Cable Beach Attractions

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A resort strip in Nassau, the Cable Beach area is frequented by tourists who spend their days on the beaches, only going inside for the excellent dining or to do a bit of shopping and dining or spend a night gaming in one of the local casinos.  If you're interested in touring local landmarks, there are a few to consider on the island, but you'll need a ride outside of the strip to find them. 

Beaches

Cable Beach

You will find an abundance of beaches to consider visiting in and around the area. Click on the name of the beach for detailed information about that section of the coast.

Delaporte Beach: Delaporte Beach, despite being empty, is the perfect tropical beach. With soft white sand, blue ocean waves, and a wonderful sunset view to the West, there is not much more one could ask.

Another place to consider is Cable Beach. This is one of the most popular Bahamanian beaches, and for good reason. It stretches on for over 2 miles and runs along many interesting shops, bars, resorts, and restaurants.

Goodman Beach: A real beach paradise, this popular destination near the center of bustling Nassau is frequented by tourists and locals alike. It has become a favorite spot for joggers and food vendors, and the true Bahamas vibe is capped off by the reggae and calypso music you will hear all along the beach.

Cable Beach and the surrounding areas have plenty of other beaches. To read a more complete discussion of this specific topic, see this article.

Landmark Attractions

The Caves

A landmark worth visiting is The Caves. It is found in western Cable Beach. This easy to miss spot was once favored for its elusive nature -- it functioned as an ideal hideout for pirates that roamed the Bahamas and Caribbean Islands. As you explore this cave, it won't be hard to see why pirates chose this place for their home.

Another interesting landmark worth visiting is Fort Charlotte. It is located 3.3 mi. East of central Cable Beach. If you find your way to Fort Charlotte, you will able to tour it and take a look at its still mounted cannons, as well as learn of the British Colonialism on the island.

National Art Galley of The Bahamas: Committed to promoting the importance of art in the Bahamian culture, the National Art Gallery of the Bahamas stands as a home for many of the islands most prominent works. The National Collection of Bahamian Artwork is housed here, and medias on display include sculpture, textiles, ceramics, photography, painting, and more.

These are just some of what's available. Click here to visit our page concerning other sites worth visiting in and around Cable Beach.

Natural Attractions

Ardastra Gardens

Tourists who like being outside frequently enjoy visiting Ardastra Gardens. Despite its name, Ardastra Gardens is actually a full-fledged zoo and conservation area. Guests can explore the jungle habitats of many wild animals, and are even encouraged to bring quarters for the feed stations.

Harrold & Wilson Ponds National Park is another site you might enjoy. This National Park is the perfect spot for bird lovers vacationing on the Bahamas. Not only does the site feature a glorious abundance of bird life, but it also provides some outstanding educational offerings.

Fortunately, you'll find plenty of additional nature attractions. Click to read our article concerning natural attractions near Cable Beach.

Casinos

Vacationers do not generally stay in Cable Beach to gamble, but there is one to check out nearby, Atlantis Casino. <p>Stop by and try to win big at the Atlantis Casino. With nearly 1000 games going on at once, you can be sure there will be something for you, be it slots, or table games. There are even a few outdoor tables, letting you enjoy the weather, and hopefully a few wins.</p>

 

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