Spanish Wells Beach

Calling it a beach is rather misleading, as a more appropriate name would be Spanish Wells Coast. This beaches stretchers along the entirety of the Northern coast of Spanish Wells. While this may make it difficult to pick the best spot, the good news is that you will never have to worry about not having enough space.

Located near the heart of the island of North Eleuthera, 0.7 miles west-northwest of Spanish Wells, this beach is on the North coast of the island, You should consider dropping by whether or not you are staying particularly close by. Those of you who want the best of both worlds——a sense of seclusion, but the option for activity—— may want to give Spanish Wells Beach a try. Generally, it's not an overly popular part of the coast, but it's not totally secluded either.

Amenities and Ambiance

Paradise is the best word to use when describing Spanish Wells Beach. With some of the clearest waters and glistening sand, Spanish Wells Beach is sure to win over anyone looking for a beautiful beach.

Keep in mind that restrooms won't be found on-site, which is something to consider if you're bringing the kids, or plan to spend all day outside.

Spanish Wells Beach grants a quiet and relaxing experience, as the location that surrounds the beach is far from urbanized.

What's Nearby


This beach is positioned peacefully removed from hotels and popular attractions, in a remote area on the North coast of North Eleuthera.

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 Spanish Wells Beach
Attraction Type Distance Direction Island
NAVFAC Base Historical Site 34.8 mi. SE Eleuthera

Cities and Towns

Spanish Wells Beach is very close to Dunmore Town, so you can explore the city after your visit to the beach. The city of Dunmore Town is close-by and is noted for its balance between seclusion and urbanization. From Spanish Wells Beach, Dunmore Town is a little ways off, maybe nine miles (15 kilometers) away.


Whether or not you encounter a lot of other visitors will be influenced by everything from the time of day to the capacity of nearby hotels.

You shouldn't anticipate finding any of The Bahamas' frequently visited hotels and resorts close to this beach, but if you're looking to evade masses of travelers, the shortage of places to stay will certainly be a pleasant sight.


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

Other Beaches

Of course, you'll find plenty of other beaches on North Eleuthera, so Spanish Wells Beach is not your only option.

Another option worth considering is Gaulding's Cay Beach, which is located 14 miles away.

You may find that Spanish Wells Beach is a great fit for your vacation, but maybe you want to see more; if so, the Bahamas offers a variety of beaches for travelers who wish to try elsewhere.


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