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 side of the island of South Bimini, near Pigeon Cay, You should consider dropping by even if you aren't staying particularly close by. You will usually find yourself with plenty of room to stretch out, as the area surrounding the beach is not packed with guests.
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, restrooms will not be available here, which is something to consider if you plan to spend a full day in the sun.
Beachgoers will find Shell Beach on the West coast of South Bimini. It is close to, which is found three and a half miles to the , and it is one of a number of popular spots in the area.
Historical attractions such asprovide a great compliment to the natural beauty of Shell Beach, and they give vacationers the chance to learn more about the Bahamas, without having to stray too far from the beach.
With a selection of nearby activities, you'll never get bored. The closest attractions are found in the following table.
|Casino||3.4 mi.||NNE||North Bimini|
|Historical Site||3.9 mi.||NE||North Bimini|
The crowdedness of the shoreline can vary widely, depending on everything from the time of day to how many hotel rooms have been booked nearby. There are not many major hotels nearby, but it can appeal to visitors staying at the few small lodgings in the area.
Visitors will find a decent selection of lodging options to choose from close to the beach. The most convenient of which are listed in the table below.
|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|
|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|
While the area surrounding Shell Beach isn't exactly a culinary hot spot, you'll probably still spot a few places to try, especially if you are willing to venture a little farther away. One of the nearest restaurants is Bimini Twist, which is three quarters of a mile away.
Restaurants closest to this beach are shown in the table below.
|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|
Of course, Shell Beach is just one of many beaches you might like on South Bimini.
Travelers may also want to consider Bimini Reef Club Beach, located within a short distance. For great snorkeling on South Bimini, it's hard to beat the Bimini Reef Club Beach.
While the area offers plenty of picturesque views and exciting attractions, Shell Beach is both a relaxing, sunny hangout and a stunning natural feature.
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