What's Near Meliá Nassau Beach

If this sounds like you, booking a hotel close to the beach can add a little something extra to your vacation. Therefore, most guests are delighted that Meliá Nassau Beach is located right on the water and sand, so you won't have to go very far to see what makes the area so special. Beware that there are a lot of people who enjoy this popular section of the Bahamas, creating an active beach scene; keep in mind, though, it can get very congested with people.

Nearby Beaches

Cable Beach

Of course, since Meliá Nassau Beach is located right on Cable Beach, spending time at the shore is one of the main attractions at this property. 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 vacationers who want to venture farther away, the following options each offer something a little different. Click the names below to see more details:

Beaches Near Meliá Nassau Beach
Beach Distance Direction Location
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 convenient option 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. Stay comfortable at here all day if you choose, since you'll find public bathrooms on-site.

If you're on the lookout for a stretch of sand that attracts very few tourists, Junkanoo Beach could be a better choice 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's situated three miles east of these accommodations.

Nearby Areas

Stopping by a community or town near your hotel can add a little something extra to your vacation, whether it's about trying their underrated nightlife, or simply experiencing some of the local culture while on your trip. Meliá Nassau Beach is located near the center of Cable Beach.

The areas that are closest to Meliá Nassau Beach are listed in the table below:

Cities, Towns, and Neighborhoods Nearby
Area Name Distance Direction
Baha Mar 0.4 SSE
Olde Town Sandyport 1.8 W
downtown Nassau 3.7 E
Nassau 4.5 SE
Potters Cay 4.9 E
Paradise Island 5.3 E
Gambier 6.3 W
Old Fort Bay 6.6 WSW
Adelaide Village 7.6 SW

Nearby Attractions

The Caves

Tourists in need of a fun agenda during their stay on New Providence will find that Meliá Nassau Beach makes a great base for their tropical explorations. In fact, this region is simply full of places for travelers to explore, like The Caves, Ardastra Gardens, and Fort Charlotte, to name a few. Though there are at least three great attractions nearby, the closest one is The Caves.

With quite a few attractions near this vacation spot, you don't have to limit yourself; more of the nearest attractions are shown in the table below.

Attractions Near Meliá Nassau Beach
Attraction Type Distance Direction Location
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
Paradise Island Lighthouse 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
Rawson Square Park 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
Bonefish Pond National Park Park 5.6 S 5.0 mi. South West of Nassau
Malcom's Park Park 4.7 E 3.1 mi. North-Northeast of Nassau
Rm Bailey Park Park 4.8 ESE 1.3 mi. Northeast of Nassau
Galleria Cinemas 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
Atlantis Lagoon Park 5.0 E 0.4 mi. Northwest of Paradise Island
Potter's Cay Artillery Battery 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
Freedom Park Park 7.0 E 3.3 mi. East of Nassau
US Navy Squadron 1 Monument 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 somewhere interesting to go, The Caves could be just what the doctor ordered. 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.

Nearby Accommodations

When you're choosing where to book your stay, it can sometimes be worthwhile to learn about nearby accommodations in order to get a feel for the surrounding area. Readers can find plenty of other destinations to consider before reaching a decision, as this part of New Providence plays host to an exceptional range of hotels and resorts to choose from. If you'd like to find more info on lodging options available close-by, consult the table below.

Accommodations near Meliá Nassau Beach
Accommodation Distance Direction Location
Wyndham Nassau & Crystal Palace Casino 0.2 SE 0.8 mi. East-Southeast of Cable Beach, New Providence
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
Rosewood at Baha Mar 0.4 SE Baha Mar, 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
 

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