What's Near British Colonial Hilton

Lots of guests decide to come to New Providence just to experience the breath-taking beaches that the island group is known for.

If you are a big beach fan, British Colonial Hilton is the right spot for you. This site is situated right on the water, so tourists can spend every day in the sun if that will make them happy. Beware that there are a lot of people who enjoy this popular section of the Bahamas, setting up an active and social scene; however, it can get very congested with people.

Nearby Beaches

Western Esplanade Beach

Of course, since British Colonial Hilton was built directly on Western Esplanade Beach, hanging out at the beach is one of the main attractions at this property. A tremendously popular beach mainly due to its close proximity to and easy access from Nassau's busy downtown, this has become a favorite stop for many spring breakers. With snack bars and restaurants close by, and reggae music booming from the speakers, this can be a fun place to hang out for a few hours, particularly if you're already in the area. For those who want to venture farther away, the following options each offer something a little different. Click on the names below to learn more:

Beaches Near British Colonial Hilton
Beach Distance Direction Location
Junkanoo Beach 0.5 W 3.2 mi. North of Nassau
Goodman Beach 2.3 W 1.8 mi. East of Cable Beach
Montagu Bay Beach 2.5 E 3.5 mi. Northeast of Nassau
Cable Beach 4.2 W 0.2 mi. West of Cable Beach

Junkanoo Beach is the one that's nearest to British Colonial Hilton. The beach is right next to Western Esplanade Beach in the north of Nassau and is not as sprawling as some other nearby beaches you may find. Thus, it stays relatively quiet except for certain part of the year - Spring Break, for example.

Another beach to consider visiting is Cable Beach which is generally home to an active scene with lots of other visitors. This is one of the most popular Bahamanian beaches, and for good reason. It stretches on for over 2 miles and runs along many interesting shops, bars, resorts, and restaurants. You can find this one a fast cab ride away.

Nearby Areas

Vacationers who are hesitant to book their accommodations before learning about what is close by may want to know how far the nearby town or city is from their location. British Colonial Hilton can be found near the middle of downtown Nassau,

Below are the names of some of the neighborhoods and towns located within a short distance of British Colonial Hilton.

Cities, Towns, and Neighborhoods Nearby
Area Name Distance Direction
Potters Cay 1.5 E
Paradise Island 1.9 E
Nassau 3.1 S
Baha Mar 3.2 W
Cable Beach 4.0 W
Olde Town Sandyport 5.2 W
Gambier 9.7 W
Old Fort Bay 9.9 W
Adelaide Village 10.6 WSW

Nearby Attractions

Queen's Staircase

British Colonial Hilton serves as a wonderful lodging option for active visitors. There are an abundance of activities to be enjoyed when starting at this accommodation. In fact, this region is simply full of places for travelers to explore, including Rm Bailey Park, Galleria Cinemas, and Harrold & Wilson Ponds National Park. Of the three nearby attractions, the closest is Rm Bailey Park.

These attractions are just a sample of what's in the area; find more shown in the table below.

Attractions Near British Colonial Hilton
Attraction Type Distance Direction Location
Rm Bailey Park Park 2.3 SSE 1.3 mi. Northeast of Nassau
Galleria Cinemas Movie Theater 2.2 SE 1.6 mi. Northeast of Nassau
Harrold & Wilson Ponds National Park Park 3.1 SSW 1.5 mi. West of Nassau
Queen's Staircase Historical Site 0.6 SE Downtown Nassau
Fort Fincastle Historical Site 0.6 SE Downtown Nassau
National Art Galley of The Bahamas Art Museum 0.2 S Downtown Nassau
Gregory Arch Historical Site 0.3 SE Downtown Nassau
Balcony House Museum Museum 0.2 ESE Downtown Nassau
Garden of Remembrance Botanical Garden 0.4 E Downtown Nassau
Bahamas Historical Society Museum Museum 0.6 E Downtown Nassau
Pirates of Nassau Museum 0.1 ESE Downtown Nassau
Pompey Museum Museum 0.2 E Downtown Nassau
Rawson Square Park 0.4 E Downtown Nassau
Fort Charlotte Historical Site 0.8 W 3.1 mi. North of Nassau
Junkanoo Expo Museum 0.4 E Downtown Nassau
Ardastra Gardens Zoo 1.0 W 3.2 mi. North-Northwest of Nassau
Malcom's Park Park 1.3 E 3.1 mi. North-Northeast of Nassau
The Retreat National Park Botanical Garden 2.5 ESE 2.9 mi. Northeast of Nassau
Fort Montagu Historical Site 2.5 E 3.6 mi. Northeast of Nassau
Freedom Park Park 4.1 SE 3.3 mi. East of Nassau
Bonefish Pond National Park Park 7.1 SW 5.0 mi. South West of Nassau
The Caves Historical Site 6.0 W 2.0 mi. West of Cable Beach
Primeval Forest Nature Sanctuary/Wildlife Reserve 8.7 WSW 5.5 mi. South West of Cable Beach
US Navy Squadron 1 Monument Monument 12.7 WSW 9.2 mi. South West of Cable Beach
Commonwealth Brewery Brewery 12.8 WSW 9.3 mi. South West of Cable Beach
Clifton Heritage Park Park 13.5 WSW 9.8 mi. West-Southwest of Cable Beach
Sacred Spaces: Women & Welcome Monument 13.7 WSW 10.0 mi. West-Southwest of Cable Beach

If you're on the lookout for somewhere interesting to go, Harrold & Wilson Ponds National Park might be the right choice for you. This National Park is the perfect spot for bird lovers vacationing on the Bahamas. Not only does the site feature a glorious abundance of bird life, but it also provides some outstanding educational offerings.

Nearby Accommodations

When choosing a location to stay in, it's often helpful to learn about nearby accommodations in order to get a better feel for the region. This portion of New Providence offers vacationers various additional hotel and resort options, which will give you plenty to contemplate before reaching a conclusion. Learn more about all of the area's lodging possibilities by checking the following table.

Accommodations near British Colonial Hilton
Accommodation Distance Direction Location
Towne Hotel 0.1 SE Downtown Nassau, New Providence
Graycliff Hotel And Restaurant 0.2 S Downtown Nassau, New Providence
Nassau Junkanoo Resort 0.2 W 3.1 mi. North of Nassau, New Providence
Nassau Palm Hotel 0.3 W 3.1 mi. North of Nassau, New Providence
Red Carpet Inn Nassau 2.2 E 3.4 mi. Northeast of Nassau, New Providence
Orchard Garden Hotel 2.4 ESE 3.1 mi. Northeast of Nassau, New Providence
The Corner Hotel 4.4 SSW 2.2 mi. West-Southwest of Nassau, New Providence

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