small to be called a cape, Goat Point has a very long stretch of white sugar sand along the coast, with interesting foliage and paths inland. It's far from where most of the development is on the island and you're sure to attune yourself to the natural beauty of the Caribbean here.

Keep in mind that restrooms won't be found on-site, but you may be able to find facilities at a nearby business.

If you usually choose shores which bring visitors a serene environment, then you may want to try Goat Point; it's tucked away within a much quieter sector of the region.

What's Nearby


Goat Point is always a lovely side-trip when you're in the area. Look for it on the North West coast of Goat Island; it's located near attractions like Barbuda Museum, which is one of the closest attractions to visit.

The beach is one type of attraction you can visit, but there's plenty else to see during your stay. The following chart includes some other attractions close-by.

Activities and Attractions Near Goat Point
Attraction Type Distance Direction Island
Barbuda Museum Museum 6.5 mi. SSE Barbuda

Cities and Towns

Not far away you'll find Codrington, a town which is not lacking in exploration opportunities, yet also not overflowing with buildings.


Whether or not you encounter many other people will depend on if you visit during a popular season, which is often indicated by how busy the hotels are. Goat Point is not near very many major hotels, but it can appeal to guests from the few small lodgings in the area.

You'll find a pretty nice assortment of hotel booking options to choose from close to the beach. The closest of which are listed in the table below.

Accommodations near Goat Point
Hotel Distance Direction Type
Barbuda Belle 1.4 SW Cottages
Nedd's Guest House 6.0 SSE Guest house
Island Chalet 6.3 S Hotel


You might not run into any places to grab a bit to eat right on this beach, so you might want to pack a lunch if you want to fully enjoy your day in the sun.

Other Beaches

Vacationers who are looking for the ideal beach will have lots of choices besides Goat Point.

You may also enjoy Palm Beach, which is located five miles to the south.

You may find that Goat Point is a great fit for your vacation, but maybe you want to see more; if so, there are other beaches and natural attractions in Antigua you might like.


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