Palm Beach

Palm Beach dazzles beach-goers with its blindingly white sand which has unique patches of pink sand as we. It's a huge beach, isolated and pristine, and in 2014 Travel + Leisure Magazine ranked it as one of the Best Secret Beaches in the world.

Located on the island of Barbuda, Palm Beach is on the West edge of the island, You should consider dropping by whether or not you're staying in the vicinity. You will typically find the beach to be rather roomy, since the area surrounding the beach is not packed with guests.

How to Access The Beach
Accessible only by boat from Antigua, this beach is definitely worth the cost of the charter for a day trip.

Amenities and Ambiance

Flat and expansive, this beach has only a few buildings and then nothing but sand and sea for miles. To walk down this beach is to experience a taste of untouched paradise. There is very little shade here, so bring a beach umbrella and your sunscreen.

Unfortunately, restrooms will not be available here, so those of you traveling with small children may want to consider another spot. Fortunately, the water here is clear and good for snorkeling, so grab some equipment if you want to see the underwater world.

Palm Beach provides an idyllic and relaxing haven, especially since the surrounding region contains little build-up and is free of urbanization.

What's Nearby

Attractions

Positioned on the West coast of Barbuda; this area boasts other attractions such as Barbuda Museum, which is one of the closest attractions.

A selection of nearby activities will ensure that you never run out of ways to stay busy. Attractions close to this beach can be found in the following table.

Activities and Attractions Near Palm Beach
Attraction Type Distance Direction Island
Barbuda Museum Museum 2.3 mi. ESE Barbuda

Cities and Towns

Palm Beach is very close to Codrington, so travelers staying in town won't have far to go. The closest town is Codrington, which is in an area with plenty of worthwhile sites, while still remaining less developed and congested as some other places.

Hotels

The number of other people sharing spots in the sand can vary widely, it depends mainly on when you visit, and how many people have booked rooms nearby. There aren't many major hotels nearby, but you may meet guests from smaller lodgings in the area.

You'll find a good number of hotels a car ride away. A few of the more convenient possibilities are seen in the following table.

Accommodations near Palm Beach
Hotel Distance Direction Type
Lighthouse Bay Resort -- -- Hotel
Island Chalet -- -- Hotel
Island Guest House -- -- Guest house
Palm Tree Guest House 2.6 mi. ESE Guest house
Bus Stop Guest House -- -- Guest house
Barbuda Belle 4.5 mi. N Cottages
Barbuda Cottages 6.4 mi. SE Cottages
Coco Point Lodge 9.3 mi. SE Cottages

Food

Don't worry if your stomach starts rumbling while sunbathing at Palm Beach; you'll have plenty of places to dine, without having to go too far. One of the nearest restaurants is Portsmouth Snackette and Gril. This restaurant serves American food. Visitors often rave about their hamburgers and seafood.

Nearby restaurants are shown below.

Restaurants near Palm Beach
Restaurant Name Phone Cuisine Style Distance Direction
Portsmouth Snackette and Gril (268) 783-7243 American Very Casual 1.8 mi. ESE
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 -- -- --
Palm Tree Restaurant (268) 460-0517 Caribbean, International -- -- --

Other Beaches

There are plenty of beautiful beach locations to choose from on Barbuda, so if Palm Beach doesn't sound like your type of scene, you have options.

Another sun-drenched spot to consider is Goat Point, located five miles away.

Maybe Palm Beach is a perfect spot for you to kick back, and at the same time perhaps not the the ideal fit; in which case you should keep looking for a beach or natural attraction that suits your vacation style.

 

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