Small Hope Bay Beach

The waters of Small Hope Bay are perfect for a wide array of watersports, including boating, fishing, and snorkeling. Guests staying at the adjacent Small Hope Bay lodge spend their days on this beach taking advantage of the calm, clear waters.

Located on the eastern coast of North Andros Island, You should consider dropping by regardless of whether you are staying nearby. Though you couldn't go so far as to say Small Hope Bay Beach is secluded, you'll find that it gets a lot less visitors than many of The Bahamas' beaches. So, though you wouldn't necessarily call this part of the coast "undiscovered", you'll rarely be disturbed by crowds of beachgoers, should you decide to take a romantic walk.

How to Access The Beach
Small Hope Bay is located in front of the AUTEC Helipad and Small Hope Bay Lodge in Fresh Creek on Andros Island.

Amenities and Ambiance

Snaking palm trees and striking driftwood formations line the white sandy shores of Small Hope Bay, which features clean, clear aquamarine waters.

Keep in mind that restrooms won't be found on-site, so if you're visiting with small children you might want to consider a different location.

What's Nearby


Beachgoers will find Small Hope Bay Beach on the East coast of North Andros Island. Guests might consider staying at the Mount Pleasant Fishing Lodge, that can be found three quarters of a mile to the west-northwest, making it perhaps the most conveniently located place to stay reachable from Small Hope Bay Beach, despite the fact that there aren't many additional attractions in the area.

Cities and Towns

Not far away you'll find Andros Town, a town which is an interesting area that brings together the quietude of the Caribbean and the urbanization of city life. From Small Hope Bay Beach, Andros Town is a quick trip away, roughly one and a quarter miles (two kilometers).


Whether or not you encounter a lot of other visitors will depend on how many hotel guests decide to make the trip as well. There aren't many large hotels in the immediate vicinity, but you may encounter guests staying at smaller accommodations in the area.

While there aren't many hotels that are within a short car ride, the ones found closest to the shore have been listed in the following table.

Accommodations near Small Hope Bay Beach
Hotel Distance Direction Island Type
Mount Pleasant Fishing Lodge 0.6 mi. WNW Central Andros Lodge
RedBay Sunset Lodge -- -- Central Andros Lodge
Small Hope Bay Lodge 3.5 mi. NW Central Andros Lodge
Knoll's Landing -- -- North Andros Island Villa complex
Treasures of Andros 4.3 mi. NW North Andros Island Cottages


There aren't any restaurants 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

There are plenty of beautiful beach locations to choose from on North Andros Island, so perhaps you can explore more than one.

If the active mood at Small Hope Bay Beach has you wanting more of the same, think about checking out Andros Lighthouse Beach, another location where you'll find fun and action. You'll find it a mile to the northwest.

Travelers may also want to consider Love Hill Beach, which is located not a great distance away, so a short ride in a taxi can take you where you want to go.

While the area offers plenty of picturesque views and exciting attractions, visiting Small Hope Bay Beach or the other beautiful beaches in the area can make your time in the Bahamas even more memorable.


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