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 near the heart of the island of Great Exuma, in the vicinity of Stocking Island, Three Sisters Beach is on the North West coast of the island, You should consider stopping by even if you aren't staying particularly close by. Those of you who spend part of the afternoon at this beach will be able to escape the city's bustle without missing the chance to do a little people watching.

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.

Keep in mind that restrooms won't be found on-site.

Three Sisters Beach offers visitors an angelic and relaxing enclave, thanks to the fact that the location that surrounds the beach is not heavily urbanized.

What's Nearby


Visitors will find this beach on the North West coast of Great Exuma. Sandals Emerald Bay Golf Course is situated three miles away, and it is one attraction in the area.

Being able to choose from some activities besides the beach will ensure you won't run out of things to do. The closest attractions are found in the following table.

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

Cities and Towns

George Town is nearby and is noted for its balance between seclusion and urbanization. From the beach, George Town is found maybe nine miles (14 kilometers) away.


How many other people you encounter at Three Sisters Beach will vary depending on the time of day, particularly in the high season when hotels overflow with tourists. You can generally expect to share the sand with more than a few travelers staying at the closest accommodations.

Visitors will find a fairly wide assortment of accommodations to choose from in the area surrounding the beach. The most accessible of which have been listed in the table below.

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 the area surrounding Three Sisters Beach isn't exactly a culinary hot spot, you can still satisfy your hunger, especially if you are prepared to drive or bike a few miles. One of the closest places to eat is The Palapa Grill, which is a brief car or taxi trip away.

The following table provides a list of nearby restaurants.

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

Three Sisters Beach isn't the only beach worth checking out on Great Exuma.

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

Three Sisters Beach could be the ideal stretch of sand, but it is possible that it may not be the best choice for your family; if so, the Bahamas offers a variety of beaches for travelers who wish to try elsewhere.


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