Attractions in the Area Around Augusta Bay

2 | Hooper's Bay Beach

With tranquil, clear water and soft sand, this is the place you picture yourself lounging in with a book in hand under an umbrella. Some residences and beach houses dot the shoreline.

Guests can find this beach a mile and a half (two and a half kilometers) northwest of Augusta Bay.

1 | Three Sisters Beach

Known especially for its "Three Sisters" - the three magnificent rocks just off the shore - this beach is as romantic and peaceful as it is steeped in rich Bahamanian lore.

Interested guests can find this beach 8.1 miles (13.1 km) northwest of Augusta Bay.

3 | Jolly Hall Beach

Protected from ocean waves by Stocking Island, the water is as calm and clear as they come. The experience is tranquil and the views spectacular.

Situated on the northwestern outskirts of George Town, this beach is only 0.3 miles (0.5 km) from Augusta Bay.

4 | Coconut Cove Beach

This beach is frequented mainly by those staying at the Coconut Cove Hotel, and various other resorts and beach houses. The area is peaceful, and there is an interesting boating scene here.

This beach is a half mile (three quarters of a kilometer) to the southeast of Jolly Hall Beach.

5 | Hamburger Beach

In a little cay on Lee Stocking Island is a beach named Hamburger Beach. While no one can be sure exactly why it was named Hamburger beach, many guess it is for the burger stand nearby with some of the best burgers on the island.

Augusta Bay is located a mile and a half (two and a half kilometers) south west of this beach, which is situated on Stocking Island.

6 | Stocking Island Beach

Popular for sunbathing, swimming, and snorkeling, Stocking Island Beach sets the bar high for beauty amongst some of the most beautiful beaches in the world.

This beach is only 0.9 miles (1.5 km) southeast of Hamburger Beach, on Stocking Island.

7 | Moriah Harbour Cay

Moriah Harbour Cay serves as a great spot to learn about one of the Bahamas varied eco systems, the coastal zone.

Go east for 3.7 miles (5.9 km) from Augusta Bay to find this nature sanctuary/wildlife reserve, which is located within driving distance from George Town.

8 | La Shante Beach

There are a couple of residences and a resort on on this small, picturesque beach, and the atmosphere remains quiet and serene.

This beach is located within easy traveling distance of George Town, 10.9 miles (17.6 km) east-southeast of Augusta Bay.

9 | Marina Harbour Beach

Situated in between tranquil aquamarine waters and lush mangroves, Marina Harbour Reef Beach is calm and peaceful - a great spot to spend a quiet afternoon.

This beach can be found within easy traveling range from George Town, only 0.8 miles (1.3 km) east-southeast of La Shante Beach.

The interactive map above displays 9 local attractions found within 12 miles (19 kilometers) of Augusta Bay. The most conveniently located option is Coconut Cove Beach (reference number 4), which guests can find a couple hundred yards (a few hundred meters) from the hotel. To get a close-up view of the area, or to find information about the options shown, use your pointer to explore the map. The numbers shown on the points above match those found in the chart below.

Attractions Near Augusta Bay
Map No. Type Attraction Name Distance from Hotel Island
1 Beach Three Sisters Beach 8.1 mi. (13.1 km) Great Exuma
2 Beach Hooper's Bay Beach 1.4 mi. (2.3 km) Great Exuma
3 Beach Jolly Hall Beach 0.3 mi. (0.5 km) Great Exuma
4 Beach Coconut Cove Beach 0.1 mi. (0.2 km) Great Exuma
5 Beach Hamburger Beach 1.5 mi. (2.5 km) Stocking Island
6 Beach Stocking Island Beach 2.0 mi. (3.3 km) Stocking Island
7 Nature Sanctuary/Wildlife Reserve Moriah Harbour Cay 3.7 mi. (5.9 km) Great Exuma
8 Beach La Shante Beach 10.9 mi. (17.6 km) Great Exuma
9 Beach Marina Harbour Reef Beach 11.8 mi. (18.9 km) Great Exuma

 

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