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.

Located on the island of North Bimini, Blister Beach is on the North coast of the island, You should consider stopping by regardless of whether you're staying in the vicinity. Love beach-going but hate the crowds? Extra space is just one of the perks that comes with finding a beach that isn't overly lined with restaurants and beach bars; relatively untouched parts of the coast like Blister Beach are perfect for getting away from it all.

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.

The concession stand on-site could come in handy, even if you plan to have lunch elsewhere. On some days, it may be possible to order lunch from one of the local vendors who typically set up at this spot.

Unfortunately, public restrooms aren't available, which is something to consider if you plan to spend a full day in the sun. You'll find the waters off-shore to be of good snorkeling quality, so bring along some gear if you are looking 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 offers those who visit a calm and tranquil experience, thanks to the fact that the region surrounding the beach is away from most urbanization.

What's Nearby


Positioned on the North coast of North Bimini; this area boasts other attractions such as Resorts World Bimini Casino, which is one of the closest 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 straying too far from the coastline. As a matter of fact, this site can be found a short distance away from this historical destination.

The beach is one type of attraction you can visit, but there will be more options available in the Bahamas. 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 popularity of this spot on any given day can vary, depending on time of day, season, and how packed the nearby hotels are. There are not many major hotels nearby, but it's often visited by guests from the few small lodgings in the area.

There is a good variety of hotel and resort options to pick from in the area that surrounds the beach. The most accessible of which have been listed in the following table.

Accommodations near Blister Beach
Hotel Distance Direction Island Type
Bimini Bay Resort 1.8 mi. SW North Bimini Resort
Wild Quest 2.6 mi. SW North Bimini Resort
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


Although there aren't many widely-known restaurants nearby, you'll still have some choices, particularly if you're willing to drive or bike a few miles. One of the nearest places to eat is Bimini Big Game Bar and Grill, which is easily reached by taxi away.

Nearby restaurant options are provided in the following table.

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

Needless to say, Blister Beach isn't the only beach worth visitng on North Bimini.

If you like the ambiance at this beach, you might also like Spook Hill Beach, another place which provides plenty of peace and tranquility. Although Spook Hill Beach may have a scary name, this beautiful white sand beach is anything but creepy.

You might also want to visit Porgy Bay Beach, another great Bahamas beach site.

Maybe Blister Beach is a perfect spot for you to kick back, and at the same time perhaps not the the ideal fit; if so, there are other beaches and natural attractions in the Bahamas you might like.


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