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.

Located on the island of Great Exuma, near Stocking Island, Three Sisters Beach is on the North West edge of the island, You should think about stopping by even if you aren't staying in the vicinity. The Bahamas' beaches are pretty busy for the most part, but Three Sisters Beach is less exposed than the others, which offers some middle ground to those who aren't fond of huge throngs of tourists.

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 brings visitors an idyllic and serene environment, due to the fact that the surrounding area won't be overly crowded.

What's Nearby


You'll find this beach on the North West coast of Great Exuma. It is near some interesting sites like Emerald Reef Golf Course, which is close enough that guests will have the choice to walk or take a cab, and it is one attraction close-by.

If a visit to the Three Sisters Beach isn't enough to keep you busy all afternoon, this beach isn't far from any of the items 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

George Town is the closest town and is a region with interesting things to do, yet is never overly congested. From the shore, George Town is a car ride off, about nine miles (14 kilometers) away.


Whether this spot is full of bodies or practically 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 encounter quite a few vacationers who are staying in the area.

You'll find a decent selection of lodgings which can be reached in the car. A list of the closest options are displayed 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


While this coastal destination is not exactly the area's culinary epicenter, you'll probably still spot a few places to try, especially if you're willing to drive a bit. One of the nearest restaurants is The Palapa Grill, which is a short taxi ride 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 Caribbean 3.1 mi. NW Great Exuma

Other Beaches

There are other beaches on Great Exuma you might like besides Three Sisters Beach.

Vacationers may also want to visit Hooper's Bay Beach, which is located just a cab ride away.

Perhaps Three Sisters Beach is the most convenient coastline for you to visit, but some travelers itch to explore more; if so, the Bahamas offers a variety of beaches for travelers who wish to try elsewhere.


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