Fernandez Bay Beach

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Despite the nearby resort property dotted with villas, Fernandez Bay remains a relatively secluded beach on Cat Island.

Situated near the center of Cat Island, in the vicinity of The Bight, Fernandez Bay Beach is on the South East edge of the island, You might want to drop by regardless of whether you are staying very close. The surrounding area is not overly congested, but that doesn't mean the beach will be boring.

How to Access The Beach
By taking the main road west from the airport, you will soon encounter Fernandez Bay.

Amenities and Ambiance

Scooping out a crescent shape into the west coast of Cat Island, Fernandez Bay features shining topaz waters and fine white sand. Behind the beach is a selection of villas.

Please note that public restrooms are not available, though you may be able to use the facilities at a nearby business.

What's Nearby


Fernandez Bay Beach is on the South East coast of Cat Island. Nearby accommodations include the Island Hoppinn, that can be found a couple hundred yards away, and is perhaps the most conveniently located hotel accessible from Fernandez Bay Beach, despite the fact that there aren't many additional popular spots within driving distance.

Cities and Towns


The crowdedness of the shoreline can vary widely, it depends on many factors: the time of sundown, happy hour, even how many people have booked rooms nearby. The area is not home to many major hotels, but you may meet visitors staying at smaller lodgings in the area.

Though you will find few places to stay in the region, those options closest to the beach can be viewed in the list that follows.

Accommodations near Fernandez Bay Beach
Hotel Distance Direction Type
Island Hoppinn 0.1 mi. NW Hotel
Gilbert's Inn -- -- Hotel
Hallover's Inn 1.6 mi. N Hotel


There aren't any restaurants in the vicinity of this shore, so you might want to pack a lunch if you want to fully enjoy your time spent at the beach.

Other Beaches

Visitors in search of the perfect beach will have lots of choices besides Fernandez Bay Beach.

You might also want to visit New Bight Beach, which is located three miles to the southeast.

While the area offers plenty of picturesque views and exciting attractions, a trip to Fernandez Bay Beach could end up a family favorite.


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