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.
Set near the center of the island of Barbuda, Palm Beach is on the West coast of the island, You might want to drop by even if you are not staying in the vicinity. Those planning on making a stop at this beach can make the most of their relaxation time without missing the chance to do a little people watching.
Accessible only by boat from Antigua, this beach is definitely worth the cost of the charter for a day trip.
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.
Keep in mind that restrooms won't be found on-site, so those of you traveling with small children may want to consider another spot. The water in the area is of good snorkeling quality, so bring along some equipment if you want to see the underwater world.
Palm Beach provides an idyllic and relaxing retreat, as the location that surrounds the beach is not heavily urbanized.
The beach is wonderful, but the surrounding area has a lot to offer, too. Look for it on the West coast of Barbuda; the area hosts attractions such as Barbuda Museum, which is one of the most conveniently accessible attractions.
Beaches are one type of attraction you can visit, but there's even more to see during your stay. The following chart includes some other attractions close-by.
|Barbuda Museum||Museum||2.3 mi.||ESE||Barbuda|
Not far away you'll find, a town which is noted for its balance between seclusion and urbanization.
The popularity of this spot on any given day can vary, it depends on many factors: the time of sundown, happy hour, even how full the nearby hotels are. Palm Beach is not near very many major hotels, but you may meet visitors from smaller accommodations in the area.
You'll find a good number of hotels within a car's reach. A list of the closest possibilities are displayed in the following list.
|Lighthouse Bay Resort||--||--||Hotel|
|Nedd's Guest House||--||--||Guest house|
|Palm Tree Guest House||2.6 mi.||ESE||Guest house|
|Bus Stop Guest House||--||--||Guest house|
|Coco Point Lodge||9.3 mi.||SE||Cottages|
If you start getting hungry during your afternoon at the shore, the area around this beach has plenty to offer, so you won't have to wander too far from the shore. One of the nearest places to eat is. The restaurant offers a menu of American food. They have become well-known, however, because of their hamburgers and seafood.
A list of nearby restaurants is shown below.
|(268) 783-7243||American||Very Casual||1.8 mi.||ESE|
|Barbuda Internet and Technology Center||(268) 772-1809||--||--||--||--|
|(268) 722-9978||Caribbean||Very Casual||--||--|
|(268) 728-4334||International||Very Casual||--||--|
|(268) 460-0137||Caribbean, International||--||--||--|
|(268) 460-0517||Caribbean, International||--||--||--|
Of course, you'll find plenty of other beaches on Barbuda, so if Palm Beach doesn't suit you, you can still find a great spot.
You might also want to visit Goat Point, located five miles away.
You may find that Palm Beach is a great fit for your vacation, but maybe you want to see more; in which case there are other beaches (and other outdoor attractions) worth trying.
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