Low Bay Beach

Making up the southern portion of Barbuda's 17-mile long Western coast, Low Bay Beach is perhaps the most famous beach on this secret island. With soft, pink sand extending for miles, and the calming blue waters of the Caribbean, there is not much more to ask for.

Positioned on the island of Barbuda, Low Bay Beach is on the West edge of the island, You should consider stopping by even if you aren't staying in the vicinity. Even active vacationers with jam-packed itineraries will discover advantages to finding a beach that isn't packed full of hotel guests; the lovely, less-traveled shores of beaches like Low Bay Beach are perfect for getting away from it all.

How to Access The Beach
Low Bay makes up the west coast of Barbuda, so finding the beach will not be hard. Just realize that as you get closer to the coast and away from Codrington, the roads can get a little rough. The best bet would be to use a Jeep, local taxi driver, or even a boat service.

Amenities and Ambiance

Low Bay Beach is unrivaled in its beauty; offering a picturesque coastline that will calm even the most stressed visitor. If you are looking for a peaceful day, Low Bay Beach is a good choice - whether you decide to lay out and soak in the sun, walk along the soft sand for miles, or jump in the refreshing clear waters of the Caribbean for a swim or snorkel adventure.

Please note that public restrooms are not available, which is something to consider if you plan to spend a full day in the sun. The water in the area is clear enough for snorkeling, so purchase or rent some gear if you want to see the underwater world.

What's Nearby


You'll find this beach on the West coast of Barbuda. It is near Barbuda Museum, which is a local attraction.

If a visit to the Low Bay Beach isn't enough to keep you busy all afternoon, the following table shows the closest options.

Activities and Attractions Near Low Bay Beach
Attraction Type Distance Direction Island
Barbuda Museum Museum 1.8 mi. E Barbuda

Cities and Towns

Low Bay Beach is close to Codrington, so travelers staying in town won't have far to go. The closest town is Codrington, which is a region with interesting things to do, yet is never overly congested.


The popularity of this spot on any given day can vary, 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 you may encounter guests from the few small lodgings in the area.

You'll find a good amount of hotel rooms within a car's reach. A few of the more convenient possibilities are seen in the list below.

Accommodations near Low Bay Beach
Hotel Distance Direction Type
Lighthouse Bay Resort -- -- Hotel
Island Chalet -- -- Hotel
Island Guest House -- -- Guest house
Palm Tree Guest House 2.0 mi. E Guest house
Bus Stop Guest House -- -- Guest house
Barbuda Cottages 5.1 mi. SE Cottages
Barbuda Belle 5.9 mi. N Cottages
Coco Point Lodge 8.1 mi. SE Cottages


If during your visit you start getting hungry, the area near this beach provides some viable options, so there's no need to go too far from the sea. One of the nearest restaurants is Outback Barbuda. This restaurant serves delicious Caribbean cuisine. They are also famous for their barbecue and seafood. When you start to get hungry, you won't need to wait too long to eat as it's just a little ways away.

Nearby restaurants are shown in the following table.

Restaurants near Low Bay Beach
Restaurant Name Phone Cuisine Style Distance Direction
Outback Barbuda (268) 721-3280 Caribbean Very Casual 1.5 mi. N
Portsmouth Snackette and Gril (268) 783-7243 American Very Casual 1.6 mi. ENE
Barbuda Internet and Technology Center (268) 772-1809 -- -- -- --
CJ's Diner (268) 722-9978 Caribbean Very Casual -- --
Flavors Ice Cream (268) 775-0718 -- -- -- --
Green Door Tavern (268) 460-0065 Caribbean -- -- --
Ishadeka's Ice Cream (268) 721-1878 -- -- -- --
It's Bit Fishy (268) 772-0262 Caribbean -- -- --
Jawara's Roti Hut (268) 770-6132 Caribbean -- -- --
Jordan's Cafe and Cinema (268) 728-4334 International Very Casual -- --
Marcia Roti Green (268) 771-3585 Caribbean -- -- --
Martello Anchorage Bar & Grill (268) 460-0137 Caribbean, International -- -- --

Other Beaches

Low Bay Beach is just one of many beaches you can visit on Barbuda.

Another option worth considering is Palm Beach, which is located only a short distance away.

Low Bay Beach could be the ideal stretch of sand, but it is possible that it may not be the best choice for your family; if so, Antigua offers a variety of beaches for travelers who wish to try elsewhere.


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