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 in the northwestern outskirts of George Town, Coconut Cove Beach is on the West coast of Great Exuma. You might think about stopping by even if you aren't staying nearby. Although Coconut Cove Beach is not the most hidden spot in the Bahamas, it offers just enough privacy to attract visitors who need a place to relax.

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.

Keep in mind that restrooms won't be found on-site, though you may be able to use the facilities at a nearby business.

Don't forget that Coconut Cove Beach's location is visited by quite a number of tourists, so plan accordingly.

What's Nearby

Attractions

Positioned on the West coast of Great Exuma; this area boasts other attractions such as Emerald Reef Golf Course, which is not too far away, within taxi range.

A selection of nearby activities will ensure that you never get bored. Attractions close to this beach can be found in the following table.

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

Coconut Cove Beach is very close to George Town, so walking the city is a definite option. The city of George Town is close-by and is a region with interesting things to do, yet is never overly congested. From the beach, George Town isn't far off, about three quarters of a mile (a kilometer).

Hotels

The mood here——social and lively, or virtually empty—— will depend on if you visit during a popular season, which is often indicated by how busy the hotels are. This spot is not near many large hotels, but you may meet guests from the few small lodgings in the area.

You'll find a decent number of places to stay within a car's reach. A few of the more convenient choices are seen in the following table.

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

Food

If you're on the beach and start to get the munchies, don't worry, there are lots of nearby options when it comes to dining. One of the closest places to eat is Augusta Bay Restaurant. This restaurant has both Bahamian and Caribbean menu items. They are also known for their seafood. You'll have the option of walking or taking a cab as it's only a short distance away.

A list of nearby restaurants is listed below.

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 isn't the only beach worth checking out on Great Exuma.

You might also enjoy Jolly Hall Beach, where there's usually lots of activity. It is located a half mile to the northwest. If you'd rather try a more private, less popular location, Emerald Bay Beach could be a good option for you. It is located only a taxi trip away from the shore.

You might also want to visit Hooper's Bay Beach, located within a short distance.

The Bahamas has so much to offer, and Coconut Cove Beach is just one of the many options.

 

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