Activities in Cable Beach

Cable Beach is the top luxury resort area in Nassau on New Providence, always busy and always catering specifically to tourists in everything that it does.  It is trendy and the vibe is electric, with plenty of activities for tourists to take part in when they are not lying on the beach.

As you might imagine, watersports are of particular interest, and some of the best snorkeling and scuba diving in the Caribbean can be found here.  If you prefer to stay above water, you can ride wave runners, parasail, or go fishing.  On land, there are parks to picnic at, a golf course, numerous tennis courts, and a few casinos – leading us to nightlife, which is outstanding.

Bike and Scooter Rental

Heading out from Cable Beach, to the west of Nassau, many find the ride along the coast of New Providence to be a particularly enjoyable way to experience this great island.  Group events and tours allow you to tag a long with a guide, if you are unsure about biking and exploring by yourself.

If you like the idea of exploring the area in the open air there are several places that can help you. Use this link to see our page regarding bike and scooter rentals.


Cable Beach Diving

There are 3 dive operators and at least 4 interesting dive sites to choose from. You can go to this extended discussion concerning diving in this area if you'd like to find more specifics.

Sailing and Boating

Details concerning firms that can help you enjoy some time on the water can be seen in the following chart:

Boating Opportunities Near Cable Beach
Name Phone Location
Sea Island Adventures (242) 325-3910 3.1 mi. West of Central Cable Beach
Seaworld Explorer (242) 356-2548 Downtown Nassau, 4.3 mi. East of Central Cable Beach
Stuart's Cove's Snorkel Bahamas (800) 879-9832 Downtown Nassau, 4.2 mi. East of Central Cable Beach
Sunshine Cruises (242) 327-5122 Downtown Nassau, 4.2 mi. East of Central Cable Beach

If you want to learn about local marinas and charter options click here.


If you're going to be traveling with some people who love to shop they might enjoy exploring a few of the area's 40 retail shops. Take advantage of this extended discussion if you want to get information concerning shopping in Cable Beach and nearby.


The Caves

Sightseeing is another great option for visitors to Cable Beach. Area sights include 8 historic sites and various other attractions of interest to tourists. Visitors who enjoy spending time outdoors will probably have a good time at the area's outdoor parks and botanical gardens. Go to this page dedicated to area sightseeing attractions if you want to get additional facts.

Details concerning a firm that can help you have a great time sightseeing can be seen directly below.

Sightseeing Services In And Around Cable Beach
Name Type Phone Location
Bahamas Outdoors Hiking Tour and Trip Operator (242) 457-0329 3.2 mi. West-Southwest of Central Cable Beach
Bahamas Segway Excursions and Sightseeing Service (242) 376-9016 Downtown Nassau, 4.3 mi. East of Central Cable Beach
Island Routes Caribbean Tours at Sandals Royal Bahamian Spa Resort Excursions and Sightseeing Service -- 0.1 mi. East of Central Cable Beach


If you like to snorkel there's good news -- you'll have plenty of chances to do so during your vacation in Cable Beach. To find out more about nearby snorkeling opportunities, use this link.


Going to a spa could be the highlight of your entire vacation. It shouldn't be hard to find a spa you like, considering that there are 5 spas that operate in this area. To reach our complete page about spas, read this page.


Meliá Nassau Beach

If you enjoy playing tennis you might want to make your reservations at a hotel with a tennis court. Fortunately, there are 5 properties in the area that offer tennis.

The following table can help clarify your options. At a glance, you'll see the number of courts available, whether lighting is offered, and some other details. Click on the names to read more about the property.

Accommodations with Tennis In And Around Cable Beach
Property Location Tennis Courts Lit Courts Tennis Pro
Meliá Nassau Beach 0.7 mi. East-Southeast of Central Cable Beach 4 check
Breezes Bahamas 1.2 mi. East-Southeast of Central Cable Beach 3 check
Sandals Royal Bahamian Resort & Spa 0.0 mi. South-Southeast of Central Cable Beach 2 check
Atlantis The Cove 5.2 mi. East of Central Cable Beach 6
Atlantis The Reef 5.2 mi. East of Central Cable Beach 6

For example, Meliá Nassau Beach has 3 swimming pools where you can cool off after a game.


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