Cross Harbour

Like many of the beaches on Great Abaco Island, Cross Harbour is an out of the way little spot that doesn't see much traffic. This makes it the perfect spot for a quite day at the beach.

Located on the island of Great Abaco, You should consider stopping by regardless of whether you are staying nearby. Even if you love being in the middle of all the action, there are some perks to visiting a beach that hasn't been "discovered" by thousands of tourists; beautiful but out-of-the-way beaches like Cross Harbour are perfect when you need a break from the typical tourist scene.

How to Access The Beach
Cross Harbour is located down a long paved road on the west coast of Great Abaco Island.

Amenities and Ambiance

Carved out of the west coast of Great Abaco Island, Cross Harbour enjoys a stretch of powdery white sand backed by miles of trees and turquoise waters.

Unfortunately, public restrooms aren't available, so those of you traveling with small children may want to consider another spot.

If you enjoy sunny days that offer those who visit an angelic haven, then you may want to try Cross Harbour; it is hidden away in a less urbanized section of Great Abaco.

What's Nearby


Cross Harbour is beautiful natural site, which you'll find on the South coast of Great Abaco. Accommodations nearby include the Pete and Gay's Guest House, which is perhaps the closest lodging option reachable from Cross Harbour, though you may not find too many additional close-by attractions.

If you're looking for other nearby attractions or activity options, you'll find the closest ones in the following table.

Activities and Attractions Near Cross Harbour
Attraction Type Distance Direction Island
The Abaco Club on Winding Bay Golf Course 28.2 mi. NE Great Abaco
Pete's Pub & Gallery Art Gallery 30.9 mi. NE Great Abaco
Johnston Foundry & Gallery Art Gallery 30.9 mi. NE Great Abaco
Pelican Cays National Park Nature Sanctuary/Wildlife Reserve 34.9 mi. NNE Great Abaco

Cities and Towns

The nearest part of Great Abaco to Cross Harbour is Caves. This destination is just eight and a half miles away, meaning you needn't use up an entire day here. Keep in mind that isn't heavily urbanized, so for guests hoping to get a taste of the local culture, this region of the Bahamas might be a place you consider spending some time in.


Whether this spot is full of bodies or practically empty will be influenced by everything from the time of day to the capacity of nearby hotels. There aren't many large hotels in the immediate vicinity, but you may see visitors from some of the area's smaller options.


There aren't any restaurants in the immediate surroundings of this shore, so you may choose to plan a picnic for your day in the sun.

Other Beaches

Cross Harbour isn't the only beach worth checking out on Great Abaco.

While the area offers plenty of picturesque views and exciting attractions, taking a swim at Cross Harbour is certainly a fun way to enjoy the area's natural attractions.


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