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.

Located near the heart of the island of New Providence, 1.6 miles northeast of Old Fort Bay, Love Beach is on the West coast of the island, You should consider stopping by whether or not you are staying nearby. The beach is set within a rather congested region, but it would be incorrect to assume that the actual beach will be swarming with people. Rather, you will generally find quite a number of places to throw down your towel.

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.

Unfortunately, restrooms will not be available here, but you may be able to find facilities at a nearby business.

What's Nearby

Attractions

Visitors will find this beach on the West coast of New Providence; this area boasts other attractions such as The Caves, which is three miles away.

If you want to mix a cultural experience with your visit to the beach, you should consider a trip to National Art Galley of The Bahamas. This museum is located within reach of a cab, so it could be a welcomed alternative to hot afternoon activities.

The beach is one type of attraction you can visit, but there's plenty else to see during your stay. The following table includes 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 is close to Cable Beach, so walking the city is a definite option. Love Beach guests looking for a little additional excitement will want to think about heading to Cable Beach, because it's in the vicinity and is a particularly busy area of the Bahamas.

Hotels

The number of other vacationers sharing this coastline can vary widely, it depends on many factors: the time of sundown, happy hour, even how many of the nearby hotel rooms have been booked. The area is not home to many major hotels, but you may encounter guests from the few small lodgings in the area.

Travelers seeking a place to stay close to the beach should find themselves in luck, as there are plenty of hotels to pick from in the surrounding area. Find the closest, most convenient booking options by perusing what's listed in the following table.

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
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
Blue Water Resort 5.1 mi. E Resort
Meliá Nassau Beach 5.4 mi. E Hotel

Food

When you start craving an afternoon snack, the area around this beach has plenty to offer, and you don't have to go far from these sands. One of the closest places to eat is Compass Point Restaurant. This restaurant has both Caribbean and International cuisines.

Some nearby restaurant options are listed in the following table.

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
Nesbit's Restaurant And Bar -- -- -- 3.4 mi. E
Mahogany House (242) 362-6669 International, Italian Informal -- --
Cozy Corner Pub (242) 339-1440 -- -- 3.6 mi. E
Clubhouse Grill (888) 909-7001 American, Contemporary Informal 3.7 mi. S
Beach Shack -- -- -- 4.0 mi. SW
Avery's Restaurant & Bar Nassau (242) 362-1547 -- -- 4.3 mi. S
Aviva (888) 909-7001 Grill Fine Dining 4.5 mi. SSW

Other Beaches

Visitors searching for the perfect beach on New Providence will have lots of options besides Love Beach.

If the vibrant atmosphere of Love Beach is what you're looking for, consider heading to South Ocean Beach, a spot with the same type of electricity. You'll find it four and a half miles to the south-southwest. If you're looking for something a little more private, Old Fort Bay could be a good option for you. You'll find it a quick car or cab ride away.

Another option worth considering is Old Fort Marina Beach, which is located only a short distance away.

Of course, there are lots of other things to do and see in the Bahamas; then again, taking a swim at Love Beach is certainly a fun way to enjoy the area's natural attractions.

 

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