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.
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:
|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.
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:
|Olde Town Sandyport||1.8||W|
|Old Fort Bay||6.6||WSW|
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.
|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 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.
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.
|Wyndham Nassau & Crystal Palace Casino||0.2||SE||0.8 mi. East-Southeast of Cable Beach, New Providence|
|0.3||SSE||Baha Mar, New Providence|
|0.3||S||Baha Mar, New Providence|
|Blue Water Resort||0.4||WNW||0.3 mi. East of Cable Beach, New Providence|
|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|
|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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