Big Bay Beach

This beach on the eastern coast of Mayaguana is a quiet little place to get away for some line fishing, shelling, or simply for a nice stroll. It's a simple place with little in the way of facilities, but if you're already on the island, then the isolation of it is probably just what you're looking for.

Situated on the western side of the island of Mayaguana, in the vicinity of Abrams Bay, You might think about stopping by whether or not you're staying very close. If there's one beach that appeals to a large rage of visitors, it's Big Bay Beach, since it's fun and active, but not usually over-crowded. If you'd rather socialize than take a nap on a completely empty beach, dut don't want to be overwhelmed by crowds of hotel guests, this beach might be the perfect spot to spend a few hours.

How to Access The Beach

The beach is located north of Betsy Bay. Access by taking the island's main road east as far as it will go. You can't help but run right up next to the ocean.

Amenities and Ambiance

At this remote spot, you might get a chance to see the mailboat that comes in once a week to this small island. The beach curves ever so slightly against this small, remote island's easternmost coast.

Keep in mind that restrooms won't be found on-site, which is something to consider if you're bringing the kids, or plan to spend all day outside.

Big Bay Beach provides an idyllic and relaxing place to escape, especially since the surrounding area is positioned apart from more urban areas.

What's Nearby


Found on the West coast of Mayaguana. It's located near the Baycaner Beach Resort and any nearby accommodations, which is one of the most conveniently located hotels near Big Bay Beach, despite the fact that there aren't many additional attractions in the region.


The popularity of this spot on any given day can vary, depending on when you visit, and how full the nearby hotels are. Big Bay Beach is not near very many major hotels, but you may encounter guests from some of the area's smaller options.


You might not run into any places to grab a bit to eat in the vicinity of this coastal destination, so you might want to pack a lunch if you want to fully enjoy your day in the sun.

Other Beaches

Needless to say, Big Bay Beach isn't the only beach worth visitng on Mayaguana.

The Bahamas has some unforgettable natural wonders to explore, so visiting Big Bay Beach is just one way you can enjoy a sunny afternoon.


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