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.

Located on the island of Eleuthera, You might think about stopping by whether or not you're staying in the vicinity. For a change from the usual crowded beach spots, you should check out Whiteland Beach, a pretty, but less popular part of the coast.

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.

Please note that public restrooms are not available, though you may be able to use the facilities at a nearby business. The water in the area is clear enough for snorkeling, so bring your gear if you want to do some underwater exploration.

Whiteland Beach brings guests a calm and peaceful getaway, thanks to the fact that the location that surrounds the beach is more rural than urban.

What's Nearby

Attractions

The beach is wonderful, but the surrounding area has a lot to offer, too. Look for it on the South coast of Eleuthera. It is near Cotton Bay Golf Club, which is a short taxi ride's distance, and it is one of the attractions in the area.

Historical attractions like Tarpum Bay Castle provide a nice compliment to a soothing day at Whiteland Beach, and provide beachgoers with the opportunity to learn about The Bahamas' past, without having to venture too far from the coast. Actually, this shoreline is nine and a half miles to the north of this historical destination.

Beaches are nice for a few hours here and there, but there's plenty else to see during your stay. The following table contains attractions that are the closest.

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

Whiteland Beach is very close to Rock Sound, so a trip into the city is a definite option. Not far away you'll find Rock Sound, a city which is an interesting area that brings together the quietude of the Caribbean and the urbanization of city life. From the coast, Rock Sound is not far away, about two and a half miles (four kilometers).

Hotels

The number of other vacationers sharing this coastline can vary widely, depending on when you visit, and how packed the nearby hotels are. There aren't many large hotels nearby, but you may see visitors from the few small lodgings in the area.

Food

While this coastal destination is not exactly the area's culinary epicenter, you'll probably still spot a few places to try, particularly if you are willing to drive a bit. Coco Plum Seaside Restaurant Bar is one of the closest eateries, which is just a little ways away.

Some nearby restaurant options are shown in the table 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

Of course, Whiteland Beach is just one of many beaches you might like on Eleuthera.

Another location you might enjoy is South Palmetto Point, located a little ways off, but can be reached in the car. Others might prefer Northside Beach, which offers a few more possibilities for excitement, and isn't far from nearby attractions. It's located two and a half miles to the north.

You might also want to visit Skeleton Beach, which is located a quick cab ride away.

Whiteland Beach could be the ideal stretch of sand, but it is possible that it may not be the best choice for your family; in which case you should keep looking for a beach or natural attraction that suits your vacation style.

 

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