Jacks Bay Beach

One of the many hidden coves on Eleuthera Island, Jack's Bay Beach offers those who find it a private view of paradise and an entire shore all to themselves.

Positioned on the southern side of the island of Eleuthera, 2.9 miles east-northeast of Green Castle, You should consider stopping by regardless of whether you are staying in the immediate vicinity. Vacationers who seek a stunning shoreline in a secluded part of town might want to plan a visit to Jacks Bay Beach.

How to Access The Beach
The beach is just to the east of the Green Castle area, and taking Sherman's Highway to one of the dirt roads would normally get you to this beach. Unfortunately, construction efforts in this area are currently blocking access -- so currently your best option is to visit one of the other lovely beaches in this area.

Amenities and Ambiance

The calm water at Jack's Bay Beach and the shimmering sand is sure to draw in all who take a glimpse. Luckily, the beach is defended from crowds thanks to a wall of trees, offering privacy and isolation to those who seek it.

Unfortunately, public restrooms aren't available. The water here is clear and good for snorkeling, so bring along some gear if you want to do some underwater exploration.

Jacks Bay Beach brings guests a quiet and serene getaway, especially since the surrounding region is not heavily urbanized.

What's Nearby


Positioned on the South coast of Eleuthera; it will be near other attractions like Bannerman Lighthouse, which is within the range of a taxi.

If you're intrigued by The Bahamas' history, many sites offer unique historical perspectives on the area. For instance, some visitors enjoy Tarpum Bay Castle, which is a relatively brief cab ride away from the beach.

Being able to choose from some activities besides the beach will ensure you won't run low on things to do. The attractions nearest to this beach are listed in the following table.

Activities and Attractions Near Jacks Bay Beach
Attraction Type Distance Direction Island
Bannerman Lighthouse Lighthouse 12.0 S Eleuthera
Tarpum Bay Castle Historical Site 12.7 N Eleuthera
Big Tree at Palmetto Point Historical Site 26.2 N Eleuthera
Leon Levy Native Plant Preserve Nature Sanctuary/Wildlife Reserve 27.8 N Eleuthera
NAVFAC Base Historical Site 34.0 N Eleuthera

Cities and Towns

Not far away you'll find Rock Sound, a town which is not an overly urbanized area, but still has its fair share of things to do. From Jacks Bay Beach, Rock Sound is located roughly six miles (nine and a half kilometers) away.


Whether or not you encounter many other people will be influenced by everything from the time of day to the capacity of nearby hotels. This spot is not near many large hotels, but you may meet visitors from the few small lodgings in the area.


Although you'll be hard-pressed to find many dining options nearby, you can still find some interesting eateries, especially if you are prepared to drive or bike a few miles. One of the nearest restaurants is Ship to Shore Restaurant, which is four miles away.

The table below lists nearby restaurant options.

Restaurants near Jacks Bay Beach
Restaurant Name Phone Cuisine Distance Direction Island
Ship to Shore Restaurant (242) 334-0111 Caribbean 3.9 mi. SW Eleuthera

Other Beaches

Vacationers searching for the perfect beach will have other options if Jacks Bay Beach doesn't suit their tastes.

If you like the ambiance at this beach, you might also like South Palmetto Point, found certainly within a car's reach of the coast. Still, if you're searching for something a little more active, you might enjoy people watching at Whiteland Beach. It's found four miles to the north-northeast.

Another sun-drenched spot to consider is Skeleton Beach, which is located reasonably close-by, which means a short ride in a taxi is a solid choice.

The Bahamas has plenty to offer its visitors, and dropping by Jacks Bay Beach is just one way to appreciate a pretty afternoon.


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