Eleuthera is one of the islands in the Bahamas known for its unique pink sand beaches, colored so because of the coral reef that washes ashore. You'll find the color especially stands out in the light as the sun rises and falls, but even during the middle of the day there is something magical about the color of the beaches here. As far as conditions go, along the Atlantic coast you'll find slightly rougher conditions, but the overall theme is quiet, calm beaches.
You'll find a large number of beaches to consider visiting on the island. Whether you prefer people watching, or you prefer a more secluded spot, you can find what you want. You can click on the name of each beach for a detailed article concerning that specific beach.
If you like snorkeling, a location where that's an option is Ship's Channel Cay. A quaint sand bar that most people sail to in order to relax on the quiet beach and grab an iced cold drink, this beach is the epitome of a deserted island getaway.
A second location to consider is Savannah Sound Beach. As the main beach of Savannah Sound, the beach is easy to find and get to.
Spanish Wells Beach: Calling it a beach is rather misleading, as a more appropriate name would be Spanish Wells Coast. This beaches stretchers along the entirety of the Northern coast of Spanish Wells. While this may make it difficult to pick the best spot, the good news is that you will never have to worry about not having enough space.
The table just below has more information about the beaches that can be found on the island.
|Airport Beach||7.3 mi. Northwest of Central Governors Harbour||North West|
|Alabaster Beach||6.6 mi. Northwest of Central Governors Harbour||North West|
|Ben Bay Beach||6.8 mi. Northwest of Central Dunmore Town||Northwest|
|Bottom Harbour Beach||3.1 mi. South of Central Dunmore Town||Northwest|
|Browney Beach||1.5 mi. Northwest of Central North Palmentton Point||South East|
|0.8 mi. East of Central James Cistern||North East|
|Cistern Cay Beach||2.7 mi. South-Southwest of Central Dunmore Town||Northwest|
|Cotton Bay Beach||1.9 mi. Southeast of Central Green Castle||South|
|Current Bay Beach||4.9 mi. Northwest of Central Dunmore Town||Northwest|
|Double Bay Beach||3.2 mi. East-Southeast of Central North Palmentton Point||South East|
|Driftwood Beach||4.3 mi. East of Central Alice Town||North West|
|Gaulding's Cay Beach||3.4 mi. Northwest of Central Gregory Town||North West|
|Gert Bay Beach||5.1 mi. Southeast of Central North Palmentton Point||Southeast|
|Governors Harbour Beach||0.2 mi. South West of Central Governors Harbour||South-Southeast|
|Hamilton Land Beach||1.2 mi. Northeast of Central Alice Town||North West|
|Hidden Beach||1.8 mi. East of Central Alice Town||North West|
|Holiday Beach||1.3 mi. North of Central Alice Town||North West|
|Holmes Bay Beach||5.4 mi. Northwest of Central Governors Harbour||Northwest|
|4.0 mi. Northeast of Central Tarpum Bay||South-Southeast|
|Jacks Bay Beach||2.9 mi. East-Northeast of Central Green Castle||South|
|James Point Beach||Northwestern part of Eleuthera||North West|
|Lighthouse Beach||3.0 mi. South-Southeast of Central Bannerman Town||South|
|Lover's Beach||1.1 mi. North of Central Gregory Town||North West|
|Lower Bogue Beach||0.3 mi. South-Southeast of Central Lower Bogue||Northwest|
|Northside Beach||1.4 mi. East of Central Rock Sound||South-Southeast|
|0.2 mi. South West of Central Gregory Town||North West|
|Pink Sands Beach||Dunmore Town, Northwestern part of Eleuthera||North|
|Plum Creek Beach||3.2 mi. West-Southwest of Central Green Castle||South|
|0.6 mi. Northeast of Central North Palmentton Point||East-Southeast|
|Queen's Beach||3.4 mi. South-Southeast of Central North Palmentton Point||South East|
|Rainbow Bay Beach||3.4 mi. East of Central Alice Town||Northwest|
|Ridley Head||1.8 mi. East-Northeast of Central Spanish Wells||Northwest|
|Russell Island Beach||1.9 mi. West of Central North Eleuthera||North|
|Saddle Cay Beach||1.2 mi. North of Central Normans Cay||North|
|Salt Kettle Beach||1.8 mi. East-Northeast of Central Spanish Wells||Northwest|
|Savannah Sound Beach||5.7 mi. Southeast of Central North Palmentton Point||Southeast|
|Ship's Channel Cay||0.3 mi. East of Central Ship Channel Cay||East|
|Skeleton Beach||3.2 mi. South of Central Green Castle||South|
|1.3 mi. East-Northeast of Central Alice Town||North West|
|Smugglers Beach||3.1 mi. East of Central Alice Town||Northwest|
|South Palmetto Point||1.1 mi. South of Central North Palmentton Point||South East|
|Spanish Wells Beach||0.7 mi. West-Northwest of Central Spanish Wells||North|
|Surfer's Beach||1.9 mi. East-Southeast of Central Gregory Town||North West|
|Surfer's Beach||3.5 mi. Northwest of Central Alice Town||Northwest|
|Tay Bay Beach||5.1 mi. North-Northwest of Central Mano Creek||North|
|Ten Bay Beach||4.5 mi. Southeast of Central North Palmentton Point||South East|
|Tippy's Beach||2.5 mi. East of Central Governors Harbour||East-Southeast|
|Turtle Beach||4.0 mi. North of Central Rock Sound||South-Southeast|
|Twin Beaches||2.6 mi. East of Central Alice Town||Northwest|
|Twin Sisters Beach||5.3 mi. South-Southeast of Central Dunmore Town||Northwest|
|0.7 mi. East-Northeast of Central North Palmentton Point||East-Southeast|
|Whale Point Beach||2.4 mi. South of Central Dunmore Town||Northwest|
|White Road Beach||1.6 mi. Northeast of Central Rock Sound||South-Southeast|
|Whiteland Beach||2.6 mi. South-Southeast of Central Rock Sound||South|
|Winding Bay Beach||1.8 mi. Southeast of Central Tarpum Bay||South-Southeast|
Luckily, Eleuthera has additional attractions. For more information on other attractions for Eleuthera, read this article.
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