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.

Set in the heart of the island of Eleuthera, Alabaster Beach is on the North West coast of the island, You might want to drop by even if you aren't staying nearby. Vacationers who seek a stunning shoreline in a secluded part of town should check out Alabaster Beach, a pretty, but less popular part of the coast.

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.

Keep in mind that restrooms won't be found on-site, which is something to consider if you're bringing the kids, or plan to spend all day outside.

If you usually desire beach days that bring guests a relaxing environment, then a good choice for you is Alabaster Beach; it's tucked away in a more rural sector of the region.

What's Nearby

Attractions

Positioned on the North West coast of Eleuthera; the area hosts attractions such as NAVFAC Base, which is a quarter mile away.

A selection of nearby activities will ensure that you never run out of things to do. The closest attractions are found in the following table.

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

Governors Harbour is the closest town and is not an overly urbanized area, but still has its fair share of things to do. From the beach, Governors Harbour is found maybe six and a half miles (ten and a half kilometers) away.

Hotels

The mood here——social and lively, or virtually empty—— will depend on how many hotel guests decide to make the trip as well. There aren't many large hotels in the immediate vicinity, but it can attract visitors staying at some of the area's smaller options.

Though there aren't many places to stay within a several miles, the ones found closest to the shore are listed in the table below.

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

While this spot isn't close to many restaurants, you'll probably still spot a few places to try, especially if you're prepared to drive a bit. One of the closest places to eat is The Beach House, which is a delicious choice during or after a day at the beach.

Nearby dining options are shown 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

Visitors searching for the perfect beach will have plenty of other choices on Eleuthera besides Alabaster Beach.

Another location you might enjoy is South Palmetto Point, situated within the range of a taxi. Still, if you're searching for something a little more active, you might enjoy people watching at Airport Beach. It's found less than a mile to the north.

You may also want to consider Governors Harbour Beach, located just a cab ride away.

While the area offers plenty of picturesque views and exciting attractions, visiting Alabaster Beach or the other beautiful beaches in the area can make your time in the Bahamas even more memorable.

 

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