Greenwood Beach Resort
Relaxed beach resort focused on Cat Island's legendary scuba diving, snorkelling, and watersports
- Incredible diving with seasonal oceanic whitetip encounters
- Casual and social atmosphere with just 16 rooms and no stuffy resort vibes
- Easy access to additional sports, including hiking and kiteboarding
- Flexible full board, half board, and bed and breakfast options
Greenwood Beach Resort offers an exceptional tropical escape with white sand, swaying palms, and exhilarating outdoor activities. Scuba dive, snorkel, hike, and kiteboard your days away, or take it easy with beachcombing, sunbathing, and cocktails - one of the best parts of staying here is the freedom to do as much, or as little as you want. With this resort as your base, you'll be well placed to explore some of the Bahamas best reefs, known for their coral gardens, plummeting walls, and plenty of big fish action. And, the quiet setting free from the hustle and bustle of large-scale resort living is ideal for rest and relaxation.
About Greenwood Beach Resort
Greenwood Beach Resort offers an authentic Bahamas experience surrounded by stunning nature. Cat Island has been drawing visitors for decades with its stunning beaches and kilometres of pristine coastline - and visitors to Greenwood Beach will experience the best of the island! Guests can expect personalised customer service, delicious dining, fun facilities, and a laid back atmosphere. This lovely seaside retreat is now under new management and has been renovated and refreshed - transforming it entirely. The location and scuba diving here remain incredible, and the facilities are better than ever!
This relaxed resort is one of Cat Island’s most down to earth hideaways, with just a handful of rooms and none of the fuss and bother that you’ll find in big resorts. Customise your holiday with easy to book dive and stay packages, and choose from full board, half board, and bed and breakfast plans. Many of Greenwood Beach’s team are from Cat Island and are happy to help you plan flights and additional activities as well - just let them know what you have in mind and trust them with the details.
Explore the resort
Greenwood Beach Resort is the perfect place to take it easy with your toes buried in the sand. Spend your days sipping rum punch in the outdoor lounge, go for a splash in the freshwater pool, or stroll the beautiful beaches right outside your door. When you’re done exploring, retire to your cosy and comfortable guest room, complete with all that you’ll need to enjoy your stay. Meals are served in the resort’s clubhouse and oceanside terrace, with options to pack a picnic and head out to explore the countryside.
This tranquil seaside retreat is known for its stunning natural setting and waterfront facilities. Guests will find plenty of hammocks and sun loungers just a stone’s throw from the beach and can take in the best of Cat Island without worrying about any additional planning. And, with on-site owners, you’re guaranteed world-class service around the clock. Greenwood Beach’s flexible booking and meal options also make it an outstanding option for a wide variety of guests, with couples, families, and dive groups taking advantage of its casual and social ambience.
Diving from Greenwood Beach Resort
Greenwood Beach Resort has the only in-house dive centre on the island and is exclusive to the resort’s guests, so you can expect plenty of one-on-one assistance and custom planning for your water sports adventures. Try your hand at scuba diving, take a guided snorkelling tour, or get your heart pounding with kiteboarding - the crystal clear waters around this island are simply stunning, no matter how you prefer to experience them!
Greenwood Beach Resort offers professional scuba services, starting with your very first breaths underwater. Their passionate and professional team is also happy to work with advanced and adventurous guests, conducting shark dives in hundreds of metres of open water and exploring some of the Bahamas’ most show-stopping walls. You’ll feel well looked after while diving, thanks to a range of Scubapro and Cressi rental equipment, comfortable custom dive boat, and highly knowledgeable team, boasting plenty of experience in the region. Greenwood Beach Resort also offers attractive multi-day dive packages, helping guests experience the region's very best dive sites, all in one trip.
- Plan your trip during April or May for the best chance at coming face to face with oceanic whitetip sharks!
- Be sure to visit The Hermitage - Cat Island’s highest point, with the crumbling ruins of a monastery and world-class views.
- This remote resort does not offer nitrox or DIN to yoke adapters - be sure to plan and pack accordingly.
- Pack comfortable walking shoes, lightweight clothing, and plenty of sun protection for exploring the island on foot.
Diving in Eleuthera, Exumas and Cat Island
Oceanic whitetip sharkMarch - June
Eagle rayYear round
Schooling reef fishYear round
Walls & pinnaclesYear round
Plentiful reef lifeYear round
Number of rooms
Official dive center rating
Discover Scuba Diving, Scuba Diver, Open Water Diver, Advanced Open Water, IDC