Attractions in Cable Beach

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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

There are a large number of beaches to enjoy in and around the area. You can click on the name of the beach for detailed information about that particular stretch of sand.

Delaporte Beach: Delaporte Beach is easily accessible by West Bay Road. From Downtown Nassau, after you pass Cable Beach and make the curve left, you will see the beach almost immediately on your right.

Another alternative to consider is Cable Beach. There are a number of ways to access this beach which runs alongside West Bay Street just east of Goodman Bay and Goodman Bay Beach.

Goodman Beach: The spectacular aquamarine water make this a perfect place to cool off in the water and the fine white sand begs you yo put down a towel and work on your tan. From the shore, you'll be looking out onto Goodman Bay.

These are only some of the options that are available. Follow this link to view our article concerning beaches for Cable Beach.

Landmark Attractions

The Caves

If you are looking to do some sight-seeing, visit The Caves. It is located 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 popular destination is Fort Charlotte. It is situated 3.3 mi. East of central Cable Beach. Built immediately after the American Revolution to reinforce the island, Fort Charlotte is a colonial fort that has never actually seen battle. Despite this, it stands today as a reminder that the Caribbean was not always the peaceful paradise it is today.

National Art Galley of The Bahamas: The Gallery is closed Monday. It is open from 10:00 am to 5:00 pm Tuesday to Saturday and from 12:00 pm to 5:00 pm on Sunday.

The area has other places to visit. To read more about other sites worth visiting in and around the area, go to this article.

Natural Attractions

Ardastra Gardens

Ardastra Gardens is one of the more frequently visited natural attractions. Ardastra Gardens, Zoo and Conservation Centre is a boutique zoo and conservation area dedicated to educating guests about its native and non-native animals. Guests can explore the habitats of many wild animals.

Another place that you might enjoy is Harrold & Wilson Ponds National Park. 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.

Cable Beach has a wider range of natural attractions. Anyone who needs to find out more concerning natural attractions nearby, can easily do so by following this link.

Casinos

Travelers don't generally come to Cable Beach to gamble, but there is one such venue, Baha Mar Casino. <p>The Baha Mar Casino is a stunning building with an ocean view located right at the heart of excitement in Nassau. Comprised of over 100 tables, you are bound to have a fun-filled night.</p>

 

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