Andros Lighthouse Beach

This beach is mainly used by boaters using the Andros Lighthouse Yacht Club & Marina, but is open to other visitors as well. It's isolated and quiet, and certainly worth a visit if you're in the area. Don't expect anything in the way of facilities, though.

Located along the eastern outskirts of Andros Town, Andros Lighthouse Beach is on the East coast of North Andros Island. You might want whether or not you are staying very close. This beach isn't just another pleasant afternoon distraction, it also has a private beach feel——a unique quailty in a touristy place like the Bahamas. While Andros Lighthouse Beach might be a little more trouble to reach, it's a pleasure to find an undisturbed plot of sand like this one.

How to Access The Beach

From the southwest corner of the Andros Lighthouse Yacht Club & Marina on the south side of Fresh Creek, there is a path that will take you directly out to the beach.

Amenities and Ambiance

Located just next to the mouth of Fresh Creek, the beach's white sand stretches on for quite a distance, and the calm, shallow waters make this a good spot for a swim.

Unfortunately, restrooms will not be available here, which is something to consider if you plan to spend a full day in the sun.

What's Nearby

Attractions

This spot is on the East coast of North Andros Island. Guests might consider staying at the Treasures of Andros, which is perhaps the most conveniently located booking option reachable from Andros Lighthouse Beach, even though there aren't many other close-by places of interest.

Cities and Towns

Not far away you'll find Andros Town, a town which is noted for its balance between seclusion and urbanization. From the coast, Andros Town is a quick trip away, maybe a half mile (three quarters of a kilometer).

Hotels

How many other people you encounter at Andros Lighthouse Beach will depend on many factors, including the capacity of nearby hotels. The beach is not located close to many large hotels, but it's often visited by visitors from smaller lodgings in the area.

You'll find a decent number of lodgings which can be reached in the car. A few of the more convenient options are displayed in the table below.

Accommodations near Andros Lighthouse Beach
Hotel Distance Direction Island Type
Treasures of Andros -- -- North Andros Island Cottages
Andros Lighthouse Yacht Club and Marina 0.2 mi. SW North Andros Island Hotel
Quality Inn Staniard Creek 0.9 mi. SW North Andros Island Hotel
Stafford Creek Lodge 1.1 mi. SW North Andros Island Lodge
Small Hope Bay Lodge 2.4 mi. NW Central Andros Lodge
Mount Pleasant Fishing Lodge -- -- North Andros Island Lodge

Food

You might not run into any places to grab a bit to eat close to this coast, so you might want to pack a lunch if you want to fully enjoy your day in the sun.

Other Beaches

Needless to say, Andros Lighthouse Beach isn't the only beach worth visitng on North Andros Island.

You might also enjoy Small Hope Bay Beach, found only a short distance away. On the other hand, Goat Cay Beach could provide more action, and isn't far from nearby attractions. It's found a mile and a half to the north.

Another option worth considering is Love Hill Beach, located within a couple of miles.

There are countless experiences to enjoy in the Bahamas, and dropping by Andros Lighthouse Beach is just one way to appreciate a pretty afternoon.

 

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