Love Beach

Surrounded by extravagant beach homes, Love Beach is popular amongst lovers of all things upscale and high class, yet it remains as unpretentious and natural as any beach can.

Situated on the island of New Providence, 1.6 miles northeast of Old Fort Bay, Love Beach is on the West coast of the island, You might want to drop by even if you aren't staying very close. The Bahamas' beaches are pretty busy for the most part, but Love Beach is a little bit further from the crowds, making it a good choice for travelers who'd like a less hectic scene, but one that's not completely empty.

How to Access The Beach
Love Beach is accessible via West Bay Street.

Amenities and Ambiance

Love Beach features sugar fine white sand and calm turquoise waters. Just off shore is an outcropping of rocks that is heavenly for snorkelers.

Keep in mind that restrooms won't be found on-site, which is something to consider if you plan to spend a full day in the sun.

What's Nearby

Attractions

The beach is wonderful, but the surrounding area has a lot to offer, too. Look for it on the West coast of New Providence. It is near The Caves, which is located three miles away, and it is one of the attractions in the vicinity.

Some may think that beaches and museums are an odd combination, but plenty of visitors find that museums like National Art Galley of The Bahamas (positioned only a cab ride away) offer an entertaining diversion and help share a different side of the Bahamas.

With a selection of nearby activities, you'll never run out of things to do. The following table contains a list of the closest attractions.

Activities and Attractions Near Love Beach
Attraction Type Distance Direction Island
The Caves Historical Site 2.8 E New Providence
Albany Golf Course Golf Course 3.7 S New Providence
Blue Shark Golf Course Golf Course 4.5 SW New Providence
Commonwealth Brewery Brewery 5.2 SW New Providence
US Navy Squadron 1 Monument Monument 5.2 SW New Providence

Cities and Towns

Love Beach visitors looking for further attractions might think about heading to Cable Beach, because it's nearby and is an active, busy area.

Hotels

How many other people you encounter at Love Beach will depend on many factors, including the capacity of nearby hotels. There are not many large hotels nearby, but you may meet guests from some of the smaller accommodations in the area.

Because the beach is situated in a fairly popular tourist destination, it is not usually all that difficult to find just the right type of hotel nearby. If you're wanting to get a place that's near the ocean, the table that follows shows the options closest to Love Beach.

Accommodations near Love Beach
Hotel Distance Direction Type
Compass Point 0.3 mi. E Hotel
A Stones Throw Away 0.8 mi. E Hotel
Orange Hill Beach Inn 1.8 mi. E Hotel
Ocean West Boutique Hotel 2.7 mi. E Hotel
The Island House 2.7 mi. SW Hotel
Sandyport Beaches Resort 3.6 mi. E Hotel
Netties Place at Casuarinas -- -- Hotel
Sandals Royal Bahamian Resort & Spa 4.8 mi. E Resort
Westwind Club 5.0 mi. E Hotel
Marley Resort and Spa 5.1 mi. E Hotel

Food

If you're feeling hungry for a midday meal, the area around this beach has plenty to offer, so you won't have to wander too far from the sea. One of the nearest places to eat is Compass Point Restaurant. The restaurant serves both Caribbean and International dishes on the menu.

The table below provides a list of restaurants closest to this beach.

Restaurants near Love Beach
Restaurant Name Phone Cuisine Style Distance Direction
Compass Point Restaurant (242) 327-4500 Caribbean, International Informal 0.2 mi. W
Travellers' Rest (242) 327-7633 American, Caribbean Very Casual 0.9 mi. E
Old Fort Bay Club 362-6434 -- -- -- --
Orange Hill Restaurant (242) 327-7157 Eclectic Very Casual 1.8 mi. E
The News Cafe (242) 362-4585 Café -- 2.6 mi. SW
Mahogany House (242) 362-6669 International, Italian Informal 2.7 mi. SW
Shima (242) 698-6300 Indonesian, Thai, Vietnamese -- 2.7 mi. SW
The Coffee Bar (242) 698-6300 -- -- 2.7 mi. SW
Nesbit's Restaurant And Bar -- -- -- 3.4 mi. E
Cozy Corner Pub (242) 339-1440 -- -- 3.6 mi. E
Blue Caviar on the Beach (242) 327-7111 French -- 3.6 mi. E
The Blue Sail Restaurant and Bar (242) 327-7111 French, Mediterranean Very Casual 3.6 mi. E

Other Beaches

Vacationers who are looking for the ideal beach will have plenty of other choices on New Providence besides Love Beach.

You may also want to try South Ocean Beach, where there's usually lots of activity. You'll find it four and a half miles to the south-southwest. If it's a bit of peace and quiet you're after, Old Fort Bay is a location secluded from lots of tourists and buildings. You'll find it a short taxi ride away.

Vacationers may also want to visit Old Fort Marina Beach, which is located a mile and a half away.

You may find that Love Beach is a great fit for your vacation, but maybe you want to see more; if so, there are other beaches and natural attractions in the Bahamas you might like.

 

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