Coral Beach

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Coral Beach is neither the most popular beach on the island, nor is it completed deserted either. Guests come to enjoy the clean environment and calm shores.

Located in William's Town, Coral Beach is on the South West coast of Grand Bahama Island. You should think about stopping by even if you aren't staying very close. While the Bahamas has more secluded beaches than Coral Beach, it has just the right mix of intimacy and atmosphere to attract beachgoers.

How to Access The Beach
Several roads off Royal Palm Way lead to Coral Beach, all of which begin with the word "Sea." These include Sea Fan Lane, Sea Gate Lane, Sea Biscuit Lane, and Sea Shell Lane.

Amenities and Ambiance

White sands stretched out in front of Coral Beach Resort, with stunning turquoise waters lapping the shores, making it a beautiful place to enjoy a day at the beach.

Unfortunately, restrooms will not be available here, so if you're visiting with small children you might want to consider a different location.

Bear in mind that Coral Beach's immediate surroundings are rather congested, so factor that into your plans.

What's Nearby

Attractions

This pleasant stretch of sand known as Coral Beach is on the South West coast of Grand Bahama Island; the area is home to other attractions such as The Reef Club Golf Course, which is less than a mile away.

If you're interested in combining culture with your visit to the beach, you might want to consider visiting Grand Bahama Museum. This museum is relatively near Coral Beach, giving you a chance to see, and learn about, even more of the area.

If you can't wait to see as many of The Bahamas' attractions as possible, this beach isn't far from any of the items in the following table.

Activities and Attractions Near Coral Beach
Attraction Type Distance Direction Island
The Reef Club Golf Course Golf Course 0.9 mi. NNE Grand Bahama Island
Grand Bahama Museum Museum 1.3 mi. N Grand Bahama Island
Bahamas Princess Emerald Course Golf Course 2.9 mi. WNW Grand Bahama Island
Bahamas Princess Ruby Course Golf Course 2.9 mi. WNW Grand Bahama Island
Columbus Twin Theatre Dinner Show and Theater 3.1 mi. NW Grand Bahama Island
Grand Bahamas Sports Complex Sporting Event Venue 3.3 mi. NNW Grand Bahama Island
Science Museum Museum 3.7 mi. NW Grand Bahama Island
Regency Theatre Dinner Show and Theater 4.4 mi. W Grand Bahama Island

Cities and Towns

Coral Beach is very close to Port Lucaya, so touring the city could be a fun side-trip after visiting the beach. Guests visiting Coral Beach who are looking for additional places to explore should think about going to Port Lucaya, which is nearby and is an especially active area of the Bahamas. From Coral Beach, Port Lucaya is not far away, roughly one and an eighth miles (a kilometer and a half).

Hotels

How many other people you encounter at Coral Beach will depend on many factors, including the capacity of nearby hotels. You can generally expect to see a fair amount of other guests who are staying close by.

You'll find a moderately varied selection of places to stay a car ride away. A list of the closest options can be viewed in the following table.

Accommodations near Coral Beach
Hotel Distance Direction Type
Ocean Reef Resort And Yacht Club 0.6 mi. NW Hotel
Island Seas Resort 0.9 mi. W Resort
Freeport Resort & Club -- -- Resort
Club Grand Bahama Sunrise Resort And Marina 2.4 mi. W Hotel
Sunrise Resort And Marina 2.5 mi. W Hotel
The Royal Islander Hotel 2.9 mi. WNW Hotel
Castaways Resort & Suites 2.9 mi. WNW Hotel
Island Resort By EVRentals 3.3 mi. W Resort

Food

Even after a restful afternoon at the beach, the day isn't truly complete until you dine at a nearby restaurant, where you can dive into The Bahamas' specialty dishes, without having to stray too far. One of the closest places to eat is Groupers Bar and Grill. The restaurant serves International food. Many guests rave about their steak. You could take a cab or probably walk to this restaurant since it's not far off the beach at all.

The table below provides a list of nearby restaurant options.

Restaurants near Coral Beach
Restaurant Name Phone Cuisine Style Distance Direction
Groupers Bar and Grill (242) 373-4661 International Fine Dining 0.6 mi. NW
Seagrape Grille (242) 373-1271 Eclectic Informal 0.9 mi. W
Coconuts (242) 373-1271 -- Very Casual 0.9 mi. W
China Grill (242) 350-5466 Asian, Pan Asian / Pacific Rim Informal 1.0 mi. NE
Billy Joe's (305) 735-8267 Caribbean Very Casual -- --
Domino's Port Lucaya (242) 373-8000 Italian Very Casual 1.1 mi. NE
La Dolce Vita (242) 373-8450 Italian Fine Dining 1.1 mi. NE
China Beach (242) 373-1333 Pan Asian / Pacific Rim Informal 1.1 mi. NE
Churchill's (242) 373-1333 Mediterranean Fine Dining 1.1 mi. NE
Iries (242) 373-1333 Caribbean Informal 1.1 mi. NE
Plantation Café (242) 373-1333 Eclectic Very Casual 1.1 mi. NE
Willy Broadleaf (242) 373-1333 International -- 1.1 mi. NE

Other Beaches

Of course, you'll find other beaches besides Coral Beach on Grand Bahama Island.

You may also like Xanadu Beach, a popular beach beloved by tourists. You'll find it three miles to the west. If you're looking for a more secluded beach experience, Lucayan Beach may be a good choice. It is located not far off the beach at all.

You might also want to visit William's Town Beach, which is located a mile away.

The Bahamas has so much to offer, and dropping by Coral Beach is just one way to appreciate a pretty afternoon.

 

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