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.

Situated toward the center of 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 think about stopping by whether or not you're staying particularly close by. Travelers who make a stop at this beach can have a relaxing time without sacrificing the chance to meet new people.

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.

Unfortunately, public restrooms aren't available, which is something to consider if you're bringing the kids, or plan to spend all day outside.

What's Nearby


This pleasant stretch of sand known as South Palmetto Point is on the South East coast of Eleuthera. Big Tree at Palmetto Point is only a short distance away. Visitors will have the option to take a taxi or to walk, and it is one of the the area's interesting attractions.

If you can't wait to see as many of The Bahamas' attractions as possible, the following table shows 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
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

Governors Harbour is the closest town and is a neat region that strikes a balance between island tranquility and urbanization. From South Palmetto Point, Governors Harbour isn't out of reach at five and a half miles (eight and a half kilometers) away.


How many other people you encounter at South Palmetto Point will depend on many factors, including the capacity of nearby hotels. This spot is not near many large hotels, but you may encounter visitors from some of the area's smaller options.

Although beach-goers generally won't find very many places to stay withing driving distance, those accommodations closest to South Palmetto Point can be viewed in the following table.

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


One of the tastiest ways to compliment a balmy beach afternoon is to walk to a local restaurant, where you can get a taste of the local fare, within just a few miles of this shoreline. One of the nearest places to eat is Mate & Jenny's Restaurant & Bar. This restaurant serves delicious eclectic food. They're perhaps most famous, though, for their pizza and sandwiches. Some guests will choose to take a cab here, while others will want to walk as it's not far off the beach at all.

A few nearby dining options are shown in the table below.

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

South Palmetto Point is just one of many beaches you can visit on Eleuthera.

You may also like Poponi Beach, a popular beach beloved by tourists. It is located a mile and a half to the north. If you'd rather try a more private, less popular location, consider Pink Sands Beach. It is located 37 and a half miles away.

Vacationers may also want to visit Unique Village Beach, which is located a mile and a half to the north-northeast.

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 there are other beaches (and other outdoor attractions) worth trying.


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