Chatham Bay, Union Island

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Water Body · Nature / Park
Journey by boat to the secluded shores of Chatham Bay. Here, you’ll have a chance to experience some of the best snorkeling on Union Island, thanks to the huge schools of fish that live in the area. You’ll also get to spot sea turtles and sharks, if you’re lucky. On shore, the remote beach has a small bar and restaurant, where you can relax and enjoy seafood and traditional dishes. You can also hike up the hills bordering the beach for good views across the bay. Arrange your visit to Chatham Bay and discover more family-friendly attractions in Clifton using our Clifton day trip planning app.
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  • Compared to the relative bustle of Clifton, this bay is seriously quiet. Reminds you of what these islands were like 30+ years ago. On January 1 we were one of ten boats at anchor. There is a small...  more »
  • Incredible spot peaceful with true Beach Bars. The better side of Union Island. A little swell if the winds are out of the Northeast  more »
  • Nice anchorage
  • Lovely beach but a dreadful resort (Tenuta Chatham Bay). Absolutely appalling lack of any service or management and if you complain the manager of the resort may use physical and other force to kick you out of the resort prematurely by denying you and your child of breakfast, bathroom towels, bed linen or beach towels. We stayed for 2 weeks less one day after having been assisted by local police to move to another property on the island. Never prepay a non-refundable charge to stay there as you will be trapped in a resort of horror for the entirety of your stay. Beach is beautiful but also full of plastic and other waste, which just stays there to rotten or last as it does not get cleaned up by anyone. If visiting from a boat or yacht I would highly recommend the nearby restaurant Sunset Cove at the other end of the beach. Friendly staff and atmosphere - complete opposite to Tenuta Chatham Bay.

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