Hidden Beach

Hidden Beach is often considered one of the best beaches in the Bahamas. Located on Eleuthera Island, this quiet little hideaway is perfect for those willing to make an effort to get away from it all.

Located near the heart of the island of Eleuthera, 1.8 miles east of Alice Town, Hidden Beach is on the North West coast of the island, You should consider dropping by regardless of whether you are staying in the immediate vicinity. This beach is not just a pleasant attraction, it also has a private beach feel——a unique quailty in a touristy place like the Bahamas. While Hidden Beach may be a bit off the beaten path, it offers unparalleled relaxation opportunities.

How to Access The Beach
Hidden Beach is a few miles south of Alice Town.

Amenities and Ambiance

Hidden by a canopied rock formation, Hidden Beach is partly rocky, but mostly lined with soft white sand.

Keep in mind that restrooms won't be found on-site, which is something to consider if you plan to spend a full day in the sun.

Hidden Beach offers those who visit an idyllic and peaceful haven, especially since the region surrounding the beach contains little build-up and is free of urbanization.

What's Nearby


This beach is positioned on the North West coast of Eleuthera. It is close to NAVFAC Base, which is reachable in a taxi, and it is one of a number of attractions in the area.

There are options for close-by activities so you won't run low on things to do. The following table contains a list of the closest attractions.

Activities and Attractions Near Hidden Beach
Attraction Type Distance Direction Island
NAVFAC Base Historical Site 10.7 mi. SE Eleuthera
Big Tree at Palmetto Point Historical Site 21.6 mi. SE Eleuthera
Tarpum Bay Castle Historical Site 31.3 mi. SE Eleuthera

Cities and Towns

The nearest region of Eleuthera to Hidden Beach is Alice Town. This location is only a mile and a half from the shore, meaning it is a good option even if you are somewhat strapped for time. It should be noted that is not heavily urbanized, so for visitors wishing to get a better feel for the area, Alice Town is a good option.


The number of other people sharing spots in the sand can vary widely, depending on when you visit, and how many hotel rooms have been booked nearby. This spot is not near many large hotels, but it can appeal to guests staying at smaller accommodations in the area.

While travelers will generally find few hotels in the region, those accommodation options closest to Hidden Beach are shown below.

Accommodations near Hidden Beach
Hotel Distance Direction Type
Rainbow Inn 0.7 mi. SSE Cottages
Surfers Beach Manor Hotel 5.0 mi. WNW Hotel
The Cove 8.2 mi. WNW Hotel
Cove Eleuthera 9.9 mi. WNW Hotel


While you'll be hard-pressed to find many dining options nearby, you'll still have some choices, especially if you are willing to drive or bike a few miles. One of the nearest places to eat is Rainbow Inn Restaurant, which is three quarters of a mile to the south-southeast of it.

The table below provides a list of dining options located near this beach.

Restaurants near Hidden Beach
Restaurant Name Phone Cuisine Style Distance Direction
Rainbow Inn Restaurant (242) 335-0294 Eclectic Informal 0.7 mi. SSE
Waters Edge Internet Cafe (242) 335-0679 -- -- 1.8 mi. W
Surfer's Beach Manor Restaurant -- -- -- 4.9 mi. WNW

Other Beaches

Visitors who are looking for the ideal beach on Eleuthera will have lots of options besides Hidden Beach.

You might also enjoy Pink Sands Beach, situated 15 and a half miles away. Prepare to be swept away by the gorgeous shores of the Bahama's Pink Snds Beach. Still, if you're searching for something a little more active, Smuggler's Beach may be just what you're looking for. You'll find it three quarters of a mile to the northwest.

You may also want to consider Twin Beaches, which is located only a short distance away.

The Bahamas has a lot to offer its visitors, but taking a swim at Hidden Beach is certainly a fun way to enjoy the area's natural attractions.


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