Cape Santa Maria Beach

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The remarkably clear, calm water of Galliot Cay make for phenomenal water activities including snorkeling, diving, swimming, kayaking and sailing. So whether it's adventure you're after or a relaxing place to soak up the sun, this beach has it covered.

Set on the northern coast of Long Island, You might want even if you aren't staying particularly close by. Beachgoers should keep in mind that, while Cape Santa Maria Beach is by no means quiet and secluded, it's also not one of The Bahamas' most crowded beaches. This makes it a good option for those of you who want to make the most of their trip to the beach but wish to stay away from the most populated spots.

How to Access The Beach
This beach is up on the north end of Long Island. Take the main road north up to Galliot Cay on the western coast where you'll find Cape Santa Maria Beach Resort & Villas.

Amenities and Ambiance

The beach stretches on for miles, with every barefoot step being into immaculate white sand up to which the calm, pale blue-green waters of northern Long Island gently lap. The water is extremely clear, and shallow quite a ways out.

The concession stand located here is another lunchtime alternative.

Restrooms are available at Cape Santa Maria Beach. Shower facilities are available, so you can rinse off before heading back to your hotel. You will also be pleased to find umbrellas and chairs here, so visitors looking for some respite from the sun will get their wish.

the area surrounding Cape Santa Maria Beach is rarely very crowded, As such, fighting to acquire an open convenience while at the beach is something that you will not do regularly, no matter what the time is when you get there.

What's Nearby


This beach is positioned on the North West coast of Long Island. Guests might consider staying at the Stella Maris Resort Club, that can be found not a great distance away. A short ride in a cab should put you in the right spot to check out this hotel, one of the closest booking options accessible from Cape Santa Maria Beach, though you may not find too many other popular spots you can reach quickly.

Cities and Towns

The closest metropolitan area to Cape Santa Maria Beach is .


Whether this spot is full of bodies or practically empty will depend on many factors, including the capacity of nearby hotels. Cape Santa Maria Beach is not near very many major hotels, but it can attract visitors staying at some of the area's smaller options.


There aren't any restaurants close to this shore, so it would be a good idea to pack a lunch if you want to fully enjoy your day in the sun.

Other Beaches

Travelers in search of the perfect beach will have lots of choices besides Cape Santa Maria Beach.

The Bahamas offers endless ways to discover its natural beauty, and dropping by Cape Santa Maria Beach is just one way to appreciate a pretty afternoon.


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