Sugar Beach

A beautiful long coast on Great Harbour Cay, Sugar Beach is a gem of a beach for those who can visit the island.

Located on the island of Great Harbour Cay, in the vicinity of Goat Cay, Sugar Beach is on the North-Northwest coast of the island, You should consider dropping by even if you aren't staying nearby. Sugar Beach is a distinguishable relaxation spot because it's one of the best spots for escaping the typical tourist haunts. Other nearby beaches you'll come across in the Bahamas may be just as beautiful, but tend to be more crowded since they're near some of the most popular hotels.

How to Access The Beach
Unfortunately, anyone ready to head over to Sugar Beach will first need to find their way to Great Harbor Cay; really only available via boat.

Amenities and Ambiance

With nothing on the beach save the occasional villa, Sugar Beach is the perfect place for anyone looking for a quiet, tropical beach to relax at. Of course, the beautiful clear water is ready for anyone who is looking for a dip.

Please note that public restrooms are not available.

If you tend to go for sunny days which offer those who visit a tranquil haven, then a good choice for you is Sugar Beach; it is hidden away in a much quieter sector of Great Harbour Cay.

What's Nearby


Travelers will find Sugar Beach on the North-Northwest coast of Great Harbour Cay; it will be near other attractions like Great Stirrup Cay Lighthouse, which is three miles away.

There are options for close-by activities so you won't run low on things to do. The closest attractions are found in the following table.

Activities and Attractions Near Sugar Beach
Attraction Type Distance Direction Island
Great Stirrup Cay Lighthouse Lighthouse 2.8 mi. NW Great Stirrup Cay
Great Harbour Cay Golf Course Golf Course 3.5 mi. SSE Great Harbour Cay

Cities and Towns

It may take some traveling to get there, but is the closest population center. though you may see some small, residential towns as you get closer to the beach.


The number of other people sharing spots in the sand can vary widely, depending on when you visit, and how full the nearby hotels are. There aren't many large hotels in the immediate vicinity, but it can attract guests staying at some of the smaller accommodations in the area.


If you're looking for a place to eat after, or even during, your visit to the beach, there are lots of nearby options when it comes to dining. One of the nearest places to eat is Hott Shotts. The restaurant offers a menu of International cuisine. Many guests rave about their hamburgers.

Restaurants closest to this beach are shown in the following table.

Restaurants near Sugar Beach
Restaurant Name Phone Cuisine Style Distance Direction
Hott Shotts (242) 367-8387 International Very Casual -- --
Coolie Mae Restaurant (242) 367-8730 Caribbean Informal 3.0 mi. SSE
Carriearl Restaurant (242) 367-8785 International Very Casual -- --
Tamboo Club (242) 451-0115 -- -- 3.1 mi. SSE
Rocky Hill Pool Bar & Restaurant (242) 367-8051 Eclectic Informal 3.1 mi. SSE
The Wharf (242) 359-9159 -- -- 3.2 mi. SSE
The Beach Club (242) 367-8108 -- -- 3.8 mi. SE

Other Beaches

Visitors searching for the perfect beach will have plenty of other choices on Great Harbour Cay besides Sugar Beach.

Vacationers may also want to visit Chub Cay Southwest Beach, located 26 and a half miles away.

The Bahamas offers endless ways to discover its natural beauty, and Sugar Beach is just one of many incredible attractions you can choose from.


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