Pigeon Point

Pigeon Point is a popular spot for locals and tourists alike. It's a beautiful beach which curves towards the ocean and has incredible views of the endless blue waters.

Positioned on the island of Antigua, Pigeon Point is on the South coast of the island, You should consider dropping by whether or not you are staying in the vicinity. Beachgoers tend to want a compromise between fun and relaxation, and Pigeon Point offers that middle ground. It's a spot which rarely gets too crowded, but it's not completely quiet and secluded either.

How to Access The Beach
Pigeon Point is conveniently located, just a five minute drive from English Harbour. It's on Antigua's southeastern coastline.

Amenities and Ambiance

Pigeon Point provides everything you need in a beach. It's a calm cove, with great snorkeling and sunbathing. There are amenities, rentals and a beach bar here.

The snack bar here is the ultimate convenience if you need a cold drink, or something to hold you over until dinner.

Vacationers will love the convenience of having picnic facilities accessible for use.

Yes, there are public restrooms at Pigeon Point. Shower facilities are available, so you don't have to spend the rest of the afternoon covered in sand. It's also good to know that you will have access to umbrellas and chairs here, so visitors seeking a shaded area to relax will not be disappointed. The water here is fit for snorkeling, so grab your gear if you're hoping to see what lies beneath the surface.

What's Nearby

Attractions

Beachgoers will find Pigeon Point on the South coast of Antigua. It's located near Shell Shot, which is among the attractions in the vicinity.

If you want to mix some cultural exploration with your trip to the beach, you might want to consider visiting Admiral House. It's not far from the shores at Pigeon Point, so it could be a welcomed alternative to hot afternoon activities.

Being able to choose from some activities besides the beach will ensure you won't get bored. The following table contains a list of the closest attractions.

Activities and Attractions Near Pigeon Point
Attraction Type Distance Direction Island
Shell Shot Photographers and Photographic Portrait Studios 1.0 mi. E Antigua
Nelson's Ruins West Historical Site 1.2 mi. E Antigua
Nelson's Ruins Northeast Historical Site 1.2 mi. E Antigua
Nelson's Ruins Southeast Historical Site 1.2 mi. E Antigua
Admiral House Museum 1.4 mi. E Antigua
Dockyard Museum Museum 1.4 mi. E Antigua
Things Local Gallery Art Gallery 1.4 mi. E Antigua
Monk's Hill Park Park 1.6 mi. NNE Antigua
Antigua Rainforest Canopy Tour Zip Line Site 2.9 mi. N Antigua

Cities and Towns

Not far away you'll find Falmouth Harbour, a town which is noted for its balance between seclusion and urbanization.

Hotels

The popularity of this spot on any given day can vary, depending on everything from the time of day to how many people have booked rooms nearby. There aren't many large hotels nearby, but it's sometimes enjoyed by guests from smaller accommodations in the area.

Although beach-goers will find only a few accommodations in the immediate vicinity, those options closest to the beach can be viewed in the table below.

Accommodations near Pigeon Point
Hotel Distance Direction Type
The Catamaran Hotel -- -- Hotel
Antigua Yacht Club Marina Resort -- -- Resort
Admiral's Inn -- -- Hotel
The Copper & Lumber Store Hotel -- -- Hotel
The Ocean Inn -- -- Hotel

Food

If the heat at the beach has you craving a cool cocktail and a bite to eat, there are lots of nearby options when it comes to dining. One of the nearest restaurants is Bumpkins. The restaurant has a menu featuring Caribbean cuisine. They're perhaps most famous, though, for their seafood.

A list of nearby restaurants is shown below.

Restaurants near Pigeon Point
Restaurant Name Phone Cuisine Style Distance Direction
Bumpkins (268) 562-2522 Caribbean -- -- --
Pasta Rite Ya (268) 764-2819 Italian -- -- --
Skullduggery Cafe (268) 463-0625 -- -- -- --
Cafe Club -- -- -- -- --
Seabreezes -- Italian Very Casual -- --
Cloggy's at the Antigua Yacht Club (268) 460-6910 Mediterranean -- -- --
Cambusa Italian Restaurant (268) 562-2226 Italian -- -- --
Trappas Restaurant and Bar (268) 562-3534 International Informal -- --
Bar-B's Cafe (268) 562-7698 Caribbean -- -- --
Grace Before Meal (268) 460-1298 -- -- -- --
Captain's Quarters (268) 460-1036 International Informal -- --
Abracadabra Restaurant (268) 460-2701 Italian -- -- --

Other Beaches

Vacationers in search of the perfect beach will have plenty of other choices in Antigua besides Pigeon Point.

Another location you may want to try is Pigeon's Beach, one of the many great Antigua beach sites.

There are plenty of natural wonders to behold in Antigua, and dropping by Pigeon Point is just one way to appreciate a pretty afternoon.

 

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