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 southern side of the island of Great Abaco, You should think about stopping by even if you are not staying particularly close by. Love beach-going but hate the crowds? Extra space is just one of the perks that comes with finding a beach that isn't surrounded by thousands of hotel rooms; beaches less-traveled 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.

Please note that public restrooms are not available, but you may be able to find facilities at a nearby business.

If you desire beach days that provide a peaceful place to escape, then you may want to try Cross Harbour; it is tucked away within a much quieter section of the region.

What's Nearby


Positioned on the South coast of Great Abaco. Guests might consider staying at the Pete and Gay's Guest House, which is perhaps the closest lodging option near Cross Harbour, despite the fact that there aren't many additional popular spots you can reach quickly.

If a visit to the Cross Harbour isn't enough to keep you busy all afternoon, 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 area of Great Abaco to Cross Harbour is Caves. This interesting part of Great Abaco is only eight and a half miles from the coast, which means a trip here doesn't have to take all day. Keep in mind that isn't very urbanized, so for guests wishing to get a taste of local life, Caves could be a great choice for a day trip.


The number of other vacationers sharing this coastline can vary widely, depending on everything from the time the sun sets to how many hotel rooms have been booked nearby. Cross Harbour is not located near many major hotels, but it's often visited by visitors from smaller accommodations in the area.


There aren't any restaurants in the immediate surroundings of this coastal destination, so it would be a good idea to pack a lunch for your day in the sun.

Other Beaches

Travelers who are looking for the ideal beach will have other options if Cross Harbour doesn't suit their tastes.

Maybe Cross Harbour is a perfect spot for you to kick back, and at the same time perhaps not the the ideal fit; if so, there are other beaches and natural attractions in the Bahamas you might like.


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