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 on Paradise Island, in the vicinity of Potters Cay, Casuarina Beach is on the North West edge of the island, You should consider stopping by whether or not you are staying in the immediate vicinity. Travelers who prefer walking over driving to their next destination will probably like Casuarina Beach. There are so many things to do in the area, as this beach is right in the center of all the daytime activity.

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, you won't find any public restrooms along this coastline, so if you're visiting with small children you might want to consider a different location. Fortunately, the water here is clear enough for snorkeling, so purchase or rent some gear if you want to see the underwater world.

Since Casuarina Beach is of course found within a popular area that can get crowded, you might need to hunt to get a spot!

What's Nearby

Attractions

Casuarina Beach is beautiful natural attraction, which you'll find on the North West coast of New Providence. It is near some interesting sites like Atlantis Casino, which is seen a quarter mile to the north, and it is one of a number of popular spots in the area.

Historical attractions like Cloisters offer a great compliment to the natural beauty of Casuarina Beach, and they give vacationers the chance to learn more about the Bahamas, without straying too far from the coastline. Actually, this coastline is located only a brief walk or taxi ride away from this destination of historical interest.

Beaches are one type of attraction you can visit, but there will be more options available in the Bahamas. The table below lists other attractions that are nearby.

Activities and Attractions Near Casuarina Beach
Attraction Type Distance Direction Island
Atlantis Casino Casino 0.3 mi. N New Providence
Aquadventure Amusement/Theme Park 0.3 mi. NE 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

Nearby, you'll find the town of Paradise Island, which is not an overly urbanized area, but still has its fair share of things to do.

Hotels

The crowdedness of the shoreline can vary widely, it depends on many factors: the time of sundown, happy hour, even how packed the nearby hotels are. You can typically expect to encounter quite a few visitors from lodgings in the area.

Vacationers will find a pretty nice selection of resort and hotel options to choose from in the area around Casuarina Beach. The closest of which can be seen 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
Best Western Bay View Suites 0.8 mi. E Hotel
One & Only Ocean Club 1.1 mi. E Resort

Food

If you're looking for a place to eat after, or even during, your visit to the beach, there are lots of nearby options when it comes to dining. One of the nearest places to eat is Starbucks Coral Towers. The restaurant has a menu featuring American food. Many guests rave about their coffee. You and your group can get to this restaurant and start eating in just a few minutes as it's just a little ways away.

Nearby restaurants are provided 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
Mesa Grill (242) 363-3000 ext. 29 Fusion, Mexican Fine Dining 0.2 mi. NNE
Mosaic (242) 363-3000 Mediterranean Informal 0.3 mi. NE
Marketplace (242) 363-3000 ext. 29 International Informal 0.4 mi. E
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
Atlas Bar & Grill (242) 363-3000 Eclectic Informal 0.5 mi. E
Cafe Martinique (242) 363-3000 French Fine Dining 0.5 mi. E
Murray's Deli (242) 363-3000 American Informal 0.5 mi. E

Other Beaches

There are other beaches on New Providence you might like besides Casuarina Beach.

You may also like Pirates Cove Beach, a popular beach beloved by tourists. It is located a half mile to the northeast. If you were hoping to find a tranquil beach scene with few crowds, you might find what you want at Cabbage Beach. You'll find it only a short distance away.

You might also want to visit Paradise Beach, which is located within a short distance.

The Bahamas offers endless ways to discover its natural beauty, and Casuarina Beach is just one of the many options.

 

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