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.

Set near the heart of the island of Antigua, Pigeon Point is on the South coast of the island, You should think about stopping by even if you aren't staying nearby. Pigeon Point is one part of Antigua's coast that is never really too crowded, but it's not totally void of people 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 concession stand located here is another lunchtime alternative.

Picnic tables are some of the most useful amenities found here——especially around lunchtime.

There are public restrooms at this beach——something you'll appreciate if you bring the kids along. Shower facilities are available, so you don't have to go back to your hotel sandy. It's also good to know that you will have access to chairs and umbrellas here, so guests hoping for relief from the sultry island sun will not be disappointed. Fortunately, the water here is clear and good for snorkeling, so grab your equipment if you've been hoping to get in some underwater exploration.

What's Nearby

Attractions

This spot is on the South coast of Antigua; it will be near other attractions like Shell Shot, which is one of the closest attractions to visit.

If you're interested in combining some cultural exploration with your trip to the beach, you should consider a trip to Admiral House, one of the closest museums, giving you a chance to see, and learn about, even more of the area.

The beach is one type of attraction you can visit, but there's even more to see during your stay. The table below lists other attractions that are nearby.

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

The town of Falmouth Harbour is close-by and is an interesting area that brings together the quietude of the Caribbean and the urbanization of city life.

Hotels

The number of other vacationers sharing this coastline can vary widely, depending on everything from the time the sun sets to how many people have booked rooms nearby. There are not many major hotels nearby, but it's sometimes enjoyed by visitors from some of the area's smaller options.

Although you will not find very many accommodations in the region, those options closest to the beach are shown 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

A hot day at the beach will have you craving more than just a cocktail; no beach day is complete until you eat at a nearby restaurant, where you can dive into Antigua's specialty dishes, without going too far from the coast. Bumpkins is one of the closest eateries. The restaurant serves Caribbean food. Visitors often rave about their seafood.

A list of nearby restaurants is included in the following table.

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

Antigua has many nice beaches, so if Pigeon Point doesn't sound like your type of scene, you have options.

Travelers may also want to consider Pigeon's Beach, another great Antigua beach site.

Perhaps Pigeon Point is the most convenient coastline for you to visit, but some travelers itch to explore more; if so, Antigua offers a variety of beaches for travelers who wish to try elsewhere.

 

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