Beach bars in Antigua offer the chance to experience a wholly different type of Caribbean adventure, where you can party well into the early hours every night. The Caribbean is famed for its pristine beaches of white, pink, and black sand, but beach bars make up the thriving nightlife that people visit here to enjoy as well.

    Whether you're looking for live entertainment, DJs spinning the latest pop hits, great craft beer, or craft cocktails on the shores with crashing waves in the night, you'll find it here. Check out some of the best beach bars and clubs in Antigua, where your night never has to end.


    Ana's on the Beach

    Relax at an exquisite beachfront air-conditioned cabana

    Ana's on the Beach is an exquisite beachfront cabana that offers an air-conditioned area with a great restaurant and art gallery combined with craft cocktails. It's a family-friendly sedate bar with Mediterranean cuisine offering dishes like tenderloin with cognac, the Neptune's platter of seafood, or salt fish tortellini. If you visit here, be sure to try the Antigua Smile cocktail. It's made with rum pineapple, and crème de banana.

    Ana's is located in Dickenson Bay, right on the shores. It's a fine place to come for a refined yet relaxed atmosphere, climate-controlled surroundings, and a great time with friends and family.

    Location: Dickenson Bay, St. John, s, Antigua, Antigua & Barbuda

    Open: Wednesday–Thursday and Monday from 11 am to 10 pm, Friday–Sunday from 10 am to 10 pm (closed on Tuesdays)

    Phone: +1 268-562-8562


    Sheer Rocks

    Have a drink and a meal with a clifftop view

    Sheer Rocks is a clifftop bar on Antigua's West Coast Ffryes Beach, accessible by a walkway lined by bougainvillea with an 8-page cocktail list and cliffside infinity pools. It belongs to the Cocobay Resort. For those who have trouble making up their minds about which cocktails to try, the speciality cocktail of the month is always a good choice. It rotates monthly, so be sure to ask about it. You can also lounge on four-poster day beds to drink your cocktail while looking out over the sea.

    This clifftop beach bar offers the opportunity to feel like you're living like old-world nobility, lounging in the lap of luxury. Come here to swim in the infinity pools and lounge in pampered bliss.

    Location: Ffryes Beach, Valley Road, St Johns, Antigua & Barbuda

    Open: Tuesday–Saturday from 11.30 am to 9 pm, Sunday from 11.30 am to 6 pm (closed on Mondays)

    Phone: +1 268-464-5283



    Enjoy unique cocktails and locally sourced fusion food

    Beechlimerz is a bar and restaurant on Fort James Beach offering locally sourced fusion cuisine and unique craft-made speciality cocktails with seating right on the sand. Here you can dip your toes into the soft sand while sipping a speciality cocktail with names like Tropicocomokoloco. The food here is also exciting, including the Nyamburger, the signature burger on the menu that stacks three patties with fries, mac and cheese, and bacon.

    This is a casual, laid-back beach bar that's the place where people go for a great time with new and unique takes on food and drink. It's a place where the menu is as exciting as the waves are beautiful.

    Location: Fort James Beach Saint John's, Antigua, Antigua & Barbuda

    Open: Thursday–Sunday from 11 am to 10 pm (closed Monday–Wednesday)

    Phone: +1 268-723-9534


    Kon Tiki Bar and Grill

    Grab a tiki cocktail at a swim-up bar

    Kon Tiki Bar and Grill on Dickinson Bay offers a beach bar experience that's actually on the water in the form of a swim-up cocktail bar with Tiki-inspired cocktails. It's named for a 1940's expedition from South America and offers outstanding rum punches. It's popular amongst locals and is definitely a place to enjoy while you're visiting.

    The bar is just a few feet offshore, but if you're not a swimmer, you can catch a small boat ferry that runs to it. Likewise, if you're not much of a cocktail drinker, you can grab a Caribbean beer or take a test tube shot while the music blares.

    Location: Dickenson Bay St, St John's, Antigua & Barbuda

    Open: Daily from 11 am to 9 pm

    Phone: +1 268-782-8530


    Beach Bum Bar & Café

    Have a rum punch at the place that embodies beach life

    Beach Bum Bar & Café embodies the Caribbean beach lifestyle with a simple approach to an open-air bar and restaurant offering light food, rum punch, and good vibes. It's a quiet, out-of-the-way spot located on Half Moon Bay, making it a hidden gem of the region, popular with locals. You can enjoy Caribbean-style burgers with homemade rum punch drinks right on the shores.

    This place is popular for those seeking a light lunch, but it's a great stop-off any time you like. Grab your craft cocktails, sandwich, and relax by the seashore.

    Phone: +1 268-464-1974


    Jacqui O's Beach House

    Grab a romantic candlelit dinner

    Jacqui O's Beach House offers freshly made craft cocktails with modern French cuisine and is a great choice for light lunch, beach cocktails, or a romantic candlelight dinner. They offer barside service, high-top tables, picnic tables, or even sun loungers to stretch out and enjoy. Their food is freshly sourced from local farmers and fishermen, so the menu always uses fresh seasonal ingredients.

    Many consider this restaurant on Crab Hill as the quintessential Caribbean experience, beneath swaying coconut palms on the shores of the deep blue sea. Whether you're in it for the food, the cocktails, the beer list, or house special rosé wines, you're sure to have an unforgettable experience.

    Location: Valley Church, Antigua & Barbuda

    Open: Tuesday–Sunday from 11 am to 7 pm (closed on Mondays)

    Phone: +1 268-562-2218


    Rum Bus Beach

    Spend the night in a converted double-decker bus

    Rum Bus Beach offers private cabanas with an intimate setting, signature cocktails, and freshly prepared Caribbean food, all served up on the pristine white sand of Crab Hill. The staff is friendly and attentive, and if the private cabana isn't your style, you can rent a hammock or sun lounger. The restaurant also offers a swimming pool right on the beach. They also offer up unique and tasty rum punch recipes.

    If you want to stay overnight, you can even book a space in the converted double-decker bus for which the pub is named. This is undoubtedly one of the most unique bars and pubs you'll find in Antigua.

    Location: Valley Road, Crabb Hill, Antigua & Barbuda

    Phone: +1 268-720-3649


    Catherine's Café

    Have some classical French cuisine

    Catherine's Café offers up classical French cuisine fused with a Caribbean twist in a relaxed atmosphere surrounded by lush greenery and flowers right on the beach. You can sit at a table or lounge in daybeds on the sand to enjoy your cocktails and food. The menu is influenced by Provence cuisine and uses only locally sourced fresh ingredients prepared by classically-trained, award-winning chefs.

    Their drink menu is marked by a wide selection of signature bespoke cocktails and a full menu of gin and tonic offerings, all designed to perfectly complement the food. It's located in Piccadilly, just steps from Pigeon Point Beach.

    Location: Pigeon Beach, English Harbour, Saint Paul, Antigua & Barbuda

    Open: Wednesday–Sunday from 10.30 am to 7 pm (closed Monday–Tuesday)

    Phone: +1 268-782-5050


    Indigo On The Beach

    Grab some vegan- and family-friendly fare

    Indigo on the Beach offers an open-sided room and terrace with wooden floors that come right up to the sand of the beach, with snacks, meals, and chilled drinks. The vibe is completely laid back and casual, with many diners even going barefoot. The freshly-sourced menu has options for everyone, even vegan-friendly fare, and serves up dinner just as the sun sets over the ocean.

    From light bites to full evening meals, you'll have the flexibility of fine cuisine any time of day. It's also a family-friendly establishment that has a children's menu, so feel free to bring the little ones along to this beach bar at the Carlisle Bay resort.

    Location: Carlisle Bay, Old Road, Saint Mary Parish, Antigua & Barbuda

    Phone: +1 268-484-0000


    Bodog Beach Club

    Party the night away into the wee hours

    Bodog Beach Club prides itself on giving guests the warmest welcomes on the beach, with outstanding food like spicy jerk chicken and fresh lobster tails, with coconut-infused rum cocktails. They also serve up a speciality pirate punch that's sure to kick off your night in a memorable way. The club is located in St. Mary's Parish on Jolly Harbour's strip.

    This club was formerly called Castaways and remains a popular staple for visitors and locals alike looking to party into the wee hours. Here you can kick back and watch the sunset on the horizon while you sip the craft cocktails and relax in vibrant nightlife surroundings.

    Location: Jolly Harbour, Antigua & Barbuda

    Phone: +1 268-562-5724


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