The inviting beaches on Harbour Island are touted by locals as some of the best attractions that the islands have to offer. If all you can think about is the beach, The Dunmore has what you need. This site is situated on the water, so tourists can spend as much time as they like in the sun if they so desire.
Obviously, since The Dunmore was built directly on Pink Sands Beach, relaxing at the water's edge is popular with guests staying 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 vacationers who want to venture farther away, the following options each offer something a little different. Click on the following names to view a detailed discussion:
|Whale Point Beach||2.4||S||2.4 mi. South of Dunmore Town|
|Cistern Cay Beach||2.8||SSW||2.7 mi. South-Southwest of Dunmore Town|
|Bottom Harbour Beach||3.1||S||3.1 mi. South of Dunmore Town|
|Current Bay Beach||5.0||NW||4.9 mi. Northwest of Dunmore Town|
The most convenient one to visit 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.
If the remoteness of Whale Point Beach doesn't suit your style, you could instead enjoy Pink Sands Beach which offers an active beach scene. 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'll find it a short distance off.
Hopping over to a town or community that neighbors the cottages can help you get out of your comfort zone to experience something a little different, whether it's visiting the area's unique bars, or talking to some locals about their way of life. The Dunmore is situated near the center of Dunmore Town.
The areas that are closest to The Dunmore are listed in the table below:
|Mano Creek, Eleuthera||2.2||WSW|
|Upper Boue, Eleuthera||4.8||SW|
|Lower Bogue, Eleuthera||5.7||SW|
|the Bluff Settlement, Eleuthera||7.0||W|
|Spanish Wells, North Eleuthera||8.6||WNW|
|Gregory Town, Eleuthera||9.0||SE|
|Current Island Settlement, Eleuthera||13.7||SW|
|Alice Town, Eleuthera||14.1||SE|
Considering that both the land and sea in the Bahamas have so much to offer, you can find plenty to see and do throughout the area. There are even a few attractions within a short distance of the cottages, for instance, Harbour Island Haunted House. Both locales are exceptional for guests lodging at The Dunmore, but the easiest to reach is .and
This and other nearby options are displayed below.
|Historical Site||0.2||W||Dunmore Town, Harbour Island|
|Harbour Island Haunted House||Historical Site||0.8||S||Harbour Island|
|Preacher's Cave||Cave||5.5||NW||5.4 mi. Northwest of Dunmore Town, Eleuthera|
|Cave||11.7||SE||11.8 mi. Southeast of Dunmore Town, Eleuthera|
|NAVFAC Base||Historical Site||25.9||SE||6.4 mi. Northwest of Governors Harbour, Eleuthera|
|Movie Theater||32.4||SE||Governors Harbour, Eleuthera|
|Leon Levy Native Plant Preserve||Nature Sanctuary/Wildlife Reserve||34.0||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 on the lookout for an enjoyable experience, Harbour Island Haunted House might be the right choice for you. 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 lodging options is generally a convenient way to get a better feel for the area. You'll find lots of additional properties to learn about nearby, as this portion of Harbour Island is home to an impressive variety of hotels and resorts to pick from. Learn more about all of the region's hotel booking possibilities by reading the following table.
|Coral Sands Hotel||0.1||N||Dunmore Town, Harbour Island|
|Pink Sands Resort||0.1||NW||Dunmore Town, Harbour Island|
|Runaway Hill Inn||0.2||SSE||Dunmore Town, Harbour Island|
|Oceanview Club||--||--||Dunmore Town, Harbour Island|
|The Landing||0.3||SW||Dunmore Town, Harbour Island|
|Rock House||0.3||SW||Dunmore Town, Harbour Island|
|Royal Palm Hotel||0.3||SW||Dunmore Town, Harbour Island|
|Valentines Residences Resort & Marina||0.4||SW||Dunmore Town, Harbour Island|
|Tingum Village||0.4||S||Dunmore Town, Harbour Island|
|Romora Bay Resort and Marina||0.7||S||Harbour Island, Harbour Island|
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