Salt Kettle Beach

Another secluded and tropical beach on the north coast of Eleuthera Island, Salt Kettle Beach features some of the brightest sand and blue water that is only rivaled by the sky.

Situated on the northwestern side of the island of Eleuthera, 1.8 miles east-northeast of Spanish Wells, You should consider stopping by whether or not you are staying in the immediate vicinity.

Amenities and Ambiance

The beach is protected by a deep forest on one side and nothing but calm ocean on the other, so do not expect to see much else.

Unfortunately, public restrooms aren't available, though you may be able to use the facilities at a nearby business. You'll find the waters off-shore to be clear and good for snorkeling, so purchase or rent some equipment if you want to do some underwater exploration.

Salt Kettle Beach brings guests a quiet and relaxing environment, due to the fact that the area surrounding the beach is positioned apart from more urban areas.

What's Nearby


Travelers will find Salt Kettle Beach pleasantly removed from tourist attractions and hotels, in a secluded spot on the Northwest coast of Eleuthera.

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

Activities and Attractions Near Salt Kettle Beach
Attraction Type Distance Direction Island
NAVFAC Base Historical Site 33.2 mi. SE Eleuthera

Cities and Towns

Dunmore Town is nearby and is an interesting area that brings together the quietude of the Caribbean and the urbanization of city life. From Salt Kettle Beach, Dunmore Town is a little ways off, maybe seven and a half miles (12 kilometers) away.


How many other people you encounter at Salt Kettle Beach will depend on if you visit during a popular season, which is often indicated by how busy the hotels are.

You shouldn't anticipate finding any of The Bahamas' large hotels and resorts alongside this beach, but if you're hoping to evade throngs of travelers, the shortage of places to stay will certainly be welcomed.


You might not run into any places to grab a bit to eat surrounding this shore, so it would be a good idea to plan a picnic if you want to fully enjoy your day in the sun.

Other Beaches

Salt Kettle Beach isn't the only beach worth checking out on Eleuthera.

Travelers may also want to consider Spanish Wells Beach, which is located two and a half miles away.

There's plenty to see and do in the Bahamas, and Salt Kettle Beach offers just one way to spend time outdoors.


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