Bahama Princess Beach

Set on Grand Bahama Island, Bahama Princess Beach is a calm stretch of sand where visitors can go to escape some of the crowds that typically gather on the beaches in the Bahamas.

Located in Xanadu Beach, two miles south-southwest of downtown Freeport, Bahama Princess Beach is on the South West coast of Grand Bahama Island. You might want even if you aren't staying in the immediate vicinity. The Bahamas' beaches are pretty busy for the most part, however, Bahama Princess Beach is tamer than most, making it a good choice for travelers who want to stay away from big crowds, but still get the most out of their beach visit.

How to Access The Beach
Bahama Princess Beach is located near Xanadu Beach and Dundee Bay, and is accessible via Dundee Bay Drive.

Amenities and Ambiance

Backed by a sandy field of brush that leads directly Dundee Bay Drive, Bahama Princess Beach features smooth white sand and aquamarine waters.

Keep in mind that restrooms won't be found on-site, which is something to consider if you plan to spend a full day in the sun.

What's Nearby

Attractions

Visitors will find this beach on the South West coast of Grand Bahama Island. It is close to Bahamas Princess Ruby Course, which is only a short distance away. Visitors will have the option to take a taxi or to walk, and it is among the area's attractions.

If you want to combine a little culture with your trip to the beach, you should consider a trip to Science Museum, a lovely museum found three and a half miles to the north-northeast, so it would be an easy side trip to take after the beach.

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

Activities and Attractions Near Bahama Princess Beach
Attraction Type Distance Direction Island
Bahamas Princess Ruby Course Golf Course 1.9 mi. NE Grand Bahama Island
Regency Theatre Dinner Show and Theater 1.9 mi. N Grand Bahama Island
Bahamas Princess Emerald Course Golf Course 1.9 mi. NE Grand Bahama Island
Columbus Twin Theatre Dinner Show and Theater 2.7 mi. NNE Grand Bahama Island
Science Museum Museum 3.6 mi. NNE Grand Bahama Island
Grand Bahamas Sports Complex Sporting Event Venue 4.2 mi. NE Grand Bahama Island
The Reef Club Golf Course Golf Course 4.3 mi. ENE Grand Bahama Island
Grand Bahama Museum Museum 4.4 mi. ENE Grand Bahama Island

Cities and Towns

Bahama Princess Beach is near Freeport, so a trip into the city——for snacks, drinks, and other attractions——is a convenient option. Freeport is nearby and is a neat region that strikes a balance between island tranquility and urbanization. From Bahama Princess Beach, Freeport is just up the road, roughly three miles (five 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. At this beach, you can expect to encounter quite a few other guests who are staying close by.

You'll find a fairly wide range of hotel and resort options to pick from close to Bahama Princess Beach. The most accessible of which can be viewed below.

Accommodations near Bahama Princess Beach
Hotel Distance Direction Type
Sunrise Resort And Marina 1.3 mi. E Hotel
Club Grand Bahama Sunrise Resort And Marina 1.4 mi. E Hotel
Island Resort By EVRentals 1.6 mi. NNE Resort
The Royal Islander Hotel 2.1 mi. NE Hotel
Castaways Resort & Suites 2.2 mi. NE Hotel
Island Seas Resort 2.9 mi. E Resort
Ocean Reef Resort And Yacht Club 3.3 mi. E Hotel
Freeport Resort & Club -- -- Resort

Food

If during your visit you start getting hungry, you'll have some great cuisine to choose from, and you won't have to look too far from these sands. One of the closest places to eat is Bahamian Illustrated Internet Cafe. The restaurant has a menu featuring American cuisine. Some guests will choose to take a cab here, while others will want to walk as it's just a little ways away.

The table below lists nearby restaurant options.

Restaurants near Bahama Princess Beach
Restaurant Name Phone Cuisine Style Distance Direction
Bahamian Illustrated Internet Cafe (242) 352-1120 American Very Casual 2.1 mi. NE
Broadway Cafe (242) 351-4714 Sports bar Very Casual 2.1 mi. NE
Cafe Michel (242) 352-2191 Continental, French Informal 2.1 mi. NE
China Temple (242) 352-5610 Chinese Very Casual 2.1 mi. NE
Hong Kong Cuisine (242) 352-7661 Chinese Very Casual 2.1 mi. NE
Island Restaurant & Bar (242) 351-5815 -- -- 2.1 mi. NE
Pretzel House (242) 352-5450 International Very Casual 2.1 mi. NE
Starbucks International Bazaar -- American, International Very Casual 2.1 mi. NE
The Love Shack (242) 688-9567 Asian, Caribbean Informal 2.1 mi. NE
Royal Islander Restaurant (242) 351-6000 Caribbean Informal 2.1 mi. NE
Becky's Restaurant (242) 352-5247 Caribbean Informal 2.3 mi. NE
Burger King Freeport -- American Very Casual 2.4 mi. NE

Other Beaches

Travelers who are looking for the ideal beach on Grand Bahama Island will have lots of options besides Bahama Princess Beach.

Another option worth considering is East Palm Beach, located only a short distance away.

The Bahamas offers endless ways to discover its natural beauty, so visiting Bahama Princess Beach is just one way you can enjoy a sunny afternoon.

 

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