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.

Situated on the northwestern side of Cat Island, near Arthurs Town, You might want to drop by even if you aren't staying very close. When you need to spend the afternoon away from tourist-filled hotspots, you should consider going off the beaten path to Orange Creek Beach.

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, public restrooms aren't available, which is something to consider if you're bringing the kids, or plan to spend all day outside.

Orange Creek Beach grants a calm and serene place to escape, due to the fact that the area surrounding the beach is not heavily urbanized.

What's Nearby


The beach is wonderful, but the surrounding area has a lot to offer, too. Look for it on the North West coast of Cat Island. Accommodations nearby include the Tail Winds Resort, which is perhaps the most conveniently located lodging option reachable from Orange Creek Beach, despite the lack of additional attractions in the region.

Cities and Towns

Though it's some distance off is the closest town. though you may find some smaller towns near the beach.


The mood here——social and lively, or virtually empty—— will depend on if you visit during a popular season, which is often indicated by how busy the hotels are. This spot is not near many large hotels, but it can attract visitors from the few small lodgings in the area.

Visitors will find a pretty nice range of resort and hotel options to choose from in the vicinity of Orange Creek Beach. The most accessible of which are shown in the table that follows.

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


While the area surrounding Orange Creek Beach isn't exactly a culinary hot spot, you'll probably still spot a few places to try, particularly if you're prepared to drive or bike a few miles. Shannas Cove Restaurant is one of the closest eateries, which is a delicious choice during or after a day at the beach.

Restaurants closest to this beach are listed in the following table.

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

Cat Island has many beaches, so if Orange Creek Beach doesn't sound like your type of scene, you have options.

Another sun-drenched spot to consider is Sammy T's Beach, located nine and a half miles away.

The Bahamas has a lot to offer its visitors, but Orange Creek Beach is both a refreshing place to relax, and a beautiful natural attraction.


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