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.

Positioned on Paradise Island, in the general vicinity of Potters Cay, Casuarina Beach is on the North West coast of the island, You might think about stopping by even if you aren't staying nearby. Travelers who find secluded beaches too calm and inactive may never want to leave 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.

Unfortunately, restrooms will not be available here, but you may be able to find facilities at a nearby business. Happily, the off-shore waters are fit for snorkeling, so purchase or rent some equipment if you're wanting to check out the underwater sites.

Remember to take into account that the area right around Casuarina Beach is is a much-visited area, so plan accordingly.

What's Nearby

Attractions

You'll find this beach on the North West coast of New Providence; the area is home to other attractions such as Atlantis Casino, which is pretty close, so you may choose to walk to this destination, while some will prefer to take a cab.

Historical attractions such as Cloisters offer a nice compliment to the scenery of Casuarina Beach, and allow visitors to learn more about the Bahamas, without having to leave the coast. As a matter of fact, this coastline is located one and a quarter miles to the east of this historical destination.

Being able to choose from some activities besides the beach will ensure you won't get bored. The attractions closest to this beach are listed 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

Casuarina Beach is close to Paradise Island, so a trip into the city——for snacks, drinks, and other attractions——is a convenient option. Paradise Island is nearby and is noted for its balance between seclusion and urbanization.

Hotels

The number of other people sharing spots in the sand can vary widely, depending on when you visit, and how many people have booked nearby hotels. You can typically expect to see a fair amount of other guests who are staying close by.

You'll find a decent selection of hotel and resort options to choose from in the area that encircles Casuarina Beach. The most accessible of which have been listed 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

When lunchtime rolls around and you start getting hungry, the area near this beach provides some viable options, and you won't have to look too far away. One of the closest restaurants is Starbucks Coral Towers. The restaurant has a menu featuring American cuisine. Visitors often rave about their coffee. When you start to get hungry, you won't need to wait too long to eat as it's not far off the beach at all.

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

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

There are multiple beaches to discover on New Providence, of course, so Casuarina Beach is just one of your options.

If the active mood at Casuarina Beach is one of the features you love, consider checking out Pirates Cove Beach, a beach with a similar ambiance. It is located a half mile to the northeast. If you're looking for a more secluded beach experience, Cabbage Beach may be a good choice. It is located not far off the beach at all.

Vacationers may also want to visit Paradise Beach, which is located within a short distance.

While the area offers plenty of picturesque views and exciting attractions, Casuarina Beach is both a refreshing place to relax, and a beautiful natural attraction.

 

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