Marina Harbour Reef Beach

Situated in between tranquil aquamarine waters and lush mangroves, Marina Harbour Reef Beach is calm and peaceful - a great spot to spend a quiet afternoon.

Set on the eastern side of the island of Great Exuma, You should consider dropping by even if you aren't staying nearby. This isn't just another pretty beach, it is one of the more unique and quiet beaches in the Bahamas. While Marina Harbour Reef Beach may be a little bit out of the way, it's a pleasure to find an undisturbed plot of sand like this one.

How to Access The Beach
Following the main road from the bridge on the eastern part of the island as it runs parallel to the coast, the road will make a right turn once beyond the lake. Instead of heading right, get off at the gravel road. Park and walk the path right onto the beach.

Amenities and Ambiance

The beach is guarded on either side by impressive rock formations, in addition to the three rocks that sit just off shore. Hidden and remote, this beach is perfect if its solitude and serenity you're after. The views from the shore are really special.

Please note that public restrooms are not available, but you may be able to find facilities at a nearby business.

Marina Harbour Reef Beach grants an angelic and peaceful retreat, especially since the location that surrounds the beach is more rural than urban.

What's Nearby


This beach is positioned well removed from hotels and other attractions, making it a peaceful and rather quiet spot on the East coast of Great Exuma.

With the choice of exciting activities nearby, you'll never run out of ways to stay busy. Attractions close to this beach can be found in the following table.

Activities and Attractions Near Marina Harbour Reef Beach
Attraction Type Distance Direction Island
Emerald Reef Golf Course Golf Course 22.5 mi. NW Great Exuma

Cities and Towns

It might be a bit of a trek to get there, but is the closest population center. although you may find some smaller residential areas nearer to the beach.


How many other people you encounter at Marina Harbour Reef Beach will depend on many factors, including the capacity of nearby hotels.

You won't find any of The Bahamas' large hotels near this beach, though if you're trying to evade masses of travelers, the shortage of accommodations should be welcomed.


While this spot isn't close to many restaurants, you'll still have some choices, particularly if you're willing to drive a bit. One of the nearest places to eat is Santanna's Bar & Grill, which is four miles to the east-southeast of it.

The following table lists dining options located near this beach.

Restaurants near Marina Harbour Reef Beach
Restaurant Name Phone Cuisine Distance Direction Island
Santanna's Bar & Grill (242) 345-4102 Caribbean 3.8 mi. ESE Grand Bahama Island

Other Beaches

Of course, there are lots of other spots along the coast of Great Exuma, so Marina Harbour Reef Beach is just one of your options.

Another location you might enjoy is Coconut Cove Beach, found within cab range of the beach. Still, if you're searching for something a little more active, you might enjoy people watching at Stocking Island Beach. It's found ten miles to the northwest.

You might also want to visit La Shante Beach, located within a couple of miles.

While the area offers plenty of picturesque views and exciting attractions, Marina Harbour Reef Beach is both a refreshing place to relax, and a beautiful natural attraction.


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