Cutlass Bay Beach

Cutlass Bay is located on the south coast of Cat Island, a quiet little beach perfect for those days when you just want to get away from it all.

Located on Cat Island, You should consider stopping by even if you aren't staying particularly close by. This beach is not just beautiful, it is one of the more unique and quiet beaches in the Bahamas. While Cutlass Bay Beach might be a little bit out of the way, it allows travelers to truly relax and claim their own space on the beach.

How to Access The Beach
A long dirt road off the main paved road along the south coast of Cat Island leads to Cutlass Bay Beach.

Amenities and Ambiance

Miles of forest edge the beach at Cutlass Bay, which has tan-colored sand and calm turquoise 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.

Cutlass Bay Beach offers an idyllic and serene escape, in part because the surrounding region contains little build-up and is free of urbanization.

What's Nearby


This beach is positioned on the South East coast of Cat Island. You can stay at the nearby Greenwood Beach Resort, which is one of the closest places to stay reachable from Cutlass Bay Beach, though you may not find too many additional close-by attractions.

Cities and Towns


The mood here——social and lively, or virtually empty—— will depend on how many hotel guests decide to make the trip as well. There aren't many major hotels nearby, but it can attract guests staying at some of the area's smaller options.

While vacationers won't find that many places to stay in the immediate vicinity, those accommodation options closest to Cutlass Bay Beach can be viewed in the list that follows.

Accommodations near Cutlass Bay Beach
Hotel Distance Direction Type
Greenwood Beach Resort 5.6 mi. NE Hotel
Hawks Nest Resort & Marina 8.6 mi. W Hotel


There aren't any restaurants in the vicinity of this shore, so you may choose to pack a lunch for your day in the sun.

Other Beaches

Of course, there are lots of other spots along the coast of Cat Island, so perhaps you can explore more than one.

Another sun-drenched spot to consider is New Bight Beach, which is located not too far away, and can be reached in a cab.

You may find that Cutlass Bay Beach is a great fit for your vacation, but maybe you want to see more; if so, there are other beaches and natural attractions in the Bahamas you might like.


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