The sparkling beaches on Harbour Island are touted by locals as the most enticing outdoor sights in the Caribbean.
Fortunately, The Dunmore is located directly on the waterfront, so you won't need to go very far to experience first hand what makes the area such a popular vacation destination.
Of course, since The Dunmore was built directly on Pink Sands Beach, laying out in the sun is a popular pastime 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 are willing to venture off site, the following options each offer something a little different. Click the name of each one in the table to view our detailed article:
|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 obvious 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.
You may also like nearby 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 find this one a few hundred yards north-northeast of the property.
Visitors who are hesitant to book their accommodations before learning about what's in the surrounding area might want to find out how far—or near—the adjacent city or town is from the property. The Dunmore is found in the heart of Dunmore Town.
The table below lists some of the areas near The Dunmore.
|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|
This location is sure to offer a good deal of fun activities for everyone. You might, in fact, enjoy the convenience of those attractions found very close to the cottages, for instance, Harbour Island Haunted House. Each of these locations is exceptional for vacationers staying at The Dunmore, but the closest is .and
View the table below to learn more about what attractions are nearby:
|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 somewhere interesting to go, Harbour Island Haunted House might be a good choice. 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.
When you're choosing where to book your stay, it is sometimes worthwhile to find out about nearby lodging possibilities as a means to better understand the area. You will find plenty of other properties to learn about in the region, as this portion of Harbour Island has a wide variety of hotel and resort options. The table that follows contains all the lodging possibilities that are found nearby.
|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 Resort And Suites||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|
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