Old Fort Marina Beach

Just across the street from Old Fort Marina is a beach of the same name. Often frequented by yachters after docking their boat, this is a cool, calm beach that everyone can enjoy.

Located in Old Fort Bay, Old Fort Marina Beach is on the West coast of New Providence. You might want to drop by regardless of whether you are staying in the immediate vicinity. Those planning on making a stop at this beach can have a relaxing time without sacrificing the chance to meet new people.

How to Access The Beach

To access Old Fort Marina Beach, exit West Bay Street towards Old Fort Marina and head to the coast.

Amenities and Ambiance

Deep blue waters, almost gem-toned in hue, calmly lap the shores of Old Fort Marina Beach, which also enjoys soft pink sands.

Unfortunately, restrooms will not be available here, so those of you traveling with small children may want to consider another spot.

If you enjoy coasts that offer those who visit a calm enclave, then maybe head on over to Old Fort Marina Beach; it is back in a less urbanized section of the region.

What's Nearby


You'll find this beach on the West coast of New Providence. It is near some interesting sites like Albany Golf Course, which is situated two and a half miles to the south, and it is one of a number of favorite local destinations.

If you want to mix a cultural experience with your visit to the beach, you may want to consider visiting National Art Galley of The Bahamas. This museum is located ten miles to the east, giving beachgoers the chance to escape that hot midday sunshine.

With a selection of nearby activities, you'll never run out of ways to stay busy. Attractions close to this beach can be found in the following table.

Activities and Attractions Near Old Fort Marina Beach
Attraction Type Distance Direction Island
Albany Golf Course Golf Course 2.5 S New Providence
Blue Shark Golf Course Golf Course 3.1 SSW New Providence
Commonwealth Brewery Brewery 3.7 SW New Providence
US Navy Squadron 1 Monument Monument 3.7 SSW New Providence
Sacred Spaces: Women & Welcome Monument 4.1 SW New Providence

Cities and Towns

Old Fort Marina Beach visitors seeking further attractions should consider heading over to Cable Beach, which is not far away and is an area full of activity.


The popularity of this spot on any given day can vary, depending on when you visit, and how many of the nearby hotel rooms have been booked. This beach is not near many large hotels, but it can attract guests from the few small lodgings in the area.

Those trying to find a place to stay not far from the beach won't find it very tough, as there are lots of hotels and resorts to pick from in the area. Find the closest, most convenient lodging options by perusing those shown below.

Accommodations near Old Fort Marina Beach
Hotel Distance Direction Type
Compass Point 1.8 NE Hotel
A Stones Throw Away 2.1 NE Hotel
Orange Hill Beach Inn 3.1 ENE Hotel


When lunchtime rolls around and you start getting hungry, you'll have some great cuisine to choose from, and you don't have to go far from the sea. One of the closest places to eat is Old Fort Bay Club.

The following table provides a list of dining options near this beach.

Restaurants near Old Fort Marina Beach
Restaurant Name Phone Cuisine Style Distance Direction
Old Fort Bay Club 362-6434 -- -- -- --
The News Cafe (242) 362-4585 Café -- 1.2 mi. SW
Compass Point Restaurant (242) 327-4500 Caribbean, International Informal 1.3 mi. NE
Mahogany House (242) 362-6669 International, Italian Informal -- --
Travellers' Rest (242) 327-7633 American, Caribbean Very Casual 2.2 mi. NE
Clubhouse Grill (888) 909-7001 American, Contemporary Informal 2.5 mi. S
Beach Shack -- -- -- 2.5 mi. SW
Orange Hill Restaurant (242) 327-7157 Eclectic Very Casual 3.1 mi. ENE
Aviva (888) 909-7001 Grill Fine Dining 3.2 mi. S
Azul (888) 909-7001 Bar and grill Very Casual 3.2 mi. S
Footprints (888) 909-7001 Caribbean, Contemporary Informal 3.2 mi. S
Avery's Restaurant & Bar Nassau (242) 362-1547 -- -- 3.4 mi. S

Other Beaches

Visitors searching for the perfect beach will have other options if Old Fort Marina Beach doesn't suit their tastes.

You might also want to visit Orange Hill Beach, which is located reasonably close-by, which means a quick cab ride should put you in the right spot to check out this other choice.

The Bahamas has some unforgettable natural wonders to explore, and Old Fort Marina Beach is just one of the many options.


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