Palmetto Point

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

Located on the southwestern coast of the island of Barbuda, You might want to drop by whether or not you're staying in the vicinity. Vacationers who seek a stunning shoreline in a secluded part of town should check out Palmetto Point, a pretty, but less popular part of the coast.

Amenities and Ambiance

Unfortunately, restrooms will not be available here, which is something to consider if you're bringing the kids, or plan to spend all day outside.

If you usually enjoy coasts which grant an idyllic experience, then you will want to try Palmetto Point; it's located in a much quieter section of the region.

What's Nearby

Attractions

You'll find this beach on the South West coast of Barbuda; it will be near other attractions like Barbuda Museum, which is one of the closest attractions to visit.

The beach is 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.

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

Cities and Towns

The closest town is St. John's, which is in an area with plenty of worthwhile sites, while still remaining less developed and congested as some other places.

Hotels

How many other people you encounter at Palmetto Point will be influenced by everything from the time of day to the capacity of nearby hotels. Palmetto Point is not near very many major hotels, but it's sometimes enjoyed by visitors from smaller accommodations in the area.

You'll find a reasonable selection of places to stay within driving distance. A few of the more convenient possibilities are displayed in the table below.

Accommodations near Palmetto Point
Hotel Distance Direction Type
Lighthouse Bay Resort -- -- Hotel
Barbuda Cottages 4.1 mi. E Cottages
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
Barbuda Belle 9.1 mi. N Cottages

Food

Because restaurants near the beach catch the freshest seafood and the balmiest breezes, don't miss your chance to walk to a local restaurant, where you'll be able to sample regional favorites, without straying too far from your current location. One of the closest restaurants is Uncle Roddy Restaurant. This restaurant serves delicious Caribbean cuisine. They're perhaps most famous, though, for their seafood. The restaurant is not far away, so a quick car or cab ride is a convenient way to get there.

A few nearby dining options are provided in the following table.

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

There are plenty of beautiful beach locations to choose from on Barbuda, so perhaps you can explore more than one.

You may also enjoy Palm Beach, located fairly close-by, so a short cab ride will get you here pretty easily.

Maybe Palmetto Point is a perfect spot for you to kick back, and at the same time perhaps not the the ideal fit; in which case there are other beaches (and other outdoor attractions) worth trying.

 

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