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, near Goat Cay, Sugar Beach is on the North-Northwest edge of the island, You should think about stopping by whether or not you're staying in the vicinity. Sugar Beach stands out because it's perfect for escaping over-crowded hangouts in the town proper. Other nearby beaches in the Bahamas may provide just as many amenities as Sugar Beach, but are usually more cramped because they're lined with some of the most famous hotels and restaurants.

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.

Unfortunately, restrooms will not be available here.

Sugar Beach brings visitors an idyllic and serene retreat, as the location that surrounds the beach is positioned apart from more urban areas.

What's Nearby


Sugar Beach is beautiful natural site, which you'll find on the North-Northwest coast of Great Harbour Cay; the area hosts attractions such as Great Stirrup Cay Lighthouse, which is three miles away.

If your taste for travel keeps you looking for new activity and attraction options, you'll find the closest ones 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

Sugar Beach is definitely not a big city beach; the closest populated area is .


The number of other vacationers sharing this coastline can vary widely, depending on everything from the time the sun sets to how many hotel rooms have been booked nearby. This spot is not near many large hotels, but it can attract visitors staying at smaller accommodations in the area.


If during your visit you start getting hungry, this beach has many nearby restaurants, and you won't have to look too far away. One of the closest restaurants is Hott Shotts. The restaurant serves delicious International cuisine. Many guests rave about their hamburgers.

Nearby dining options 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

There are multiple beaches to discover on Great Harbour Cay, of course, so if Sugar Beach doesn't suit you, you can still find a great spot.

You may also want to consider Chub Cay Southwest Beach, which is located 26 and a half miles away.

The Bahamas offers endless ways to discover its natural beauty, and dropping by Sugar Beach is just one way to appreciate a pretty afternoon.


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