Whale Point Beach

Tucked into the inside of a large cove, Whale Point Beach features some of the calmest ocean water you will find. Combined with the quiet area and the accessibility of the beach, Whale Point is nothing short of a tropical paradise.

Located on the northwestern edge of the island of Eleuthera, You should consider stopping by whether or not you are staying in the vicinity. Even active vacationers with jam-packed itineraries will discover advantages to finding a beach that isn't packed full of hotel guests; less popular beaches like Whale Point Beach are usually more relaxing than those overrun with fellow travelers.

How to Access The Beach
While Whale Point Beach is tucked away into a cove through a forest, the roads to the beach are relatively well maintained, and there should be no difficulties getting to the beach.

Amenities and Ambiance

Whale Point Beach is shrouded from the outside world from a a small forest that envelopes the area, opening just long enough for some sand.

Keep in mind that restrooms won't be found on-site, which is something to consider if you're bringing the kids, or plan to spend all day outside.

Whale Point Beach offers visitors an angelic and tranquil haven, since the surrounding area is positioned apart from more urban areas.

What's Nearby

Attractions

Whale Point Beach is beautiful natural site, which you'll find on the Northwest coast of Eleuthera. Nearby you'll find accommodations like Cove Eleuthera, that can be found fairly close-by. A quick ride in a cab is an easy option to get to this hotel, perhaps the closest lodging option accessible from Whale Point Beach, despite the fact that there aren't many additional popular spots you can reach quickly.

With the choice of exciting activities nearby, you'll never get bored. The following table contains a list of the closest attractions.

Activities and Attractions Near Whale Point Beach
Attraction Type Distance Direction Island
NAVFAC Base Historical Site 24.1 mi. SE Eleuthera
Big Tree at Palmetto Point Historical Site 34.9 mi. SE Eleuthera

Cities and Towns

The town of Dunmore Town is close-by and is a neat region that strikes a balance between island tranquility and urbanization. From the beach, Dunmore Town is a fairly short distance away, maybe two and a half miles (four kilometers).

Hotels

Whether or not you encounter many other people will depend on how many hotel guests decide to make the trip as well. The area is not home to many major hotels, but you may see guests from some of the smaller accommodations in the area.

Although you won't find many hotels close-by, the nearest ones are shown in the following table.

Accommodations near Whale Point Beach
Hotel Distance Direction Type
Cove Eleuthera 3.8 mi. SE Hotel
The Cove 5.7 mi. SE Hotel
Surfers Beach Manor Hotel 8.7 mi. SE Hotel

Food

One of the best ways to round off a laid-back trek to the beach is to eat at an area restaurant, where you can try foods you've never heard of before, without having to go far. One of the closest places to eat is Acquapazza. This restaurant serves both Italian and Mediterranean cuisines. They're also renowned for their pasta and seafood. You'll find it a mile and a half away.

The following table lists nearby restaurants.

Restaurants near Whale Point Beach
Restaurant Name Phone Cuisine Distance Direction Island
Acquapazza (242) 333-3240 Italian, Mediterranean 1.7 mi. NNW Harbour Island
Hilltop Terrace (242) 333-2325 International 1.8 mi. NNW Harbour Island
Sunset Restaurant (242) 333-2325 International 1.8 mi. NNW Harbour Island
Ma Ruby's Restaurant (242) 333-2161 Caribbean 2.0 mi. N Harbour Island
Avery's Restaurant & Gril (242) 333-3126 American, Caribbean 2.1 mi. N Harbour Island
Cocoa Coffee House (242) 698-0242 International 2.2 mi. NNW Harbour Island
The Boathouse Restaurant (242) 333-2142 Bahamian, Caribbean 2.2 mi. NNW Harbour Island
Rooster Tail Bar & Grill (242) 333-2142 Caribbean, International 2.2 mi. NNW Harbour Island
Runaway Hill Inn Restaurant (242) 333-2150 Fusion, International 2.2 mi. N Harbour Island
Rock House Restaurant (242) 333-2053 International 2.3 mi. N Harbour Island
The Landing restaurant (242) 333-2707 Caribbean, Fusion 2.3 mi. N Harbour Island
Sip Sip Harbour Island (242) 333-3316 Caribbean, International 2.4 mi. N Harbour Island

Other Beaches

Visitors who are looking for the ideal beach will have plenty of other choices on Eleuthera besides Whale Point Beach.

You might also enjoy Pink Sands Beach, situated two and a half miles to the north. Prepare to be swept away by the gorgeous shores of the Bahama's Pink Snds Beach. If you're looking for a more active beach scene, Bottom Harbour Beach may be just what you're looking for. It's located three quarters of a mile to the south.

You may also want to consider Gaulding's Cay Beach, which is located reasonably close-by, so a short ride in a taxi will get you here pretty easily.

Whale Point Beach could be the ideal stretch of sand, but it is possible that it may not be the best choice for your family; if so, there are other beaches and natural attractions in the Bahamas you might like.

 

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