Pigeon Cay Beach

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Pigeon Cay Beach is as popular as they some on the sleepy Cat Island, and you can still manage to go an entire day on the beach without seeing another soul.

Situated on Cat Island, near Arthurs Town, Pigeon Cay Beach is on the North West edge of the island, You might want regardless of whether you are staying particularly close by. There are plenty of advantages to visiting a beach that hasn't been "discovered" by thousands of tourists; secluded parts of the coast like Pigeon Cay Beach allow you much more room to spread out and feel comfortable.

How to Access The Beach
Pigeon Cay Beach is located about a half a mile off Queen's Highway on the east coast.

Amenities and Ambiance

Pigeon Cay Beach is known for having some of the cleanest, whitest sands on Cat Island, and they stretch on for almost three miles. Meanwhile, the waters that wash ashore are a bright turquoise. While some areas of the beach remain desolate, others are dotted with cottages and beach umbrellas.

Keep in mind that restrooms won't be found on-site, though you may be able to use the facilities at a nearby business.

If you favor sunny days which offer a relaxing environment, then a good choice for you is Pigeon Cay Beach; it's found within a less urban section of Cat Island.

What's Nearby


This pleasant stretch of sand known as Pigeon Cay Beach is on the North West coast of Cat Island. Accommodations nearby include the Sammy T's Beach Resort, which is perhaps the most conveniently located booking option accessible from Pigeon Cay Beach, despite there not being too many additional attractions in the vicinity.

Cities and Towns


How many other people you encounter at Pigeon Cay Beach will be influenced by everything from the time of day to the capacity of nearby hotels. This beach is not near many large hotels, but it's often visited by visitors staying at some of the smaller accommodations in the area.


Although you'll be hard-pressed to find many dining options nearby, you'll still have some choices, especially if you're willing to venture a little farther away. One of the nearest places to eat is Halvorson House Restaurant, which is a delicious choice during or after a day at the beach.

Nearby restaurants are shown below.

Restaurants near Pigeon Cay Beach
Restaurant Name Phone Cuisine Style Distance Direction
Halvorson House Restaurant (242) 359-9500 American, Caribbean Very Casual 3.6 mi. NW
Sapodilla Restaurant (242) 354-6009 Caribbean Very Casual 4.6 mi. NW

Other Beaches

Visitors looking for a beach that's right for them will have lots of choices besides Pigeon Cay Beach.

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

Of course, there is much more to do besides lounge on the sand in the Bahamas, but taking a swim at Pigeon Cay Beach is certainly a fun way to enjoy the area's natural attractions.


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