What's Located Around Riu Palace Paradise Island

The gorgeous beaches on New Providence are boasted as some of the most relaxing (or active!) spots that the islands have to offer.

If all you can think about is the beach, Riu Palace Paradise Island has what you need. This lodging is set right on the water, so guests can spend every day soaking up the sun if they so desire.

Nearby Beaches

Cabbage Beach

Naturally, since Riu Palace Paradise Island is located on Cabbage Beach, spending time at the shore is one of the main attractions here. The most popular beach on Paradise Island, Cabbage Beach is a stunning strip of pearly white sand along the island's northern coast. Though consistently populated, this long beach has ample sand and sun for everyone. However, despite its popularity, there are no public restrooms so don't expect to be allowed the use of facilities unless you plan on having lunch at one of the hotels that line the beach. For those who are eager for some variety, the following options each offer something a little different. Clicking on each link below allows you to view our detailed article:

Beaches Near Riu Palace Paradise Island
Beach Distance Direction Location
Pirates Cove Beach 0.5 WNW 0.6 mi. Northwest of Paradise Island
Casuarina Beach 0.8 W 0.7 mi. West of Paradise Island
Paradise Beach 0.8 W 0.8 mi. West-Northwest of Paradise Island
Snorkeler's Cove Beach 1.3 E 1.4 mi. East of Paradise Island
Arawak Beach 1.4 E 1.5 mi. East of Paradise Island
Honeymoon Cove Beach 1.6 E 1.6 mi. East of Paradise Island
Colonial Beach 1.9 W 1.9 mi. West of Paradise Island
Goodman Beach 4.2 W 1.8 mi. East of Cable Beach

One of the most convenient options is Pirates Cove Beach. You don't need to be hunting for buried treasure or wearing an eye patch to enjoy a day at Pirates Cove Beach. Instead, this is a popular spot on the small Staniel Cay for hiking and sunbathing.

Travelers can also have a good time at Cabbage Beach which is usually full of tourists looking for a variety of beach activities. The most popular beach on Paradise Island, Cabbage Beach is a stunning strip of pearly white sand along the island's northern coast. Though consistently populated, this long beach has ample sand and sun for everyone. However, despite its popularity, there are no public restrooms so don't expect to be allowed the use of facilities unless you plan on having lunch at one of the hotels that line the beach. This beach is a quick trip away.

Nearby Areas

Paying a visit to the towns or communities located closest to your hotel can add a little variety to your vacation schedule, whether it's about trying their underrated nightlife, or dining with locals at their authentic restaurants. Riu Palace Paradise Island is located near the middle of Paradise Island, 1.7 miles east-northeast of downtown Nassau.

The areas found closest to Riu Palace Paradise Island are listed below.

Cities, Towns, and Neighborhoods Nearby
Area Name Distance Direction
Potters Cay 0.6 SW
downtown Nassau 1.7 WSW
Nassau 3.9 SSW
Baha Mar 5.2 W
Cable Beach 5.9 W
Olde Town Sandyport 7.1 W
Gambier 11.6 W
Old Fort Bay 11.9 W
Adelaide Village 12.4 WSW

Nearby Attractions

The Dig Aquarium

Visitors who prefer to stay active and on-the-go while visiting New Providence will quickly learn that Riu Palace Paradise Island makes an exceptional starting point for their daily excursions. You will soon notice that this area has countless opportunities for exploration, including Atlantis Lagoon, The Dig Aquarium, and Cloisters. The closest of the three is Atlantis Lagoon.

Still more attractions, within the vicinity of the lodging, are shown in the table below.

Attractions Near Riu Palace Paradise Island
Attraction Type Distance Direction Location
Atlantis Lagoon Park 0.3 W 0.4 mi. Northwest of Paradise Island
The Dig Aquarium Aquarium 0.4 W 0.4 mi. West-Northwest of Paradise Island
Cloisters Historical Site 0.5 SE 0.4 mi. East of Paradise Island
Versailles Garden Botanical Garden 0.5 SE 0.4 mi. East of Paradise Island
Paradise Island Lighthouse Lighthouse 2.2 W 2.2 mi. West of Paradise Island
Dolphin Encounter Dolphin Encounter Service 3.3 ENE 3.3 mi. East-Northeast of Paradise Island
The Caves Historical Site 7.9 W 2.0 mi. West of Cable Beach
Bonefish Pond National Park Park 8.6 SW 5.0 mi. South West of Nassau
Primeval Forest Nature Sanctuary/Wildlife Reserve 10.6 WSW 5.5 mi. South West of Cable Beach
US Navy Squadron 1 Monument Monument 14.6 WSW 9.2 mi. South West of Cable Beach
Commonwealth Brewery Brewery 14.7 WSW 9.3 mi. South West of Cable Beach

If you're on the lookout for somewhere interesting to go, The Dig Aquarium might be what the doctor ordered. While "The Dig" may bring images of sand and dirt, that is not what you'll find here. The Dig at Atlantis is a stellar aquarium full of exotic exhibits themed to the sunk city of Atlantis.

Nearby Accommodations

When choosing where to book your stay, it is sometimes worthwhile to learn more about nearby accommodation options in order to get a feel for the area. Readers will be able to find plenty of other places to think about in the region, as this portion of New Providence offers guests an exceptional selection of resorts and hotels to pick from. Learn what you need to know about the area's booking possibilities by checking the table below.

Accommodations near Riu Palace Paradise Island
Accommodation Distance Direction Location
Atlantis Beach Tower 0.1 W 0.2 mi. North of Paradise Island, New Providence
Comfort Suites Paradise Island 0.2 SSW 0.1 mi. West-Northwest of Paradise Island, New Providence
Atlantis Coral Towers 0.2 W 0.2 mi. Northwest of Paradise Island, New Providence
Best Western Bay View Suites 0.3 S 0.1 mi. South-Southeast of Paradise Island, New Providence
One & Only Ocean Club 0.4 ESE 0.3 mi. East of Paradise Island, New Providence
Warwick Paradise Island Bahamas 0.4 S 3.5 mi. North-Northeast of Nassau, New Providence
Atlantis Royal Towers 0.5 W 0.5 mi. West-Northwest of Paradise Island, New Providence
Paradise Island Beach Club 0.6 E 0.6 mi. East of Paradise Island, New Providence
Atlantis The Cove 0.7 W 0.7 mi. West-Northwest of Paradise Island, New Providence
Club Land'or Resort 0.7 SE 0.6 mi. East-Southeast of Paradise Island, New Providence
 

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