Hawk's Nest Beach

On the southern tip of Cat Island is Hawk's Nest Beach, a beach most frequented by guests of the Hawk's Nest Resort & Marina.

Set on the southern side of Cat Island, You should consider dropping by whether or not you're staying nearby. Hawk's Nest 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 in the Bahamas may provide just as many amenities as Hawk's Nest Beach, but are usually busier because they're right around the corner from the area's major hotels and resorts.

How to Access The Beach

Heading north east from Hawk's Nest Creek Airport will lead you along the coast to Hawk's Nest Beach.

Amenities and Ambiance

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.

If you tend to favor beaches which bring guests a serene enclave, then you will want to try Hawk's Nest Beach; it is tucked away within a much quieter part of the region.

What's Nearby


This pleasant stretch of sand known as Hawk's Nest Beach is on the South coast of Cat Island. Accommodations nearby include the Hawks Nest Resort & Marina, which is a mile to the west-southwest, making it one of the most conveniently located places to stay reachable from Hawk's Nest Beach, even though there aren't many additional popular spots in the area.

Cities and Towns


Whether this spot is full of bodies or practically empty will depend on if you visit during a popular season, which is often indicated by how busy the hotels are. The beach is not located close to many large hotels, but you may encounter guests from the few small lodgings in the area.


While this spot isn't close to many restaurants, you can still find some interesting eateries, particularly if you are willing to drive a bit. One of the nearest places to eat is Hawk’s Nest Restaurant, which is only a short distance away.

The table below lists nearby dining options.

Restaurants near Hawk's Nest Beach
Restaurant Name Phone Cuisine Distance Direction Island
Hawk’s Nest Restaurant (242) 342-7050 Caribbean 1.0 mi. WSW Cat Island

Other Beaches

Of course, there are lots of other spots along the coast of Cat Island, so Hawk's Nest Beach is not your only option.

Another option worth considering is New Bight Beach, which is located ten and a half miles to the north-northeast.

The Bahamas has so much to offer, and Hawk's Nest Beach offers just one way to spend time outdoors.


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