The gorgeous beaches on New Providence are undoubtedly the most alluring attractions in the Caribbean.
If you are a fan of the beach, Meliá Nassau Beach is the right spot for you. This lodging is situated along the water, so visitors can spend as much time as they like soaking up the sun if that is what they want to do. There are plenty of other visitors who come to this popular part of the Bahamas, setting up a fun setting for water activities and being social; keep in mind, though, this means it can get overly-crowded during the busy season.
Naturally, since Meliá Nassau Beach is located on Cable Beach, spending time at the shore is popular with guests staying here. 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. For guests who want to venture farther away, its not difficult to find another beach to experience. Click the names below to view our detailed article:
|Goodman Beach||1.1||E||1.8 mi. East of Cable Beach|
|Delaporte Beach||2.3||W||1.7 mi. West of Cable Beach|
|Junkanoo Beach||2.9||E||3.2 mi. North of Nassau|
|Western Esplanade Beach||3.2||E||3.2 mi. North of Nassau|
|Colonial Beach||3.5||E||1.9 mi. West of Paradise Island|
|Orange Hill Beach||3.7||W||3.1 mi. West of Cable Beach|
|Casuarina Beach||4.5||E||0.7 mi. West of Paradise Island|
|Paradise Beach||4.6||E||0.8 mi. West-Northwest of Paradise Island|
|Pirates Cove Beach||4.9||E||0.6 mi. Northwest of Paradise Island|
The most obvious one to visit is 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. You won't have to cut your time at Goodman Beach short, since there are bathrooms available on-site.
If instead you're looking for a more secluded spot of sand, Junkanoo Beach might be just right for you. The beach is right next to Western Esplanade Beach in the north of Nassau and is not as sprawling as some other nearby beaches you may find. Thus, it stays relatively quiet except for certain part of the year - Spring Break, for example. It can be found three miles east of these accommodations.
Travelers seeking to learn a bit more about what is close by might want to find out how far—or near—the closest neighboring city or town is from the property. Meliá Nassau Beach is found toward the center of Cable Beach.
The following table contains a listing of areas near Meliá Nassau Beach:
|Olde Town Sandyport||1.8||W|
|Old Fort Bay||6.6||WSW|
Tourists who are looking to try exciting activities during their stay on New Providence will find that Meliá Nassau Beach is in a lovely location that's both active and serene. In fact, this region touts a wide array of places to explore, including The Caves, Ardastra Gardens, and Fort Charlotte. The closest of the three is The Caves.
There are plenty of other attractions to keep all kinds of travelers happy; find them listed in the table below.
|The Caves||Historical Site||2.6||W||2.0 mi. West of Cable Beach|
|Ardastra Gardens||Zoo||2.4||E||3.2 mi. North-Northwest of Nassau|
|Fort Charlotte||Historical Site||2.6||E||3.1 mi. North of Nassau|
|Harrold & Wilson Ponds National Park||Park||3.3||SE||1.5 mi. West of Nassau|
|Lighthouse||3.2||E||2.2 mi. West of Paradise Island|
|National Art Galley of The Bahamas||Art Museum||3.3||E||Downtown Nassau|
|Pirates of Nassau||Museum||3.5||E||Downtown Nassau|
|Pompey Museum||Museum||3.6||E||Downtown Nassau|
|Balcony House Museum||Museum||3.6||E||Downtown Nassau|
|Gregory Arch||Historical Site||3.6||E||Downtown Nassau|
|Garden of Remembrance||Botanical Garden||3.8||E||Downtown Nassau|
|Primeval Forest||Nature Sanctuary/Wildlife Reserve||5.8||SW||5.5 mi. South West of Cable Beach|
|Junkanoo Expo||Museum||3.8||E||Downtown Nassau|
|Fort Fincastle||Historical Site||3.9||E||Downtown Nassau|
|Bahamas Historical Society Museum||Museum||3.9||E||Downtown Nassau|
|Queen's Staircase||Historical Site||3.9||E||Downtown Nassau|
|Park||5.6||S||5.0 mi. South West of Nassau|
|Park||4.7||E||3.1 mi. North-Northeast of Nassau|
|Park||4.8||ESE||1.3 mi. Northeast of Nassau|
|Movie Theater||4.8||ESE||1.6 mi. Northeast of Nassau|
|The Dig Aquarium||Aquarium||4.9||E||0.4 mi. West-Northwest of Paradise Island|
|Park||5.0||E||0.4 mi. Northwest of Paradise Island|
|Historical Site||5.1||E||Potters Cay|
|The Retreat National Park||Botanical Garden||5.7||E||2.9 mi. Northeast of Nassau|
|Versailles Garden||Botanical Garden||5.7||E||0.4 mi. East of Paradise Island|
|Cloisters||Historical Site||5.7||E||0.4 mi. East of Paradise Island|
|Fort Montagu||Historical Site||5.9||E||3.6 mi. Northeast of Nassau|
|Park||7.0||E||3.3 mi. East of Nassau|
|Monument||9.6||SW||9.2 mi. South West of Cable Beach|
|Commonwealth Brewery||Brewery||9.7||SW||9.3 mi. South West of Cable Beach|
|Clifton Heritage Park||Park||10.3||WSW||9.8 mi. West-Southwest of Cable Beach|
|Sacred Spaces: Women & Welcome||Monument||10.5||WSW||10.0 mi. West-Southwest of Cable Beach|
|Dolphin Encounter||Dolphin Encounter Service||8.5||E||3.3 mi. East-Northeast of Paradise Island|
If you're looking for a chance to see something a little different, The Caves is an alternative worth considering. 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.
Getting details about nearby accommodation options is oftentimes a convenient means of getting a better feel for the area as whole. You'll be able to find lots of other properties to look at in the vicinity, as this part of New Providence offers vacationers a terrific selection of resort and hotel options. Find details about all the surrounding area's lodging possibilities by checking the table below.
|SLS LUX at Baha Mar||0.3||SSE||Baha Mar, New Providence|
|Grand Hyatt at Baha Mar||0.3||S||Baha Mar, New Providence|
|Blue Water Resort||0.4||WNW||0.3 mi. East of Cable Beach, New Providence|
|Marley Resort and Spa||0.4||NW||0.3 mi. East of Cable Beach, New Providence|
|Westwind Club||0.4||WNW||0.2 mi. East of Cable Beach, New Providence|
|Baha Mar Casino & Hotel||0.5||SSE||Baha Mar, New Providence|
|Sandals Royal Bahamian Resort & Spa||0.6||W||0.0 mi. South-Southeast of Cable Beach, New Providence|
|Netties Place at Casuarinas||--||--||0.3 mi. South West of Cable Beach, New Providence|
|Sandyport Beaches Resort||1.8||W||Olde Town Sandyport, New Providence|
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