Bat Hole Beach

Located on Pigeon Cay's northeast coast, Bat Hole Beach is named for a nearby lake called Bat Hole.

Located on the northern coast of Cat Island, near Arthurs Town, You should think about stopping by regardless of whether you are staying in the vicinity. This isn't just another pretty beach, it's special in that it's one of the few quiet beaches in the Bahamas. While Bat Hole Beach might be a little harder to reach, it provides a rare chance to escape crowds of tourists.

Amenities and Ambiance

Bat Hole Beach is backed by miles of thick green forest, which leads right up to the white sands. Rolling ashore are deep blue waters with slightly choppy waters.

Unfortunately, you won't find any public restrooms along this coastline, which is something to consider if you plan to spend a full day in the sun.

If you tend to choose coasts that offer those who visit a relaxing experience, then you may want to try Bat Hole Beach; it is back in a much quieter part of the region.

What's Nearby


Found on the North West coast of Cat Island. Nearby accommodations include the Boggie Pond Lodge, which is perhaps the closest lodging option accessible from Bat Hole Beach, despite there not being too many other popular spots in the area.

Cities and Towns

Though it's some distance off is the closest city. though you may find some smaller towns near the beach.


The crowdedness of the shoreline can vary widely, depending on everything from the time the sun sets to how many of the nearby hotel rooms have been booked. There aren't many major hotels nearby, but it can appeal to guests staying at some of the smaller accommodations in the area.

You'll find a decent selection of lodgings within driving distance. A list of the closest choices can be viewed in the following table.

Accommodations near Bat Hole Beach
Hotel Distance Direction Type
Boggie Pond Lodge 2.6 mi. SSW Hotel
Orange Creek Inn 3.2 mi. SW Hotel
Shannas Cove Resort 3.2 mi. SW Resort
Pigeon Cay Beach Club 3.5 mi. SW Hotel
Tail Winds Resort -- -- Cottages
Sammy T's Beach Resort 8.0 mi. SSE Hotel


A hot day at the beach will have you craving more than just a cocktail; no beach day is complete until you eat at a nearby restaurant, where you'll be able to get a taste of the local fare, without going too far from the coast. One of the nearest restaurants is Shannas Cove Restaurant. This restaurant has both Caribbean and International menu items. Visitors often rave about their seafood.

Some nearby restaurant options are included in the following table.

Restaurants near Bat Hole Beach
Restaurant Name Phone Cuisine Style Distance Direction
Shannas Cove Restaurant (242) 354-4249 Caribbean, International Informal 3.2 mi. SW
Hot Spot Restaurant (242) 354-2076 Bar and grill Very Casual -- --
Cookie House (242) 354-2027 Caribbean Very Casual -- --
Da Smoke Pot 354-2094 -- -- -- --
Da Smoke Pot (242) 354-2077 Bar and grill Very Casual -- --
Hard Rock Oasis (242) 354-2159 -- -- -- --

Other Beaches

Visitors in search of the perfect beach will have lots of choices besides Bat Hole Beach.

Another sun-drenched spot to consider is Sammy T's Beach, which is located nine and a half miles away.

Of course, there is much more to do besides lounge on the sand in the Bahamas, but taking a swim at Bat Hole Beach is certainly a fun way to enjoy the area's natural attractions.


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