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.

Situated on 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 stopping by whether or not you are staying particularly close by. Hidden Beach stands out because it's one of the best spots for escaping over-crowded hangouts in the town proper. Most other beaches in the Bahamas may have the same warm sand and calming breezes as Hidden Beach, but tend to be busier because they're lined with some of the most famous hotels and restaurants.

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, but you may be able to find facilities at a nearby business.

Hidden Beach offers visitors an idyllic and tranquil place to escape, especially since the surrounding region is free of city-life and traffic.

What's Nearby


Hidden Beach is on the North West coast of Eleuthera. It is near NAVFAC Base, which is reachable in a cab, and it is one of a number of popular spots in the area.

If you're looking for other nearby attractions or activity options, the following table shows the closest options.

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 area 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. Keep in mind that this area in the Bahamas is a fairly rural area, but it can be an interesting destination for those wishing to get a better feel for the area.


The crowdedness of the shoreline can vary widely, depending on when you visit, and how many hotel rooms have been booked nearby. There aren't many major hotels nearby, but you may meet guests from the few small lodgings in the area.

Though this area doesn't sport many hotels within a several miles, the closest ones have been listed in the table 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


Although there aren't many widely-known restaurants nearby, you'll probably still spot a few places to try, especially if you are willing to venture a little farther away. Rainbow Inn Restaurant is one of the closest eateries, which is just a short distance away.

The table below lists nearby restaurants.

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 in search of the perfect beach will have other options if Hidden Beach doesn't suit their tastes.

Travelers who like this beach 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, you might enjoy people watching at Smuggler's Beach. You'll find it three quarters of a mile to the northwest.

Travelers may also want to consider Twin Beaches, which is located within a couple of miles.

Maybe Hidden 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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