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 toward the center of the island of Ship Channel Cay, this beach is on the East edge of the island, You should consider stopping by regardless of whether you are staying very close. Ship's Channel Cay is a distinguishable relaxation spot because it's perfect for getting away from vacation stresses, like overly crowded restaurants and attractions. Other nearby beaches you'll come across in the Bahamas may have the same pleasing, tropical setting as Ship's Channel Cay, but are usually busier since they're located by some of the most popular tourist areas in town.

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. Happily, the off-shore waters are of good snorkeling quality, so grab some equipment if you've been hoping to get in some underwater exploration.

Ship's Channel Cay brings visitors a calm and relaxing environment, as the area surrounding the beach is not heavily urbanized.

What's Nearby


Ship's Channel Cay is beautiful natural attraction, which you'll find in a quiet, remote area - without hotels and other tourist attractions - on the East coast of Ship Channel Cay.

The beach is one type of attraction you can visit, but there's plenty else to see during your stay. The following chart includes some other attractions close-by.

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

It might take some time to get there, but at 36 miles away, Nassau is the closest city. though you may see some small, residential towns as you get closer to the beach.


The number of other people sharing spots in the sand can vary widely, it depends on several things: the season, the weather, even how full nearby hotel rooms are.

You shouldn't anticipate finding any of The Bahamas' popular resorts and hotels lining this beach, though if you're trying to avoid throngs of tourists, the shortage of accommodations should be a pleasant sight.


You might not find any places to eat surrounding this location, so it would be a good idea to plan a picnic for your day in the sun.

Other Beaches

There are other beaches on Ship Channel Cay you might like besides Ship's Channel Cay.

Vacationers may also want to visit Skeleton Beach, located 38 miles away.

There's plenty to see and do in the Bahamas, and Ship's Channel Cay offers just one way to spend time outdoors.


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