Surfer's Beach

As one might guess from the name, Surfer's Beach is a hotspot for Surfer's in the area. With rougher waves and deeper water, visitors can easily head out and ride the waves.

Positioned on the island of Eleuthera, 3.5 miles northwest of Alice Town, Surfer's Beach is on the Northwest coast of the island, You might think about stopping by regardless of whether you are staying in the immediate vicinity.

Amenities and Ambiance

Unfortunately, you won't find any public restrooms along this coastline, so if you're visiting with small children you might want to consider a different location.

Surfer's Beach provides an angelic and tranquil haven, especially since the surrounding area isn't too crowded at all.

What's Nearby


The beach is wonderful, but the surrounding area has a lot to offer, too. Look for it on the Northwest coast of Eleuthera. You can stay at the nearby Surfers Beach Manor Hotel, which is pretty close-by. Tourists could take a cab or probably walk to this hotel, perhaps the most conveniently located place to stay near Surfer's Beach, despite there not being too many other close-by places of interest.

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 Surfer's Beach
Attraction Type Distance Direction Island
NAVFAC Base Historical Site 15.6 mi. SE Eleuthera
Big Tree at Palmetto Point Historical Site 26.4 mi. SE Eleuthera
Tarpum Bay Castle Historical Site 35.6 mi. SE Eleuthera

Cities and Towns

The nearest area on Eleuthera to Surfer's Beach is Gregory Town. This destination is only two miles from the shore, so it doesn't have to be a terribly lengthy excursion. This region of the Bahamas is a neat region that strikes a balance between island tranquility and urbanization.


The popularity of this spot on any given day can vary, depending on when you visit, and how full nearby hotel rooms are. This spot is not near many large hotels, but you may meet guests from some of the smaller accommodations in the area.

Although you won't find many hotels within driving distance, the ones found closest to the shore are listed in the table below.

Accommodations near Surfer's Beach
Hotel Distance Direction Type
Surfers Beach Manor Hotel 0.5 mi. SSW Hotel
The Cove 3.2 mi. WNW Hotel
Cove Eleuthera 5.0 mi. NW Hotel
Rainbow Inn 5.5 mi. SE Cottages


Although the area surrounding Surfer's Beach isn't exactly a culinary hot spot, you'll probably still spot a few places to try, especially if you are willing to venture a little out of the way. The closest places to grab a bite to eat is Surfer's Beach Manor Restaurant, which is not far off the beach at all.

A list of nearby restaurants is provided in the following table.

Restaurants near Surfer's Beach
Restaurant Name Phone Cuisine Style Distance Direction
Surfer's Beach Manor Restaurant -- -- -- 0.5 mi. SSW
Elvina's Bar Restaurant (242) 335-5032 Cajun Informal 1.9 mi. WNW
Laughing Lizard Cafe (242) 470-6992 Caribbean, International Very Casual 2.7 mi. WNW
Waters Edge Internet Cafe (242) 335-0679 -- -- 3.6 mi. SE

Other Beaches

Needless to say, there are other beaches on Eleuthera besides Surfer's Beach worth visiting.

Vacationers may also want to visit Gaulding's Cay Beach, located five and a half miles away.

Maybe Surfer's Beach is a perfect spot for you to kick back, and at the same time perhaps not the the ideal fit; in which case there are other beaches (and other outdoor attractions) worth trying.


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