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.

Located just outside the heart of Cat Island, near Arthurs Town, Pigeon Cay Beach is on the North West coast of the island, You might want whether or not you're staying nearby. Vacationers who seek a stunning shoreline in a secluded part of town might really enjoy an afternoon at Pigeon Cay Beach.

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.

Unfortunately, you won't find any public restrooms along this coastline, which is something to consider if you're bringing the kids, or plan to spend all day outside.

Pigeon Cay Beach offers visitors an angelic and tranquil place to escape, thanks to the fact that the area surrounding the beach is not heavily urbanized.

What's Nearby


Pigeon Cay Beach is always a lovely side-trip when you're in the area. Look for it on the North West coast of Cat Island. You can stay at the nearby Sammy T's Beach Resort, which is one of the closest lodging options accessible from Pigeon Cay Beach, despite the lack of other popular spots in the region.

Cities and Towns


How many other people you encounter at Pigeon Cay Beach will vary depending on the time of day, particularly in the high season when hotels overflow with tourists. There aren't many large hotels in the immediate vicinity, but it's sometimes enjoyed by guests from smaller lodgings in the area.


While this location isn't located in the culinary epicenter of the area, you'll probably still spot a few places to try, particularly if you're prepared to venture a little out of the way. The closest places to grab a bite to eat is Halvorson House Restaurant, which is a delicious choice during or after a day at the beach.

The table below provides a list of restaurant options near this shoreline.

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

Of course, you'll find other beaches besides Pigeon Cay Beach on Cat Island.

You may also enjoy Sammy T's Beach, which is located three and a half miles to the northwest.

Pigeon Cay Beach could be the ideal stretch of sand, but it is possible that it may not be the best choice for your family; if so, the Bahamas offers a variety of beaches for travelers who wish to try elsewhere.


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