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.

Situated in Xanadu Beach, two miles south-southwest of downtown Freeport, Bahama Princess Beach is on the South West edge of Grand Bahama Island. You might think about stopping by even if you aren't staying in the immediate vicinity. Bahama Princess Beach is a distinguishable relaxation spot because it's the ideal location for escaping the typical tourist haunts. Many of the other beaches you'll come across in the Bahamas may have the same pleasing, tropical setting as Bahama Princess Beach, but are usually more cramped because they're lined with some of the most famous hotels and restaurants.

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.

What's Nearby

Attractions

Positioned on the South West coast of Grand Bahama Island; the area hosts attractions such as Bahamas Princess Ruby Course, which is a mile and a half to the northeast.

Some may feel that museums and beaches are an odd combination, but a quite a few vacationers find that museums like Science Museum (positioned a short cab ride away) offer an entertaining diversion and a whole new side of The Bahamas' history.

There are options for close-by activities so you won't run low on things to do. The attractions nearest to this beach are listed 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 exploring the city is a convenient option. Freeport is nearby and is not lacking in exploration opportunities, yet also not overflowing with buildings. From the coast, Freeport is not far away, maybe three miles (five kilometers).

Hotels

Whether this spot is full of bodies or practically empty will depend on if you visit during a popular season, which is often indicated by how busy the hotels are. You can typically expect to see a fair amount of travelers staying at the closest accommodations.

Vacationers will find a decent range of hotels to choose from in the vicinity of the beach. The closest of which can be viewed in the following table.

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
Royal Palm Resort And Suites 3.3 mi. NNE Resort
Freeport Resort & Club -- -- Resort

Food

If someone in your group starts to get a little hungry at the beach, it's alright because you'll have a variety of choices within a few miles. One of the closest places to eat is Bahamian Illustrated Internet Cafe. The restaurant has a menu featuring American food. When you start to get hungry, you won't need to wait too long to eat since it's not far off the beach at all.

The table below lists nearby dining 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 searching for the perfect beach on Grand Bahama Island will have lots of options besides Bahama Princess Beach.

You might also want to visit East Palm Beach, which is located a mile and a half to the east.

Perhaps Bahama Princess Beach is the most convenient coastline for you to visit, but some travelers itch to explore more; in which case there are other beaches (and other outdoor attractions) worth trying.

 

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