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.

Located on the island of Great Exuma, close to Stocking Island, La Shante Beach is on the East coast of the island, You should consider dropping by regardless of whether you are staying in the immediate vicinity. You will typically find plenty of beach space once you hit the sand, as the beach and its surrounding region is not overly congested.

How to Access The Beach

The beach can be accessed by car from the main road on the eastern portion of Exuma, in between Forbes Hill and Mariana Harbour Reef Beach.

Amenities and Ambiance

Flanked on either side by rock formations, this wonderful little white sandy beach lies peacefully in between. Fishing, swimming, boating, and other activities are available on the water, while the usual beachside activities remain an option on land.

Unfortunately, public restrooms aren't available.

If you find that you choose coasts that provide a relaxing haven, then you will want to try La Shante Beach; it is hidden away in a more natural area of Great Exuma.

What's Nearby


Beachgoers will find La Shante Beach on the East coast of Great Exuma. Nearby you'll find accommodations like Club La Shante, which is perhaps the closest lodging option accessible from La Shante Beach, though you may not find too many additional popular spots close-by.

Beaches are a great attraction to visit, but there's even more to see during your stay. The table below lists other attractions that are nearby.

Activities and Attractions Near La Shante Beach
Attraction Type Distance Direction Island
Emerald Reef Golf Course Golf Course 21.6 mi. NW Great Exuma

Cities and Towns

It might be a bit of a trek to get there, but is the closest populated region. though you may see some small, residential towns as you get closer 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. The area is not home to many major hotels, but it can appeal to guests from smaller lodgings in the area.

Though this area doesn't sport many hotels nearby, the ones found nearest to the water are listed in the table below.

Accommodations near La Shante Beach
Hotel Distance Direction Type
Club La Shante -- -- Hotel
Exuma Beach Resort -- -- Resort
Regatta Point 9.4 mi. WNW Hotel
Club Peace & Plenty 9.7 mi. WNW Hotel


Although this location isn't located in the culinary epicenter of the area, you'll still have some choices, particularly if you are prepared to venture a little out of the way. Santanna's Bar & Grill is one of the closest eateries, which is four and a half miles away.

A few nearby dining options are shown in the following table.

Restaurants near La Shante Beach
Restaurant Name Phone Cuisine Distance Direction Island
Santanna's Bar & Grill (242) 345-4102 Caribbean 4.6 mi. ESE Grand Bahama Island

Other Beaches

Of course, you'll find other beaches besides La Shante Beach on Great Exuma.

Vacationers may also want to visit Tropic Of Cancer Beach, which is located only a short distance away.

Maybe La Shante Beach is a perfect spot for you to kick back, and at the same time perhaps not the the ideal fit; in which case there are other beaches (and other outdoor attractions) worth trying.


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