Alabaster Beach

There is a really laid-back atmosphere on Alabaster Beach, and ocean views here on the east coast of Eleuthera are to die for. Boating, snorkeling, strolling along the coast and other activities are all good options on this relaxed beach.

Situated near the heart of the island of Eleuthera, Alabaster Beach is on the North West coast of the island, You should think about stopping by even if you aren't staying nearby. Even if you love being in the middle of all the action, there are some perks to visiting a beach that hasn't been "discovered" by thousands of tourists; relatively untouched parts of the coast like Alabaster Beach make great places to spread out and relax.

How to Access The Beach
Access is easy in the car by taking Queen's Hwy south from the airport and taking a right on the road that leads to the Cocodimama Charming Resort. This road will take you directly to the beach.

Amenities and Ambiance

The beach stretches on for over a mile, and its white powdery sand is perfect for long walks or for digging your toes into under the many available shaded areas. The water remains shallow pretty far out and is almost always calm and clear, making for a really pleasant place to take a dip.

Please note that public restrooms are not available.

Alabaster Beach offers those who visit an idyllic and peaceful retreat, since the surrounding area is free of city-life and traffic.

What's Nearby

Attractions

This spot is on the North West coast of Eleuthera; it's located near attractions like NAVFAC Base, which is not very far away, so some will want to take a cab, while others will find it a nice walk.

Beaches are nice for a few hours here and there, but there's plenty else to see during your stay. The following table includes the closest attractions.

Activities and Attractions Near Alabaster Beach
Attraction Type Distance Direction Island
NAVFAC Base Historical Site 0.2 mi. E Eleuthera
Big Tree at Palmetto Point Historical Site 11.1 mi. SE Eleuthera
Tarpum Bay Castle Historical Site 21.9 mi. SSE Eleuthera
Cotton Bay Golf Club Golf Course 35.3 mi. S Eleuthera

Cities and Towns

Alabaster Beach is near Governors Harbour, so exploring the city is a convenient option. Nearby, you'll find the city of Governors Harbour, which is noted for its balance between seclusion and urbanization. From the beach, Governors Harbour is a little ways off, maybe six and a half miles (ten and a half kilometers) away.

Hotels

The crowdedness of the shoreline can vary widely, depending on when you visit, and how many hotel rooms have been booked nearby. This spot is not near many large hotels, but it can attract guests staying at some of the smaller accommodations in the area.

While there aren't many hotels nearby, the closest ones are listed in the following table.

Accommodations near Alabaster Beach
Hotel Distance Direction Type
Cocodimama 0.0 N Resort
Hut Pointe Inn 3.5 SE Hotel
Duck Inn 6.4 SE Cottages

Food

Though this spot isn't close to many restaurants, you can still find some interesting eateries, particularly if you are prepared to drive or bike a few miles. The Beach House is one of the closest eateries, which is a delicious choice during or after a day at the beach.

Restaurants closest to this beach are shown in the table below.

Restaurants near Alabaster Beach
Restaurant Name Phone Cuisine Style Distance Direction
The Beach House (242) 332-3387 Caribbean Very Casual 2.4 mi. NNW
Bistro Restaurant (242) 332-3422 International Informal 3.8 mi. SE

Other Beaches

Vacationers looking for a beach that's right for them will have lots of choices besides Alabaster Beach.

If you like the ambiance at this beach, you might also like South Palmetto Point, found within the range of a cab. On the other hand, Airport Beach offers more action, and isn't far from nearby attractions. It's found less than a mile to the north.

Vacationers may also want to visit Governors Harbour Beach, which is located not too far away, and can be reached in a cab.

Of course, the Bahamas has hundreds of natural wonders to discover, but Alabaster Beach is both a beautiful natural attraction, and a fun hangout spot.

 

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