Often, travelers decide to spend their holidays on Great Exuma just for the incredible beaches that the Caribbean is so well known for.
Therefore, most guests are delighted that Grand Isle Resort and Spa is directly on the water, so you won't need to travel far to see one of the most naturally beautiful features of the area.
Of course, since Grand Isle Resort and Spa is located directly on Emerald Bay Beach, relaxing at the water's edge is popular with guests staying at this property. Home to the Sandals Emerald Bay Resort, this private beach offers sensational ocean views and ideal conditions for casual swimming.
The closest one is 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.
If you're looking for a more secluded and private beach scene, Coco Plum Beach could be just what the doctor ordered. On the north end of Great Exuma is Coco Plum Beach, a spot that has become renowned for its shelling and the wonderful sand dollars you can find here, especially during low tide. After you finish searching for shells, find you way under the shade provided by one of the many palm trees dotting the coast. It can be found only a convenient taxi trip away.
Visiting the town or local neighborhood nearest to your villa complex can add a little something extra to your vacation, whether you're marveling at the region's untouched natural beauty, or dining with locals at their authentic restaurants. Grand Isle Resort and Spa lies on the island of Great Exuma, close to Blow Hole Cay; it's 11.9 miles to the northwest of George Town.
Below are the names of some of the neighborhoods and towns located within a short distance of Grand Isle Resort and Spa.
|Rolleville, Great Exuma||5.4||NW|
|Square Rock Cay||9.1||NW|
|Blow Hole Cay||9.7||NW|
|George Town, Great Exuma||11.9||SE|
|Children's Bay Cay||12.3||NW|
For those of you who seek an active vacation agenda, you won't be at a loss for things to see and do at several different spots around the area. Though there are not many attractions within walking distance of the villa complex, you can still experience attractions like Moriah Harbour Cay, which is one of the closest.
When choosing a location to stay in, it's sometimes a good idea to find out about nearby lodging options as a means to get a better feel for the area. While you'll only find a handful of other hotel and resort options right around Grand Isle Resort and Spa, its quiet surroundings are what make it a nice option for guests seeking a secluded vacation destination. However, vacationers can still locate other accommodation options by traveling a little farther out. Have a look at the following table for a full list of hotel booking possibilities available in the vicinity.
|Sandals Emerald Bay||0.3||SW||11.8 mi. Northwest of George Town, Great Exuma|
|Palms at Three Sisters||3.0||SE||8.9 mi. Northwest of George Town, Great Exuma|
|Exuma Palms Hotel||3.0||SE||8.9 mi. Northwest of George Town, Great Exuma|
|Coral Gardens||9.7||SE||George Town, Great Exuma|
|Hideaways at Palm Bay||11.0||SE||George Town, Great Exuma|
|Augusta Bay||11.1||SE||George Town, Great Exuma|
|Two Turtles Inn||11.4||SE||0.5 mi. Northwest of George Town, Great Exuma|
|Club Peace & Plenty||12.4||SE||0.6 mi. East-Southeast of George Town, Great Exuma|
|Regatta Point||12.6||SE||0.8 mi. East of George Town, Great Exuma|
|Exuma Beach Resort||12.8||SE||1.0 mi. Southeast of George Town, Great Exuma|
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