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 intrigued by the idea of exploring the area in the open air you will encounter 10 businesses that can help you. Follow this link to view our article concerning bike and scooter rentals.
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 several dive services and at least 8 different dive sites in the area. For more about diving in this area go to 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.
If there are some experienced anglers traveling with you, they'll be pleased to know there are 5 charter fishing services in this area. For a more detailed look at this specific topic, read this article concerning fishing in this area.
Like to golf? Eleuthera isn't overloaded with golf greens, but there's one place to be aware of. The only course in the area is Cotton Bay Golf Club. To read our full guide to golfing throughout the Bahamas, navigate to this page.
More information concerning area firms that can enable you to spend some time out on the open water can be found in the chart below.
|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'd like to learn about charter operators and marinas visit this page.
If there are some people who love to shop vacationing with you, they might want to know that there are more than 24 retail stores to browse in this area. To read about opportunities for shopping on Eleuthera, click here.
Sightseeing is another good way to use some of your time on Eleuthera. Among other things, the area has 5 historic sites and various other attractions of interest to tourists. To learn about more area sightseeing attractions, click here.
The chart right below has some key facts regarding a firm that will help you have a great time enjoying the local sights.
|Eleuthera Tours||Travel and Tour Operators||(242) 225-4408||9.1 mi. West-Northwest of Central Green Castle||Eleuthera|
If you enjoy snorkeling there's good news -- you can easily find places to do so off the coast of Eleuthera. Use this link to see our article concerning local snorkeling opportunities.
Going to a spa might be one of the highlights of your vacation. If you'd like to go to a spa, you might be happy to learn the area has one. Make your way to this extended discussion about spas in the area if you're interested in learning more details.
If you like playing tennis you might want to stay at a hotel with a tennis court. There are a couple of different properties in the area that offer tennis.
The following table summarizes some key facts. You can view the number of courts available, whether lights are available for evening play, and a few other details. Click on each name to learn more details concerning 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 instance, Coral Sands Hotel is located directly on the beach, where you can go and relax between games.
Details concerning one other option is shown here:
|Movie Theater||--||1.4 mi. Southeast of Central Eleuthera||Eleuthera|
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