Tropic Of Cancer Beach

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One of the best kept secrets in the whole of the Bahamas, this beach is sure to make your jaw drop with its translucent water and pristine sand. It's a perfect spot for sunbathers and beach-walkers, and there's a chance you'll have it all to yourself.

Located on the island of Great Exuma, You might want even if you are not staying particularly close by. The area surrounding the beach is not stuffed with visitors, but that doesn't mean the beach will be boring.

How to Access The Beach
The beach is located in Moore Hill on the eastern part of Exuma. You can reach the beach by car, but once you cross the bridge onto Little Exuma from Great Exuma, you may want to ask directions from a local. Street signs are non-existent for the most part.

Amenities and Ambiance

Also referred to as Tropic of Cancer Beach, this stretch of sparkling white sand curves gently along the quiet coast of Moore Hill. The azul waters are perfectly clear and make for fantastic swimming, while the off-shore rock formations make for unbelievable views and good snorkeling.

Unfortunately, restrooms will not be available here, but you may be able to find facilities at a nearby business.

Tropic Of Cancer Beach brings visitors an idyllic and relaxing escape, due to the fact that the region surrounding the beach is far from urbanized.

What's Nearby


Beachgoers will find Tropic Of Cancer Beach peacefully removed from hotels and popular attractions, in a remote area on the East coast of Great Exuma.

If you're looking for other nearby attractions or activity options, you'll find the closest ones in the following table.

Activities and Attractions Near Tropic Of Cancer Beach
Attraction Type Distance Direction Island
Emerald Reef Golf Course Golf Course 24.1 mi. NW Great Exuma

Cities and Towns

It might be a bit of a trek to get there, but is the closest populated region. although there are some smaller settlements closer to the beach.


The crowdedness of the shoreline can vary widely, depending on everything from the time the sun sets to how many hotel rooms have been booked nearby.

Don't anticipate finding any of The Bahamas' popular hotels close to this beach, but if you're trying to dodge masses of travelers, the lack of accommodation options will be a pleasant sight.


While this location isn't located in the culinary epicenter of the area, you'll still have some choices, especially if you're prepared to venture a little farther away. One of the closest places to eat is Santanna's Bar & Grill, which is two miles away.

A list of nearby restaurants is listed in the following table.

Restaurants near Tropic Of Cancer Beach
Restaurant Name Phone Cuisine Distance Direction Island
Santanna's Bar & Grill (242) 345-4102 Caribbean 2.1 mi. ESE Grand Bahama Island

Other Beaches

Great Exuma has many beaches, so if Tropic Of Cancer Beach doesn't suit you, you can still find a great spot.

You may also want to consider La Shante Beach, which is located two and a half miles away.

Tropic Of Cancer Beach could be the ideal stretch of sand, but it is possible that it may not be the best choice for your family; in which case you should keep looking for a beach or natural attraction that suits your vacation style.


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