Nirvana Beach

Love Beach's quieter sister stretch of sand, Nirvana is a private beach known for the beach bar that sits on it and the excellent snorkeling that is available. The man that keeps things running on the beach is called Scott, and he makes sure the are is always clean, guests feel welcome, and cool drinks are always waiting for them at the bar.

Located on the western coast of the island of New Providence, 0.5 miles northeast of Gambier, You might want regardless of whether you're staying in the immediate vicinity.

How to Access The Beach

Nirvana is located about 10 miles west of Nassau, and although there is bus service from Cable Beach it is recommended that you rent a car and drive. You'll know you've found the place when you see the large purple gates.

Amenities and Ambiance

It costs $5(USD) to be permitted entrance to Nirvana, but the price includes all day access. Visitors have noted that Nirvana Beach has the best snorkeling on the island, where you'll be able to view not only brain coral and fish by spiny sea urchins as well.

Unfortunately, you won't find any public restrooms along this coastline, so those of you traveling with small children may want to consider another spot.

Nirvana Beach offers a calm and peaceful enclave, thanks to the fact that the location that surrounds the beach is free of city-life and traffic.

What's Nearby


Visitors will find this beach on the West-Northwest coast of New Providence. It is near The Caves, which is found three and a half miles to the east, and it is one of a few the area's interesting attractions.

To some, beaches and museums may seem an odd combination, but a quite a few vacationers find that museums like National Art Galley of The Bahamas (located nine and a half miles away) offer rare insight into Caribbean life and a new way to experience The Bahamas' culture.

There are options for close-by activities so you won't run low on things to do. The closest attractions are found in the following table.

Activities and Attractions Near Nirvana Beach
Attraction Type Distance Direction Island
The Caves Historical Site 3.4 E New Providence
Albany Golf Course Golf Course 3.5 S New Providence
Blue Shark Golf Course Golf Course 4.3 SSW New Providence
Commonwealth Brewery Brewery 4.9 SSW New Providence
US Navy Squadron 1 Monument Monument 4.9 SSW New Providence

Cities and Towns

Nirvana Beach is near Cable Beach, so you can explore the city after your visit to the beach. Nirvana Beach visitors seeking additional places to explore might want to think about making the trip to Cable Beach, since it's in the vicinity and is a particularly bustling part of the Bahamas.


Whether or not you encounter a lot of other visitors will be influenced by everything from the time of day to the capacity of nearby hotels. There aren't many large hotels in the immediate vicinity, but you may meet guests staying at the few small lodgings in the area.

Guests trying to find a hotel room near the beach won't find it that tough, as there are plenty of accommodations to pick from nearby. You can find the closest, most convenient hotel booking options by looking over those shown in the table below.

Accommodations near Nirvana Beach
Hotel Distance Direction Type
Compass Point 0.9 E Hotel
A Stones Throw Away 1.3 E Hotel
Orange Hill Beach Inn 2.4 E Hotel


If during your visit you start getting hungry, the area near this beach provides some viable options, so there's no need to go too far from the sea. One of the closest places to eat is Compass Point Restaurant. This restaurant has both Caribbean and International menu items.

A list of nearby restaurants is provided in the following table.

Restaurants near Nirvana Beach
Restaurant Name Phone Cuisine Style Distance Direction
Compass Point Restaurant (242) 327-4500 Caribbean, International Informal 0.4 mi. E
Old Fort Bay Club 362-6434 -- -- -- --
Travellers' Rest (242) 327-7633 American, Caribbean Very Casual 1.4 mi. E
The News Cafe (242) 362-4585 Café -- 2.3 mi. SW
Orange Hill Restaurant (242) 327-7157 Eclectic Very Casual 2.4 mi. E
Mahogany House (242) 362-6669 International, Italian Informal -- --
Beach Shack -- -- -- 3.5 mi. SW
Clubhouse Grill (888) 909-7001 American, Contemporary Informal 3.5 mi. S
Nesbit's Restaurant And Bar -- -- -- 3.9 mi. E
Cozy Corner Pub (242) 339-1440 -- -- 4.2 mi. E
Avery's Restaurant & Bar Nassau (242) 362-1547 -- -- 4.3 mi. S
Aviva (888) 909-7001 Grill Fine Dining 4.3 mi. S

Other Beaches

There are multiple beaches to discover on New Providence, of course, so perhaps you can explore more than one.

Another sun-drenched spot to consider is Old Fort Marina Beach, located only a short distance away.

The Bahamas has plenty to offer its visitors, and Nirvana Beach is just one of many incredible attractions you can choose from.


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