Guana Cay Beach

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Though local controversy surrounds the nearby, newly-built Baker's Golf Course over coral reef conservation issues, the beach remains as serene as ever and the water crystal-clear.

Positioned on the island of Great Abaco, in the vicinity of Great Guana Cay, Guana Cay Beach is on the North East coast of the island, You should consider stopping by regardless of whether you are staying in the vicinity. This beach is not just another pleasant piece of the coast, it's one of the rare "quiet" beaches in the Bahamas. While Guana Cay Beach may be a bit off the beaten path, visiting this beach instead of a more crowded one could make your experience less stressful.

How to Access The Beach
Guana Cay Beach is located along the north eastern tip of Great Guana Cay.

Amenities and Ambiance

Guana Cay Beach is a truly stunning beach that runs along and around the northern rim of the cay. You'll be able to walk for miles along the pristine coastline, often without seeing a soul.

Keep in mind that restrooms won't be found on-site, though you may be able to use the facilities at a nearby business.

If you find that you go for beach days which grant an idyllic haven, then a good choice for you is Guana Cay Beach; it is tucked away in a more natural section of Great Abaco.

What's Nearby


Positioned on the North East coast of Great Abaco. Accommodations nearby include the Grabbers Bed Bar & Grill, it can be found three and a half miles away, making this perhaps the closest lodging option reachable from Guana Cay Beach, despite there not being too many other nearby attractions.

Cities and Towns

It might take some time to get there, but is the closest city. although there are some smaller settlements closer to the beach.


The popularity of this spot on any given day can vary, it depends mainly on when you visit, and how full nearby hotel rooms are. The area is not home to many major hotels, but you may encounter visitors staying at smaller accommodations in the area.

While beach-goers will not find very many places to stay in the surrounding areas, those accommodations closest to the beach are shown in the table below.

Accommodations near Guana Cay Beach
Hotel Distance Direction Type
Grabbers Bed Bar & Grill 3.6 mi. SE Hotel
Flip Flops on the Beach -- -- Cottages


While you'll be hard-pressed to find many dining options nearby, you can still satisfy your hunger, especially if you're prepared to venture a little out of the way. One of the nearest restaurants is Grabbers, which is three and a half miles away.

Restaurants closest to this beach are included in the following table.

Restaurants near Guana Cay Beach
Restaurant Name Phone Cuisine Style Distance Direction
Grabbers (242) 365-5133 Eclectic -- 3.6 mi. SE
Nipper's Beach Bar (242) 365-5111 Eclectic Very Casual 3.7 mi. SE
Orchid Bay Restaurant (242) 365-5175 American Very Casual 4.0 mi. SE

Other Beaches

Guana Cay Beach is just one of many beaches you can visit on Great Abaco.

Travelers who like this beach might also enjoy Treasure Cay Beach, situated within the range of a cab. Others might prefer Bight 'O Bay Beach, which offers more action, and is closer to additional things to do and see nearby. It's found 11 and a half miles to the west-northwest.

Another option worth considering is Gillam Bay Beach, located ten and a half miles away.

The Bahamas has so much to offer, and Guana Cay Beach offers just one way to spend time outdoors.


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