Pelican Point Beach

Pelican Point is a small and friendly fishing village on the east end of Grand Bahama Island. The main beach here, Pelican Point Beach, is a sleepy little beach that often seems deserted for miles on end. Stay all day, then cozy up on a blanket or towel and watch the sunset -- it is said to be one of the best on the island.

Set in Pelican Point, this beach is on the East coast of Grand Bahama Island. You might want even if you aren't staying particularly close by. This beach is not just another beach attraction, it also has a private beach feel——a unique quailty in a touristy place like the Bahamas. While Pelican Point Beach may be a little bit out of the way, it's the best place to take an undisturbed nap on the sand.

How to Access The Beach
Pelican Point Beach is accessible off Grand Bahama Highway, which runs parallel to the beach.

Amenities and Ambiance

Pelican Point Beach is 17 miles of soft powder-white sand and dazzling blue waters. Coconut palms and brush dot the shoreline, but there is not much else around.

Keep in mind that restrooms won't be found on-site, so if you're visiting with small children you might want to consider a different location.

If you like shores that grant a calm haven, then you will want to try Pelican Point Beach; it's hidden away within a much quieter sector of the region.

What's Nearby


This beach is positioned peacefully removed from hotels and popular attractions, in a remote area on the East coast of Grand Bahama Island.

Beaches are a great attraction to visit, but there's plenty else to see during your stay. The following table includes the closest attractions.

Activities and Attractions Near Pelican Point Beach
Attraction Type Distance Direction Island
Grand Bahama Labyrinth Monument 30.8 W Grand Bahama Island
Fortune Hills Golf Course & Country Club Golf Course 34.0 W Grand Bahama Island
Lucayan Golf Course Golf Course 35.5 W Grand Bahama Island
Flovin Gallery Lucaya Art Gallery 35.6 W Grand Bahama Island
Art and Nature Gift and Souvenir Shops 35.6 W Grand Bahama Island

Cities and Towns

It is a bit of a drive, but Freeport is the closest populated region. although you may find some smaller residential areas nearer to the beach.


Whether or not you encounter a lot of other visitors will depend on if you visit during a popular season, which is often indicated by how busy the hotels are.

You shouldn't anticipate finding any of The Bahamas' popular hotels near this beach, though if you're trying to avoid throngs of vacationers, the lack of accommodation possibilities should be welcomed.


There aren't any restaurants in the vicinity of this beach, so you might want to plan a picnic if you want to fully enjoy your time spent at the beach.

Other Beaches

Vacationers looking for a beach that's right for them will have plenty of other choices on Grand Bahama Island besides Pelican Point Beach.

You might also enjoy Fortune Beach, another area that provides plenty of time for relaxation. Still, if you're searching for something a little more active, you might enjoy people watching at Barbary Beach.

You may also enjoy Gold Rock Beach, another great Bahamas beach site.

The Bahamas has plenty to offer its visitors, and Pelican Point Beach offers just one way to spend time outdoors.


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