The long, pencil thin island of Eleuthera stands out because it touches both the Atlantic Ocean and the Caribbean Sea. Perhaps because of this, the island is a hot spot for watersports – though it is not the overcrowded tourist destination you might imagine. Overall, the island and the activities available on it are laid back and about relaxing and having fun more than anything else.
If you are thinking about riding in the open air, you will encounter multiple different rental agencies that can help. You can go to this extended discussion regarding bike and scooter rentals if you want to learn more facts.
Surrounded by reefs that feature dives known world-wide by avid divers, Eleuthera's colorful environment is a great place to center your dive vacation. Even if you are not a skilled diver, the dive culture here means that there will be plenty of services and schools to help you get certified.
You'll find 4 dive services and at least 8 interesting dive sites to choose from. Those needing to learn more concerning diving in this area, can do so on this page.
Eleuthera, like many of the outislands of the Bahamas, is known for its bonefishing, which is usually done inshore. However, there are a few options here for those looking for more intense sportfishing opportunities.
Avid fishermen love this area, as indicated by the presence of 5 charter fishing services located in this area. Anyone who needs to find out more about fishing in this area can do so by visiting this page.
If you're a golf fanatic you should know that Eleuthera isn't overloaded with golf greens. Still, there is one course in the area. The only course in the area is Cotton Bay Golf Club. To read a more detailed discussion of this topic, see this guide, which discusses golf throughout the Bahamas.
Check the following chart for details on firms that will help you enjoy some time on the water.
|Eleuthera Tours Sailing||(242) 225-4408||9.1 mi. West-Northwest of Central Green Castle||Eleuthera|
|Ocean Fox||--||2.5 mi. South-Southwest of Central Green Castle||Eleuthera|
|Valentines||(242) 333-2080||0.3 mi. South-Southwest of Central Dunmore Town||Harbour Island|
If you want to read about local marinas and charter options click this link.
If your group includes some avid shoppers they can "discover" a few of the 24 retail stores in the area. Navigate here to view our page regarding shopping on Eleuthera.
Yet another great activity is to discover the area's sights and natural beauty. Among other sights, the area has 5 historic sites and various other attractions of interest to tourists. Navigate here to check out our discussion of area sightseeing and attractions.
Take a moment to read the table just below to find out more about a firm that will direct you to some of the most enjoyable local sights.
|Eleuthera Tours||Travel and Tour Operators||(242) 225-4408||9.1 mi. West-Northwest of Central Green Castle||Eleuthera|
If you love snorkeling you'll be pleased to know you'll have the chance in the waters surrounding Eleuthera. To learn about more snorkeling opportunities, read this article.
Going to a spa just might be the highlight of your vacation. If a visit to the spa sounds like fun, you will be happy to learn the area has one. Anyone needing to find out more concerning this topic can do so on this page.
If you want to play some tennis you might want to make your reservations at a hotel that has a tennis court. You can choose between two different properties in the area that offer tennis.
The following list can help with your decision making process. Included is the number of courts on-site, whether lights are available for evening play, and a few other details. Click on the names to learn about other aspects of the property.
|Property||Location||Tennis Courts||Lit Courts||Tennis Pro|
|Coral Sands Hotel||2.2 mi. East-Northeast of Central Mano Creek||2|
|Pink Sands Resort||2.2 mi. East-Northeast of Central Mano Creek||2|
For example, Coral Sands Hotel is located directly on the beach, where you can go and relax between games.
Check out this table for information about one other type of activity.
|Movie Theater||--||1.4 mi. Southeast of Central Eleuthera||Eleuthera|
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