What's Near Meliá Nassau Beach

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.

Nearby Beaches

Cable Beach

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:

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 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.

Nearby Areas

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:

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 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.

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 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.

Nearby Accommodations

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.

Accommodations near Meliá Nassau Beach
Accommodation Distance Direction Location
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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