Rose Island West End Beach

This quiet beach is almost always secluded so visitors have the opportunity to spend their day in the soft, stark white sand, aquamarine waters without interruption.

Located on Paradise Island, 6.7 miles east of downtown Nassau, You might want to drop by even if you aren't staying in the immediate vicinity. If you plan to sunbathe or take a nap on a fairly secluded beach, you should consider going off the beaten path to Rose Island West End Beach.

Amenities and Ambiance

Please note that public restrooms are not available, which is something to consider if you're bringing the kids, or plan to spend all day outside. Fortunately, the water here is of good snorkeling quality, so grab your gear if you've been hoping to get in some underwater exploration.

Rose Island West End Beach brings visitors a calm and tranquil enclave, in part because the area surrounding the beach is free of city-life and traffic.

What's Nearby


Rose Island West End Beach is beautiful natural attraction, which you'll find on the North West coast of New Providence. It is near some interesting sites like Dolphin Encounter, which is only a short distance away. Visitors will have the option to take a taxi or to walk, and it is one of a few attractions in the area.

If you want to mix a cultural experience with your visit to the beach, you might want to consider visiting Bahamas Historical Society Museum. This museum is located a relatively brief cab ride away, so it could be a welcomed alternative to hot afternoon activities.

Beaches are a great attraction to visit, but there will be more options available in the Bahamas. The following table contains attractions that are the closest.

Activities and Attractions Near Rose Island West End Beach
Attraction Type Distance Direction Island
Dolphin Encounter Dolphin Encounter Service 2.1 WNW New Providence
Paradise Island Golf Course Golf Course 4.0 W New Providence
Fort Montagu Historical Site 4.5 W New Providence
Cloisters Historical Site 4.7 W New Providence
Doongalik Art Gallery 5.3 W New Providence

Cities and Towns

Rose Island West End Beach is very close to Paradise Island, so a trip into the city is a definite option. Not far away you'll find Paradise Island, a city which is an area with plenty to do, but yet isn't overcrowded.


The mood here——social and lively, or virtually empty—— will depend on if you visit during a popular season, which is often indicated by how busy the hotels are. This beach is not near many large hotels, but you may see visitors staying at some of the area's smaller options.

Travelers hoping to find a place to stay not far from the beach shouldn't find it that difficult, as there are plenty of hotels to choose from in the surrounding area. You will find the closest and most convenient hotel booking options by viewing those listed in the table below.

Accommodations near Rose Island West End Beach
Hotel Distance Direction Type
Paradise Harbour Club & Marina 4.4 mi. W Resort
Paradise Island Beach Club 4.5 mi. W Hotel
Club Land'or Resort 4.5 mi. W Hotel
One & Only Ocean Club 4.7 mi. W Resort
Orchard Garden Hotel 4.8 mi. WSW Hotel
Red Carpet Inn Nassau 4.9 mi. W Hotel
Best Western Bay View Suites 5.0 mi. W Hotel
Riu Palace Paradise Island 5.1 mi. W Hotel
Warwick Paradise Island Bahamas 5.1 mi. W Hotel
Atlantis Beach Tower 5.1 mi. W Resort


When you get hungry for an afternoon snack, the area around this beach has plenty to offer, so you won't have to wander too far away. One of the nearest restaurants is Columbus Tavern. This restaurant serves both Caribbean and European menu items. They are also famous for their seafood.

Nearby restaurant options are listed below.

Restaurants near Rose Island West End Beach
Restaurant Name Phone Cuisine Style Distance Direction
Columbus Tavern (242) 363-2533 Caribbean, European Informal 4.5 mi. W
East Villa Restaurant and Lounge (242) 393-3377 Chinese Informal -- --
Montagu Gardens (242) 394-6347 French Informal 4.8 mi. W
Viola's Bar and Grill (242) 363-3739 International Very Casual 4.9 mi. W
Starbucks Harbour Bay (242) 394-3002 American Very Casual 5.0 mi. W

Other Beaches

New Providence has many nice beaches, so Rose Island West End Beach is just one of your options.

Travelers who like this beach might also enjoy Honeymoon Cove Beach, a beach which also provides plenty of time for relaxation. Still, if you're searching for something a little more active, you might enjoy people watching at Leeward East Beach. It's located five miles to the south-southwest.

You may also want to consider Arawak Beach, located not too far away, so a short ride in a taxi should put you in the right spot to check out this other choice.

Of course, there is much more to do besides lounge on the sand in the Bahamas, but Rose Island West End Beach is both a beautiful natural attraction, and a fun hangout spot.


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