Turtle Beach

Making up a long stretch of white sand, Turtle Beach is never in threat of being too crowded. Guests will be able claim there place along the sea's shore, of move to the cove for a more gentle beach experience.

Located on the island of Eleuthera, Turtle Beach is on the South-Southeast coast of the island, You might want even if you aren't staying very close. Not looking forward to staking out a spot at a busy beach? All the more reason you should find a beach that isn't overly lined with restaurants and beach bars; the lovely, less-traveled shores of beaches like Turtle Beach are perfect for getting away from it all.

How to Access The Beach
You will likely need a rental or personal vehicle that is capable of off-road driving, as the road to Turtle Beach is a little bumpy. While driving is entirely doable, a better option may be to take a boat.

Amenities and Ambiance

Turtle Beach is free of any major development, with even the road being nothing more than a built up walking path. This gives the beach a pristine and natural look while keeping the the quintessential tropical white sand and sparkling water.

Unfortunately, restrooms will not be available here. You'll find the waters off-shore to be clear and good for snorkeling, so purchase or rent some equipment if you want to see the underwater world.

If you find that you go for coasts which offer visitors a quiet enclave, then a good choice for you is Turtle Beach; it's back within a less urban sector of the region.

What's Nearby

Attractions

This spot is on the South-Southeast coast of Eleuthera; it's located near attractions like Tarpum Bay Castle, which is three and a half miles away.

With the choice of exciting activities nearby, you'll never run out of things to do. The following table contains a list of the closest attractions.

Activities and Attractions Near Turtle Beach
Attraction Type Distance Direction Island
Tarpum Bay Castle Historical Site 3.3 NW Eleuthera
Cotton Bay Golf Club Golf Course 11.8 S Eleuthera
Big Tree at Palmetto Point Historical Site 16.2 N Eleuthera
Bannerman Lighthouse Lighthouse 22.0 S Eleuthera
NAVFAC Base Historical Site 25.0 NNW Eleuthera

Cities and Towns

The nearby town of Rock Sound is in an area with interesting things to do and see, but isn't as sprawling and crowded as some other areas. From the shore, Rock Sound is a fairly short distance away, about four miles (six and a half kilometers).

Hotels

The crowdedness of the shoreline can vary widely, it depends on many factors: the time of sundown, happy hour, even how many people have booked rooms nearby. This beach is not near many large hotels, but you may encounter visitors staying at smaller lodgings in the area.

Food

Though you'll be hard-pressed to find many dining options nearby, you can still find some interesting eateries, especially if you're prepared to venture a little out of the way. Shantzii's Seafood Restaurant and Sports Bar is one of the closest eateries, which is three miles away.

Some nearby restaurant options are listed in the following table.

Restaurants near Turtle Beach
Restaurant Name Phone Cuisine Style Distance Direction
Shantzii's Seafood Restaurant and Sports Bar (242) 334-4505 Caribbean Informal 3.2 mi. NW
Northside Inn Restaurant (242) 334-2573 Caribbean Very Casual 3.9 mi. S
Pascal's Restaurant and Bar -- Caribbean Informal 4.5 mi. S
Sammy's Place -- -- -- 4.5 mi. S

Other Beaches

Travelers searching for the perfect beach will have plenty of other choices on Eleuthera besides Turtle Beach.

If you like the ambiance at this beach, you might also like South Palmetto Point, located within the range of a taxi. However, if that's not exactly what you're looking for, Winding Bay Beach offers more action, and isn't far from other tourist hot-spots. You'll find it a mile and a half to the north-northwest.

You may also enjoy Skeleton Beach, located a quick cab ride away.

Of course, the Bahamas has hundreds of natural wonders to discover, but visiting Turtle Beach or the other beautiful beaches in the area can make your time in the Bahamas even more memorable.

 

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