Bottom Harbour Beach

One of a few beaches that share the cove, Bottom Harbour is distinguished by the beach club that draws most of the beach's visitors.

Located on the northwestern coast of the island of Eleuthera, You should consider dropping by whether or not you are staying in the immediate vicinity. This beach is not just a pleasant attraction, it is one of the more unique and quiet beaches in the Bahamas. While Bottom Harbour Beach may be a little more difficult to reach, it's the best place to take an undisturbed nap on the sand.

How to Access The Beach
Bottom Harbour Beach is located in the most developed area of North Eleuthera, so simply following Queen's Highway North and forking right the first chance you get will have you at the beach. This fork will be past Gregory Town.

Amenities and Ambiance

Another Bahamian beach of paradise, Bottom Harbour features soft clean sand and sparkling clear water that is picture perfect. The beach club on the beach is only located on a small section of the beach, so it is easier than you may think to escape to a quieter section.

You won't have to worry about finding a bathroom at Bottom Harbour Beach because there are public restrooms.

Tourist that are hoping to utilize the comforts made available at this location, will be thankful; Bottom Harbour Beach happens to be found in a region which doesn't usually get overcrowded. What this means is that it won't matter what part of the day you arrive, as there's no big chance you have to share the sand with too many additional beach-goers who might need access to the amenities found here.

What's Nearby


This beach is positioned on the Northwest coast of Eleuthera. Guests might consider staying at the Cove Eleuthera, which is found three miles to the southeast, making it perhaps the most conveniently located lodging option reachable from Bottom Harbour Beach, despite the lack of additional nearby places of interest.

There are options for close-by activities so you won't run out of ways to stay busy. The attractions closest to this beach are listed in the following table.

Activities and Attractions Near Bottom Harbour Beach
Attraction Type Distance Direction Island
NAVFAC Base Historical Site 23.6 mi. SE Eleuthera
Big Tree at Palmetto Point Historical Site 34.5 mi. SE Eleuthera

Cities and Towns

Dunmore Town is the closest town and is an area with plenty to do, but yet isn't overcrowded. From the shore, Dunmore Town is a quick trip away, about three miles (five kilometers).


The number of other vacationers sharing this coastline can vary widely, depending on everything from the time the sun sets to how many people have booked rooms nearby. This beach is not near many large hotels, but it can attract visitors staying at some of the smaller accommodations in the area.

Though this area doesn't sport many hotels within a several miles, the nearest ones are shown in the following table.

Accommodations near Bottom Harbour Beach
Hotel Distance Direction Type
Cove Eleuthera 3.2 mi. SE Hotel
The Cove 5.1 mi. SE Hotel
Surfers Beach Manor Hotel 8.2 mi. SE Hotel


If you need to grab a bite to eat around midday, the area around this beach has plenty to offer, so you won't have to wander too far from the shore. One of the nearest places to eat is Acquapazza. This restaurant offers both Italian and Mediterranean dishes on the menu. They are also famous for their pasta and seafood. You'll find it two and a half miles away.

The following table lists places to eat near this beach.

Restaurants near Bottom Harbour Beach
Restaurant Name Phone Cuisine Distance Direction Island
Acquapazza (242) 333-3240 Italian, Mediterranean 2.4 mi. N Harbour Island
Hilltop Terrace (242) 333-2325 International 2.5 mi. N Harbour Island
Sunset Restaurant (242) 333-2325 International 2.5 mi. N Harbour Island
Ma Ruby's Restaurant (242) 333-2161 Caribbean 2.7 mi. N Harbour Island
Avery's Restaurant & Gril (242) 333-3126 American, Caribbean 2.7 mi. N Harbour Island
Cocoa Coffee House (242) 698-0242 International 2.9 mi. N Harbour Island
The Boathouse Restaurant (242) 333-2142 Bahamian, Caribbean 2.9 mi. N Harbour Island
Rooster Tail Bar & Grill (242) 333-2142 Caribbean, International 2.9 mi. N Harbour Island
Runaway Hill Inn Restaurant (242) 333-2150 Fusion, International 2.9 mi. N Harbour Island
Rock House Restaurant (242) 333-2053 International 3.0 mi. N Harbour Island
The Landing restaurant (242) 333-2707 Caribbean, Fusion 3.0 mi. N Harbour Island
Daddy Joe's Restaurant (242) 335-5688 Caribbean 3.0 mi. SE Eleuthera

Other Beaches

Eleuthera has many beaches, so Bottom Harbour Beach is not your only option.

You might also enjoy Pink Sands Beach, found three and a half miles to the north. Prepare to be swept away by the gorgeous shores of the Bahama's Pink Snds Beach. But, if you're interested in a more active beach, you might find that Whale Point Beach is just right. You'll find it three quarters of a mile to the north.

Travelers may also want to consider Gaulding's Cay Beach, located three miles away.

Bottom Harbour Beach could be the ideal stretch of sand, but it is possible that it may not be the best choice for your family; in which case there are other beaches (and other outdoor attractions) worth trying.


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