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.

Located on the island of Great Exuma, You should consider dropping by even if you aren't staying in the vicinity. There are plenty of advantages to visiting a beach that hasn't been "discovered" by thousands of tourists; relatively untouched parts of the coast like Marina Harbour Reef Beach might not be typical "beach scenes", but are nice and private.

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.

Keep in mind that restrooms won't be found on-site, which is something to consider if you plan to spend a full day in the sun.

Marina Harbour Reef Beach offers those who visit an angelic and relaxing environment, especially since the region surrounding the beach contains little build-up and is free of urbanization.

What's Nearby


You'll find this beach some ways away from hotels and other attractions in an area both quiet and peaceful on the East coast of Great Exuma.

If your taste for travel keeps you looking for new activity and attraction options, you'll find the closest ones 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

Marina Harbour Reef Beach is outside the city, with its closest urban neighbor being .


Whether or not you encounter a lot of other visitors will depend on many factors, including the capacity of nearby hotels.

You won't find any of The Bahamas' large hotels and resorts close to this beach, but if you're hoping to evade hoards of vacationers, the shortage of places to stay will surely be a pleasant sight.


Although this location isn't located in the culinary epicenter of the area, you'll probably still spot a few places to try, especially if you're prepared to venture a little out of the way. Santanna's Bar & Grill is one of the closest eateries, which is four miles to the east-southeast.

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

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 perhaps you can explore more than one.

You might also enjoy Coconut Cove Beach, located within cab range of the beach. Others might prefer Stocking Island Beach, which could provide a little more opportunity for excitement, and is closer to other tourist hot-spots. It's located ten miles to the northwest.

Another location you may want to try is La Shante Beach, located within a short distance.

Of course, there is much more to do besides lounge on the sand in the Bahamas, but Marina Harbour Reef Beach is both a relaxing, sunny hangout and a stunning natural feature.


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