What's Near Duck Inn

The handsome beaches on Eleuthera are considered some of the best attractions that the islands have to offer.

If you or your group are big beach fans, Duck Inn is the right spot for you. This lodging is located on the coast, so guests can spend as much time as they like soaking up the sun if that is what they want to do.

Nearby Beaches

Naturally, since Duck Inn is located on Governors Harbour Beach, sun bathing 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 vacationers who want some variety, its not difficult to find another beach to experience. Click the names below to see more details:

Beaches Near Duck Inn
Beach Distance Direction Location
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
Poponi Beach 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 searching for plenty of sand, surf and seclusion, Browney Beach might be just right 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 can be found just a quick taxi cab trip away.

Nearby Areas

Visiting the town or local neighborhood nearest to the cottages can help diversify your itinerary, whether it's visiting the area's unique bars, or finding an incredible local restaurant. Duck Inn can be found toward the center of Governors Harbour.

The areas that are closest to Duck Inn are listed in the table below:

Cities, Towns, and Neighborhoods Nearby
Area Name Distance Direction
North Palmentton Point 4.7 ESE
South Palmetto Point 5.2 SE
Savannah Sound 10.5 SE
James Cistern 11.5 NW
Tarpum Bay 16.1 S
Alice Town 18.2 NW
Rock Sound 22.9 S
Gregory Town 23.6 NW
Green Castle 29.2 S

Nearby Attractions

Whether you prefer connecting with nature or learning about local culture, there are a number of fascinating attractions in this region. There are even a couple of attractions not too far from cottages, for instance, Leon Levy Native Plant Preserve and Big Tree at Palmetto Point. Each of these locations is excellent for vacationers at Duck Inn, but the closest is Leon Levy Native Plant Preserve.

This and other nearby options are displayed below.

Attractions Near Duck Inn
Attraction Type Distance Direction Location
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
Hatchet Bay Caves Cave 20.8 NW 11.8 mi. Southeast of Dunmore Town, Eleuthera
Rock Sound cave and ocean hole Cave 24.2 S 1.3 mi. South of Rock Sound, Eleuthera
Harbour Island Haunted House Historical Site 31.7 NW Harbour Island
Tarpum Bay Castle Historical Site 16.1 S Tarpum Bay, Eleuthera
Albert Johnson Memorial Historical Site 32.2 NW Dunmore Town, Harbour Island

If you're looking for somewhere a little different to visit, Leon Levy Native Plant Preserve might be the right choice for you. 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.

Nearby Accommodations

When choosing a location to stay in, it can often be a good idea to learn more about nearby lodging options as a way to better understand the surrounding area. Even though there is only one additional place to stay right around Duck Inn, its quiet surroundings ensure that it's an ideal choice for guests hoping to enjoy a secluded retreat.

 

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