Blister Beach

Great snorkeling opportunities have been the trademark of this Blister Beach, although many would argue that the swimming and sunning is also top-notch. Located away from any metropolitan areas, you'll find fewer crowds here than on some other Bimini beaches, making it a favorite among locals.

Positioned toward the center of the island of North Bimini, Blister Beach is on the North coast of the island, You might want to drop by whether or not you're staying in the vicinity. Blister Beach stands out from other beaches because it's the ideal location for escaping over-crowded hangouts in the town proper. Many of the other beaches in the Bahamas offer views of the sea that are just as pretty, but are usually more cramped since they're near some of the most popular hotels.

How to Access The Beach
A trail runs north from Spook Hill Beach through the mangroves and continues all the way to the northernmost point on the island. Whenever you find that special spot in the sun, step off the trail and into the sand.

Amenities and Ambiance

Blister Beach (also called Bimini Bay Beach) is situated on the far north end of Bimini. The waters off of these shores are so clear that on calm days you can spot all kinds of exotic fish cruising the gentle surf along this beach.

Even if you plan to dine elsewhere, the snack bar on-site could come in handy. Depending on the season and time of day, you may also be able to get lunch from one of the local vendors who are typically found at this location.

Unfortunately, you won't find any public restrooms along this coastline. Happily, the off-shore waters are clear enough for snorkeling, so grab your gear if you want to do some underwater exploration. Although you'll never have to fight for a spot in the sand, Blister Beach manages to draw a fair number of visitors, both locals and vacationers eager to escape the beaten path.

Blister Beach brings guests a calm and tranquil place to escape, since the region surrounding the beach is more rural than urban.

What's Nearby


The beach is wonderful, but the surrounding area has a lot to offer, too. Look for it on the North coast of North Bimini. It is close to Resorts World Bimini Casino, which is among the the area's interesting attractions.

Historical attractions such as Shark Mound provide a wonderful compliment to the scenery of Blister Beach, plus they allow vacationers to learn more about the Bahamas, without having to leave the coast. As a matter of fact, this shoreline is not a great distance away from this place of historical interest.

Beaches are a great attraction to visit, but there's even more to see during your stay. The table below lists other attractions that are nearby.

Activities and Attractions Near Blister Beach
Attraction Type Distance Direction Island
Resorts World Bimini Casino Casino 1.8 mi. SW North Bimini
Shark Mound Historical Site 2.2 mi. S North Bimini


The number of other vacationers sharing this coastline can vary widely, depending on time of day, season, and how full the nearby hotels are. You can typically expect to encounter quite a few visitors from lodgings in the area.

You'll find a reasonably varied selection of hotels within a car's reach. A few of the more convenient options are seen in the table below.

Accommodations near Blister Beach
Hotel Distance Direction Island Type
Hilton at Resorts World Bimini 1.5 mi. SW North Bimini Hotel
Bimini Bay Resort 1.8 mi. SW North Bimini Resort
WildQuest 2.6 mi. SW North Bimini Lodge
Bimini Big Game Club Resort & Marina -- -- North Bimini Hotel
Bimini Blue Water Resort 3.8 mi. SW North Bimini Hotel
Sea Crest Hotel & Marina 3.9 mi. SW North Bimini Hotel
Big John's Hotel 4.0 mi. SW North Bimini Hotel
Thirsty Turtle Yacht Club -- -- South Bimini Hotel
Bimini Sands Beach Club 5.9 mi. SSW South Bimini Resort


Though this location isn't located in the culinary epicenter of the area, you can still satisfy your hunger, especially if you are prepared to drive a bit. One of the nearest places to eat is Bimini Big Game Bar and Grill, which is a short taxi ride away.

The following table provides a list of restaurant options near this shoreline.

Restaurants near Blister Beach
Restaurant Name Phone Cuisine Distance Direction Island
Bimini Big Game Bar and Grill (242) 347-3391 Caribbean -- -- North Bimini

Other Beaches

Visitors looking for a beach that's right for them will have plenty of other choices on North Bimini besides Blister Beach.

You might also enjoy Spook Hill Beach, an additional spot which provides ample quietude and peace. Although Spook Hill Beach may have a scary name, this beautiful white sand beach is anything but creepy.

Vacationers may also want to visit Porgy Bay Beach, another favorite sun-spot in the Bahamas.

There are countless experiences to enjoy in the Bahamas, and Blister Beach is just one of the many options.


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