Double Bay Beach

It is said that some of the best beaches in the Bahamas are on the island of Eleuthera, and Double Bay Beach proves the rule. With its calm waters and secluded atmosphere, Double Bay Beach is a recommended locale in this area.

Situated on the island of Eleuthera, 3.2 miles east-southeast of North Palmentton Point, Double Bay Beach is on the South East edge of the island, You should consider dropping by whether or not you are staying very close. Even if you love being in the middle of all the action, there are some perks to visiting a beach that isn't overly lined with restaurants and beach bars; the lovely, less-traveled shores of beaches like Double Bay Beach allow you much more room to spread out and feel comfortable.

Amenities and Ambiance

Blindingly white sands and vibrant blue waters make this beach a beauty.

Please note that public restrooms are not available.

Double Bay Beach offers visitors a calm and serene getaway, in part because the surrounding area isn't too crowded at all.

What's Nearby

Attractions

You'll find this beach on the South East coast of Eleuthera. Big Tree at Palmetto Point is found three miles to the northwest, and it is among the attractions in the area.

Being able to choose from some activities besides the beach will ensure you won't run out of ways to stay busy. The following table contains a list of the closest attractions.

Activities and Attractions Near Double Bay Beach
Attraction Type Distance Direction Island
Big Tree at Palmetto Point Historical Site 3.1 NW Eleuthera
Tarpum Bay Castle Historical Site 12.2 S Eleuthera
NAVFAC Base Historical Site 14.0 NW Eleuthera
Cotton Bay Golf Club Golf Course 26.2 S Eleuthera
Bannerman Lighthouse Lighthouse 36.5 S Eleuthera

Cities and Towns

Governors Harbour is the closest town and is noted for its balance between seclusion and urbanization. From the shore, Governors Harbour is a car ride off, about eight miles (12 and a half kilometers) away.

Hotels

Whether this spot is full of bodies or practically empty will vary depending on the time of day, particularly in the high season when hotels overflow with tourists. The beach is not located close to many large hotels, but it's sometimes enjoyed by visitors staying at smaller lodgings in the area.

Although beach-goers won't find that many accommodations close-by, those options closest to the beach are shown in the list that follows.

Accommodations near Double Bay Beach
Hotel Distance Direction Type
Unique Village Resort 2.7 mi. NW Hotel
Tropical Dreams Rentals 3.6 mi. WNW Hotel
Pineapple Fields Hotel Condo 5.6 mi. NW Hotel
Duck Inn 7.9 mi. WNW Cottages

Food

Although this location isn't located in the culinary epicenter of the area, you'll probably still spot a few places to try, especially if you are willing to drive a bit. One of the nearest restaurants is Sea View Restaurant, which is only a short distance away.

Nearby dining options are provided in the following table.

Restaurants near Double Bay Beach
Restaurant Name Phone Cuisine Style Distance Direction
Sea View Restaurant (242) 332-1830 American -- 2.7 mi. NW
Mate & Jenny's Restaurant & Bar (242) 332-1504 Eclectic Very Casual 3.1 mi. W

Other Beaches

Travelers who are looking for the ideal beach will have other options if Double Bay Beach doesn't suit their tastes.

Travelers who like this beach might also enjoy South Palmetto Point, found just a little ways away. More active guests, though, may be interested in Queen's Beach, which could provide a few more possibilities for excitement, and is closer to other tourist hot-spots. It's found a mile and a half to the south west.

You may also enjoy Unique Village Beach, located two and a half miles away.

There are plenty of natural wonders to behold in the Bahamas, and Double Bay Beach is just one of the many options.

 

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