Palmetto Point

Famous for it's pink sand and popular with boaters, Palmetto Point is the southernmost tip of Barbuda.

Located on the island of Barbuda, You should consider dropping by even if you aren't staying in the immediate vicinity. It's often said that Palmetto Point is one of the best spots for escaping over-crowded hangouts in the town proper. Other nearby beaches you'll come across in Antigua may have the same warm sand and calming breezes as Palmetto Point, but are usually more cramped since they're near some of the most popular hotels.

Amenities and Ambiance

Please note that public restrooms are not available, which is something to consider if you plan to spend a full day in the sun.

Palmetto Point offers a calm and tranquil getaway, as the area surrounding the beach won't be overly crowded.

What's Nearby


This spot is on the South West coast of Barbuda. It is near Barbuda Museum, which is one attraction close-by.

With the choice of exciting activities nearby, you'll never run out of ways to stay busy. Attractions close to this beach can be found in the following table.

Activities and Attractions Near Palmetto Point
Attraction Type Distance Direction Island
Barbuda Museum Museum 4.4 mi. NE Barbuda

Cities and Towns

Not far away you'll find Codrington, a town which is an area with plenty to do, but yet isn't overcrowded.


Whether this spot is full of bodies or practically empty will depend on if you visit during a popular season, which is often indicated by how busy the hotels are. The beach is not located close to many large hotels, but it's sometimes enjoyed by visitors staying at smaller accommodations in the area.

Visitors will find a good selection of rooming options to choose from in the area that surrounds the beach. The most convenient of which are shown below.

Accommodations near Palmetto Point
Hotel Distance Direction Type
Lighthouse Bay Resort -- -- Hotel
Palm Tree Guest House 4.4 mi. NE Guest house
Island Chalet -- -- Hotel
Island Guest House -- -- Guest house
Bus Stop Guest House -- -- Guest house
Nedd's Guest House -- -- Guest house
Coco Point Lodge 6.7 mi. ESE Cottages


When you're starving for a midday meal, this beach has many nearby restaurants, and you don't have to go far from the sea. One of the closest places to eat is Uncle Roddy Restaurant. This restaurant features Caribbean cuisine. They also specialize in seafood. The restaurant is fairly close, so hailing a cab is a good option.

The following table lists nearby dining options.

Restaurants near Palmetto Point
Restaurant Name Phone Cuisine Style Distance Direction
Uncle Roddy Restaurant (268) 785-3268 Caribbean -- 4.0 mi. E
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

Palmetto Point isn't the only beach worth checking out on Barbuda.

You might also want to visit Palm Beach, located not too far away, meaning a short ride in a taxi should put you in the right spot to check out this other choice.

There's plenty to see and do in Antigua, and Palmetto Point is just one of many incredible attractions you can choose from.


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