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 side of the island of Eleuthera, 5.1 miles north-northwest of Mano Creek, You should consider dropping by regardless of whether you are staying very close. Do you dream of finding a beach tucked into an untouched part of town? Many visitors seek a beach that isn't packed full of hotel guests; beautiful but out-of-the-way beaches like Tay Bay Beach are perfect for getting away from it all.

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.

Unfortunately, restrooms will not be available here, but you may be able to find facilities at a nearby business. The water in the area is clear and good for snorkeling, so grab some gear if you're wanting to check out the underwater sites.

If you tend to enjoy beach days that offer visitors a calm haven, then you should enjoy Tay Bay Beach; it's found within a more natural section of the region.

What's Nearby


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

If your taste for travel keeps you looking for new activity and attraction options, the beach is located near the attractions 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 very close to Dunmore Town, so touring the city could be a fun side-trip after visiting the beach. Dunmore Town is nearby and is not lacking in exploration opportunities, yet also not overflowing with buildings. From the beach, Dunmore Town is located roughly five and a half miles (nine kilometers) away.


Whether or not you encounter a lot of other visitors will vary depending on the time of day, particularly in the high season when hotels overflow with tourists.

Don't expect to find any of The Bahamas' popular hotels and resorts alongside this beach, though if you're hoping to evade hoards of tourists, the lack of accommodation possibilities will be a welcomed sight.


There aren't any restaurants in the immediate surroundings of this coast, so it would be a good idea to plan a picnic if you want to fully enjoy your day in the sun.

Other Beaches

Eleuthera has many beaches, so if Tay Bay Beach doesn't suit you, you can still find a great spot.

If you like the ambiance at this beach, you might also like Pink Sands Beach, located five and a half miles to the southeast. Prepare to be swept away by the gorgeous shores of the Bahama's Pink Snds Beach. But, if you're interested in a more active beach, you might like Current Bay Beach. It's located a half mile to the east-southeast.

You might also want to visit Spanish Wells Beach, which is located five miles away.

Of course, the Bahamas has hundreds of natural wonders to discover, but Tay Bay Beach is both a beautiful natural attraction, and a fun hangout spot.


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