Twin Beaches

Surrounded by a high rocky coves, the Twin Beaches stand side by side on the coast, offering visitors to swim in the shielded waters.

Situated just outside the heart of the island of Eleuthera, 2.6 miles east of Alice Town, Twin Beaches is on the Northwest coast of the island, You should consider stopping by whether or not you're staying in the immediate vicinity. There aren't many beaches in the Bahamas like Twin Beaches; it's well-equipped with nearby activity, but surprisingly, it's never too crowded. If you'd rather socialize than take a nap on a completely empty beach, but don't want to compete with other beachgoers for a spot, Twin Beaches is worth a visit.

Amenities and Ambiance

Twin Beaches are a bit rocky, however they do offer a great deal of privacy and are good for some swimming.

Please note that public restrooms are not available, so if you're visiting with small children you might want to consider a different location.

If you favor beach days that bring visitors a quiet enclave, then a good choice for you is Twin Beaches; it's hidden away in a less urban sector of the region.

What's Nearby


This pleasant stretch of sand known as Twin Beaches is on the Northwest coast of Eleuthera; it will be near other attractions like NAVFAC Base, which is ten miles away.

Beaches are one type of attraction you can visit, but there's plenty else to see during your stay. The following table contains attractions that are the closest.

Activities and Attractions Near Twin Beaches
Attraction Type Distance Direction Island
NAVFAC Base Historical Site 9.8 mi. SE Eleuthera
Big Tree at Palmetto Point Historical Site 20.6 mi. SE Eleuthera
Tarpum Bay Castle Historical Site 30.4 mi. SE Eleuthera

Cities and Towns

The nearest part of Eleuthera to Twin Beaches is Alice Town. This location is just two and a half miles away, which means a trip here doesn't have to take all day. Keep in mind that Alice Town is a fairly rural area, but it can be an interesting destination for guests looking to check out the local scene.


The number of other people sharing spots in the sand can vary widely, depending on everything from the time of day to how many people have booked nearby hotels. There are not many large hotels nearby, but it can attract guests staying at smaller accommodations in the area.

Although you won't find many hotels within driving distance, the closest ones are listed in the following table.

Accommodations near Twin Beaches
Hotel Distance Direction Type
Rainbow Inn 0.5 mi. W Cottages
Surfers Beach Manor Hotel 5.9 mi. WNW Hotel
The Cove 9.1 mi. WNW Hotel
Cocodimama 9.5 mi. SE Resort


Though this coastal destination is not exactly the area's culinary epicenter, you'll probably still spot a few places to try, particularly if you're prepared to drive a bit. One of the nearest restaurants is Rainbow Inn Restaurant, which is just a short distance away.

A few nearby dining options are listed in the following table.

Restaurants near Twin Beaches
Restaurant Name Phone Cuisine Style Distance Direction
Rainbow Inn Restaurant (242) 335-0294 Eclectic Informal 0.5 mi. W
Waters Edge Internet Cafe (242) 335-0679 -- -- 2.6 mi. W

Other Beaches

Of course, Twin Beaches is just one of many beaches you might like on Eleuthera.

Travelers may also want to consider Smugglers Beach, located only a short distance away.

You may find that Twin Beaches is a great fit for your vacation, but maybe you want to see more; if so, there are other beaches and natural attractions in the Bahamas you might like.


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