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.

Located in Arthurs Town, Camperdown Beach is on the North West edge of Cat Island. You might want even if you are not staying very close. There are plenty of advantages to visiting a beach that hasn't been "discovered" by thousands of tourists; secluded parts of the coast like Camperdown Beach let you escape people-watchers and rowdy beachgoers.

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.

Keep in mind that restrooms won't be found on-site, but you may be able to find facilities at a nearby business.

If you usually go for shores that grant an idyllic place to escape, then a good choice for you is Camperdown Beach; it is tucked away in a much quieter sector of Cat Island.

What's Nearby


Found on the North West coast of Cat Island. Nearby accommodations include the Boggie Pond Lodge, which is one of the most conveniently located places to stay reachable from Camperdown Beach, even though there aren't many additional close-by attractions.

Cities and Towns

The closest city you'll find to Camperdown Beach is .


The number of other vacationers sharing this coastline can vary widely, depending on everything from the time of day to how full the nearby hotels are. The area is not home to many major hotels, but you may meet visitors from the few small lodgings in the area.

You'll find a reasonably varied selection of lodgings which can be reached in the car. A list of the closest choices have been displayed in the following list.

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


If the heat at the beach has you craving a cool cocktail and a bite to eat, you'll have a variety of choices within a few miles. One of the closest places to eat is Cookie House. This restaurant offers a menu of Caribbean cuisine. They are also famous for their seafood.

The following table lists nearby restaurants.

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

Visitors searching for the perfect beach will have plenty of other choices on Cat Island besides Camperdown Beach.

You might also want to visit Sammy T's Beach, which is located six miles away.

Perhaps Camperdown Beach is the most convenient coastline for you to visit, but some travelers itch to explore more; if so, the Bahamas offers a variety of beaches for travelers who wish to try elsewhere.


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