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.

Located near the middle of Cat Island, near The Bight, Fernandez Bay Beach is on the South East coast of the island, You should consider dropping by even if you aren't staying very close. Visitors should keep in mind that, although Fernandez Bay Beach is by no means secluded, you wouldn't necessarily call it a busy beach either. It's makes a great option for those of you who want to make the most of their trip to the beach but also want to skip out on the crowds.

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.

Unfortunately, restrooms will not be available here, so those of you traveling with small children may want to consider another spot.

What's Nearby


Positioned on the South East coast of Cat Island. Accommodations nearby include the Island Hoppinn, that can be found a couple hundred yards away, and is one of the closest booking options accessible from Fernandez Bay Beach, despite the fact that there aren't many other close-by attractions.

Cities and Towns


The mood here——social and lively, or virtually empty—— will depend on if you visit during a popular season, which is often indicated by how busy the hotels are. There aren't many major hotels nearby, but you may encounter guests staying at the few small lodgings in the area.

Although beach-goers will not find that many accommodations nearby, those options closest to the beach can be seen 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


You might not run into any places to grab a bit to eat right on this beach, so you might want to pack a lunch for your time spent at the beach.

Other Beaches

Fernandez Bay Beach isn't the only beach worth checking out on Cat Island.

Vacationers may also want to visit New Bight Beach, located not a great distance away, meaning a short ride in a taxi is an easy option.

There are plenty of natural wonders to behold in the Bahamas, and paying a visit to Fernandez Bay Beach is just one way you can spend your afternoon.


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