Coco Bay Beach

Like most of the other beaches on Green Turtle Cay, Coco Bay Beach excels at being minimalist. Those looking for water-sports and partying should look elsewhere, as nothing but soft sand and clear water awaits you.

Situated just outside the heart of the island of Green Turtle Cay, near Fiddle Cay, Coco Bay Beach is on the Northwest coast of the island, You might think about stopping by regardless of whether you're staying in the vicinity. There aren't many beaches in the Bahamas like Coco Bay Beach; it's well-equipped with nearby activity, but surprisingly, it's rarely packed with crowds of beachgoers. If you're not interested in The Bahamas' completely quiet and hidden beaches, but don't want to compete with other beachgoers for a spot, this beach might be the perfect spot to spend a few hours.

How to Access The Beach

While the beach is mostly visited by residents of the villas lining Coco Bay, no one should have any issues getting there. The roads on Green Turtle Cay can be bumpy, but are generally easy to follow. Just head towards the northwest coast to find Coco Bay Beach, and do not be afraid to ask for directions if you need them.

Amenities and Ambiance

Lined with the occasional villa, walkers who explore this beach will come across very little on their journey, save for some boat docks, sunbathers, and the waves gently rolling ashore.

Please note that public restrooms are not available, so if you're visiting with small children you might want to consider a different location. You will find the water here is fit for snorkeling, so grab some equipment if you want to see what lies beneath the surface.

Be mindful that Coco Bay Beach is in an area which is rather congested, so factor that into your plans.

What's Nearby


Coco Bay Beach is beautiful natural attraction, which you'll find on the Northwest coast of Green Turtle Cay. Memorial Sculpture Garden is within a distance that tourists could probably walk or take a cab to, and it is one of the the area's interesting attractions.

If you want to mix a cultural experience with your visit to the beach, you should consider a trip to Albert Lowe Museum. This museum is relatively near Coco Bay Beach, so it could be a welcomed alternative to hot afternoon activities.

If you can't wait to see as many of The Bahamas' attractions as possible, the following table shows the closest options.

Activities and Attractions Near Coco Bay Beach
Attraction Type Distance Direction Island
Memorial Sculpture Garden Monument 2.0 mi. S Green Turtle Cay
Albert Lowe Museum Museum 2.0 mi. S Green Turtle Cay

Cities and Towns

The nearest section of Green Turtle Cay to Coco Bay Beach is Blackwood Village. This friendly part of Green Turtle Cay is just six and a half miles from the coast, meaning a visit doesn't need to take up the whole day. It should be noted that this area in the Bahamas is not heavily urbanized, though it will be a nice day out for visitors hoping to get a taste of the local scene.


The number of other vacationers sharing this coastline can vary widely, it depends mainly on when you visit, and how packed the nearby hotels are. Coco Bay Beach is not located near many major hotels, but you may meet visitors from the few small lodgings in the area.

Though there aren't many places to stay close-by, the nearest ones are shown in the table below.

Accommodations near Coco Bay Beach
Hotel Distance Direction Type
Green Turtle Club 0.4 mi. S Hotel
Bluff House Beach Hotel 0.8 mi. SSW Hotel
New Plymouth Inn -- -- Guest house


If you visit the beach around lunchtime the area around this beach has plenty to offer, and you won't have to look too far away. One of the nearest places to eat is Green Turtle Restaurant. The restaurant has a menu featuring Caribbean cuisine. They are also famous for their salads and sandwiches. You and your group can get to this restaurant and start eating in just a few minutes as it's only a short distance away.

Nearby dining options are listed below.

Restaurants near Coco Bay Beach
Restaurant Name Phone Cuisine Style Distance Direction
Green Turtle Restaurant (242) 365-4271 Caribbean Fine Dining 0.4 mi. S
The Jolly Roger Bar & Bistro (800) 745-4911 Caribbean, International Informal 0.8 mi. SSW
Lizard Bar & Grill (242) 365-4191 Caribbean Very Casual 0.8 mi. S
Pineapples Bar & Grill (242) 365-4039 Caribbean Very Casual 1.9 mi. S
Harvey's Island Grill (242) 365-4389 Eclectic Very Casual 1.9 mi. S
Laura's Kitchen (242) 365-4287 American, Caribbean Informal 2.0 mi. S
The Wrecking Tree Restaurant 365-4263 Caribbean Very Casual 2.0 mi. S
McIntosh Restaurant (242) 365-4625 Caribbean Very Casual 2.1 mi. S
Rooster's Rest Pub & Restaurant (242) 365-4066 Caribbean -- 2.2 mi. S

Other Beaches

There are plenty of beautiful beach locations to choose from on Green Turtle Cay, so if Coco Bay Beach doesn't suit you, you can still find a great spot.

Travelers may also want to consider White Sound Beach, one of the many great Bahamas beach sites.

There's plenty to see and do in the Bahamas, and dropping by Coco Bay Beach is just one way to appreciate a pretty afternoon.


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