Orange Creek Beach

Fishing and snorkeling are great throughout Cat Island, but along the north shores is where you will find the best spots for both activities. Orange Creek Beach is a great jumping off point for snorkeling and fishing, as well as sunning and swimming.

Positioned on Cat Island, near Arthurs Town, You should think about stopping by even if you aren't staying in the 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 Orange Creek Beach may be a little more trouble to reach, it's the best place to take an undisturbed nap on the sand.

How to Access The Beach
Orange Creek Beach is located off the main coastal highway.

Amenities and Ambiance

Soft pink sands typify Orange Creek Beach, which also experiences a relatively calm, deep blue surf.

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 happen to prefer beach days which bring visitors a relaxing environment, then think about trying out Orange Creek Beach; it is tucked away in a more natural sector of Cat Island.

What's Nearby


This beach is positioned 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 Orange Creek Beach, despite the lack of additional popular spots you can drive to.

Cities and Towns

Orange Creek Beach is definitely not a big city beach; the closest populated area is .


The crowdedness of the shoreline can vary widely, depending on everything from the time the sun sets to how many of the nearby hotel rooms have been booked. This beach is not near many large hotels, but you may see guests staying at the few small lodgings in the area.

You'll find a decent range of resort and hotel options to choose from close to Orange Creek Beach. The closest of which are shown in the following table.

Accommodations near Orange Creek Beach
Hotel Distance Direction Type
Tail Winds Resort -- -- Cottages
Pigeon Cay Beach Club 0.5 mi. SE Hotel
Orange Creek Inn 1.2 mi. SE Hotel
Shannas Cove Resort 1.7 mi. SE Resort
Boggie Pond Lodge 2.3 mi. E Hotel
Sammy T's Beach Resort 8.3 mi. SE Hotel


Though you'll be hard-pressed to find many dining options nearby, you can still find some interesting eateries, 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.

The following table lists dining options near this beach.

Restaurants near Orange Creek Beach
Restaurant Name Phone Cuisine Distance Direction Island
Shannas Cove Restaurant (242) 354-4249 Caribbean, International 1.7 mi. SE Cat Island

Other Beaches

There are other beaches on Cat Island you might like besides Orange Creek Beach.

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

Maybe Orange Creek Beach is a perfect spot for you to kick back, and at the same time perhaps not the the ideal fit; in which case you should keep looking for a beach or natural attraction that suits your vacation style.


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