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, near 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 vicinity. The beaches in the Bahamas aren't usually known for their peace and quiet, however, Three Sisters Beach is tamer than most, making it a good choice for travelers who don't want to wander too far away, but would rather avoid the most hectic parts of town.

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 offers a calm and relaxing retreat, since the surrounding region contains little build-up and is free of urbanization.

What's Nearby


This beach is positioned on the North West coast of Great Exuma; this area boasts other attractions such as Emerald Reef Golf Course, which is only a short distance away, so some will want to take a cab, while others will find it a nice walk.

If a visit to the Three Sisters Beach isn't enough to keep you busy all afternoon, the following table shows the closest options.

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 near George Town, so you can explore the city as part of your day at the beach. Nearby, you'll find the city of George Town, which is a region with interesting things to do, yet is never overly congested. From the beach, George Town is a little ways off, maybe nine miles (14 kilometers) away.


The number of other vacationers sharing this coastline can vary widely, depending on when you visit, and how many people have booked rooms nearby. At this beach, you can expect to encounter quite a few vacationers who are staying in the area.

There is a pretty nice variety of resorts and hotels to choose from in the area around Three Sisters Beach. The most convenient of which are shown in the following table.

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


Although there aren't many widely-known restaurants nearby, you'll still have some choices, especially if you are willing to drive or bike a few miles. The Palapa Grill is one of the closest eateries, which is a brief car or taxi trip away.

Nearby dining options are included in the following table.

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 who are looking for the ideal beach will have other options if Three Sisters Beach doesn't suit their tastes.

Another option worth considering is Hooper's Bay Beach, located a brief cab ride away.

The Bahamas has some unforgettable natural wonders to explore, and Three Sisters Beach is just one of the many options.


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