Whiteland Beach

Just one of a series of beaches scattered along the Eleuthera coast, Whiteland Beach features an incredibly long stretch of sand with an equally impressive length of shallow clear water.

Positioned on the southern edge of the island of Eleuthera, You might want to drop by even if you aren't staying in the vicinity. This beach is not just beautiful, it also has a private beach feel——a unique quailty in a touristy place like the Bahamas. While Whiteland Beach may be a bit off the beaten path, it allows you to relax without being bothered by the noise of the crowds.

How to Access The Beach
Whiteland Beach is located right off the road opposite of Charles Bay.

Amenities and Ambiance

A bit of a distance from any kind of development and through a forest, visitors to Whiteland Beach will be given the ultimate private experience at this beach from a tropical dream.

Unfortunately, restrooms will not be available here, which is something to consider if you plan to spend a full day in the sun. You'll find the waters off-shore to be clear enough for snorkeling, so bring along some equipment if you want to do some underwater exploration.

If you usually choose beaches which provide a relaxing place to escape, then maybe head on over to Whiteland Beach; it's hidden away within a much quieter sector of the region.

What's Nearby


Travelers will find Whiteland Beach on the South coast of Eleuthera; it will be near other attractions like Cotton Bay Golf Club, which is six miles away.

If you want to discover more interesting facts about the history of the Bahamas, many sites offer unique historical perspectives on the area. One of the closest attractions of this sort is Tarpum Bay Castle, which is just a cab ride away from the beach.

Beaches are a great attraction to visit, but there's plenty else to see during your stay. The following table includes the closest attractions.

Activities and Attractions Near Whiteland Beach
Attraction Type Distance Direction Island
Cotton Bay Golf Club Golf Course 5.9 SSW Eleuthera
Tarpum Bay Castle Historical Site 9.4 N Eleuthera
Bannerman Lighthouse Lighthouse 15.6 S Eleuthera
Big Tree at Palmetto Point Historical Site 22.6 N Eleuthera
NAVFAC Base Historical Site 31.1 NNW Eleuthera

Cities and Towns

Rock Sound is nearby and is noted for its balance between seclusion and urbanization. From the shore, Rock Sound isn't far off, roughly two and a half miles (four kilometers).


Whether or not you encounter many other people will be influenced by everything from the time of day to the capacity of nearby hotels. This spot is not near many large hotels, but it's often visited by guests staying at some of the area's smaller options.


While this spot isn't close to many restaurants, you'll still have some choices, especially if you are willing to drive a bit. One of the closest places to eat is Coco Plum Seaside Restaurant Bar, which is just a short distance away.

Nearby restaurant options are listed below.

Restaurants near Whiteland Beach
Restaurant Name Phone Cuisine Style Distance Direction
Coco Plum Seaside Restaurant Bar -- -- -- 1.1 mi. NW
Sammy's Place -- -- -- 2.2 mi. NNW
Pascal's Restaurant and Bar -- Caribbean Informal 2.4 mi. NW
Northside Inn Restaurant (242) 334-2573 Caribbean Very Casual 2.6 mi. N

Other Beaches

Eleuthera has many beaches, so Whiteland Beach is not your only option.

Another location you might enjoy is South Palmetto Point, found definitely within a car's reach. Others might prefer Northside Beach, which could provide a little more opportunity for excitement, and is closer to additional things to do and see nearby. You'll find it two and a half miles to the north.

Another sun-drenched spot to consider is Skeleton Beach, which is located nine and a half miles away.

You may find that Whiteland Beach 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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