Ship's Channel Cay

A quaint sand bar that most people sail to in order to relax on the quiet beach and grab an iced cold drink, this beach is the epitome of a deserted island getaway.

Located on the island of Ship Channel Cay, this beach is on the East coast of the island, You might want to drop by even if you are not staying very close. Vacationers who seek a stunning shoreline in a secluded part of town should consider going off the beaten path to Ship's Channel Cay.

Amenities and Ambiance

The island itself is lush with greenery, leading up to a soft, pristine shoreline which has some of the bluest waters you can ever think to see.

Unfortunately, public restrooms aren't available, though you may be able to use the facilities at a nearby business. The water in the area is clear enough for snorkeling, so bring your equipment if you want to do some underwater exploration.

If you tend to desire beach days which bring guests an angelic place to escape, then you may want to try Ship's Channel Cay; it is hidden away in a more rural area of the region.

What's Nearby


This beach is positioned well removed from hotels and other attractions, making it a peaceful and rather quiet spot on the East coast of Ship Channel Cay.

If you're looking for plenty of activities to keep you or your family busy, the beach is located near the attractions in the following table.

Activities and Attractions Near Ship's Channel Cay
Attraction Type Distance Direction Island
Cotton Bay Golf Club Golf Course 40.0 mi. E Eleuthera

Cities and Towns

Ship's Channel Cay is outside the city, with its closest urban neighbor being Nassau. Considering that the middle of the city is 36 miles to the west-northwest of Ship's Channel Cay, you may need to drive a bit to reach this beach.


Whether this spot is full of bodies or practically empty will depend on how many hotel guests decide to make the trip as well.

Don't expect to find any of The Bahamas' large resorts and hotels near this beach, but if you're looking to dodge throngs of tourists, the shortage of accommodations will be a pleasant sight.


There aren't any restaurants in the vicinity of this location, so it would be a good idea to pack a lunch if you want to fully enjoy your day in the sun.

Other Beaches

Ship Channel Cay has many nice beaches, so if Ship's Channel Cay doesn't suit you, you can still find a great spot.

Another sun-drenched spot to consider is Skeleton Beach, located 38 miles to the east.

While the Bahamas has many alluring attractions, visiting Ship's Channel Cay or the other beautiful beaches in the area can make your time in the Bahamas even more memorable.


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