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 near the heart of the island of Great Harbour Cay, near Goat Cay, Sugar Beach is on the North-Northwest edge of the island, You might want regardless of whether you're staying in the immediate vicinity. This beach isn't just another pleasant afternoon distraction, it is one of the more unique and quiet beaches in the Bahamas. While Sugar Beach might be a little farther away, visiting this beach instead of a more crowded one could make your experience less stressful.

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, so those of you traveling with small children may want to consider another spot.

If you usually enjoy beach days that offer a calm experience, then you may want to try Sugar Beach; it is located in a less urban part of Great Harbour Cay.

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 to the northwest of this spot.

With the choice of exciting activities nearby, you'll never 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

Sugar Beach is outside the city, with its closest urban neighbor being .


The number of other vacationers sharing this coastline can vary widely, depending on time of day, season, and how full the nearby hotels are. There aren't many large hotels in the immediate vicinity, but you may encounter visitors from smaller lodgings in the area.


If someone in your group starts to get a little hungry at the beach, it's alright because you'll have a variety of choices within a few miles. Hott Shotts is one of the closest eateries. The restaurant has a menu featuring International food. They're perhaps most famous, though, for their hamburgers.

A few 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

Sugar Beach isn't the only beach worth checking out on Great Harbour Cay.

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

The Bahamas has some unforgettable natural wonders to explore, and Sugar Beach is just one of the many options.


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