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.

Set on the northwestern coast of the island of Eleuthera, You should think about stopping by even if you are not staying nearby. It's often said that Whale Point Beach is the ideal location for escaping the hustle of The Bahamas' urban areas. Most other beaches you'll come across in the Bahamas may be just as refreshing as Whale Point Beach, but are usually more cramped since they're right in the thick of tourists' favorite hangouts.

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.

Unfortunately, you won't find any public restrooms along this coastline, but you may be able to find facilities at a nearby business.

Whale Point Beach offers visitors an angelic and serene enclave, due to the fact that the region surrounding the beach is far from urbanized.

What's Nearby

Attractions

Found on the Northwest coast of Eleuthera. It's located near the Cove Eleuthera and any nearby accommodations, which can be found four miles away, making it one of the closest hotels accessible from Whale Point Beach, despite the lack of other popular spots in the vicinity.

Being able to choose from some activities besides the beach will ensure you won't run low on things to do. The closest attractions are found in the following table.

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

Dunmore Town is the closest town and is a region with interesting things to do, yet is never overly congested. From the shore, Dunmore Town is a quick trip away, about two and a half miles (four kilometers).

Hotels

Whether this spot is full of bodies or practically empty will depend on how many hotel guests decide to make the trip as well. The beach is not located close to many large hotels, but you may see guests from smaller accommodations in the area.

Although you won't find many hotels nearby, the ones found nearest to the water are shown in the table below.

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

If you're on the beach and start to get the munchies, don't worry, there are lots of nearby options when it comes to dining. One of the nearest places to eat is Acquapazza. This restaurant offers both Italian and Mediterranean cuisines. Many guests rave about their pasta and seafood. The restaurant is a mile and a half away.

The following table provides a list of places to eat near this beach.

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

Needless to say, Whale Point Beach isn't the only beach worth visitng on Eleuthera.

Travelers who like this beach might also enjoy Pink Sands Beach, located two and a half miles to the north. Prepare to be swept away by the gorgeous shores of the Bahama's Pink Snds Beach. But, if you're interested in a more active beach, you might enjoy people watching at Bottom Harbour Beach. It's located three quarters of a mile to the south.

Another option worth considering is Gaulding's Cay Beach, located three and a half miles away.

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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