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.

Located on Cat Island, You should think about stopping by even if you aren't staying nearby. Even active vacationers with jam-packed itineraries will discover advantages to finding a beach that's a long way from the nearest major city; beaches less-traveled like Hawk's Nest Beach might not be typical "beach scenes", but are nice and private.

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

Please note that public restrooms are not available, so those of you traveling with small children may want to consider another spot.

If you tend to like coasts that grant a quiet enclave, then maybe head on over to Hawk's Nest Beach; it's located within a much quieter sector of Cat Island.

What's Nearby


Hawk's Nest Beach is on the South coast of Cat Island. You can stay at the nearby Hawks Nest Resort & Marina, which can be found a mile to the west-southwest, and is one of the most conveniently located booking options accessible from Hawk's Nest Beach, even though there aren't many other popular spots you can drive to.

Cities and Towns


Whether or not you encounter many other people will vary depending on the time of day, particularly in the high season when hotels overflow with tourists. This spot is not near many large hotels, but it's sometimes enjoyed by visitors from smaller lodgings in the area.


While this location isn't located in the culinary epicenter of the area, you can still find some interesting eateries, particularly if you are willing to drive a bit. One of the closest places to eat is Hawk’s Nest Restaurant, which is a mile to the west-southwest of it.

The table below provides a list of nearby restaurant 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

Travelers looking for a beach that's right for them on Cat Island will have lots of options besides Hawk's Nest Beach.

You might also want to visit New Bight Beach, located just a cab ride away.

Hawk's Nest Beach could be the ideal stretch of sand, but it is possible that it may not be the best choice for your family; in which case you should keep looking for a beach or natural attraction that suits your vacation style.


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