Lover's Beach

Perhaps the most private beach on Elruthera, the beach is known for panoramic views of the Atlantic.

Situated near the heart of the island of Eleuthera, 1.1 miles north of Gregory Town, Lover's Beach is on the North West edge of the island, You should consider stopping by whether or not you are staying in the vicinity. Not looking forward to staking out a spot at a busy beach? All the more reason you should find a beach that isn't packed full of hotel guests; beautiful but out-of-the-way beaches like Lover's Beach let you escape people-watchers and rowdy beachgoers.

How to Access The Beach
Lover's Beach is located on the north coast of Eleuthera Island, down a long dirt road from Queen's Highway.

Amenities and Ambiance

Lover's Beach is long and wide, with powdery white sands and dark blue waters. On the beach are several brightly colored tires and spray painted trees, while from shore you can see cliffs.

Unfortunately, you won't find any public restrooms along this coastline, which is something to consider if you're bringing the kids, or plan to spend all day outside.

Lover's Beach grants an idyllic and relaxing getaway, since the region surrounding the beach is away from most urbanization.

What's Nearby


The beach is wonderful, but the surrounding area has a lot to offer, too. Look for it on the North West coast of Eleuthera. It's located near the The Cove and any nearby accommodations, which is found one and a quarter miles to the west-southwest, making it one of the closest hotels reachable from Lover's Beach, despite there not being too many additional popular spots in the vicinity.

If a visit to the Lover's Beach isn't enough to keep you busy all afternoon, the beach is located near the attractions in the following table.

Activities and Attractions Near Lover's Beach
Attraction Type Distance Direction Island
NAVFAC Base Historical Site 18.1 mi. SE Eleuthera
Big Tree at Palmetto Point Historical Site 29.0 mi. SE Eleuthera
Tarpum Bay Castle Historical Site 38.2 mi. SE Eleuthera

Cities and Towns

Lover's Beach is close to Dunmore Town, so you can explore the city after your visit to the beach. The nearby town of Dunmore Town is not an overly urbanized area, but still has its fair share of things to do. From the beach, Dunmore Town is found maybe eight miles (13 kilometers) away.


The number of other vacationers sharing this coastline can vary widely, depending on when you visit, and how full nearby hotel rooms are. There aren't many large hotels in the immediate vicinity, but it's sometimes enjoyed by visitors staying at some of the area's smaller options.

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

Accommodations near Lover's Beach
Hotel Distance Direction Type
The Cove 1.3 mi. WSW Hotel
Cove Eleuthera 2.5 mi. WNW Hotel
Surfers Beach Manor Hotel 2.8 mi. SE Hotel
Rainbow Inn 8.1 mi. SE Cottages


Even after a restful afternoon at the beach, the day isn't truly complete until you eat at a nearby restaurant, where you'll be able to get a taste of the local fare, without going too far from the coast. One of the nearest places to eat is Laughing Lizard Cafe. This restaurant serves both Caribbean and International dishes on the menu. They're perhaps most famous, though, for their sandwiches. Some guests will choose to take a cab here, while others will want to walk as it's just a short distance away.

Nearby restaurants are shown below.

Restaurants near Lover's Beach
Restaurant Name Phone Cuisine Style Distance Direction
Laughing Lizard Cafe (242) 470-6992 Caribbean, International Very Casual 0.8 mi. SW
Elvina's Bar Restaurant (242) 335-5032 Cajun Informal 1.3 mi. S
The Cove (242) 335-5142 Caribbean Fine Dining 2.5 mi. WNW
Daddy Joe's Restaurant (242) 335-5688 Caribbean Informal 2.6 mi. WNW
Surfer's Beach Manor Restaurant -- -- -- 2.8 mi. SE

Other Beaches

Needless to say, there are other beaches on Eleuthera besides Lover's Beach worth visiting.

Travelers who like this beach might also enjoy Pink Sands Beach, located eight miles away. Prepare to be swept away by the gorgeous shores of the Bahama's Pink Snds Beach. Others might prefer Surfer's Beach, which offers a few more possibilities for excitement, and is closer to other tourist hot-spots. It's found two and a half miles to the southeast.

Another location you may want to try is Gaulding's Cay Beach, which is located only a short distance away.

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


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