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 the northwestern coast of Cat Island, near Arthurs Town, You should think about stopping by even if you aren't staying in the immediate vicinity. This beach is not just a pleasant attraction, it's one of the rare "quiet" beaches in the Bahamas. While Man-O-War Point Beach might be a little harder to reach, it's the best place to take an undisturbed nap on the sand.

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.

Unfortunately, restrooms will not be available here, so if you're visiting with small children you might want to consider a different location.

If you go for shores which bring guests a calm enclave, then you should enjoy Man-O-War Point Beach; it's hidden away in a less urbanized part of Cat Island.

What's Nearby


Found on the North West coast of Cat Island. Accommodations nearby include the Tail Winds Resort, which is one of the most conveniently located hotels reachable from Man-O-War Point Beach, though you may not find too many other attractions you can reach quickly.

Cities and Towns

Man-O-War Point Beach is outside the city, with its closest urban neighbor being .


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. There are not many large hotels nearby, but you may meet visitors from some of the area's smaller options.

Beach-goers will find a good selection of rooming options to choose from in the area that surrounds the beach. The most accessible of which can be seen in the table that follows.

Accommodations near Man-O-War Point Beach
Hotel Distance Direction Type
Tail Winds 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


Though this spot isn't close to many restaurants, you'll still have some choices, particularly if you're prepared to venture a little out of the way. Shannas Cove Restaurant is one of the closest eateries, which is a delicious choice during or after a day at the beach.

The table below provides a list of dining options located near this beach.

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

Visitors in search of the perfect beach will have lots of choices besides Man-O-War Point Beach.

You might also want to visit Sammy T's Beach, located ten and a half miles away.

Of course, the Bahamas has hundreds of natural wonders to discover, but Man-O-War Point Beach is both a relaxing, sunny hangout and a stunning natural feature.


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