Hawksnest is one of the best beaches on the north shore. And it's getting some buffing thanks to new signage from the National Park Service. These picture's show the difference between the old (The Inquiring Iguana took the one at the bottom) and the new one, above, was (taken by a real pro, Janet Simonsen (http://www.stevesimonsen.com/).
It's been good beach weather for several weeks, even hot, say locals. AccuWeather forecast today is for Real Feel of 90. No rain for several weeks, either, which is putting a lot of pressure on cisterns. (That roaring sound you may hear is a water truck on the way to your villa!)