Tay Bay Beach

The northern most beach on all of Eleuthera Island, Tay Bay Beach is well worth the trip required to reach it. Tropical sand, tropical waters, and tropical views make this beach perfect for anyone looking to escape from the crowded beaches to the south, but still have the ideal tropical time.

Located on the northwestern coast of the island of Eleuthera, 5.1 miles north-northwest of Mano Creek, You might want to drop by regardless of whether you're staying in the vicinity. There are plenty of advantages to visiting a beach that isn't overly lined with restaurants and beach bars; beautiful but out-of-the-way beaches like Tay Bay Beach are usually more relaxing than those overrun with fellow travelers.

How to Access The Beach
If you want to go to Tay Beach, you will first need to be on Eleuthera Island. Once there, you need to take Public Highway as far north as you can go, as it will split East and West. You will want to go East. Then you will turn left (North) at the first 4-way intersection.

Amenities and Ambiance

More than just sand and water, Tay Bay also is home to a number of shipwrecks, making it a great place to start a scuba or snorkeling expedition.

Please note that public restrooms are not available, but you may be able to find facilities at a nearby business. You'll find the waters off-shore to be of good snorkeling quality, so bring your equipment if you've been hoping to get in some underwater exploration.

If you happen to prefer shores that provide a serene place to escape, then you will want to try Tay Bay Beach; it is hidden away within a much quieter area of the region.

What's Nearby


You'll find this beach in a quiet, remote area - without hotels and other tourist attractions - on the North coast of Eleuthera.

If you can't wait to see as many of The Bahamas' attractions as possible, this beach isn't far from any of the items in the following table.

Activities and Attractions Near Tay Bay Beach
Attraction Type Distance Direction Island
NAVFAC Base Historical Site 31.4 mi. SE Eleuthera

Cities and Towns

Tay Bay Beach is in the Dunmore Town area, so exploring the city is a convenient option. The nearby town of Dunmore Town is an area with plenty to do, but yet isn't overcrowded. From the shore, Dunmore Town is a car ride off, about five and a half miles (nine kilometers) away.


The crowdedness of the shoreline can vary widely, depending on time of day, season, and how many hotel rooms have been booked nearby.

Don't expect to find any of The Bahamas' large hotels near this beach, but if you're trying to dodge throngs of travelers, the lack of accommodation options will be a welcomed sight.


There aren't any restaurants in the immediate surroundings of this beach, so it would be a good idea to pack a lunch for your day in the sun.

Other Beaches

Visitors looking for a beach that's right for them on Eleuthera will have lots of options besides Tay Bay Beach.

Another location you might enjoy is Pink Sands Beach, situated five and a half miles away. Prepare to be swept away by the gorgeous shores of the Bahama's Pink Snds Beach. More active guests, though, may be interested in Current Bay Beach, which offers more action, and is closer to nearby attractions. It's found a half mile to the east-southeast.

You may also want to consider Spanish Wells Beach, located five miles away.

Of course, there are lots of other things to do and see in the Bahamas; then again, visiting Tay Bay Beach or the other beautiful beaches in the area can make your time in the Bahamas even more memorable.


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