Camperdown Beach

Feel like the only person on the island at this isolated beach at the tip of one of the Bahamas' majestic Out Islands.

Positioned on the northeastern outskirts of Arthurs Town, Camperdown Beach is on the North West coast of Cat Island. You should consider dropping by even if you aren't staying in the immediate vicinity. Camperdown Beach is a distinguishable relaxation spot because it's one of the best spots for escaping the hustle of The Bahamas' urban areas. Most other beaches you'll come across in the Bahamas may have the same pleasing, tropical setting as Camperdown Beach, but tend to be more crowded because they're frequented by tourists looking for a lively scene.

How to Access The Beach
Follow the west-bound route from Arthur's Town Airfield through the wilderness all the way to the opposite coast.

Amenities and Ambiance

The beach is long, thin, and remote. Jungle covers the interior on the northern part of Cat Island, so don't expect anything in the way of facilities, but do expect peace and solitude. The water is as stunning as any other in the Caribbean, but the surf can be rough at times.

Unfortunately, public restrooms aren't available, though you may be able to use the facilities at a nearby business.

Camperdown Beach offers a quiet and peaceful escape, thanks to the fact that the surrounding area is away from most urbanization.

What's Nearby


Camperdown Beach is beautiful natural site, which you'll find on the North West coast of Cat Island. It's located near the Boggie Pond Lodge and any nearby accommodations, which is perhaps the most conveniently located hotel reachable from Camperdown Beach, despite there not being too many additional nearby places of interest.

Cities and Towns

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


The number of other vacationers sharing this coastline can vary widely, it depends mainly on when you visit, and how many of the nearby hotel rooms have been booked. There are not many major hotels nearby, but it's often visited by guests from the few small lodgings in the area.

Beach-goers will find a good selection of booking options to choose from in the area around the beach. The closest of which are listed in the table below.

Accommodations near Camperdown Beach
Hotel Distance Direction Type
Boggie Pond Lodge 3.9 W Hotel
Shannas Cove Resort 4.7 W Resort
Sammy T's Beach Resort 4.8 S Hotel


Don't worry if your stomach starts rumbling while sunbathing at Camperdown Beach; you'll have many local dishes to choose from at nearby establishments. One of the closest restaurants is Cookie House. This restaurant has Caribbean food. They also specialize in seafood.

Some nearby restaurant options are listed below.

Restaurants near Camperdown Beach
Restaurant Name Phone Cuisine Style Distance Direction
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 -- -- -- --
Hot Spot Restaurant (242) 354-2076 Bar and grill Very Casual -- --
Shannas Cove Restaurant (242) 354-4249 Caribbean, International Informal 4.7 mi. W
Sapodilla Restaurant (242) 354-6009 Caribbean Very Casual 4.8 mi. S

Other Beaches

Camperdown Beach is just one of many beaches you can visit on Cat Island.

You might also want to visit Sammy T's Beach, which is located not a great distance away, so a quick ride in a taxi can take you where you want to go.

Of course, there are lots of other things to do and see in the Bahamas; then again, Camperdown Beach is both a beautiful natural attraction, and a fun hangout spot.


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