Man-O-War Point Beach

Photo credit: © Pierre Brunet

This is one of the very remote beaches on Cat Island's northernmost tip. Expect pure isolation and a bit of adventure at this undeveloped getaway.

Located on Cat Island, in the general vicinity of Arthurs Town, You might want to drop by whether or not you are staying in the immediate vicinity. This beach is not just another pleasant piece of the coast, it's special in that it's one of the few quiet beaches in the Bahamas. While Man-O-War Point Beach may be a bit off the beaten path, it allows you to relax without being bothered by the noise of the crowds.

How to Access The Beach

Take the road that runs north along the eastern coast of Cat Island. Shortly after passing Orange Creek and Pigeon Cay Beach Club, you'll find a trail that will take you north directly up to the beach.

Amenities and Ambiance

The beach itself curves into a Bahamanian smile north of the majestic Blue Hole Lake. The views are breathtaking and the sunsets will paint the sky in colors you may not have thought possible.

Keep in mind that restrooms won't be found on-site, so if you're visiting with small children you might want to consider a different location.

If you find that you enjoy beaches which offer visitors an angelic environment, then you may want to try Man-O-War Point Beach; it is found within a more rural section of the region.

What's Nearby


Visitors will find this beach on the North West coast of Cat Island. Nearby you'll find accommodations like TailWinds Resort, which is perhaps the most conveniently located place to stay reachable from Man-O-War Point Beach, though you may not find too many additional popular spots you can drive to.

Cities and Towns

It might be a bit of a trek to get there, but is the closest city. though you may see some small, residential towns as you get closer to the beach.


The popularity of this spot on any given day can vary, it depends on many factors: the time of sundown, happy hour, even how packed the nearby hotels are. There aren't many large hotels in the immediate vicinity, but it can attract visitors from the few small lodgings in the area.

There is a good range of accommodations to pick from in the area around Man-O-War Point Beach. The most accessible of which have been listed in the table below.

Accommodations near Man-O-War Point Beach
Hotel Distance Direction Type
TailWinds Resort -- -- Cottages
Pigeon Cay Beach Club 1.5 mi. SSE Hotel
Orange Creek Inn 2.1 mi. SE Hotel
Shannas Cove Resort 2.5 mi. SE Resort
Boggie Pond Lodge 2.8 mi. SE Hotel
Sammy T's Beach Resort 9.2 mi. SE Hotel


Although the area surrounding Man-O-War Point Beach isn't exactly a culinary hot spot, you can still satisfy your hunger, especially if you are willing to venture a little farther away. One of the closest places to eat is Shannas Cove Restaurant, which is a delicious choice during or after a day at the beach.

A few nearby dining options are shown below.

Restaurants near Man-O-War Point Beach
Restaurant Name Phone Cuisine Distance Direction Island
Shannas Cove Restaurant (242) 354-4249 Caribbean, International 2.5 mi. SE Cat Island

Other Beaches

Needless to say, Man-O-War Point Beach isn't the only beach worth visitng on Cat Island.

Another sun-drenched spot to consider is Sammy T's Beach, which is located ten and a half miles to the southeast.

While the area offers plenty of picturesque views and exciting attractions, taking a swim at Man-O-War Point Beach is certainly a fun way to enjoy the area's natural attractions.


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