On the island's north coast is the resort area of Cable Beach which features a four mile stretch of white-sand beaches and resort properties. There is a vibrancy about the area, and you can even often hear strains of island music playing from the nearby hotel. Although there are no bathroom facilities on any of the beaches, the resorts do have them and beachgoers are able to make do.
There are an abundance of beaches to visit in and around the area. Click on individual names for a detailed article concerning that particular location.
Goodman Beach: You can access this beach at a number of spots from West Bay Street as it curves along Goodman Bay on the northern coast of the island.
Another location for beach-goers to consider is Orange Hill Beach. Despite being the location of a couple beach hotels, the shore of Orange Hill Beach is quiet and offers visitors the kind of privacy that does not not exist at nearby Cable Beach.
Junkanoo Beach: The waters in between downtown Nassau and Paradise Island - upon which Junkanoo Beach look out onto - are constantly busy, often ushering cruise ships in and out. And with downtown Nassau to the rear, it may not be the quietest beach in the Bahamas, but it's nevertheless a quiet, relaxing place to spend an afternoon, particularly when you've tired of shopping and sight-seeing.
The following chart has some key facts concerning the beaches that can be found in and around the area.
|Cable Beach||Central Cable Beach||North|
|Colonial Beach||4.1 mi. East of Central Cable Beach||North East|
|Delaporte Beach||1.7 mi. West of Central Cable Beach||North|
|Goodman Beach||1.8 mi. East of Central Cable Beach||North|
|Junkanoo Beach||3.5 mi. East of Central Cable Beach||North East|
|Love Beach||4.8 mi. West of Central Cable Beach||West|
|Nirvana Beach||5.4 mi. West of Central Cable Beach||West-Northwest|
|Orange Hill Beach||3.1 mi. West of Central Cable Beach||North|
|Western Esplanade Beach||3.8 mi. East of Central Cable Beach||North East|
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