Casuarina Beach

Casuarina Beach is a popular spot in Casuarina Bay for a calm day of swimming, sunning, and snorkeling on Paradise Island. Located where the old Club Med used to be, the resort's closing has had no negative effect on the business of the beach.

Located near the heart of Paradise Island, in the vicinity of Potters Cay, Casuarina Beach is on the North West coast of the island, You might think about stopping by even if you are not staying nearby. Beaches in the Bahamas are often though of as secluded spots, which offer tranquility and relaxation. This atmosphere is blissful to some, but others need the kind of activity and variety you'll find at Casuarina Beach.

How to Access The Beach
Once you arrive on Paradise Island from Nassau, head west passed Sunrise Beach Club and over the Paradise Beach Drive bridge. Follow Paradise Beach Drive until you reach Casuarina Beach. A large parking lot is set behind the beach for your convenience.

Amenities and Ambiance

Stunning pink sands and aquamarine waters typify Casuarina Beach. Just off shore is a patch of reef where visitors can swim with parrotfish and turtles.

Keep in mind that restrooms won't be found on-site, which is something to consider if you're bringing the kids, or plan to spend all day outside. You'll find the waters off-shore to be fit for snorkeling, so purchase or rent some equipment if you're looking to see some exciting marine life.

Remember to take into account that the area surrounding Casuarina Beach is is a much-visited area, so show up early.

What's Nearby

Attractions

Casuarina Beach is on the North West coast of New Providence. It is close to Atlantis Casino, which is seen a quarter mile away, and it is among the favorite local destinations.

Historical attractions such as Cloisters offer the perfect compliment to an afternoon at Casuarina Beach, and give visitors the opportunity to learn more about The Bahamas' past, without having to stray too far from the beach. As a matter of fact, you'll find this spot one and a quarter miles to the east of this place of historical significance.

If you're looking for plenty of activities to keep you or your family busy, this beach isn't far from any of the items in the following table.

Activities and Attractions Near Casuarina Beach
Attraction Type Distance Direction Island
Atlantis Casino Casino 0.3 mi. N New Providence
The Dig Aquarium Aquarium 0.3 mi. ENE New Providence
Doongalik Art Gallery 0.6 mi. E New Providence
Cloisters Historical Site 1.2 mi. E New Providence
Paradise Island Lighthouse Lighthouse 1.5 mi. W New Providence
Paradise Island Golf Course Golf Course 1.9 mi. E New Providence

Cities and Towns

The town of Paradise Island is close-by and is an area with plenty to do, but yet isn't overcrowded.

Hotels

Whether this spot is full of bodies or practically empty will be influenced by everything from the time of day to the capacity of nearby hotels. At this beach, you can expect to see a fair amount of vacationers who are staying in the area.

There is a pretty nice range of booking options to choose from in the area that surrounds the beach. The most accessible of which can be viewed below.

Accommodations near Casuarina Beach
Hotel Distance Direction Type
Atlantis The Reef 0.1 mi. N Resort
Atlantis The Cove 0.3 mi. N Resort
Atlantis Royal Towers 0.3 mi. ENE Resort
Sivananda Ashram Yoga Retreat 0.4 mi. WNW Resort
Atlantis Coral Towers 0.6 mi. E Hotel
Comfort Suites Paradise Island 0.7 mi. E Resort
Atlantis Beach Tower 0.7 mi. E Resort
Riu Palace Paradise Island 0.8 mi. E Hotel
Warwick Paradise Island Bahamas 0.8 mi. ESE Hotel
Best Western Bay View Suites 0.8 mi. E Hotel

Food

It's no problem if you start to get the munchies while hanging out at Casuarina Beach; you'll have your pick of different cuisines and dining styles nearby. One of the nearest places to eat is Starbucks Coral Towers. The restaurant has American cuisine. They are also famous for their coffee. Some guests will choose to take a cab here, while others will want to walk as it's just a little ways away.

Restaurants closest to this beach are included in the following table.

Restaurants near Casuarina Beach
Restaurant Name Phone Cuisine Style Distance Direction
Starbucks Coral Towers (242) 363-2000 ext. 64666 American Very Casual 0.2 mi. N
Mosaic (242) 363-3000 Mediterranean Informal 0.3 mi. NE
Blue Lagoon (242) 363-2400 International Fine Dining -- --
Dive Inn (242) 363-3000 American, Caribbean Very Casual 0.4 mi. ENE
Nobu (242) 363-3000 ext. 29 Japanese Fine Dining 0.5 mi. E
The Point Restaurant & Bar (242) 363-6800 Caribbean Very Casual 0.5 mi. E
Shark Bites (242) 363-3000 Eclectic Very Casual 0.5 mi. NE
Cafe Martinique (242) 363-3000 French Fine Dining 0.5 mi. E
Murray's Deli (242) 363-3000 American Informal 0.5 mi. E
Lagoon Bar & Grill (242) 363-3000 Eclectic Informal 0.5 mi. ENE
Marina Pizzeria (242) 363-3000 Italian Very Casual 0.5 mi. E
Jamba Juice (242) 363-1410 -- Very Casual 0.6 mi. E

Other Beaches

Of course, there are lots of other spots along the coast of New Providence, and Casuarina Beach is just one option.

You may also like Pirates Cove Beach, where there's usually lots of activity. You'll find it a half mile to the northeast. If it's a bit of peace and quiet you're after, Cabbage Beach is a location removed from some more heavily-traveled spots. It is located not far off the beach at all.

You may also enjoy Paradise Beach, which is located only a short distance away.

Casuarina Beach could be the ideal stretch of sand, but it is possible that it may not be the best choice for your family; in which case there are other beaches (and other outdoor attractions) worth trying.

 

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