Quiet and tranquil, this beach runs along the coast just west of quaint Adelaide Village. With Albany and Blue Shark golf courses nearby, South Ocean Beach is the perfect place to relax after a round of golf.
Located on the island of New Providence, 2.1 miles southeast of Clifton Bay, You might want to drop by whether or not you're staying particularly close by. This beach is not just a tropical beauty, it is one of the more unique and quiet beaches in the Bahamas. While South Ocean Beach may be a little harder to reach, it's a pleasure to find an undisturbed plot of sand like this one.
The beach is located just southeast of Albany Golf Course, and is accessible by car. From the golf course on Adelaide Rd, take any number of roads south to the ocean.
The beach is a long, straight strip of pristine white sand which hugs the south coast until it finds the Albany Marina. With the nearby wetlands, there is no end to the activities one can partake in here. Nature lovers will have the opportunity to see many native plants and animals - bird watchers will find the area especially impressive. Snorkeling gear, bicycles and kayaks are also available for rent.
Those who wish to eat lunch here will enjoy having access to picnic tables.
South Ocean Beach does have public restrooms for your convenience. You'll appreciate that showers are available, so you can rinse off before heading back to your hotel. Happily, the off-shore waters are clear and good for snorkeling, so grab some gear if you want to check out what lies beneath the surface.
South Ocean Beach is on the West coast of New Providence. It's located near Blue Shark Golf Course, which is within a distance that tourists could probably walk or take a cab to, and it is one of a few attractions in the area.
If you want to combine culture with your visit to the beach, you may want to consider visiting National Art Galley of The Bahamas. This museum is located within the range of a taxi, so it could be a welcomed alternative to hot afternoon activities.
A selection of nearby activities will ensure that you never run out of things to do. The closest attractions are found in the following table.
|Blue Shark Golf Course||Golf Course||0.5 mi.||NW||New Providence|
|Monument||0.8 mi.||W||New Providence|
|Commonwealth Brewery||Brewery||1.0 mi.||W||New Providence|
|Albany Golf Course||Golf Course||1.2 mi.||NE||New Providence|
|Sacred Spaces: Women & Welcome||Monument||2.2 mi.||W||New Providence|
|The Caves||Historical Site||6.9 mi.||NE||New Providence|
|Crystal Palace Casino||Casino||9.0 mi.||NE||New Providence|
|Other Sports and Recreation||10.5 mi.||ENE||New Providence|
|Ardastra Gardens||Zoo||11.1 mi.||ENE||New Providence|
|Fort Charlotte||Historical Site||11.3 mi.||ENE||New Providence|
|Vincent D'Aguilar Art Foundation||Art Gallery||11.8 mi.||ENE||New Providence|
|National Art Galley of The Bahamas||Art Museum||11.9 mi.||ENE||New Providence|
Tourists at South Ocean Beach who are seeking further attractions should think about making the trip to Cable Beach, which is nearby and is an especially active area of the Bahamas.
The crowdedness of the shoreline can vary widely, it depends mainly on when you visit, and how full nearby hotel rooms are. The area does not have very many large hotels, but you may encounter visitors from smaller accommodations in the area.
Vacationers will find a pretty good assortment of hotel and resort options to choose from in the area surrounding South Ocean Beach. The most accessible of which are shown below.
|A Stones Throw Away||5.1||NE||Hotel|
|Orange Hill Beach Inn||5.9||NE||Hotel|
If someone in your group starts to get a little hungry at the beach, it's alright because you'll have your pick of different cuisines and dining styles nearby. One of the nearest restaurants is.
Nearby dining options are shown in the following table.
|(888) 909-7001||Grill||Fine Dining||0.4 mi.||E|
|(888) 909-7001||Bar and grill||Very Casual||0.4 mi.||E|
|(888) 909-7001||Caribbean, Contemporary||Informal||0.4 mi.||E|
|(888) 909-7001||American, Contemporary||Informal||1.2 mi.||NE|
|(242) 362-1547||--||--||1.9 mi.||E|
|The News Cafe||(242) 362-4585||Café||--||2.3 mi.||N|
|Mahogany House||(242) 362-6669||International, Italian||Informal||--||--|
|Compass Point Restaurant||(242) 327-4500||Caribbean, International||Informal||4.6 mi.||NNE|
Visitors who are looking for the ideal beach will have lots of choices besides South Ocean Beach.
You might also enjoy Old Fort Bay, found just a little ways away. More active guests, though, may be interested in Gaulding Cay Beach, which offers a little more opportunity for excitement, and isn't far from nearby attractions. You'll find it three and a half miles to the west-northwest.
Vacationers may also want to visit Da Flat Adelaide Beach, one of the many great Bahamas beach sites.
Perhaps South Ocean Beach is the most convenient coastline for you to visit, but some travelers itch to explore more; in which case there are other beaches (and other outdoor attractions) worth trying.
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