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.

Situated on the island of Great Exuma, close to Stocking Island, Three Sisters Beach is on the North West edge of the island, You might think about stopping by regardless of whether you are staying in the immediate vicinity. Vacationers who want their beach to have a little bit of everything——a hint of seclusion, with a somewhat social scene—— should give Three Sisters Beach a try. It's a little bit removed from The Bahamas' urban areas, but it's not totally devoid of people either.

How to Access The Beach
You can drive to this beach in Mt. Thompson, 12 miles north of George Town. There are a few of places to park your car just off the main road, most of which leave you right at the beach.

Amenities and Ambiance

The beach is covered in fine white sand, which you can dig your toes into while you enjoy the spectacular views of the turquoise waters and the picturesque Three Sisters rock formations.

Unfortunately, restrooms will not be available here.

Three Sisters Beach grants an angelic and tranquil escape, especially since the location that surrounds the beach is positioned apart from more urban areas.

What's Nearby


Beachgoers will find Three Sisters Beach on the North West coast of Great Exuma. Emerald Reef Golf Course is found three miles to the northwest, and it is a local attraction.

If you're looking for plenty of activities to keep you or your family busy, you'll find the closest ones in the following table.

Activities and Attractions Near Three Sisters Beach
Attraction Type Distance Direction Island
Emerald Reef Golf Course Golf Course 2.8 mi. NW Great Exuma

Cities and Towns

Three Sisters Beach is very close to George Town, so exploring the city is a convenient option. Nearby, you'll find the city of George Town, which is in an area with interesting things to do and see, but isn't as sprawling and crowded as some other areas. From Three Sisters Beach, George Town is found maybe nine miles (14 kilometers) away.


The mood here——social and lively, or virtually empty—— will depend on if you visit during a popular season, which is often indicated by how busy the hotels are. You can generally expect to see a fair amount of vacationers who are staying in the area.

You'll find a good number of places to stay within driving distance. Some of the closest options can be viewed in the following list.

Accommodations near Three Sisters Beach
Hotel Distance Direction Type
Exuma Palms Hotel 0.0 NW Hotel
Palms at Three Sisters 0.1 WNW Resort
Sandals Emerald Bay 3.0 NW Resort


Though this spot isn't close to many restaurants, you'll probably still spot a few places to try, particularly if you're willing to venture a little farther away. One of the closest places to eat is The Palapa Grill, which is three miles away.

The following table provides a list of restaurant options near this shoreline.

Restaurants near Three Sisters Beach
Restaurant Name Phone Cuisine Distance Direction Island
The Palapa Grill (242) 358-5000 Bahamian, Caribbean 3.1 mi. NW Great Exuma

Other Beaches

Visitors looking for a beach that's right for them on Great Exuma will have lots of options besides Three Sisters Beach.

You might also want to visit Hooper's Bay Beach, located six and a half miles away.

Of course, there are lots of other things to do and see in the Bahamas; then again, taking a swim at Three Sisters Beach is certainly a fun way to enjoy the area's natural attractions.


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