Bat Hole Beach

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

Situated on the northern side of Cat Island, in the general vicinity of Arthurs Town, You should consider dropping by even if you aren't staying particularly close by. Couples and families who want to have more of the beach to themselves might really enjoy an afternoon at Bat Hole Beach.

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, so those of you traveling with small children may want to consider another spot.

If you prefer beaches that offer an angelic experience, then a good choice for you is Bat Hole Beach; it's tucked away within a less urban part of the region.

What's Nearby


The beach is wonderful, but the surrounding area has a lot to offer, too. Look for it on the North West coast of Cat Island. Nearby you'll find accommodations like Boggie Pond Lodge, which is perhaps the closest lodging option accessible from Bat Hole Beach, despite the lack of other nearby attractions.

Cities and Towns

Bat Hole Beach is outside the city, with its closest urban neighbor being .


Whether or not you encounter a lot of other visitors will depend on if you visit during a popular season, which is often indicated by how busy the hotels are. Bat Hole Beach is not located near many major hotels, but it can attract guests from some of the smaller accommodations in the area.

You'll find a decent amount of lodgings which can be reached in the car. A few of the more convenient possibilities are seen 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
TailWinds Resort -- -- Cottages
Sammy T's Beach Resort 8.0 mi. SSE Hotel


When you're starving for a midday meal, the area near this beach provides some viable options, and you won't have to look too far from these sands. One of the nearest restaurants is Shannas Cove Restaurant. The restaurant offers both Caribbean and International menu items. Visitors often rave about their seafood.

A few nearby dining options are shown below.

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

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

Another location you may want to try is Sammy T's Beach, located within the range of a taxi.

There's plenty to see and do in the Bahamas, and Bat Hole Beach is just one of the many options.


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