South Palmetto Point

Like many beaches on the quite island of Eleuthera, South Palmetto Point East is a quiet one. Visitors looking to get away from it all will do so easily here.

Located on the island of Eleuthera, 1.1 miles south of North Palmentton Point, South Palmetto Point is on the South East coast of the island, You should consider dropping by regardless of whether you're staying nearby. Visitors will find that, though South Palmetto Point isn't considered a quiet and secluded part of the coast, you wouldn't necessarily call it a busy beach either. It's makes a great option for families who want to enjoy a beach with mild activity but wish to stay away from the most populated spots.

How to Access The Beach
South Palmetto Point East is located along the east coast of Eleuthera Island, near Pineapple Cays.

Amenities and Ambiance

Tan sands and turquoise waters make this beach a true sight to see.

Please note that public restrooms are not available, so those of you traveling with small children may want to consider another spot.

What's Nearby


Set on the South East coast of Eleuthera; it's located near attractions like Big Tree at Palmetto Point, which is one and a quarter miles to the north.

If your taste for travel keeps you looking for new activity and attraction options, the following table shows some of the closest options.

Activities and Attractions Near South Palmetto Point
Attraction Type Distance Direction Island
Big Tree at Palmetto Point Historical Site 1.2 N Eleuthera
Leon Levy Native Plant Preserve Nature Sanctuary/Wildlife Reserve 3.6 NW Eleuthera
NAVFAC Base Historical Site 11.7 NW Eleuthera
Tarpum Bay Castle Historical Site 12.2 S Eleuthera
Bannerman Lighthouse Lighthouse 36.9 S Eleuthera

Cities and Towns

South Palmetto Point is in the Governors Harbour area, so walking the city is a definite option. The closest town is Governors Harbour, which is an area with plenty to do, but yet isn't overcrowded. From the shore, Governors Harbour isn't out of reach at five and a half miles (eight and a half kilometers) away.


The mood here——social and lively, or virtually empty—— will depend on how many hotel guests decide to make the trip as well. South Palmetto Point is not near very many major hotels, but you may encounter visitors staying at some of the area's smaller options.

Visitors will find a nice variety of accommodation options to pick from near South Palmetto Point. The most accessible of which are shown below.

Accommodations near South Palmetto Point
Hotel Distance Direction Type
Tropical Dreams Rentals 1.3 NNW Hotel
Unique Village Resort 1.5 NNE Hotel
Pineapple Fields Hotel Condo 3.4 NW Hotel


While the area surrounding South Palmetto Point isn't exactly a culinary hot spot, you'll probably still spot a few places to try, particularly if you are prepared to drive or bike a few miles. The closest places to grab a bite to eat is Tippy's Restaurant, which is a brief car or taxi trip away.

The following table lists dining options located near this beach.

Restaurants near South Palmetto Point
Restaurant Name Phone Cuisine Style Distance Direction
Tippy's Restaurant (242) 332-3331 Caribbean Very Casual 3.5 mi. NW
Bacchus Fine Foods (242) 470-6563 -- -- -- --

Other Beaches

Of course, there are more fantastic beaches besides South Palmetto Point on Eleuthera.

You might also enjoy Poponi Beach, where there's usually lots of activity. It is located a mile and a half to the north. If you were hoping to find a tranquil beach scene with few crowds, Pink Sands Beach may be a good choice. It is located 37 and a half miles away.

You may also enjoy Unique Village Beach, which is located a mile and a half away.

The Bahamas has plenty to offer its visitors, and South Palmetto Point is just one of the many options.


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