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.

Located along the northwestern outskirts of George Town, Coconut Cove Beach is on the West edge of Great Exuma. You should think about stopping by even if you aren't staying in the immediate vicinity. Travelers who want to avoid long taxi rides will like how easy it is to reach Coconut Cove Beach. There are so many things to do in the area, as this beach is right in the center of all the daytime activity.

How to Access The Beach
Just up the road north of George Town, there are a couple of spots off the main road to pull your car over to the side, park, and follow the path to the beach.

Amenities and Ambiance

Located in between the mainland and Stocking Island, the water remains clam, and the various shades of blue in the water are fantastic. Multiple boat docks ease out into the water from the shore here. Off-shore rock formations are another interesting feature.

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

Remember to take into account that the immediate vicinity around Coconut Cove Beach is visited by quite a number of tourists, so plan accordingly.

What's Nearby


This pleasant stretch of sand known as Coconut Cove Beach is on the West coast of Great Exuma; this area boasts other attractions such as Emerald Reef Golf Course, which is 11 miles away.

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

Activities and Attractions Near Coconut Cove Beach
Attraction Type Distance Direction Island
Emerald Reef Golf Course Golf Course 11.0 mi. NW Great Exuma

Cities and Towns

The town of George Town is close-by and is in an area with plenty of worthwhile sites, while still remaining less developed and congested as some other places. From Coconut Cove Beach, George Town isn't far off, about three quarters of a mile (a kilometer).


Whether or not you encounter a lot of other visitors will depend on many factors, including the capacity of nearby hotels. There are not many major hotels nearby, but you may encounter visitors from smaller accommodations in the area.

Vacationers will find a fairly good assortment of hotel options to choose from in the area that surrounds Coconut Cove Beach. The closest of which can be seen in the table that follows.

Accommodations near Coconut Cove Beach
Hotel Distance Direction Type
Augusta Bay 0.1 mi. NW Hotel
Two Turtles Inn 0.2 mi. SSE Hotel
Hideaways at Palm Bay 0.2 mi. NW Resort
Club Peace & Plenty 1.2 mi. SE Hotel
Regatta Point 1.4 mi. SE Hotel
Coral Gardens 1.5 mi. NW Hotel
Exuma Beach Resort 1.6 mi. SE Resort
Exuma Palms Hotel 8.3 mi. NW Hotel
Palms at Three Sisters 8.3 mi. NW Resort


It's no problem if you start to get the munchies while hanging out at Coconut Cove Beach; you'll have a variety of choices within a few miles. One of the closest restaurants is Augusta Bay Restaurant. This restaurant has both Bahamian and Caribbean dishes on the menu. They are also known for serving seafood. When you start to get hungry, you won't need to wait too long to eat as it's just a short distance away.

Nearby restaurant options are included in the following table.

Restaurants near Coconut Cove Beach
Restaurant Name Phone Cuisine Distance Direction Island
Augusta Bay Restaurant (242) 336-2250 Bahamian, Caribbean 0.1 mi. NW Great Exuma
Fish Fry Shacks -- -- 0.2 mi. SE Great Exuma
Splash Bar & Grill at Palm Bay Beach Club (242) 336-2787 Caribbean 0.2 mi. NW Great Exuma
Eddies Edgewater Restaurant & Bar 336-2050 -- -- -- Great Exuma
Chat 'N' Chill® (242) 336-2700 Caribbean 1.8 mi. E Stocking Island
The Rusty Anchor at February Point (242) 336-2400 American, Caribbean 1.8 mi. SE Stocking Island
St Francis Resort Restaurant (242) 557-9629 American 1.9 mi. E Stocking Island
Cheater's (242) 336-2535 American, Bahamian 3.2 mi. SE Great Exuma
Catch a Fire (242) 357-0777 Asian Fusion -- -- Great Exuma

Other Beaches

Coconut Cove Beach is just one of many beaches you can visit on Great Exuma.

You may also like Jolly Hall Beach, a popular beach beloved by tourists. You'll find it a half mile to the northwest. If you're looking for a more secluded beach experience, you might enjoy Emerald Bay Beach. You'll find it only a taxi trip away from the shore.

Another location you may want to try is Hooper's Bay Beach, which is located only a short distance away.

There are countless experiences to enjoy in the Bahamas, and paying a visit to Coconut Cove Beach is just one way you can spend your afternoon.


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