The most frequently visited beach on Grand Bahama, Lucayan has available most every water sport under the sun, and is known for its nearby dining, shopping, and nightlife.
Set in the eastern outskirts of Port Lucaya, Lucayan Beach is on the South West coast of Grand Bahama Island. You might want regardless of whether you're staying in the vicinity. While the Bahamas has beaches that are more secluded than Lucayan Beach, it has the right combination of city atmosphere and natural beauty to attract families and couples alike.
You'll find the beach opposite the Port Lucaya hotels, east of Coral Beach. From Royal Palm Way, the beach is at the end of any number of residential roads, all of which are called Sea (Something) Lane - Sea Breeze, Sea Grape, etc.
The beach is long and thin, nestled up against a nice residential area. Walks are leisurely and pleasant along any portion, and the water just off shore is extremely clear. The waves can be pretty strong, though, and so can the undertoe, so take caution before getting in the water.
Unfortunately, public restrooms aren't available, though you may be able to use the facilities at a nearby business.
Be mindful that Lucayan Beach's immediate surroundings are a bustling area, so factor that into your plans.
Travelers will find Lucayan Beach on the South West coast of Grand Bahama Island; this area boasts other attractions such as, which is only a short distance away, so tourists could take a cab or probably walk to this attraction.
If you're interested in mixing culture with your visit to the beach, you might want to consider visiting Ye Olde Pirate Bottle House, a lovely museum found just a quick cab ride or walk away, so it would be an easy side trip to take after the beach.
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.
|Art Gallery||0.2 mi.||W||Grand Bahama Island|
|Ye Olde Pirate Bottle House||Museum||0.3 mi.||W||Grand Bahama Island|
|Gift and Souvenir Shops||0.3 mi.||W||Grand Bahama Island|
|Leo's Art Gallery||Art Gallery||0.3 mi.||W||Grand Bahama Island|
|Treasure Bay Casino||Casino||0.3 mi.||W||Grand Bahama Island|
|Museum||0.3 mi.||W||Grand Bahama Island|
|Lucayan Golf Course||Golf Course||0.7 mi.||NNW||Grand Bahama Island|
Lucayan Beach is close to Port Lucaya, so you can explore the city after your visit to the beach. Those visiting Lucayan Beach who are seeking further attractions might want to consider going to Port Lucaya, which is close-by and is an active, busy area. From Lucayan Beach, Port Lucaya is a quick trip away, maybe a few hundred yards (a quarter kilometer).
The number of other people sharing spots in the sand can vary widely, depending on everything from the time of day to how many people have booked rooms nearby. You can generally expect to share the sand with more than a few visitors from lodgings in the area.
You'll find a moderately varied selection of places to stay which can be reached in the car. Some of the closest options can be viewed in the following list.
|Grand Lucayan||0.2 mi.||W||Resort|
|Pelican Bay Resort At Lucaya||0.2 mi.||NW||Hotel|
|Taino Beach Resort||0.2 mi.||NE||Resort|
|Grand Lucaya Bahamas Beach||0.3 mi.||WSW||Resort|
|Flamingo Bay Yacht Club & Marina Hotel||0.4 mi.||NE||Resort|
|Bell Channel Inn||0.5 mi.||NW||Motel|
A trip to the beach isn't complete until you dine at a local restaurant, where you'll be able to get a taste of the local fare, without having to stray too far. One of the nearest places to eat is Flying Fish Modern Seafood. This restaurant features Caribbean cuisine. They're perhaps most famous, though, for their seafood. Some guests will choose to take a cab here, while others will want to walk as it's only a short distance away.
The table below lists places to eat near this beach.
|Flying Fish Modern Seafood||--||Caribbean||Informal||0.2 mi.||NW|
|(242) 373-1333||American, International||Informal||0.2 mi.||W|
|Sabor||(242) 373-5588||Fusion||Informal||0.2 mi.||NW|
|Cappuccino's||(242) 373-1584||Italian||Informal||0.2 mi.||W|
|Pisces Restaurant Lucaya||(242) 373-5192||International, Italian||Informal||0.2 mi.||W|
|(242) 373-2398||Chinese||--||0.3 mi.||W|
|Giovanni's Cafe||(242) 373-9107||Italian||Informal||0.3 mi.||W|
|Pizza Hut Lucaya||(242) 373-7210||Italian||Very Casual||0.3 mi.||WNW|
|Allie's Snack Bar||(242) 373-8870||Caribbean||Very Casual||0.3 mi.||W|
|--||American||Very Casual||0.3 mi.||W|
|(242) 373-8657||Greek||Very Casual||0.3 mi.||W|
Grand Bahama Island has many nice beaches, so if Lucayan Beach doesn't suit you, you can still find a great spot.
If the active mood at Lucayan Beach is what you're looking for, you'll want to consider also visiting Xanadu Beach, a spot with the same type of electricity. It is located four miles to the west-southwest. If you're looking for a more secluded beach experience, Taino Beach could be a good option for you. You'll find it only a short distance away.
Another option worth considering is Taino Beach, which is located only a short distance away.
Perhaps Lucayan Beach is the most convenient coastline for you to visit, but some travelers itch to explore more; in which case you should keep looking for a beach or natural attraction that suits your vacation style.
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