Shell Beach

Shell Beach is a calm little stretch of sand so named perhaps for the unique shells that wash ashore in high tide. Guest come here to enjoy a relaxing day sunning and swimming.

Located on the western coast of the island of South Bimini, near Pigeon Cay, You should consider dropping by even if you aren't staying in the immediate vicinity. Travelers who make a stop at this beach can make the most of their relaxation time without missing an opportunity to meet new people.

How to Access The Beach
Shell Beach is just a few miles north of Bimini Bay Resort & Marina along the west coast of South Bimini.

Amenities and Ambiance

Tan colored sands line the shore of Shell Beach, which features aquamarine waters that can sometimes be rough. The beach is backed by trees for a good distance.

Unfortunately, you won't find any public restrooms along this coastline, so those of you traveling with small children may want to consider another spot.

What's Nearby


This beach is positioned on the West coast of South Bimini; it will be near other attractions like Resorts World Bimini Casino, which is three and a half miles to the north-northeast.

Historical attractions like Shark Mound provide a nice compliment to the scenery of Shell Beach, and allow visitors to learn more about the Bahamas, without having to go too far from the beach.

If you're looking for other nearby attractions or activity options, the beach is located near the attractions in the following table.

Activities and Attractions Near Shell Beach
Attraction Type Distance Direction Island
Resorts World Bimini Casino Casino 3.4 mi. NNE North Bimini
Shark Mound Historical Site 3.9 mi. NE North Bimini


The crowdedness of the shoreline can vary widely, depending on everything from the time the sun sets to how full nearby hotel rooms are. The area is not home to many major hotels, but it can attract visitors staying at smaller accommodations in the area.

You'll find a pretty good range of resorts and hotels to pick from near the beach. The most convenient of which are shown in the table below.

Accommodations near Shell Beach
Hotel Distance Direction Island Type
Thirsty Turtle Yacht Club -- -- South Bimini Hotel
Bimini Sands Beach Club 0.8 mi. S South Bimini Resort
Big John's Hotel 1.3 mi. N North Bimini Hotel
Sea Crest Hotel & Marina 1.4 mi. N North Bimini Hotel
Bimini Blue Water Resort 1.4 mi. N North Bimini Hotel
Bimini Big Game Club Resort & Marina 1.6 mi. N North Bimini Hotel
WildQuest 2.6 mi. NNE North Bimini Lodge
Bimini Bay Resort 3.4 mi. NNE North Bimini Resort
Hilton at Resorts World Bimini 3.7 mi. NNE North Bimini Hotel


Though there aren't many widely-known restaurants nearby, you can still satisfy your hunger, especially if you're willing to drive or bike a few miles. One of the closest places to eat is Bimini Twist, which is just a short distance away.

Some nearby restaurant options are listed in the following table.

Restaurants near Shell Beach
Restaurant Name Phone Cuisine Distance Direction Island
Bimini Twist (242) 347-3501 Caribbean, Fusion 0.8 mi. S South Bimini
Mackey's Sand Bar (242) 347-3501 Eclectic 0.8 mi. S South Bimini
Bimini Big Game Bar and Grill (242) 347-3391 Caribbean 1.6 mi. N North Bimini

Other Beaches

Vacationers searching for the perfect beach on South Bimini will have lots of options besides Shell Beach.

Another location you may want to try is Bimini Reef Club Beach, located only a short distance away. For great snorkeling on South Bimini, it's hard to beat the Bimini Reef Club Beach.

You may find that Shell Beach is a great fit for your vacation, but maybe you want to see more; in which case you should find a beach with a seclusion factor that suits you.


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