Browney Beach

Browney Beach's quiet, peaceful atmosphere, fine while sand, and crystal-clear waters makes for a luxurious, romantic escape. Go snorkeling, then dig your toes in the sand as you watch the sun go down on another day in paradise.

Positioned near the center of the island of Eleuthera, 1.5 miles northwest of North Palmentton Point, Browney Beach is on the South East coast of the island, You should think about stopping by whether or not you are staying particularly close by. Travelers in search of a tranquil, secluded setting should check out Browney Beach, a pretty, but less popular part of the coast.

How to Access The Beach
The beach is accessible by car is just opposite the town of Governor's Harbour on Eluthera's long, skinny middle.

Amenities and Ambiance

Long and straight, this beach is picture-book Bahamas with its gorgeous turquoise waters and soft, fine sand. The beach is long and wide and surrounded on both ends by rock formations which make for an interesting climbing experience if you have proper shoes.

Unfortunately, you won't find any public restrooms along this coastline, which is something to consider if you're bringing the kids, or plan to spend all day outside.

If you tend to prefer beach days that bring guests an angelic environment, then you should enjoy Browney Beach; it is located in a less urban part of the region.

What's Nearby


This beach is positioned on the South East coast of Eleuthera. It is close to Big Tree at Palmetto Point, which is not very far away, so visitors have the option to walk or to take a cab, and it is one of the attractions close-by.

Beaches are one type of attraction you can visit, but there will be more options available in the Bahamas. The following table includes the closest attractions.

Activities and Attractions Near Browney Beach
Attraction Type Distance Direction Island
Big Tree at Palmetto Point Historical Site 1.5 SE Eleuthera
NAVFAC Base Historical Site 9.4 NW Eleuthera
Tarpum Bay Castle Historical Site 14.5 S Eleuthera
Cotton Bay Golf Club Golf Course 28.7 S Eleuthera
Bannerman Lighthouse Lighthouse 39.3 S Eleuthera

Cities and Towns

Browney Beach is in the Governors Harbour area, so a trip into the city is a definite option. Not far away you'll find Governors Harbour, a city which is not lacking in exploration opportunities, yet also not overflowing with buildings. From the coast, Governors Harbour is a fairly short distance away, roughly three and a half miles (five and a half kilometers).


Whether or not you encounter many other people will vary depending on the time of day, particularly in the high season when hotels overflow with tourists. The area is not home to many major hotels, but it can attract guests from the few small lodgings in the area.

Guests will find a good selection of hotel booking options to pick from in the vicinity of the beach. The closest of which are shown in the following table.

Accommodations near Browney Beach
Hotel Distance Direction Type
Pineapple Fields Hotel Condo 1.1 WNW Hotel
Tropical Dreams Rentals 1.2 SSE Hotel
Unique Village Resort 1.9 ESE Hotel


If you're on the beach and start to get the munchies, don't worry, there are lots of nearby options when it comes to dining. Tippy's Restaurant is one of the closest eateries. The restaurant has a menu featuring Caribbean cuisine. They're also renowned for their seafood. When you start to get hungry, you won't need to wait too long to eat as it's just a short distance away.

A few nearby dining options are included in the following table.

Restaurants near Browney Beach
Restaurant Name Phone Cuisine Style Distance Direction
Tippy's Restaurant (242) 332-3331 Caribbean Very Casual 1.2 mi. NW
Bank’s Road Deli (242) 332-2221 European Very Casual 1.3 mi. WNW
Sea View Restaurant (242) 332-1830 American -- 1.9 mi. SE
Mate & Jenny's Restaurant & Bar (242) 332-1504 Eclectic Very Casual 1.9 mi. SSE
Bacchus Fine Foods (242) 470-9019 -- -- -- --
Sunset Inn Restaurant and Bar (242) 332-2487 Caribbean Very Casual 2.7 mi. W
1648 Bar & Grille (242) 699-5542 American -- 2.9 mi. WNW
Mark's Grill Burgers -- -- -- 3.2 mi. W
Governor's Harbour Bakery -- -- -- 3.2 mi. W
Buccaneer Club Restaurant (242) 332-2000 -- -- 3.3 mi. WNW
Blue Room Restaurant & Bar 332-2736 -- -- -- --
Da Perk Coffee Shop (242) 332-2620 International Very Casual 3.4 mi. W

Other Beaches

Vacationers looking for a beach that's right for them will have other options if Browney Beach doesn't suit their tastes.

You might also enjoy South Palmetto Point, located just a little ways away. If you're looking for a more active beach scene, Poponi Beach may be just what you're looking for. You'll find it a mile and a half to the east-southeast.

Another location you may want to try is Tippy's Beach, located only a short distance away.

Browney 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 you should keep looking for a beach or natural attraction that suits your vacation style.


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