Pink Sand Beach

Pink Sand Beach is the premier beach on the island of Barbuda due to its unique color. Still, due to the island's low population, the beach is very often deserted.

Set on the island of Barbuda, You might want whether or not you are staying in the vicinity. Pink Sand Beach is a distinguishable relaxation spot because it's the ideal location for getting away from vacation stresses, like overly crowded restaurants and attractions. Many of the other beaches in Antigua may be just as breezy and refreshing, but tend to be busier since they're found in the most popular parts of town.

How to Access The Beach
Pink Sand Beach is located on the southwest coast of the small island of Barbuda.

Amenities and Ambiance

With almost eight miles of silk sand that glows pink in the sun thanks to the crush coral that lives amongst the gravel, Pink Sand Beach is truly a sight to behold. Complimented by the stunningly turquoise waters, this beach is a can't miss.

Unfortunately, you won't find any public restrooms along this coastline, but you may be able to find facilities at a nearby business. The water in the area is fit for snorkeling, so grab your equipment if you want to see the underwater world.

Pink Sand Beach brings visitors a calm and peaceful escape, thanks to the fact that the region surrounding the beach is far from urbanized.

What's Nearby


Positioned on the South coast of Barbuda; it's located near attractions like Barbuda Museum, which is one of the most conveniently accessible attractions.

If you're looking for plenty of activities to keep you or your family busy, you'll find the closest ones in the following table.

Activities and Attractions Near Pink Sand Beach
Attraction Type Distance Direction Island
Barbuda Museum Museum 6.0 mi. NW Barbuda

Cities and Towns

Pink Sand Beach is near Codrington, so a trip into the city——for snacks, drinks, and other attractions——is a convenient option. The closest town is Codrington, which is in an area with interesting things to do and see, but isn't as sprawling and crowded as some other areas. From the shore, Codrington is a car ride off, about within taxi range away.


The number of other people sharing spots in the sand can vary widely, depending on when you visit, and how full the nearby hotels are. Pink Sand Beach is not near very many major hotels, but it can attract guests from some of the area's smaller options.

There is a pretty good variety of booking options to choose from in the area that surrounds the beach. The most accessible of which are listed below.

Accommodations near Pink Sand Beach
Hotel Distance Direction Type
Coco Point Lodge 1.3 SSE Cottages
Barbuda Cottages 1.8 WNW Cottages
Palm Tree Guest House 5.7 NW Guest house


While there aren't many widely-known restaurants nearby, you'll probably still spot a few places to try, especially if you're willing to venture a little out of the way. One of the nearest restaurants is Uncle Roddy Restaurant, which is a delicious choice during or after a day at the beach.

Restaurants closest to this beach are listed below.

Restaurants near Pink Sand Beach
Restaurant Name Phone Cuisine Distance Direction Island
Uncle Roddy Restaurant (268) 785-3268 Caribbean 1.9 mi. WNW Barbuda

Other Beaches

Vacationers looking for a beach that's right for them on Barbuda will have lots of options besides Pink Sand Beach.

Travelers may also want to consider Coco Point, one of the many great Antigua beach sites.

Maybe Pink Sand Beach is a perfect spot for you to kick back, and at the same time perhaps not the the ideal fit; if so, Antigua offers a variety of beaches for travelers who wish to try elsewhere.


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