The sparkling beaches on Eleuthera are considered some of the most relaxing (or active!) spots in the Caribbean. Fortunately, Duck Inn is situated right on the water and sand, so you won't have to go very far to have an amazing view of the water.
Needless to say, since Duck Inn is located directly on Governors Harbour Beach, spending time at the shore is popular with guests staying here. Not the cleanest beach, Governor's Harbour is used namely for fishing. The sand portion of the beach is generally covered in algae and other things that are washed ashore with the tide. For those who want some variety, its not difficult to find another beach to experience. Click on the following names to learn more:
|Tippy's Beach||2.6||E||2.5 mi. East of Governors Harbour|
|Browney Beach||3.4||ESE||3.3 mi. East of Governors Harbour|
|4.8||ESE||4.7 mi. East-Southeast of Governors Harbour|
The closest option is Tippy's Beach. A beautiful sunny beach with sand that shimmers almost as much as the water, Tippy's Beach is close enough to development to have some amenities, but far enough away that you can expect a bit more privacy.
If you're looking for a place where surfers and sunbathers can find solitude, Browney Beach could be a better choice for you. Browney Beach's quiet, peaceful atmosphere, fine while sand, and crystal-clear waters makes for a luxurious, romantic escape. Go snorkeling, then dig your toes in the sand as you watch the sun go down on another day in paradise. It's situated just a fast cab ride away.
Paying a visit to the towns or communities located closest to the cottages can add a little something extra to your vacation, no matter if you're just exploring the area's hidden attractions, or talking to some locals about their way of life. Duck Inn is situated near the heart of Governors Harbour.
The areas found closest to Duck Inn are listed below.
|North Palmentton Point||4.7||ESE|
|South Palmetto Point||5.2||SE|
Duck Inn is an excellent place to stay for active travelers. There are an abundance of active pursuits to be enjoyed when exploring near this lodging. There are even several attractions neighboring the cottages, like Leon Levy Native Plant Preserve. Each of these sites is excellent for visitors at Duck Inn, but the closest is .and
With quite a few attractions near this vacation spot, you don't have to limit yourself; more of the nearest attractions are named in the following table.
|Movie Theater||0.4||SE||Governors Harbour, Eleuthera|
|Leon Levy Native Plant Preserve||Nature Sanctuary/Wildlife Reserve||2.1||E||2.0 mi. East of Governors Harbour, Eleuthera|
|Big Tree at Palmetto Point||Historical Site||4.8||ESE||North Palmentton Point, Eleuthera|
|NAVFAC Base||Historical Site||6.2||NW||6.4 mi. Northwest of Governors Harbour, Eleuthera|
|Historical Site||16.1||S||Tarpum Bay, Eleuthera|
|Cave||20.8||NW||11.8 mi. Southeast of Dunmore Town, Eleuthera|
|Cave||24.2||S||1.3 mi. South of Rock Sound, Eleuthera|
|Harbour Island Haunted House||Historical Site||31.7||NW||Harbour Island|
|Historical Site||32.2||NW||Dunmore Town, Harbour Island|
If you're on the lookout for somewhere interesting to go, Leon Levy Native Plant Preserve might be what the doctor ordered. Part botanical garden and part preserve, the Leon Levy Native Plant Preserve is a privately protected forest dedicated to the native plants that grow in the Bahamas that have become under threat from invasive species.
When choosing where to book your stay, it's often worthwhile to learn more about nearby lodging possibilities as a way to get a feel for the surrounding area. While you'll only find one other place to stay right around Duck Inn, the tranquil surroundings here are what make it an ideal choice for guests looking to enjoy a secluded getaway.
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