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, near Arthurs Town, You should consider dropping by whether or not you're staying nearby. Man-O-War Point Beach stands out from other beaches because it's perfect for escaping the hustle of The Bahamas' urban areas. Many of the other beaches in the Bahamas offer views of the sea that are just as pretty, but are usually more cramped because they border some of the area's most popular resorts.

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 tend to choose beaches which offer a tranquil place to escape, then a good choice for you is Man-O-War Point Beach; it's located in a more natural sector of Cat Island.

What's Nearby


This pleasant stretch of sand known as Man-O-War Point Beach is on the North West coast of Cat Island. It's located near the Tail Winds Resort and any nearby accommodations, it can be found just a short distance away. Some will choose to take a cab here, while others will prefer the walk to this hotel, perhaps the closest booking option accessible from Man-O-War Point Beach, even though there aren't many additional popular spots in the region.

There are options for close-by activities so you won't run out of things to do. Attractions close to this beach can be found in the following table.

Activities and Attractions Near Man-O-War Point Beach
Attraction Type Distance Direction Island
The Hermitage Historical Site 33.7 mi. SE Cat Island
Armbrister Plantation Ruins Historical Site 33.9 mi. SE Cat Island

Cities and Towns

Man-O-War Point Beach is definitely not a big city beach; the closest populated area is .


Whether or not you encounter a lot of other visitors will be influenced by everything from the time of day to the capacity of nearby hotels. There aren't many large hotels in the immediate vicinity, but you may see visitors from some of the area's smaller options.

While beach-goers will generally find few places to stay withing driving distance, those options closest to the beach can be seen in the following table.

Accommodations near Man-O-War Point Beach
Hotel Distance Direction Type
Tail Winds Resort 0.9 S Cottages
Pigeon Cay Beach Club 1.5 SSE Hotel
Orange Creek Inn 2.1 SE Hotel


Though this coastal destination is not exactly the area's culinary epicenter, you'll probably still spot a few places to try, especially if you are prepared to venture a little farther away. One of the nearest places to eat is Shannas Cove Restaurant, which is just a little ways away.

The following table provides a list of nearby restaurants.

Restaurants near Man-O-War Point Beach
Restaurant Name Phone Cuisine Distance Direction Island
Shannas Cove Restaurant (242) 354-4249 Caribbean, International 0.8 mi. SSW Cat Island

Other Beaches

Man-O-War Point Beach is just one of many beaches you can visit on Cat Island.

You may also want to consider Sammy T's Beach, located not too far away, and can be reached in a cab.

Perhaps Man-O-War Point Beach is the most convenient coastline for you to visit, but some travelers itch to explore more; in which case you should find a beach with a seclusion factor that suits you.


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