Galley Bay Beach picture
Geoff Howes/Antigua & Barbuda Tourist Office

Key Info

Five Islands Village

Price & Hours

Free

Details

Beaches, Free Type
1 to 2 hours Time to Spend
3.9scorecard
  • 5.0Value
  • 0.0Food Scene
  • 4.0Atmosphere

Galley Bay Beach on the northwest coast of the island has some of the best surfing waves in Antigua. Plus it's a must-see for animal lovers. Sea turtles often leave their eggs here to nest (several times a year, but most frequently in summer). Bring your camera and plan a nighttime visit: You just might see the baby turtles hatch. If daytime is more your thing, get your snorkelling gear ready and grab a glimpse of Galley's underwater wildlife.

The thin beach stretches for nearly one mile adjacent to the Galley Bay Resort whose cottages are built into the coves of lush green landscape. Three of the resort's open-air