The inviting beaches on Harbour Island are boasted as some of the most anticipated tourist sites that you'll find on the islands. Luckily, this property is directly on the waterfront, so you won't have to go very far to see what makes the area so special. This vacation destination is hidden away from The Bahamas' more crowded areas, meaning vacationers staying here oftentimes find that the beach is fairly empty, allowing them to listen to the waves coming in, rather than the crowds of people going by.
Obviously, since Coral Sands Hotel sits directly on Pink Sands Beach, laying out in the sun is one of the main attractions here. Pink Sands Beach was rated as one of the Caribbean's best beaches by Caribbean Travel and Life magazine as well as Travel + Leisure. The beach is 3 miles long and up to 100 feet wide. For guests who want to venture farther away, there are some additional beaches worth investigating. Click the name of each one in the table to read our detailed article:
|Whale Point Beach||2.6||S||2.4 mi. South of Dunmore Town|
|Cistern Cay Beach||2.9||SSW||2.7 mi. South-Southwest of Dunmore Town|
|Bottom Harbour Beach||3.3||S||3.1 mi. South of Dunmore Town|
|Current Bay Beach||4.9||NW||4.9 mi. Northwest of Dunmore Town|
The most convenient option is Whale Point Beach. Tucked into the inside of a large cove, Whale Point Beach features some of the calmest ocean water you will find. Combined with the quiet area and the accessibility of the beach, Whale Point is nothing short of a tropical paradise.
You might also enjoy a visit to Pink Sands Beach which is far from secluded. Pink Sands Beach was rated as one of the Caribbean's best beaches by Caribbean Travel and Life magazine as well as Travel + Leisure. The beach is 3 miles long and up to 100 feet wide. You can locate this one a quick distance off.
Hopping over to a town or community that neighbors your hotel can help you learn even more about the Bahamas, whether it's for enjoying a night out in the area, or finding an incredible local restaurant. Coral Sands Hotel is located near the middle of Dunmore Town.
The table below lists the areas that are closest to Coral Sands Hotel:
|Mano Creek, Eleuthera||2.2||WSW|
|Upper Boue, Eleuthera||4.9||SW|
|Lower Bogue, Eleuthera||5.8||SW|
|the Bluff Settlement, Eleuthera||7.0||W|
|Spanish Wells, North Eleuthera||8.5||WNW|
|Gregory Town, Eleuthera||9.1||SE|
|Current Island Settlement, Eleuthera||13.8||SW|
|Alice Town, Eleuthera||14.2||SE|
This location is sure to provide more than enough types of activity for every type of traveler. You'll even find a handful of attractions found very close to the hotel, including Harbour Island Haunted House. Both of these locations are excellent for guests staying at Coral Sands Hotel, but the easiest to reach is .and
To see more info about this or other nearby attractions, check out the table below:
|Historical Site||0.3||SW||Dunmore Town, Harbour Island|
|Harbour Island Haunted House||Historical Site||1.0||S||Harbour Island|
|Preacher's Cave||Cave||5.4||NW||5.4 mi. Northwest of Dunmore Town, Eleuthera|
|Cave||11.8||SE||11.8 mi. Southeast of Dunmore Town, Eleuthera|
|NAVFAC Base||Historical Site||26.0||SE||6.4 mi. Northwest of Governors Harbour, Eleuthera|
|Movie Theater||32.5||SE||Governors Harbour, Eleuthera|
|Leon Levy Native Plant Preserve||Nature Sanctuary/Wildlife Reserve||34.1||SE||2.0 mi. East of Governors Harbour, Eleuthera|
|Big Tree at Palmetto Point||Historical Site||36.8||SE||North Palmentton Point, Eleuthera|
If you're looking for a chance to see something a little different, Harbour Island Haunted House might be what the doctor ordered. According to legend, the mansion served as the home of a wealthy family until, one day, the family vanished in the 1940's. Over the years the mansion was left alone.
Learning about nearby booking options is often a convenient way to get a better feel for the area as whole. Readers will find no shortage of additional places to look at in the region, as this part of Harbour Island houses an exceptional selection of hotels and resorts to choose from. If you'd like to find details about the booking options available in the vicinity, see the table below.
|Pink Sands Resort||0.1||W||Dunmore Town, Harbour Island|
|The Dunmore||0.1||S||Dunmore Town, Harbour Island|
|Runaway Hill Inn||0.3||S||Dunmore Town, Harbour Island|
|The Landing||0.4||SW||Dunmore Town, Harbour Island|
|Oceanview Club||--||--||Dunmore Town, Harbour Island|
|Rock House||0.4||SW||Dunmore Town, Harbour Island|
|Royal Palm Hotel||0.4||SSW||Dunmore Town, Harbour Island|
|Valentines Residences Resort & Marina||0.5||SSW||Dunmore Town, Harbour Island|
|Tingum Village||0.6||S||Dunmore Town, Harbour Island|
|Romora Bay Resort and Marina||0.8||S||Harbour Island, Harbour Island|
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