Beach in Five Islands Peninsula

Deep Bay

Lorded over by the ruins of Fort Barrington, this curvy little – and often deserted – bay is backed by a large salt pond and has a beach with gray-yellow sand and calm, protected turquoise waters. The...

Beach in Five Islands Peninsula

Hawksbill Bay

Named for a landmark rock formation, this bay has a string of four blissful beaches that are rarely crowded. The turnoff for the first one is before you get to Hawksbill by Rex Resort, but the other three must be...

Fort in Five Islands Peninsula

Fort Barrington

Fort Barrington was built by the British in 1779 atop Goat Hill to protect the entrance to St John's Harbour from French attack. Those who tackle the brief but steep climb up here can clamber around the partly...

Beach in Five Islands Peninsula

Galley Bay

Just past Five Islands Village, this sugary beach is backed by palm trees and gets both surfing waves and serene waters perfect for swimming, all wrapped up in one gorgeous turquoise package. Never crowded, its...