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.

Located near the middle 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 might want to drop by regardless of whether you're staying nearby. If you're looking for a quiet part of the coast, away from crowded tourist attractions, you 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, restrooms will not be available here, which is something to consider if you're bringing the kids, or plan to spend all day outside.

If you find that you go for coasts that provide a serene enclave, then you will want to try Browney Beach; it's back within a much quieter section of Eleuthera.

What's Nearby


You'll find this beach on the South East coast of Eleuthera. It's located near Big Tree at Palmetto Point, which is seen a mile and a half away, and it is among the attractions in the region.

If you can't wait to see as many of The Bahamas' attractions as possible, the beach is located near the attractions in the following table.

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 near Governors Harbour, so a trip into the city is a definite option. Governors Harbour is the closest city and is an interesting area that brings together the quietude of the Caribbean and the urbanization of city life. From the beach, Governors Harbour is just up the road, maybe three and a half miles (five and a half kilometers).


How many other people you encounter at Browney Beach will depend on if you visit during a popular season, which is often indicated by how busy the hotels are. Browney Beach is not located near many major hotels, but you may meet visitors staying at some of the area's smaller options.

You'll find a moderately varied selection of places to stay a car ride away. A few of the more convenient possibilities have been displayed in the list below.

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. One of the closest restaurants is Tippy's Restaurant. The restaurant has a menu featuring Caribbean cuisine. They have become well-known, however, because of their seafood. You'll have the option of walking or taking a cab as it's just a short distance away.

The table below provides a list of nearby restaurant options.

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
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

Eleuthera has several beautiful beaches, so if Browney Beach doesn't sound like your type of scene, you have options.

Travelers who like this beach might also enjoy South Palmetto Point, situated just a short distance away. On the other hand, Poponi Beach could provide a little more opportunity for excitement, and is closer to other popular destinations. It's found a mile and a half to the east-southeast.

You may also want to consider Tippy's Beach, which is located only a short distance away.

Maybe Browney Beach is a perfect spot for you to kick back, and at the same time perhaps not the the ideal fit; if so, there are other beaches and natural attractions in the Bahamas you might like.


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