Gaulding Cay Beach

Set in an area that is more residential than resort, this stretch of sand will likely be completely deserted when you arrive, and remain so until the time that you leave.

Located in the vicinity of New Providence, 1.7 miles west of Clifton Bay, You should consider dropping by even if you aren't staying particularly close by. Gaulding Cay Beach stands out because it's the ideal location for escaping the hustle of The Bahamas' urban areas. Other nearby beaches in the Bahamas may be just as beautiful, but tend to be more crowded since they're found in the most popular parts of town.

How to Access The Beach
If you are traveling to the beach from North Eleuthera you will travel past Glass Window Bridge and continue for just over a mile until you see a yellow and white apartment building on the left. The entrance to the beach is on your right.

Amenities and Ambiance

The beach itself is a long stretch of white sand speckled with palm trees that leads to bright aqua waters. The view from the shore is of Gaulding's Cay which is tiny rock island filled with casuarina trees.

Unfortunately, restrooms will not be available here, so if you're visiting with small children you might want to consider a different location. The water in the area is clear enough for snorkeling, so bring your gear if you want to do some underwater exploration.

If you usually desire shores that bring guests an idyllic experience, then you should enjoy Gaulding Cay Beach; it's located in a less urbanized part of None.

What's Nearby


Cities and Towns

The closest section of None to Gaulding Cay Beach is Gambier. This friendly part of None is just five miles away, so it is a good option even if you are somewhat strapped for time. This part of the Bahamas is a neat region that strikes a balance between island tranquility and urbanization.


Whether or not you encounter a lot of other visitors will be influenced by everything from the time of day to the capacity of nearby hotels.

You won't find any of The Bahamas' large hotels near this beach, though if you're hoping to dodge throngs of tourists, the lack of accommodation possibilities will certainly be a pleasant sight.


You might not run into any places to grab a bit to eat in the vicinity of this coastal destination, so you might want to pack a lunch for your time spent at the beach.

Other Beaches

Vacationers searching for the perfect beach will have lots of choices besides Gaulding Cay Beach.

You might also enjoy Small Hope Bay Beach, located 24 and a half miles away. But, if you're interested in a more active beach, you might enjoy people watching at Goat Cay Beach. It's located 23 and a half miles to the south west.

You might also want to visit Love Hill Beach, which is located 24 miles away.

Of course, the Bahamas has hundreds of natural wonders to discover, but taking a swim at Gaulding Cay Beach is certainly a fun way to enjoy the area's natural attractions.


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