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.

Located on the northwestern side of Cat Island, near Arthurs Town, You might want even if you are not staying nearby. Orange Creek Beach stands out because it's the ideal location for escaping over-crowded hangouts in the town proper. Many of the other beaches you'll come across in the Bahamas may be just as beautiful, but are usually more cramped because they're lined with some of the most famous hotels and restaurants.

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, so those of you traveling with small children may want to consider another spot.

If you usually enjoy beaches that bring guests a relaxing experience, then you should enjoy Orange Creek Beach; it is back within a more rural area of the region.

What's Nearby


Visitors will find this beach on the North West coast of Cat Island. Nearby accommodations include the Tail Winds Resort, which is found a quarter mile away, making it one of the most conveniently located booking options accessible from Orange Creek Beach, despite there not being too many other attractions within driving distance.

Beaches are nice for a few hours here and there, but there will be more options available in the Bahamas. The following table includes the closest attractions.

Activities and Attractions Near Orange Creek Beach
Attraction Type Distance Direction Island
The Hermitage Historical Site 32.8 mi. SE Cat Island
Armbrister Plantation Ruins Historical Site 32.9 mi. SE Cat Island

Cities and Towns

Orange Creek Beach is outside the city, with its closest urban neighbor being .


The number of other people sharing spots in the sand can vary widely, it depends on several things: the season, the weather, even how many people have booked rooms nearby. The beach is not located close to many large hotels, but you may see guests staying at some of the smaller accommodations in the area.

Though travelers will not find very many places to stay nearby, those accommodation options closest to the beach can be seen in the table below.

Accommodations near Orange Creek Beach
Hotel Distance Direction Type
Tail Winds Resort 0.3 NW Cottages
Pigeon Cay Beach Club 0.5 SE Hotel
Orange Creek Inn 1.2 SE Hotel


Although this coastal destination is not exactly the area's culinary epicenter, you can still find some interesting eateries, particularly if you are prepared to venture a little out of the way. One of the closest places to eat is Shannas Cove Restaurant, which is a half mile to the northwest of it.

Nearby dining options are shown in the table below.

Restaurants near Orange Creek Beach
Restaurant Name Phone Cuisine Distance Direction Island
Shannas Cove Restaurant (242) 354-4249 Caribbean, International 0.6 mi. NW Cat Island

Other Beaches

Of course, you'll find other beaches besides Orange Creek Beach on Cat Island.

You may also want to consider Sammy T's Beach, located within the range of a cab.

Orange Creek Beach could be the ideal stretch of sand, but it is possible that it may not be the best choice for your family; in which case you should find a beach with a seclusion factor that suits you.


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