Orange Hill Beach

Despite being the location of a couple beach hotels, the shore of Orange Hill Beach is quiet and offers visitors the kind of privacy that does not not exist at nearby Cable Beach.

Located near the heart of the island of New Providence, 2.0 miles west of Olde Town Sandyport, Orange Hill Beach is on the North coast of the island, You might want even if you are not staying in the vicinity. One beach that tends to attract a broad range of travelers is Orange Hill Beach, which is generally active and popular, but rarely crowded. If you're not fond of the atmosphere and empty, quiet beaches, dut don't want to be overwhelmed by crowds of hotel guests, this beach has the best of bost worlds.

How to Access The Beach
The beach is located right off West Bay Road, and is easy to reach. However, it is usually only visited by guests of nearby hotels, and there is no dedicated parking area.

Amenities and Ambiance

Orange Hill Beach is around the same size, if not a little larger than the more popular Cable Beach, though without the crowds. Its soft sands are a favorite among those looking for a peaceful stroll along the calming coast. To top it off, the crystal waters are as blue as the sky, making this beach an ideal place to just relax.

Please note that public restrooms are not available, which is something to consider if you plan to spend a full day in the sun. The water here is fit for snorkeling, so bring along some gear if you're hoping to find some interesting marine life.

What's Nearby

Attractions

The beach is wonderful, but the surrounding area has a lot to offer, too. Look for it on the North coast of New Providence. It is near The Caves, which is within a distance that tourists could probably walk or take a cab to, and it is among the favorite local destinations.

If you want to mix a little culture with your trip to the beach, you should consider a trip to National Art Galley of The Bahamas, a lovely museum found within taxi range, and might make a nice break from the midday sun.

With a selection of nearby activities, you'll never run out of ways to stay busy. The attractions nearest to this beach are listed in the following table.

Activities and Attractions Near Orange Hill Beach
Attraction Type Distance Direction Island
The Caves Historical Site 1.2 ENE New Providence
Royal Blue Golf Course 3.7 E New Providence
Albany Golf Course Golf Course 4.7 SW New Providence
Blue Shark Golf Course Golf Course 5.7 SW New Providence
Ardastra Gardens Zoo 6.1 E New Providence

Cities and Towns

Tourists at Orange Hill Beach who are looking for some additional excitement should consider heading to Cable Beach, which is not far away and is an area full of activity.

Hotels

The number of other vacationers sharing this coastline can vary widely, depending on everything from the time the sun sets to how many people have booked rooms nearby. There aren't many large hotels nearby, but it can appeal to guests from the few small lodgings in the area.

Travelers hoping to find a place to stay not far from Orange Hill Beach won't have a difficult time, as there are plenty of accommodations to pick from nearby. You will find the closest, most convenient booking options by viewing what's listed below.

Accommodations near Orange Hill Beach
Hotel Distance Direction Type
Orange Hill Beach Inn 0.2 mi. E Hotel
A Stones Throw Away 0.9 mi. W Hotel
Ocean West Boutique Hotel 1.0 mi. E Hotel
Compass Point 1.3 mi. W Hotel
Sandyport Beaches Resort 2.0 mi. ENE Hotel
Netties Place at Casuarinas -- -- Hotel
Sandals Royal Bahamian Resort & Spa 3.1 mi. E Resort
Westwind Club 3.3 mi. E Hotel
Marley Resort and Spa 3.4 mi. E Hotel
Blue Water Resort 3.4 mi. E Resort

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 the shore. One of the nearest places to eat is Orange Hill Restaurant. The restaurant serves eclectic cuisine. Many guests rave about their barbecue and seafood. Some guests will choose to take a cab here, while others will want to walk since it's not far off the beach at all.

The table below lists dining options near this beach.

Restaurants near Orange Hill Beach
Restaurant Name Phone Cuisine Style Distance Direction
Orange Hill Restaurant (242) 327-7157 Eclectic Very Casual 0.2 mi. E
Travellers' Rest (242) 327-7633 American, Caribbean Very Casual 0.8 mi. W
Nesbit's Restaurant And Bar -- -- -- 1.7 mi. ENE
Compass Point Restaurant (242) 327-4500 Caribbean, International Informal 1.9 mi. W
Cozy Corner Pub (242) 339-1440 -- -- 1.9 mi. E
Blue Caviar on the Beach (242) 327-7111 French -- 2.0 mi. ENE
The Blue Sail Restaurant and Bar (242) 327-7111 French, Mediterranean Very Casual 2.0 mi. ENE
Marco's Pizza (242) 601-1000 -- -- 2.4 mi. E
Nettie's Place Restaurant (242) 327-8153 Caribbean Very Casual -- --
Sbarro Cable Beach (242) 327-7711 Italian Very Casual 3.0 mi. E
Poop Deck at Sandyport (242) 327-3325 International Informal 3.0 mi. E
Olives Meze Grill (242) 327-6393 Greek, Mediterranean -- 3.0 mi. E

Other Beaches

Of course, you'll find plenty of other beaches on New Providence, so if Orange Hill Beach doesn't sound like your type of scene, you have options.

Another location you may want to try is Delaporte Beach, which is located a mile and a half to the east-northeast.

Orange Hill Beach could be the ideal stretch of sand, but it is possible that it may not be the best choice for your family; if so, the Bahamas offers a variety of beaches for travelers who wish to try elsewhere.

 

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