Lighthouse Beach

Set at the very southern top of Eleuthera Island, Light House Beach offers visitors fabulous views of the Caribbean Sea. This mixed in with a long, isolated coastline makes it a popular choice for people just looking to lay back and relax.

Located on the island of Eleuthera, close to Bannerman Town, You should consider dropping by regardless of whether you are staying in the vicinity. This beach is not just a pleasant attraction, it's special in that it's one of the few quiet beaches in the Bahamas. While Lighthouse Beach may be a bit off the beaten path, it permits unparalleled relaxation opportunities.

How to Access The Beach
Just keep heading south on Eleuthera Island and you are bound to run into the beach.

Amenities and Ambiance

Nothing but a long coast and some trees to keep you company, Light House Beach is the ideal place for anyone trying to escape crowds and city-life. Find the right place on the beach and you'll likely not see another person all day.

Unfortunately, restrooms will not be available here, but you may be able to find facilities at a nearby business.

Lighthouse Beach brings visitors a calm and relaxing place to escape, due to the fact that the surrounding region is positioned apart from more urban areas.

What's Nearby


Visitors will find this beach on the South coast of Eleuthera. It's located near Bannerman Lighthouse, which is not far from away. Some will choose to walk here, while others will want to take a taxi, and it is one of a few local attractions.

If you're interested in learning more about the history of the Bahamas, you won't have to look hard to find sites boasting the colorful history of the nation. For example, you might enjoy a visit to Tarpum Bay Castle, which is 24 and a half miles away.

If you're looking for nearby attractions or activity options, the beach is located near the attractions in the following table.

Activities and Attractions Near Lighthouse Beach
Attraction Type Distance Direction Island
Bannerman Lighthouse Lighthouse 0.2 mi. S Eleuthera
Tarpum Bay Castle Historical Site 24.5 mi. N Eleuthera
Big Tree at Palmetto Point Historical Site 37.9 mi. N Eleuthera
Leon Levy Native Plant Preserve Nature Sanctuary/Wildlife Reserve 39.6 mi. N Eleuthera

Cities and Towns

Though it's some distance off is the closest populated region. though you may see some small, residential towns as you get closer to the beach.


The crowdedness of the shoreline can vary widely, it depends on several things: the season, the weather, even how packed the nearby hotels are.

Don't expect to find any of The Bahamas' frequently visited resorts near this beach, but if you're hoping to elude masses of tourists, the lack of places to stay will surely be a welcomed sight.


You might not run into any places to grab a bit to eat in the immediate surroundings of this location, so you may choose to plan a picnic if you want to fully enjoy your day in the sun.

Other Beaches

Of course, Lighthouse Beach is just one of many beaches you might like on Eleuthera.

If you like the ambiance at this beach, you might also like South Palmetto Point, situated 36 and a half miles to the north. Others might prefer Jacks Bay Beach, which could provide a little more opportunity for excitement, and isn't far from other popular destinations. It's found 12 miles to the north.

You may also want to consider Skeleton Beach, which is located nine miles away.

The Bahamas has a lot to offer its visitors, but visiting Lighthouse Beach or the other beautiful beaches in the area can make your time in the Bahamas even more memorable.


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