Snorkeler's Cove Beach

Right near the Paradise Island Golf Club is a beach known as Snorkeler's Cove. As you might imagine, this is one of the top spots on Paradise Island for snorkeling and other water sports, with its clear, calm waters and abundance of marine life.

Positioned on Paradise Island, near Potters Cay, Snorkeler's Cove Beach is on the South East edge of the island, You should consider dropping by whether or not you're staying particularly close by. Seeking a beach that best suits your style of relaxation? Some prefer to choose one that is within easy reach of hotels, but far enough from the noisy crowds; a somewhat secluded part of the coast called Snorkeler's Cove Beach usually offers the right balance.

How to Access The Beach
Visitors can easily access Snorkeler's Cove by walking to it from Atlantis, or via Ocean Club Drive.

Amenities and Ambiance

Set behind a mega popular resort area, Snorkeler's Cove Beach features blindingly white sands and emerald green waters.

Unfortunately, you won't find any public restrooms along this coastline, so those of you traveling with small children may want to consider another spot.

Since Snorkeler's Cove Beach will be located within a tourist hotspot, many try to show up early.

What's Nearby


Positioned on the South East coast of New Providence; this area boasts other attractions such as Paradise Island Golf Course, which is a half mile to the south west.

If you want more information on the history of the Bahamas, there are plenty of places where you can learn first-hand about the country's past. One of the nearest historical attractions is Cloisters, which is a mile to the west-southwest.

Beaches are a great attraction to visit, but there's even more to see during your stay. The following chart includes some other attractions close-by.

Activities and Attractions Near Snorkeler's Cove Beach
Attraction Type Distance Direction Island
Paradise Island Golf Course Golf Course 0.4 mi. SW New Providence
Cloisters Historical Site 1.0 mi. WSW New Providence
Doongalik Art Gallery 1.5 mi. W New Providence
The Dig Aquarium Aquarium 1.7 mi. W New Providence
Atlantis Casino Casino 2.0 mi. W New Providence
Paradise Island Lighthouse Lighthouse 3.5 mi. W New Providence

Cities and Towns

Not far away you'll find Paradise Island, a town which is an area with plenty to do, but yet isn't overcrowded.


The crowdedness of the shoreline can vary widely, depending on time of day, season, and how full nearby hotel rooms are. You can generally expect to share the sand with more than a few visitors from lodgings in the area.

You'll find a decent number of lodgings which can be reached in the car. A few of the more convenient options are displayed in the following list.

Accommodations near Snorkeler's Cove Beach
Hotel Distance Direction Type
Paradise Island Beach Club 0.8 mi. W Hotel
Paradise Harbour Club & Marina 0.8 mi. SW Resort
Club Land'or Resort 0.9 mi. SW Hotel
One & Only Ocean Club 1.0 mi. W Resort
Riu Palace Paradise Island 1.3 mi. W Hotel
Best Western Bay View Suites 1.3 mi. W Hotel
Atlantis Beach Tower 1.4 mi. W Resort
Comfort Suites Paradise Island 1.4 mi. W Resort
Warwick Paradise Island Bahamas 1.4 mi. WSW Hotel
Atlantis Coral Towers 1.5 mi. W Hotel


Don't worry if your stomach starts rumbling while sunbathing at Snorkeler's Cove Beach; you'll have a variety of choices within a few miles. Columbus Tavern is one of the closest eateries. This restaurant has both Caribbean and European dishes on the menu. They're also renowned for their seafood.

Nearby restaurant options are listed in the following table.

Restaurants near Snorkeler's Cove Beach
Restaurant Name Phone Cuisine Style Distance Direction
Columbus Tavern (242) 363-2533 Caribbean, European Informal 0.8 mi. SW
Viola's Bar and Grill (242) 363-3739 International Very Casual 1.2 mi. W
Hibiscus Terrace (242) 363-2555 Eclectic Very Casual 1.3 mi. W
Bahamian Club (242) 363-3000 Caribbean, International Fine Dining 1.4 mi. W
Casa D'Angelo (242) 363-3000 Italian Fine Dining 1.4 mi. W
Dune (242) 363-3000 Asian Fusion, French Fine Dining 1.4 mi. W
Quiznos Paradise Island (242) 363-3000 American Very Casual 1.4 mi. W
Cave Grill (242) 363-3000 American Very Casual 1.4 mi. W
Crusoe's Garden Restaurant (242) 363-3680 Eclectic Very Casual 1.4 mi. W
Chop Stix (242) 363-3000 ext. 29 Pan Asian / Pacific Rim Fine Dining 1.5 mi. W
Anthony's Caribbean Grill (242) 363-3152 American, Caribbean Informal 1.5 mi. W
Starbucks The Reef (242) 363-6900 American Very Casual 1.5 mi. W

Other Beaches

Travelers in search of the perfect beach will have plenty of other choices on New Providence besides Snorkeler's Cove Beach.

Another option worth considering is Arawak Beach, which is located a couple hundred yards away.

There are countless experiences to enjoy in the Bahamas, and paying a visit to Snorkeler's Cove Beach is just one way you can spend your afternoon.


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