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.

Positioned 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 might think about stopping by even if you aren't staying nearby. The area around the beach is somewhat congested, but this does not, in fact, mean beach to be rather congested, the actual beach will be found overcrowded. In fact, you will usually find plenty of beach space once you hit the sand.

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, which is something to consider if you plan to spend a full day in the sun.

What's Nearby

Attractions

This beach is positioned on the South East coast of Eleuthera; the area hosts attractions such as Big Tree at Palmetto Point, which is one and a quarter miles to the north.

There are options for close-by activities so you won't get bored. The closest attractions are found in the following table.

Activities and Attractions Near South Palmetto Point
Attraction Type Distance Direction Island
Big Tree at Palmetto Point Historical Site 1.2 N Eleuthera
NAVFAC Base Historical Site 11.7 NW Eleuthera
Tarpum Bay Castle Historical Site 12.2 S Eleuthera
Cotton Bay Golf Club Golf Course 26.4 S Eleuthera
Bannerman Lighthouse Lighthouse 36.9 S Eleuthera

Cities and Towns

South Palmetto Point is close to Governors Harbour, so a trip into the city is a definite option. The nearby town of Governors Harbour is in an area with plenty of worthwhile sites, while still remaining less developed and congested as some other places. From the shore, Governors Harbour is about five and a half miles (eight and a half kilometers) away.

Hotels

The popularity of this spot on any given day can vary, it depends mainly on when you visit, and how packed the nearby hotels are. The area is not home to many major hotels, but you may encounter guests staying at some of the area's smaller options.

Though there aren't many places to stay that are within a short car ride, the nearest ones are shown in the table 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

Food

If you're feeling hungry for a midday meal, you'll have some great cuisine to choose from, so you won't have to wander too far away. One of the closest restaurants is Mate & Jenny's Restaurant & Bar. This restaurant offers a menu of eclectic cuisine. They are also known for serving pizza and sandwiches. You and your group can get to this restaurant and start eating in just a few minutes since it's just a little ways away.

The following table lists nearby restaurant options.

Restaurants near South Palmetto Point
Restaurant Name Phone Cuisine Style Distance Direction
Mate & Jenny's Restaurant & Bar (242) 332-1504 Eclectic Very Casual 0.6 mi. NW
Sea View Restaurant (242) 332-1830 American -- 1.4 mi. NNE
Tippy's Restaurant (242) 332-3331 Caribbean Very Casual 3.5 mi. NW
Bank’s Road Deli (242) 332-2221 European Very Casual 3.5 mi. NW
Bacchus Fine Foods (242) 470-9019 -- -- -- --
Sunset Inn Restaurant and Bar (242) 332-2487 Caribbean Very Casual 4.6 mi. NW

Other Beaches

Travelers looking for a beach that's right for them will have lots of choices besides South Palmetto Point.

If the exciting vibe at South Palmetto Point is what you're looking for, consider heading to Poponi Beach, another destination with a good amount of excitement. You'll find it a mile and a half to the north. If it's solitude and tranquility you're seeking, Pink Sands Beach is a location which doesn't see as many crowds. It is located 37 and a half miles away.

You might also want to visit Unique Village Beach, located a mile and a half away.

South Palmetto Point could be the ideal stretch of sand, but it is possible that it may not be the best choice for your family; in which case you should keep looking for a beach or natural attraction that suits your vacation style.

 

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