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.
Positioned on the island of Eleuthera, 5.1 miles north-northwest of Mano Creek, You should consider stopping by whether or not you're staying particularly close by. It's often said that Tay Bay Beach is perfect for escaping over-crowded hangouts in the town proper. Other nearby beaches in the Bahamas may have the same pleasing, tropical setting as Tay Bay Beach, but are usually more cramped because they border some of the area's most popular resorts.
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.
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, which is something to consider if you plan to spend a full day in the sun. You'll find the waters off-shore to be fit for snorkeling, so grab some equipment if you are looking to do some underwater exploration.
If you find that you like shores which offer those who visit a quiet place to escape, then you should enjoy Tay Bay Beach; it's hidden away in a much quieter section of the region.
Tay Bay Beach is always a lovely side-trip when you're in the area. Look for it pleasantly without hotels and tourist attractions, in a remote spot on the North coast of Eleuthera.
If you're looking for plenty of activities to keep you or your family busy, you'll find the closest ones in the following table.
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is the closest town and is not an overly urbanized area, but still has its fair share of things to do. From the shore, Dunmore Town isn't out of reach at five and a half miles (nine kilometers) away.
The number of other people sharing spots in the sand can vary widely, it depends mainly on when you visit, and how many hotel rooms have been booked nearby.
Don't expect to find any of The Bahamas' popular resorts alongside this beach, but if you're looking to evade hoards of travelers, the lack of places to stay will be welcomed.
You might not find any places to eat close to this coastal destination, so it would be a good idea to pack a lunch if you want to fully enjoy your day in the sun.
Of course, there are lots of other spots along the coast of Eleuthera, so perhaps you can explore more than one.
Travelers who like this beach might also enjoy Pink Sands Beach, located five and a half miles away. Prepare to be swept away by the gorgeous shores of the Bahama's Pink Snds Beach. If you're on the lookout for more active and social, Current Bay Beach may be just what you're looking for. You'll find it a half mile to the east-southeast.
Another sun-drenched spot to consider is Spanish Wells Beach, located five miles to the west.
Perhaps Tay Bay Beach is the most convenient coastline for you to visit, but some travelers itch to explore more; in which case there are other beaches (and other outdoor attractions) worth trying.
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