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.

Situated on the island of Great Exuma, in the general vicinity of Stocking Island, La Shante Beach is on the East coast of the island, You should consider dropping by even if you aren't staying in the vicinity. La Shante Beach stands out from other beaches because it's the ideal location for escaping the typical tourist haunts. Many of the other beaches in the Bahamas may have the same warm sand and calming breezes as La Shante Beach, but tend to be more crowded because they're right around the corner from the area's major hotels and resorts.

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

La Shante Beach offers those who visit a quiet and peaceful retreat, since the location that surrounds the beach isn't too crowded at all.

What's Nearby


This spot is on the East coast of Great Exuma. Guests might consider staying at the Exuma Beach Resort, which is one of the most conveniently located places to stay near La Shante Beach, despite there not being too many other nearby places of interest.

Beaches are one type of attraction you can visit, but there will be more options available in the Bahamas. 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

The closest city you'll find to La Shante Beach is .


How many other people you encounter at La Shante Beach will be influenced by everything from the time of day to the capacity of nearby hotels. The area is not home to many major hotels, but it's sometimes enjoyed by guests staying at some of the smaller accommodations in the area.

Though travelers will not find that many hotels in the area, those accommodation options closest to the beach can be seen below.

Accommodations near La Shante Beach
Hotel Distance Direction Type
Exuma Beach Resort 9.3 mi. WNW Resort
Regatta Point 9.4 mi. WNW Hotel
Club Peace & Plenty 9.7 mi. WNW Hotel


Although you'll be hard-pressed to find many dining options nearby, you'll probably still spot a few places to try, particularly if you are willing to drive or bike a few miles. One of the nearest places to eat is Santanna's Bar & Grill, which is four and a half miles to the east-southeast.

Restaurants closest to this beach are included 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

Vacationers looking for a beach that's right for them will have plenty of other choices on Great Exuma besides La Shante Beach.

You may also enjoy Tropic Of Cancer Beach, located two and a half miles away.

La Shante Beach could be the ideal stretch of sand, but it is possible that it may not be the best choice for your family; if so, there are other beaches and natural attractions in the Bahamas you might like.


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