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.

Situated near the heart of the island of Barbuda, Low Bay Beach is on the West coast of the island, You should think about stopping by even if you aren't staying particularly close by. If you're looking for a quiet part of the coast, away from crowded tourist attractions, you should consider visiting Low Bay Beach.

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.

Unfortunately, restrooms will not be available here, so if you're visiting with small children you might want to consider a different location. You'll find the waters off-shore to be of good snorkeling quality, so bring your gear if you're hoping to see what lies beneath the surface.

What's Nearby


Travelers will find Low Bay Beach on the West coast of Barbuda. It is close to Barbuda Museum, which is a local place of interest.

If you can't wait to see as many of Antigua's attractions as possible, 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 near Codrington, so exploring the city is a convenient option. The nearby town of Codrington is not an overly urbanized area, but still has its fair share of things to do.


The mood here——social and lively, or virtually empty—— will depend on many factors, including the capacity of nearby hotels. There are not many major hotels nearby, but you may encounter guests from smaller lodgings in the area.

There is a good range of booking options to choose from in the area surrounding the beach. The closest of which can be seen in the table 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
Nedd's Guest House -- -- Guest house
Bus Stop Guest House -- -- Guest house
Coco Point Lodge 8.1 mi. SE Cottages


When you get hungry for an afternoon snack, this beach has many nearby restaurants, so there's no need to go too far from these sands. One of the nearest restaurants is Outback Barbuda. This restaurant serves delicious Caribbean food. They're perhaps most famous, though, for their barbecue and seafood. You and your group can get to this restaurant and start eating in just a few minutes as it's only a short distance away.

The table below lists dining options located near this beach.

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

Visitors looking for a beach that's right for them will have plenty of other choices on Barbuda besides Low Bay Beach.

Another option worth considering is Palm Beach, located a mile and a half to the north.

There are plenty of natural wonders to behold in Antigua, and dropping by Low Bay Beach is just one way to appreciate a pretty afternoon.


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