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.

Situated on the island of Eleuthera, Turtle Beach is on the South-Southeast coast of the island, You should think about stopping by whether or not you're staying very close. This beach is not just a pleasant attraction, it also has a private beach feel——a unique quailty in a touristy place like the Bahamas. While Turtle Beach may be a little farther away, it offers unparalleled relaxation opportunities.

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.

Please note that public restrooms are not available. The water in the area is fit for snorkeling, so grab your gear if you're hoping to see what lies beneath the surface.

Turtle Beach offers visitors an idyllic and relaxing enclave, especially since the surrounding region contains little build-up and is free of urbanization.

What's Nearby


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 to the northwest of this spot.

If you're looking for other nearby attractions or activity options, you'll find the closest ones in the following table.

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

Turtle Beach is very close to Rock Sound, so a trip into the city is a definite option. Nearby, you'll find the city of Rock Sound, which is noted for its balance between seclusion and urbanization. From the coast, Rock Sound is a quick trip away, about four miles (six and a half kilometers).


The popularity of this spot on any given day can vary, it depends on several things: the season, the weather, even how many people have booked nearby hotels. The area is not home to many major hotels, but you may meet guests from smaller accommodations in the area.


Although you'll be hard-pressed to find many dining options nearby, you'll still have some choices, especially if you are willing to venture a little out of the way. Shantzii's Seafood Restaurant and Sports Bar is one of the closest eateries, which is a brief car or taxi trip away.

Nearby dining options are shown 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

Eleuthera has several beautiful beaches, so if Turtle Beach doesn't sound like your type of scene, you have options.

Travelers who like this beach might also enjoy South Palmetto Point, located just a cab ride away. Still, if you're searching for something a little more active, you might like Winding Bay Beach. You'll find it a mile and a half to the north-northwest.

Another location you may want to try is Skeleton Beach, which is located 15 miles to the south-southwest.

Of course, the Bahamas has hundreds of natural wonders to discover, but Turtle Beach is both a relaxing, sunny hangout and a stunning natural feature.


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